[Skip to content]

Your Borough Of Poole

Dogs on the Beach

Designated dog beaches can be used all year around and include beaches from the:

  • eastern side of Branksome Chine Beach Office to the Poole/Bournemouth boundary.
  • western end of Sandbanks Beach to Haven Point (by the chain ferry).

During the winter, from 01 October – 30 April dogs, are allowed on all Poole beaches.

During the summer season, from 01 May – 30 September, dogs are not allowed on any of Poole’s Blue Flag beaches including: Sandbanks, Shore Road, Canford Cliffs and Branksome Chine. 

Please Note: Dogs should always be kept on a lead on the promenade

Related pages

Contact us


01202 708181

Beach Office
Sandbanks Beach
Banks Road
BH13 7QQ