Things to Do: Surfing and Bodyboarding
A fine golden sandy beach with safe swimming
This is a popular family orientated beach that benefits from a safe swimzone and a lost children's patrol from May to September. Activities on the water include sailing, windsurfing, canoeing and jet skiing.
A popular sandy beach with views across the harbour
The gradually sloping beach and clean safe water make this an ideal beach for young families. Activities on the water include windsurfing, sailing and canoeing. Water sports equipment hire and tuition are also available.
A long strip of golden sand on the sandbanks peninsula
A family friendly beach that benefits from a safe swimming zone and is close to crazy golf and children’s amusements. There are also several windsurfing and sailing schools on the beach for those who want to join the fun on the water.
A firm favourite with residents and visitors alike
There's plenty going on, including regular firework festivals throughout the summer, KidZone beach areas, an Imax Cinema and an Oceanarium.
A gently sloping sandy beach on the Bournemouth seafront
The historical pier and amusements make this beach ideal for the traditional day out by the sea. There is also a free kids club on the beach during summer and plenty of water activities including windsurfing, surfing, canoeing and paddleboats.