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Branksome Chine offers great sandy beaches and stunning views across the coastline. Its Blue Flag status attracts both locals and visitors. It offers a range of facilities, including a beach shop, a car park situated next to the beach and a popular cafe and bar.
We have the following facilities available:
- public toilets, including disabled
- drinking water
- cafe and bar
- beach shop
- lifeguard cover from May to September
- volleyball net hire during the summer
- seasonal beach office
You can access Branksome Chine beach by ramp. Contact Sandbanks beach office to find out about our all-terrain beach wheelchairs you can hire with 24 hours' notice.
We have a number of beach huts available for both short term hire and annual hire.
Dogs are not allowed on Branksome Chine during the summer season from 1 May to 30 September. Dogs are allowed on all Poole beaches during the winter, from 1 October to 30 April. Always keep dogs on a lead on the promenade. Read our dogs on the beach page.
there is no designated barbecue area on this beach. You can have a barbecue on most Poole beaches, but you should read the barbecue and parties guide before you plan one.
Things to do
Visit Poole Tourism for more activities in the area.
Branksome Chine holds Blue Flag status.
Page last updated: 05 August 2020