Sandbanks Beach

Poole
Great Outdoors

One of the most beautiful beaches on the South Coast of England, Sanbanks Beach is a stunning expanse of fine golden sand, beside turquoise waters, on the Sandbanks peninsula. There are great facilities on the promenade including toilets, showers, ice cream kiosks and cafes, as well as seaside shops selling buckets and spades and a mini-golf course. There are also a variety of water sports to try including jet-ski hire and power boat rides.

The spectacular peninsula of Sandbanks itself is fast becoming famous for having some of the most expensive houses in the country and has some well-known residents.

Places to visit nearby

Portsmouth is an historic port on the south coast of England, that has been home to the British Royal Navy for more than 800 years.

Cherbourg, in Normandy, is a port town with a seafaring history that is second to none.

Nearby attractions

Brownsea Island is the largest island in Poole Harbour and is owned by the National Trust. It is a beautiful area, famous for its rare red squirrels, and has spectacular views back across the mainland as far as the Purbeck...

Compton Acres is highly regarded as one of the most important gardens in England. Built in 1924, it is of late Victorian Mixed Style and has undergone extensive refurbishment over the last 8 years.

An area of sandy beach and heathland, Studland Beach and Nature Reserve is a wonderful slice of the South Britain coastline at Purbeck.