Branksome Dene Chine Beach, a small yet stunning bit of beach popular with photographers.
The cliffs were formed some 40 to 45 million years ago by a large river. This period was known as the “Eocene” period.
The darker parts of the cliff is made up of sand, water and vegetative matter.
The beach here is pure golden with a gentle slope and the waters calm and refreshing, if not a little cold at times!
There is a little kiosk selling drinks and snacks however excellent facilities are available at nearby Branksome Chine beach.
There are also a few wooden beach huts, perfect for a day out at the beach. These beach huts are available to hire by the day or by the week from Poole council, although some are available directly from the beach hut tenants. To book a beach hut in Poole you can do so online via the Borough of Poole’s website
Barbeques are permitted, without permission, after 6pm for groups of up to 12 people. BBQ’s and all rubbish should be cleared away by 11.00pm. Please choose your spot carefully and ensure that you dispose of your remains sensibly. For parties greater than 12 people permission must first be sought from Poole Council 7 days in advance.
But probably best of all…Branksome Dene Chine Beach is dog friendly with dogs welcome here all year round so there is no excuse to leave them at home!
And for those not walking there is a small car park next to the beach for 150 cars.
Branksome Dene Chine Beach Services & Amenities
- Lifeguards May to Sept, 10.00am – 6.00pm
- Drinking water points
- Beach huts
- Beach shop/kiosk
- Dog friendly
- Beach car park (Pay and Display) – Sat nav postcode: BH13 6JP