Adjoining Sandbanks Peninsula, Shore Road is a popular sandy beach with an excellent range of facilities and scenic views to the Purbecks. It is popular with younger, more active visitors but is also used by many families. It has a lively Mediterranean-style café, a beach brasserie and nearby bars. There are good toilet facilities (including those for disabled visitors) and a wide selection of watersports available, including sailing and windsurfing. Sand wheelchairs are also available for the disabled. There is also a marked safe swim zone and a lost children patrol. Lifeguards are on duty between May and September.
Beach type: Sand
Nearest town: Poole
Local authority: Poole Borough Council
OS Grid Reference: SZ051882
Tourist Information Centre
Phone 0845 051 1700
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