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 27th January

    Low 5:41am (1.83m)
    High 11:32am (4.55m)
    Low 6:26pm (1.80m)
  • Fri 28th January

    High 12:19am (4.50m)
    Low 7:02am (1.79m)
    High 12:59pm (4.56m)
    Low 7:44pm (1.70m)
  • Sat 29th January

    High 1:41am (4.69m)
    Low 8:20am (1.59m)
    High 2:16pm (4.75m)
    Low 8:55pm (1.47m)
  • Sun 30th January

    High 2:48am (5.00m)
    Low 9:29am (1.28m)
    High 3:19pm (5.02m)
    Low 9:58pm (1.19m)

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