Guide to Dorset's beaches

Shore Road - Sandbanks Beach

Thought to be one of the best spots on the south coast, Shore Road is a narrow beach with a promenade on the Sandbanks peninsula. Mediterranean-style cafes, plentiful parking and
great views across the harbour to the Purbeck hills and Brownsea Island.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

1

Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs not allowed on main beach from 1st May - 30th Sept.

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Facilities

Toilets available; facilities for disabled people and baby changing. Hotels and a pub nearby.

Parking

Spaces for 350 cars on the promenade.

Awards

Blue Flag AwardMarine Conservation Society Recommended