Boscombe Pier Beach (Dorset)

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.

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 no beaches around Bournemouth, 56 beaches in Dorset, or check our list of Dorset Dog Friendly Beaches.

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.

Our weather forecast for Bournemouth in Dorset

Today (Sunday, Mar 07)

Expect a temperature in the range 3.9℃ to 5.4℃ with a wind speed 2.4 m/sec (NNE)

Monday, Mar 08

Expect a temperature in the range -1.8℃ to 0.8℃ with a wind speed 1.4 m/sec (NNW)

Tuesday, Mar 09

Expect a temperature in the range -0.9℃ to 1.5℃ with a wind speed 3.1 m/sec (NW)

Wednesday, Mar 10

Expect a temperature in the range 6.9℃ to 7.4℃ with a wind speed 6.7 m/sec (SSW)

Thursday, Mar 11

Expect a temperature in the range 9.9℃ to 11.2℃ with a wind speed 11.7 m/sec (SW)

Friday, Mar 12

Expect a temperature in the range 6.1℃ to 6.8℃ with a wind speed 6.1 m/sec (WSW)

Saturday, Mar 13

Expect a temperature in the range 8.2℃ to 8.8℃ with a wind speed 9.5 m/sec (SW)

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


Our tide forecast for Boscombe Pier Beach in Dorset.

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