Boscombe Beach is a sloping sandy beach that stretches from Bournemouth Beach to Hengistbury Head. It is family-friendly with a KidZone area and has a wide range of seafront activities including windsurfing, surfing, canoeing and beach volleyball courts. This is where you need to head if you’re the active sort: Water sports abound with the surf school along this stretch as well as kite-surfers and paddle-boarders. The Coastal Activity Park provides access to climbing rocks near Boscombe Pier, table tennis by Chine Gardens and gym equipment dotted along the prom. There really is no excuse not to be active along this stretch of the beach.
If that really does all sound like too much effort, you can hide behind your sunglasses, on your sun-lounger and watch everyone enjoying themselves from a safe distance! There area is serviced by the land train and there are accessible beach huts here too. With car parking on the prom, this is one of the easiest areas to access.
The 'Seagull and Windbreak' - modern beach huts
Four separate Accessible Beach Huts are contained inside a single building on the seafront in Boscombe called The Seagull & The Windbreak. The building that contains the huts is rectangular in plan and is made up of yellow green and blue horizontal pieces that form an exterior. The building can be reached by a wooden beach access track-way.
NAVIGATION: We have included the option to browse around the beach area using Google Street View where this is possible. There are some areas on the promenade where the Google Street View vehicles have not obtained any suitable images and they will appear below as a black rectangle. If you are lucky and there are images from Street View below then this can be navigate in the usual methods.
Below the Street View Area is a Google Map view of the Area that you are currently viewing with Street Map. You can Open Street View in Full Screen by clicking the square in the top right hand side of the image
TABS: Below you can find dynamic information about the beach hut area in Bournemouth that you plan to visit. We have information detailing the activities that you could be looking to participate in. We also list the facilities that are in the beach hut area that you plan to visit. Find out the type of beach and if there is a lifeguard presence. If you are looking to visit the beach from out of Area we have included the Digital Latitude and Longitude for your Satellite Navigation. Check out the Local Weather Forecast. Beach Tide Times and water quality.
There are activities that you can take part in when you are visiting Boscombe West Beach Canoeing Surfing Swimming
Lat / Lon
If you want to navigate directly to Boscombe West Beach then you can use the following co-ordinates for Latitude 50.719557
If you want to navigate directly to Boscombe West Beach then you can use the following co-ordinates for Longitude -1.848724
The weather forecast for the next seven days from Your Weather
Bathing water quality is regularly monitored by the Environment Agency between May and September. The results are posted for public information on the seafront notice boards
Get In Touch
The easiest way to join BBHA is to head to our website Join BBHA BBHA re-formed as an association to represent the interests of beach hut tenants and owners In March 2009 when Bournemouth Borough Council advised us that beach huts on the Seafront would be liable for non-domestic rates. If you own a beach hut, download the application form on the Membership Form or request that we send you out a membership application form by post. Full details are contained on the form. If you prefer 01202 777317 or emailing us
Alum Chine Beach
Alum Chine Beach goes a little bit further to cater for young children with a large adventure playground.