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Bournemouth - East Cliff Beach

Bournemouth, Bournemouth

East Cliff beach is located between Bournemouth and Boscombe piers. Easily accessible with local parking and a road running parallel to the beach. There is a café, a lift for the cliff and toilets. The Bournemouth land train stops nearby for transport along the shoreline.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Toilets
With access for disabled visitors
First aid posts
Lost children centres
Pubs
Cafes
Kiosks and restaurants
Cliff lift
Land train and beach hut hire

Activities

Swimming (watercraft free zones at certain beaches)
Sailing
Fishing
Surfing
Canoeing
Jet skiing
Windsurfing
Power boating
Pedalo hire
And water skiing
Areas of the beach have been zoned as No Smoking
Kidzone
And Canzone recycling areas

Nature and Wildlife

A three kilometre undercliff walk leads from Fisherman's Walk east to Hengistbury Head. The seafront promenade is 10km long stretching from Southbourne to Alum Chine and then on to Sandbanks. A cycle route has been introduced along the promenade. Pedestri

Water Quality

Not Tested

Lifeguard

RNLI

Tourist Information

Bournemouth Visitor Information Bureau Westover Road Bournemouth BH1 2BU Tel. 0906 802 0234 E-mail: [email protected]

Location

Nearest town: Bournemouth
County: Bournemouth
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7171, -1.864
Postcode: BH1 3DN
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Access

Follow signs to Bournemouth. along the A338 from Ringwood and the A35 from Poole. When in Bournemouth follow the signs for Durley Chine. Bournemouth Pier and Beaches or Fishermans Walk / Southbourne Beaches.

Public Transport

Beach rail and bus links to Bournemouth. Land train runs length of Bournemouth's main beaches.

Nearest Railway Stations

Bournemouth (About a mile away)
Pokesdown (Approx. 2 miles away)
Branksome (Approx. 3 miles away)
Parkstone (Dorset) (Approx. 4 miles away)
Christchurch (Approx. 4 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.

Parking

Local parking.

Nearby Car Parks

Bath Road South, Bournemouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Berry Court, Bournemouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Bath Road North, Bournemouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Central, Bournemouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Pavilion, Bournemouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Cotlands Road, Bournemouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Glen Fern, Bournemouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Madeira Road South, Bournemouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Glen Fern Road, Bournemouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Leyton Mount, Bournemouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Bournemouth