Alum Chine beach, Bournemouth, Dorset
  • Profile

    Alum Chine Beach Information

    Alum Chine beach is a sandy beach popular with families and has a children’s play area and a paddling pool. The beach is not so busy as those closer to Bournemouth Pier and the town centre.

    Alum Chine Tropical Gardens are nearby.

    Facilities include toilets, car parking, disabled access,  Cafe / Bar / Shop and lifeguards in summer months.

    Alum Chine Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

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

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 8 beaches around Bournemouth, 56 beaches in Dorset, or check our list of Dorset Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality

    Beach Bathing 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.
  • Tides
  • Weather

    7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Tuesday, with high temperatures falling to 4°C next Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Light rain starting in the evening.
       70%  97%   17 mph
      8:01 am    4:36 pm
    Saturday, Jan 19th
     Light rain in the morning.
       96%  93%   8 mph
      8:00 am    4:37 pm

    Sunday, Jan 20th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
       32%  32%   10 mph
      7:59 am    4:39 pm
    Monday, Jan 21st
     Light rain and windy overnight.
       36%  65%   7 mph
      7:58 am    4:41 pm

    Tuesday, Jan 22nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       82%  67%   18 mph
      7:57 am    4:42 pm
    Wednesday, Jan 23rd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       23%  73%   16 mph
      7:56 am    4:44 pm

    Thursday, Jan 24th
     Partly cloudy in the afternoon.
       22%  11%   19 mph
      7:55 am    4:46 pm
    Friday, Jan 25th
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
       8%  15%   15 mph
      7:54 am    4:47 pm

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