West Cliff Beach

Popular beach with good access to town

Along with East Cliff Beach, West Cliff Beach is one of the two main Bournemouth beaches. It can be found west of Bournemouth Pier up to Durley Chine Beach and is about 1.5 miles long.

This side tends to be slightly quieter than East Cliff Beach, but still fills up on a sunny day. 

There are a numebr of ice-cream kiosk, amusement arcades and facilities. 

West Cliff Lift

West Cliff has it's own Cliff Lift located by the Marriott hotel.

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.


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  • West Undercliff Promenade
  • Bournemouth
  • Dorset
  • BH2 5JF


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