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- About Us
Sandbanks beach on the Sandbanks Peninsular is a large sandy beach ideal for those looking to relax and those that want a more active beach. This is a very active beach with a wide (seasonal) selection of watersports available including parascending, inflatables, kayaks, jet-ski hire to name just a few.
Sandbanks Peninsular is probably becoming more known for the large expensive beachfront houses than it’s beach but the beach is good.
The Poole harbour side of Sandbanks Peninsular is very popular with sailing and windsurfing where the large expansive of shallow flat water provides excellent conditions for beginners or the more experienced.
If this is a little too busy, you could always take the chain ferry over the Poole harbour entrance to Studland for less built up beaches.
Facilities include large car parks and on-road parking, toilets (disabled facilities), showers, food kiosk, cafe, and lifeguards in the summer.
Sandbanks Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Sandbanks Beach.
- Water Quality
Sandbanks Beach Bathing Water QualityWater 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.
Sandbanks Beach 7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain today and Friday, with temperatures bottoming out at 6°C on Saturday.Rain in the evening and windy starting in the evening.Today's Forecast
4->10100% 65% 8 mph
8:02 am 4:04 pmWindy in the morning and mostly cloudy throughout the day.Thursday, Dec 14th
6->761% 82% 15 mph
8:03 am 4:04 pmPartly cloudy until evening.Friday, Dec 15th
4->750% 38% 19 mph
8:04 am 4:04 pmMostly cloudy starting in the evening.Saturday, Dec 16th
3->68% 19% 12 mph
8:05 am 4:04 pmMostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.Sunday, Dec 17th
4->97% 54% 9 mph
8:05 am 4:04 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Monday, Dec 18th
9->1217% 71% 13 mph
8:06 am 4:04 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, Dec 19th
8->1222% 55% 6 mph
8:07 am 4:05 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Wednesday, Dec 20th
8->1121% 59% 9 mph
8:07 am 4:05 pm