With miles of beautiful golden sand, clean waters, facilities for kids and a long promenade close to the sand all the way to Bournemouth, there’s something for everyone here at the Beach to enjoy. There’s also a range of wonderful hotels, B & B’s, places to eat, drink and socialise nearby.We hope you enjoy your visit :)


A338 towards
Bournemouth & Poole


Breezer 50 from
Bournemouth to Swanage


Branksome or Parkstone
Poole or Bournemouth



... We dream in colors borrowed from the sea ...

... Wishing anyone affected by the Corona Virus all our love and speedy recovery ...

... An ocean breeze puts a mind at ease ...

... Wherever you go, bring your own sunshine ...

... Wishing anyone affected by the Corona Virus all our love and speedy recovery ...

... Never give up for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn ...

... The waves of the sea help me get back to me ...

... Happiness is a day at the beach ...

... Sky above, sand below, peace within ...

... Sunshine is the best medicine ...

... May you always have a shell in your pocket and sand in your shoes ...

... Leave footprints of love and kindness wherever you go ...

The sun is shining and the waves are lapping at the golden sands beneath your feet. The palms are swaying gently in the warm sea breeze. Kitesurfers await the next boost and the family of paddleboarders serenely glide past.

Welcome to a typical day at Sandbanks Beach.

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A Brief History of Sandbanks – From “Rags to Riches”

6 Apr

Every place has a history. A story to tell. Sandbanks has surely one of the most exceptional stories of all places. A story that one could identify as ‘rags to riches’, from humble deserted Sand dunes to today’s millionaires playground for the super-rich.

Sandbanks, true to its name, was formed by the sand washed up into vast piles 100ft high by the changing tides. It had no name at first but was eventually known as, ‘Parkstone-on-sea’, which in time was changed to the name we know of today, ‘Sandbanks’.

In the late Victorian era Sandbanks was largely deserted. It was cut off from the rest of civilisation by the huge mountains of ...

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Ferry service closed to foot traffic, bicycles and motorcycles

The Sandbanks Ferry Company, which runs the chain ferry service between Studland …

Harry Redknapp’s Sandbanks Summer – Episode 4

It’s a family affair this time around as Harry plans a camping …

Harry Redknapp’s Sandbanks Summer – Episode 3

Harry invites some old jungle mates for a polo shootout at the …

Harry Redknapp’s Sandbanks Summer – Episode 2

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Spectacular. Clean and well managed.

Johnny W.

What can you say about this place! It has to be one of the best beaches in the UK!

Ammar A.

Great clean beach with lovely golden sands.

Sean H.

Beautiful family hang out spot. Clean, well kept and not crowded. Perfect for water sports, boats, kayaks and yatches. It was nice to see some cruise liners.

Dee A.

Clean, convenient, good range of facilities.

Paul D.

I love to walk all along the beach towards the chain ferry and over the sand dunes.

Rhonda W.

In my opinion Sandbanks beach is the best I’ve ever been to. Clean soft sand, clear blue sea and plenty of things to do. Places to buy food and drinks, shops for beach supplies, clean well looked after toilets.

Irene G.

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