Canford Cliffs

Canford Cliffs Beach
Photo: © Charles D P Miller / CC BY-SA 3.0

One of Poole's more tranquil beaches. Wide and sandy, with toilets and an ice cream kiosk. Village shops half a mile away.

Type of Beach


Lifeguard Service

There is a seasonal lifeguard service

Dog Friendly?

Dog ban from 1 May until 30 September. Dog bins are present.


Ice cream kiosk. toilets. telephone. cafes/restaurant. first aid station. toilets. lost child centre. shops.


From Poole or Bournemouth follow street signs to Canford Cliff Village.

Nearest Town


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Canford Cliffs tide times

  • Sat 18th September

    High 3:37am (4.80m)
    Low 10:13am (1.53m)
    High 3:58pm (5.15m)
    Low 10:44pm (1.23m)
  • Sun 19th September

    High 4:26am (5.08m)
    Low 11:04am (1.23m)
    High 4:43pm (5.42m)
    Low 11:31pm (0.99m)
  • Mon 20th September

    High 5:06am (5.28m)
    Low 11:48am (1.02m)
    High 5:22pm (5.58m)
  • Tue 21st September

    Low 12:11am (0.86m)
    High 5:42am (5.39m)
    Low 12:26pm (0.92m)
    High 5:58pm (5.65m)

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