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.
- 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 Poole in Dorset
Today (Monday, Jan 18)
Expect a temperature in the range 7.6℃ to 8.5℃ with a wind speed 3.5 m/sec (WSW)
Tuesday, Jan 19
Expect a temperature in the range 10.5℃ to 10.8℃ with a wind speed 9.2 m/sec (SW)
Wednesday, Jan 20
Expect a temperature in the range 10.2℃ to 10.6℃ with a wind speed 11.3 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Jan 21
Expect a temperature in the range 4.2℃ to 6.5℃ with a wind speed 8.6 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Jan 22
Expect a temperature in the range 3.1℃ to 3.3℃ with a wind speed 4.3 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Jan 23
Expect a temperature in the range 3.5℃ to 5.3℃ with a wind speed 2.2 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Jan 24
Expect a temperature in the range -1.1℃ to 1℃ with a wind speed 2.2 m/sec (WNW)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Canford Cliffs Beach in Dorset.
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