Boscombe Pier Beach

Boscombe Pier beach is a sandy beach alongside the pier ideal for families with amusements at the pier and a short walk to town centre.

Land train runs between Boscombe and Bournemouth.

Suitable for water activities including windsurfing, surfing, canoeing and paddleboats.

Car park, toilets, disabled Access, cafe / shop, deck chair hire, lifeguards in summer months, disabled Visitor Facilities including flat walk to town centre.

Boscombe Pier Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Boscombe Pier Beach has dog restrictions.
Boscombe Pier beach, dogs not allowed between 1st May and 30th September.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 57 beaches in Dorset, or check our list of Dorset Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Boscombe Pier Beach Water Quality

Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
  - Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
  - Good: generally good water quality
  - Sufficient: meets minimum standards
  - Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 6℃ to 7℃ with wind speed 6.7 m/sec (W)
Thursday, Feb 02partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.8℃ to 6.1℃ with wind speed 6.5 m/sec (W)
Friday, Feb 03partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.9℃ to 7.8℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Feb 04partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.1℃ to 6.6℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Feb 05cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 2.8℃ to 8.4℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (NW)
Monday, Feb 06clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range -2.5℃ to -1.1℃ with wind speed 2.3 m/sec (NE)
Tuesday, Feb 07cloudy
Expect a temp in the range -1.2℃ to -0.5℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (WNW)

Bournemouth weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Boscombe Pier Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Boscombe Pier Beach is at Bournemouth 1.57 km (0.97 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Wed 01 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:27 (Height 1.29m)
   High Tide at 09:07 (Height 1.86m)
   Low Tide at 13:10 (Height 1.15m)
   High Tide at 22:17 (Height 1.80m)
Thu 02 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:32 (Height 1.25m)
   High Tide at 08:01 (Height 1.80m)
   Low Tide at 14:02 (Height 1.03m)
   High Tide at 20:13 (Height 1.71m)
Fri 03 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:21 (Height 1.17m)
   High Tide at 08:08 (Height 1.85m)
   Low Tide at 14:43 (Height 0.90m)
   High Tide at 20:31 (Height 1.79m)
Sat 04 Feb
   Low Tide at 03:01 (Height 1.07m)
   High Tide at 08:29 (Height 1.93m)
   Low Tide at 15:21 (Height 0.78m)
   High Tide at 20:57 (Height 1.87m)
Sun 05 Feb
   Low Tide at 03:38 (Height 0.98m)
   High Tide at 08:53 (Height 2.02m)
   Low Tide at 15:55 (Height 0.68m)
   High Tide at 21:23 (Height 1.94m)
Mon 06 Feb
   Low Tide at 04:11 (Height 0.91m)
   High Tide at 09:20 (Height 2.09m)
   Low Tide at 16:27 (Height 0.62m)
   High Tide at 21:50 (Height 1.97m)
Tue 07 Feb
   Low Tide at 04:41 (Height 0.87m)
   High Tide at 09:48 (Height 2.14m)
   Low Tide at 16:56 (Height 0.61m)
   High Tide at 22:18 (Height 1.98m)

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