East Cliff Beach

Between the piers.

East Cliff Beach covers the area from Bournemouth Pier up to Boscombe Pier and is one of the most popular sections of the seafront.

This beach section is about 1.5 miels long. You can access the beach either from the Bournemouth Pier approeach or via the East Cliff Zig Zag.

East Cliff Lift - Closed

In 2016 the Cliff Lift on East Cliff suffered damage as part of a cliff collpase. The lift remains closed for now.

RNLI Lifeguard Dates 2017

Lifeguards operate daily on this beach from 29 April to 1 October 2017. Patrols are on 10am - 6pm 

  •  See Beach Safety Tips


The beach operates the Kidzone scheme in July and August.


Find East Cliff Toilets

Find East Cliff Parking


  • Undercliff Drive
  • Bournemouth
  • Dorset
  • BH5 1BN


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