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Boscombe Pier

Boscombe Pier beach, Dorset

The beach at Boscombe Pier is sloping sandy stretch considered safe for bathing.

Family friendly with a Kidzone area, there is a wide range of seafront activities including windsurfing, surfing, canoeing and amusement arcades. A land train service runs the length of the seafront.

There is a lifeguard service here in high season. The south facing beach is popular for surfing as well as bathing and sea kayaking. There are amusements and entertainments on the pier. There is also a promenade stretching towards Bournemouth town centre.

Please note: Dogs are not allowed on certain areas, please check local signage.



 Sandy beach

 Cafe, shop or pub

 Dogs permitted

 Easily accessible

 Family friendly

 Lifeguard in summer


 Seasonal dog ban

 Good Surfing


OS Explorer Map OL22: New Forest

OS Explorer Map OL22: New Forest

This map is part of the Ordnance Survey's Explorer series designed to replace the old Pathfinder map series. At 1:25,000 scale this detailed map shows a host of attractions including gardens which are open to the public, nature reserves and country parks as well as all official footpaths, bridleways, roads and lanes. Other facilities covered include: camping and caravan sites, picnic areas and viewpoints, selected places of interest, rights of way information for England and Wales, National Trail and Recreational Path routes, and selected tourist information. The series is aimed mainly at the experienced map user but can be used by tourists and locals alike.

Local area

Local Accommodation


Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Bournemouth, Sandbanks, Ferndown and Christchurch.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:







Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:






Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Christchurch, Wimborne, Swanage and Poole.

Nearby Attractions




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