One of the easiest ways to view the fully beauty of Bournemouth's stunning beaches is to take a seat on the Bournemouth Land Train. The brightly coloured trains run daily (April to October) and durin ...
If you see the orange windsock displayed, it indicates offshore wind conditions. You should NEVER use an inflatable when the sock is flying.
The red and yellow flag indicates that the area is patrolled by lifeguards and means that the area is safe for swimming, bodyboarding and using inflatables. Boats, personal watercraft, wind/kite surfers and large solid body boards are not permitted in these areas
A black and white chequered flag means an area of water is being used by watercraft such as surfboards, paddleboards, kayaks and other non-powered craft. It is also a launch and recovery area for kitesurfers and windsurfers. You should not swim or bodyboard in these areas. Do look out for these flags as there are various zones along the beaches which are set aside for these watersport activities.
Red flags mean danger. You should never enter the water when a red flag is flying.