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Durley Chine

Durley Chine is one of Bournemouth's favourite Blue Flag beaches, with wide, exceptionally clean, sand and shingle beaches.

Construction of the Durley Environmental Hub has finished and visitors are now welcome to enjoy hot drinks and food from the building’s kiosk.

There are beach guidelines to follow so that everyone can enjoy Bournemouth's beaches.


Durley Chine


Durley Chine car park has 131 spaces, with 7 disabled parking bays.

Public transport

Timetables for buses to Durley Chine from morebus.

The nearest train station is Bournemouth (2.2 miles).


Cycling is allowed, but pedestrians have priority. Keep your speed below 10mph and follow seasonal restrictions in place for July and August on seafront promenades and paths to avoid on-the-spot fines.

Facilities at Durley Chine

  • kiosk, pub and beachfront café
  • public toilets, including accessible/disabled
  • showers
  • drinking water and refill fountains
  • RNLI lifeguards from the end of May to the beginning of September, 10am to 6pm
  • beach huts for short term and annual hire
  • seasonal beach office.


There are wheelchair-accessible toilets at Chineside, next to the Durley Chine beach office. There are also 2 accessible toilets at The Environmental Hub at Durley Chine, 100 metres east of the car park. One of the accessible toilets also has baby changing facilities. Access to the toilets is from the accessibility ramp to the west of The Environmental Hub building.


From 1 May to 30 September, dogs are not allowed on Durley Chine’s main beach and must be kept on a lead on the promenade, paths and zig zags at all times.

The nearest year-round dog friendly beach area is west at Middle Chine. Remember to pick up after your dog.


You can have a disposable barbecue on Bournemouth beaches between 6pm and 10.30pm, read the barbecue guide before you plan one.

Douse disposable barbecues with water after use and leave them next to the rubbish bins on the promenade for our beach cleansing team to collect once they have cooled down. Please dispose of all other rubbish in the bins provided.

To reduce waste, try one of the electric barbecue hotplates available at various seafront locations.

Open fires

Open fires are not permitted on any of our beaches at any time. You may be prosecuted if you attempt to light an open fire.


Camping is not permitted on any of our beaches at any time. You may be prosecuted if you attempt to camp anywhere along the seafront.

Visit Bournemouth's official tourism website for activities in the area.

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