Can I camp on Sandbanks Beach?
Unfortunately, the local council does not allow camping on any of their beaches and threaten prosecution if you are caught camping along the seafront.
However, fear not! You can of course arrive early and stay as long as you like, just not in a tent overnight ;). There are some local campsites in the nearby vicinity – such as Brownsea Island Campsite which welcomes overnight visitors who want to fall asleep under the stars. Take a look at other options available to you if you want a more “back to nature” experience while you visit on our Holiday Parks & Campsites page, which is being updated all the time!