Adventure and Sports
From relaxing weekend breaks on the beach to a jam-packed water sports calendar with friends. Sandbanks has everything you need for the perfect staycation.
Sandbanks boasts shallow waters, coastal winds and a friendly community of dedicated kiteboarding enthusiasts ready to welcome you.
Sandbanks has a huge variety of facilities for all keen yachtspeople. With boatyards, marinas and mooring also available in nearby Poole & Hamworthy too.
With ideal conditions for windsurfers all year round, Sandbanks is the perfect place to enjoy windsurfing. Every skill level is catered for whether you’re learning or a seasoned pro!
With safe shallow waters in a sheltered bay and stunning scenery. Discover paddle boarding paradise here in Sandbanks!
Take a trip to Brownsea Island or enoy a cruise along the Jurassic coastline to Swanage.
Take a relaxing, guided tour of Poole Harbour and enjoy spectacular views of Europe’s largest natural harbour.
A wonderful walk from Sandbanks along the promenade east towards Bournemouth.
Enjoy the thrill of zipping over the water with wonderful scenery as your backdrop. With the open water on the beachside or a more sheltered bay on the harbourside.
A stunning hike from Sandbanks to the beautiful Isle of Purbeck. There’s so much to discover along the way including Shell Bay, “Old Harry Rocks” and the seaside town of Swanage.
Be the captain of your own adventure and explore the Islands of Poole Harbour and breathtaking Purbeck scenery. Make memories for a lifetime with this experience the whole family will love.
Paddle your way to adventure with Poole Paddle Boards! With our wide selection of boards and paddles, delivered right to your door, we make it easy to explore the waters of Sandbanks & Poole.
With its stunning views, clear waters, and vibrant marine life, Sandbanks is a perfect destination for a thrilling jet skiing adventure.
The local maritime town of Poole is just a few moments away providing boat trips and cruises. The Sandbanks Ferry is also waiting to take you to the spectacular Isle of Purbeck, where you can discover the rolling hills, Old Harry Rocks, Corfe Castle and the seaside town of Swanage. But there’s so much more too!
Sandbanks has become synonymous the world over as being the go-to watersports location. Whether you’ve never lifted a paddle or are a seasoned kiteboarding pro, we can cater for all skill levels, all ages and abilities. There’s no time like the present to plan your perfect getaway and try something new! So dive in and join us!
Walks and hikes
Of course, not all of us come to Sandbanks just to relax on the beach! For many, Sandbanks is the perfect starting and finishing point for a wonderful day exploring.
Whether you just want a gentle stroll along the golden sand, or you want a more challenging adventure, there are some wonderful routes you can take if you like to stretch your legs and really explore. With easy access from Sandbanks Beach to the Isle of Purbeck via the Sandbanks Ferry, the possibilities are endless. Discover some wonderful walks and hikes that are suitable for yonger ones too.