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 23rd January

    Low 6:31am (2.21m)
    High 12:26pm (4.21m)
    Low 7:05pm (2.11m)
  • Sun 24th January

    High 1:08am (4.23m)
    Low 7:44am (2.12m)
    High 1:37pm (4.31m)
    Low 8:11pm (1.97m)
  • Mon 25th January

    High 2:11am (4.44m)
    Low 8:46am (1.92m)
    High 2:35pm (4.51m)
    Low 9:07pm (1.76m)
  • Tue 26th January

    High 3:01am (4.70m)
    Low 9:38am (1.66m)
    High 3:22pm (4.74m)
    Low 9:54pm (1.53m)

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