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.

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 8 beaches at Bournemouth, 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 14.9℃ to 16.3℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (N)
Monday, Sep 26
Expect a temp in the range 12.3℃ to 13.5℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (WSW)
Tuesday, Sep 27
Expect a temp in the range 9.6℃ to 10.2℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (WNW)
Wednesday, Sep 28
Expect a temp in the range 7℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 4.8 m/sec (WNW)
Thursday, Sep 29
Expect a temp in the range 6.6℃ to 7.4℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (NNW)
Friday, Sep 30
Expect a temp in the range 5.9℃ to 8.4℃ with wind speed 1.7 m/sec (NNW)
Saturday, Oct 01
Expect a temp in the range 12.3℃ to 14.5℃ with wind speed 6.6 m/sec (W)

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.

Sun 25 Sep
   Low Tide at 03:05 (Height 0.65m)
   High Tide at 08:28 (Height 2.15m)
   Low Tide at 15:21 (Height 0.81m)
   High Tide at 20:35 (Height 2.27m)
Mon 26 Sep
   Low Tide at 03:38 (Height 0.52m)
   High Tide at 08:59 (Height 2.25m)
   Low Tide at 15:54 (Height 0.69m)
   High Tide at 21:09 (Height 2.37m)
Tue 27 Sep
   Low Tide at 04:10 (Height 0.45m)
   High Tide at 09:32 (Height 2.31m)
   Low Tide at 16:26 (Height 0.62m)
   High Tide at 21:44 (Height 2.40m)
Wed 28 Sep
   Low Tide at 04:42 (Height 0.44m)
   High Tide at 10:08 (Height 2.32m)
   Low Tide at 16:59 (Height 0.60m)
   High Tide at 22:20 (Height 2.36m)
Thu 29 Sep
   Low Tide at 05:17 (Height 0.50m)
   High Tide at 10:44 (Height 2.28m)
   Low Tide at 17:36 (Height 0.63m)
   High Tide at 22:57 (Height 2.24m)
Fri 30 Sep
   Low Tide at 05:54 (Height 0.62m)
   High Tide at 11:23 (Height 2.18m)
   Low Tide at 18:16 (Height 0.74m)
   High Tide at 23:35 (Height 2.06m)
Sat 01 Oct
   Low Tide at 06:37 (Height 0.82m)
   High Tide at 12:03 (Height 2.02m)
   Low Tide at 19:04 (Height 0.90m)

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