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

  • Thu 17th June

    Low 4:25am (1.58m)
    High 10:09am (4.49m)
    Low 4:41pm (1.72m)
    High 10:33pm (4.72m)
  • Fri 18th June

    Low 5:22am (1.64m)
    High 11:10am (4.46m)
    Low 5:43pm (1.76m)
    High 11:37pm (4.70m)
  • Sat 19th June

    Low 6:28am (1.61m)
    High 12:18pm (4.51m)
    Low 6:53pm (1.70m)
  • Sun 20th June

    High 12:45am (4.76m)
    Low 7:37am (1.50m)
    High 1:25pm (4.66m)
    Low 8:03pm (1.54m)

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