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Beautiful beach

Good safe area for children has its own play park have been coming here for years with my own... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
The perfect beach

A lot of kids, but still nice. The sand is fine, the beach is clean. There are lifeguards and a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Good safe area for children has its own play park have been coming here for years with my own children and now with grandchildren

Thank Sue532
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lot of kids, but still nice. The sand is fine, the beach is clean. There are lifeguards and a restaurant. Public toilette are clean and free.

Thank Steliyan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A snack or full meal at quality establishments - relaxing in the sun or under cover and you can walk up the sheltered chime to Westbourne village

Thank Patrick T
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

It's a nice scenic area, good beach, lots of beach huts and you can walk for miles. The land train covers this area. There are places to eat and drink.

Thank wonderqirls
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Nice place for a stroll. Good to see so many dogs enjoying themselves on a lovely day. Restaurants and snack bars along the beach did not seem overpriced

Thank Pete C
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We had a wonderful time at the beach with a few beers at the Vesuvio Restaurant and seeing the land train too

Thank David W
Reviewed 30 September 2018

A lovely, quieter beach but lovely and clean nonetheless. There are places to eat and relax and of course the views are wonderful.

Thank waldorf53
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Each Chime has a character al its own, Alum is probable the largest and includes a children’s play park, tropical gardens and each is fronted by picturesque beach huts. It’s worth the climb through the gardens to the view point above for scenic views across...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2018

Lovely quiet beach . Sand very clean. Not many people about and not many kids running wild. Lovely walk in the chine .

Thank justsimplyred
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Clean and clean. Brilliant sand dogs only allowed in winter. Great views to the IOW and Old Harry Rocks. A real jem

Thank Ukrwil1
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21 July 2018|
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Response from Sheena O | Reviewed this property |
I have seen them on it
Rosita L
29 June 2018|
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Response from Sjc997 | Reviewed this property |
Yes part of the beach does. The main section doesn’t! To be more specific in the summer time, dogs are allowed at: Alum Chine beach between the Alum Chine beach office (Groyne 3) and the border with Poole's first beach... More
Deborah K
8 March 2018|
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Response from Ken B | Reviewed this property |
the childrens play area has been renovated but plenty of space beech can be busy but again plenty of space because it is away from main pier area café and restaurant if needed land train into Bournemouth pier if you need... More