Alum Chine Beach

Visit Alum Chine Beach

Alum Chine Beach in Bournemouth is a popular family summer holiday destination on the Dorset Coast. This Blue Flag award winning sandy beach gently slopes down to the sea and offers ideal swimming conditions with an excellent range of children’s play area facilities and disabled access.

Visitors can enjoy the seafront restaurant and the sub tropical gardens full of and wide variety of tropical/sub-tropical plants, just a short walk from the promenade.

Traditional beach huts are available for rent, daily, weekly or for the winter season.

There are plenty of facilities close to the beach, and a selection of hotels, holiday apartments and B&Bs to rent in Alum Chine.

Dog friendly all year around but from 1st May and 30th September they are restricted from the area between groynes three and five. There are designated areas for dog walking to the east and west of the beach.

This beach is …

  • A Sandy Beach
  • A Blue Flag Beach
  • Great For Families

What to see and do

  • Rent a beach hut
  • Explore the local coastline

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

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Getting To Alum Chine Beach

Beach Location

Alum Chine Bournemouth BH4 8AN South West England


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train


Taking a trip to the beach. Get there by train or car.

Map of Alum Chine Beach

Explore the UK coastline

beautiful beach on South West England coast

What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

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Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

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