Canford Cliffs Beach, Poole, Dorset
  • Profile

    Canford Cliffs Beach Information

    Canford Cliffs beach is a shallow sloping sandy beach, although as the tide comes in the amount of sand available is limited.

    The beach is below a steep sandy cliff which means you have steps to go down to get to the beach.

    Facilities include parking, toilets (with disabled facilities), food kiosks, and lifeguards in the summer.

    Canford Cliffs Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Canford Cliffs Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 8 beaches around Poole, 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

    Rain on Friday and Tuesday, with high temperatures falling to 5°C on Sunday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
       64%  79%   13 mph
      8:03 am    4:33 pm
    Thursday, Jan 17th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
       17%  38%   12 mph
      8:02 am    4:34 pm

    Friday, Jan 18th
     Rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
       77%  93%   15 mph
      8:01 am    4:36 pm
    Saturday, Jan 19th
     Mostly cloudy in the morning.
       64%  33%   10 mph
      8:00 am    4:38 pm

    Sunday, Jan 20th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
       13%  62%   13 mph
      7:59 am    4:39 pm
    Monday, Jan 21st
     Rain overnight.
       22%  25%   3 mph
      7:58 am    4:41 pm

    Tuesday, Jan 22nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       78%  67%   15 mph
      7:57 am    4:42 pm
    Wednesday, Jan 23rd
     Clear throughout the day.
       25%  2%   14 mph
      7:56 am    4:44 pm

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