"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Poole - Branksome Chine Beach

A fine golden sand beach that slopes gradually, with gentle shelving making it an excellent choice for families, with young children. The promenade features a café restaurant, beach huts, beach shop, bar and a range of ice cream kiosks. Accessibility for wheelchairs and prams is good and disabled toilet facilities are provided. The beach also has a marked safe swim zone and a lost childrens patrol. Lifeguards are on duty between May and September.

Beach type: Sand & shingle

Nearest town: Poole

Local authority: Bournemouth Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ066896

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Poole - Branksome Chine Beach

  • Curious About Bournemouth (1m)
  • Lollipops Soft Play Cafe Bournemouth (1m)
  • Bowlplex Branksome (1m)
  • The Bournemouth Eye (2m)
  • Bournemouth Eye (2m)
  • RockReef (2m)
  • Oceanarium, The Bournemouth Aquarium (2m)
  • Oceanarium (2m)
  • Sandbanks Crazy Golf (2m)
  • The Big Canoe (2m)
  • Laser Quest Bournemouth (2m)
  • Whitecliff Play Area (2m)
  • The Ark (3m)
  • Gus Gorillas Jungle Playground (3m)
  • Boscombe Chine Gardens Minigolf (3m)
  • Prevail Skatehouse (3m)
  • Poole Pottery and Factory Outlet (3m)
  • The Dolphin Swimming Pool (3m)
  • Brownsea Island (3m)
  • Slades Farm Skate Park (3m)
  • Splashdown (3m)
  • Bowlplex Tower Park (3m)
  • Lemur Landings (3m)
  • The Streetwise Safety Centre (3m)
  • Scaplen's Court Museum (3m)
  • Waterfront Museum (4m)
  • Poole Museum and Scaplens Court museum (4m)
  • Giggles Play Centre (4m)
  • Littledown Centre (4m)
  • Littledown Miniature Railway (5m)

Tourist Information

Bournemouth
Tourist Information Centre
Westover Road
Dorset
England
BH1 2BU

Phone 0845 051 1700
Email info@bournemouth.gov.uk
http://www.bournemouth.co.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 21 September

06:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
S
Pressure 1015
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 51%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 50%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1016
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
WNW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
WNW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:59 BST
(03:59 GMT)
High Tide
10:26 BST
(09:26 GMT)
Low Tide
17:18 BST
(16:18 GMT)
High Tide
22:39 BST
(21:39 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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This is a narrow beach with a promenade. It is a popular beach and has a café and a shop.

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