Sandbanks Beach

Visit Sandbanks Beach

One of the top UK seaside destinations, famous Sandbanks is an award winning sandy beach and home to some of the UK’s most expensive real estate.

South facing Sandbanks beach is on the peninsula at the entrance of Poole Harbour and gets very busy during the summer months.

In 2012 Sandbanks beach received a special plaque for being the first beach to be awarded a Blue Flag status consistently for 25 years (since 1987).

This beach is …

  • A Sandy Beach
  • Great For Families

What to see and do

  • Explore the local coastline

Discover more in the area

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

Header Photo by Will B on Unsplash

Getting To Sandbanks Beach

Beach Location

Banks Road, Poole Dorset


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train


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

Map of Sandbanks 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.

Overlooking the coast UK

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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