Guide to Dorset's beaches

Blue Flag beaches in Dorset

Sandbanks

Sandbanks, Poole

Fishermans Walk

Fishermans Walk, Bournemouth

Southbourne

Southbourne, Bournemouth

Swanage Central Beach

Swanage Central Beach, Swanage

Branksome Chine

Branksome Chine, Poole

There are 5 Blue Flag beaches listed in Dorset in 2017.

  • Sandbanks

    Sandbanks

    Sandbanks is a spit of golden sand that crosses the mouth of Poole harbour…

  • Fishermans Walk

    Fishermans Walk

    A stretch of beach popular with locals, Fishermans Walk is located between…

  • Southbourne

    Southbourne

    Southbourne is a sandy beach located in the eastern suburbs of Bournemouth.…

  • Swanage Central Beach

    Swanage Central Beach

    Swanage is a Victorian seaside resort with a calm and sheltered sandy beach…

  • Branksome Chine

    Branksome Chine

    A wide, sandy beach backed by a promenade. All facilites including beach huts,…