Canford Cliffs Beach

Canford Cliffs Beach is situated between Branksome Chine Beach and Flaghead Beach and is popular mainly with the locals because there isn’t a car park nearby. If visiting this beach the most convenient place to park is on-road parking along Cliff Drive (around BH13 7JE) or the surrounding residential rounds. Parking is currently Free but please do not block drives. Spaces fill up very quickly. There are steps from Cliff Drive leading down the chine to the beach. Alternative access is along the promenade from Branksome Chine Beach or by a lovely wooded path from Esplanade Road BH13 7HZ where you’ll also find more on-road free parking.

Sat Nav postcode BH13 7JE – on-road parking at top of cliffs (Google map)

Canford Cliffs Beach view looking east towards Bournemouth
Canford Cliffs Beach

Facilities at the beach are fairly basic and include toilets, an ice-cream kiosk serving hot and cold drinks, a seasonal beach office and several drinking water taps. There is also a lifeguard station with cover during July and August.

Blue Flag Award beach with excellent water quality.

Related Pages: Bournemouth Beach / Durley Chine Beach / Middle Chine Beach / Alum Chine Beach / Branksome Dean Beach / Branksome Chine Beach / Flaghead Beach / Sandbanks Shore Road Beach / Sandbanks Beach