The beaches of Bournemouth welcome dogs but there are some regulations in place.
Throughout the winter season, from 1st October to 30th April dogs can enjoy the beach freely. However between 1st May and 30th September dogs are only permitted on certain parts of the beach.
During this time, dogs are allowed at:
- Alum Chine beach between the Alum Chine beach office (Groyne 3) and the border with Poole’s first beach, Branksome Dene Chine beach.
- Durley Chine beach dogs are only permitted between Groynes 5 (middle chine) and Groyne 7.
- From Groyne 32 on Fishermans Walk beach to Groyne 41 on Southbourne beach.
- From Groyne 45 to Hengistbury head beach.