Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Branksome Dene

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Only a short walk from Branksome Chine, this is a beautiful stretch of coast with soft, golden sands and a dramatic cliff face that towers over the promenade.

There are beach guidelines to follow so that everyone can enjoy Bournemouth's beaches.

Branksome Dene car park has 135 spaces, with 8 disabled bays.

Timetables for buses to Branksome Dene from morebus.

The nearest train stations to Branksome Dene are Branksome (1.2 miles), Parkstone (2 miles) and Bournemouth (2.1 miles).

Cycling is allowed, but pedestrians have priority. Keep your speed below 10mph and follow seasonal restrictions in place for July and August on seafront promenades and paths to avoid on-the-spot fines.

Facilities at Branksome Dene

  • public toilets, including accessible/disabled (not prom level)
  • drinking water
  • ice cream kiosk
  • Branksome Dene Room hire
  • seasonal watersports
  • year-round dog friendly beach.

You can reach Branksome Dene beach by ramp.

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Venue/Contact Details
Branksome Dene
Pinewood Road
BH13 6JP
Area coverage
BCP Area
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  • Refreshment / Snacks
  • Toilet Available
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Accessible Toilet
  • Car Parking
Times and Costs
Opening times:
This is an open facility, please visit the website for more information.
Further opening details:
  • Evening
  • Afternoon
  • Morning
  • Daily
  • All Year Round
It is free to use this Beach.
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