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

  • Tue 5th July

    Low 3:43am (1.51m)
    High 9:23am (4.58m)
    Low 3:54pm (1.62m)
    High 9:41pm (4.78m)
  • Wed 6th July

    Low 4:26am (1.60m)
    High 10:09am (4.50m)
    Low 4:39pm (1.72m)
    High 10:29pm (4.70m)
  • Thu 7th July

    Low 5:16am (1.67m)
    High 11:02am (4.45m)
    Low 5:34pm (1.79m)
    High 11:25pm (4.63m)
  • Fri 8th July

    Low 6:15am (1.71m)
    High 12:04pm (4.45m)
    Low 6:40pm (1.80m)

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