Branksome Chine

Branksome Chine Beach
Photo: © Ian Wool

A wide, sandy beach backed by a promenade. All facilities including beach huts, shop, bar and restaurant. Good disabled access and a safe swim zone.

Type of Beach

Sand & shingle

Lifeguard Service

There is a seasonal lifeguard service

Dog Friendly?

Dogs are not allowed in the main beach area from the 1st May - 30th Sept.


Toilets including facilities for disabled people and baby changing. Hotels and pubs nearby.


There is parking for 108 cars in the car park by the promenade with an additional 352 spaces on Beach Road.


Follow the B3369 from the Civic Centre of Poole; well signposted from minor roads.

Nearest Town


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Branksome Chine tide times

  • Thu 20th January

    Low 12:22am (1.18m)
    High 6:03am (5.33m)
    Low 12:47pm (1.10m)
    High 6:23pm (5.10m)
  • Fri 21st January

    Low 12:57am (1.16m)
    High 6:38am (5.32m)
    Low 1:23pm (1.10m)
    High 6:58pm (5.05m)
  • Sat 22nd January

    Low 1:32am (1.20m)
    High 7:13am (5.27m)
    Low 1:59pm (1.16m)
    High 7:35pm (4.97m)
  • Sun 23rd January

    Low 2:09am (1.28m)
    High 7:51am (5.18m)
    Low 2:36pm (1.27m)
    High 8:13pm (4.88m)

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