Winner of the Blue Flag award for 31 years (more than any other UK seaside resort) and with its soft golden sands and breath-taking views, it is no wonder that Sandbanks is considered one of Britain's best beaches.
Facilities: crazy golf course, children’s play area, slacklining and more.
Dogs: Designated dog beach area at the western end of Sandbanks Beach to Haven Point (by the chain ferry). Dogs are not allowed on the main beach from 1 May - 30 Sept. Keep dogs on a lead on the promenade.
Cycling on the prom: Restrictions apply during July and August.
Barbecues: western end of Sandbanks beach. Please read the beach barbecue and parties guide.