Bournemouth beach is by the name located by the pier, an all round good family sandy beach with all levels of entertainment and facilities. Some good surfing by the pier but often very crowded.
Facilities include car parks, toilets, disabled access, lifeguards between May and September, cafe and restaurants, amusements, piers (Bournemouth and Boscombe), cliff lifts, kid zones, and equipment hire (deck chairs, sun-beds, windbreaks and parasols). Beach huts, day and week hire available, all fitted with chairs and gas stove.
Bournemouth Pier Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.
Bournemouth Pier beach, dogs not allowed between 1st May and 30th September.
- 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
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Bournemouth Pier Beach in Dorset.
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