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

  • Fri 9th April

    High 4:03am (5.02m)
    Low 10:50am (1.17m)
    High 4:29pm (4.93m)
    Low 11:07pm (1.19m)
  • Sat 10th April

    High 4:43am (5.23m)
    Low 11:29am (0.99m)
    High 5:04pm (5.10m)
    Low 11:44pm (1.02m)
  • Sun 11th April

    High 5:18am (5.34m)
    Low 12:03pm (0.90m)
    High 5:36pm (5.21m)
  • Mon 12th April

    Low 12:17am (0.93m)
    High 5:49am (5.39m)
    Low 12:34pm (0.87m)
    High 6:05pm (5.27m)

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