Southbourne Beach (Bournemouth)
Southbourne is a sandy beach located in the eastern suburbs of Bournemouth. Quieter than the other Bournemouth beaches, and therefore popular with locals, Southbourne is easily accessed via the Fisherman’s Walk Cliff Railway, which also serves Boscombe and Bournemouth.
Plentiful parking and a promenade with beach huts and a range of refreshments.
Type of beach
Sand & shingle
Dogs friendly beach?
Dogs are allowed on parts of the beach throughout the year.
- Good fishing
- Water skiing
- Wind surfing
- Pub nearby
OS grid ref.
SZ 1471 9106
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Southbourne Beach (Bournemouth) Reviews
Jewel of the South coast!
MarcOct 12th 2020
Incredible long sandy beach, near Hengisberry Head with simply stunning views across the Isle of Wight and across to Studland Bay! Far less commercial And less busy than the ‘Bournemouth end’ of the beach.