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Branksome Chine, Poole

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Follow winding pathways carved by rivers that twist and turn under the forest canopies above and lead to Blue Flag-designated beaches at Branksome Chine. The wide, soft-sand beach features a gradual slope into the English Channel that makes it ideal for all swimming levels. Windsurfing is popular here, and the area supports a few small shops and offers beach huts and beach wheelchairs for rent. The beach is also home to a nice restaurant that's known for being a favorite among celebrities. You'll also find lifeguards, restrooms and barbeque pits here. Before you head to Poole, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Poole tour itinerary maker tool , to make sure you see all that Poole has to offer, including Branksome Chine.
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  • It was a lovely walk along the beach & peaceful. However, rather blowy and cold as we decided to visit on a cold day in February. Some great views and jealous of those that had properties backing onto...  more »
  • In my opinion, this is the best beach in Poole. It is a little less crowded than the main beaches. There is parking very nearby (some free!) making this the ideal family beach  more »
  • The whole stretch of beach is very well kept and the chines add a pleasant woodland feel to the stroll to and from the beach.  more »

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