Canford Cliffs Beach

Canford Cliffs is a natural and tranquil area, situated between Shore Road and Branksome Chine. It has Blue Flag status, with sandy cliffs and picturesque wooden huts, making Canford Cliffs a popular choice for locals. It is within walking distance of Canford Cliffs village, which offers a range of restaurants and local shops.


The following facilities are available:

  • refreshments
  • drinking water
  • public toilets
  • seasonal beach office
  • lifeguard cover during July and August


You may have difficulty reaching Canford Cliffs beach from the car park. Sandbanks, Shore Road or Branksome Chine beaches are recommended for easier access.


Dogs are not allowed on Canford Cliffs beach from 1 May to 30 September.
Dogs are allowed on all Poole beaches during the winter from 1 October to 30 April. Always keep dogs on a lead on the promenade.


There is no designated barbecue area on this beach.


Canford Cliffs has Blue Flag status.

Cliff Road, Poole, BH13 7HX


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