"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Bournemouth - Southbourne Beach

Southbourne is one of Bournemouth's quieter beaches, popular with bathers due to the fact it has no sudden shelves or rip currents. This sandy beach has good access facilities and free LV= Kidzone children’s safety wristbands are available from the beach office. The most popular feature is the seafront restaurant/bistro which is open year round.

Beach type: Sand & Shingle

Nearest town: Bournemouth

Local authority: Bournemouth Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ148911


Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Bournemouth - Southbourne Beach

  • The Clay Studio (1m)
  • Serendipity Sams Play and Party Centre (2m)
  • Littledown Centre (2m)
  • Littledown Miniature Railway (2m)
  • Boscombe Chine Gardens Minigolf (2m)
  • Christchurch Castle (2m)
  • Laser Quest Bournemouth (3m)
  • Oceanarium (4m)
  • Oceanarium, The Bournemouth Aquarium (4m)
  • RockReef (4m)
  • Bournemouth Eye (4m)
  • The Bournemouth Eye (4m)
  • Highcliffe Castle (4m)
  • Curious About Bournemouth (4m)
  • Adventure Wonderland (4m)
  • Bournemouth Aviation Museum (4m)
  • The Alice in Wonderland Family Park (4m)
  • Lollipops Soft Play Cafe Bournemouth (5m)
  • Slades Farm Skate Park (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
49 High Street
BH23 1AS

Phone 01202 471 780
Email enquiries@christchurchtourism.info

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 20 March


Chance of rain 46%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1026
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1028
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1029
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1030
Humidity 59%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1032
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1033
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
06:55 GMT
High Tide
11:33 GMT
Low Tide
19:11 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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