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Flaghead Chine

Flaghead Chine is a wide, sandy beach, sloping gently to the sea and is perfect if you want to get away from the crowds. Although there are fewer facilities, there’s something unspoilt about Flaghead Chine that makes it extra special. 

There are beach guidelines to follow so that everyone can enjoy our beaches.


Off Haven Road
BH13 7LP

Public transport

Timetables for buses to Flaghead Chine from morebus. The nearest train stations to Flaghead Chine are Parkstone (2.6 miles), Poole (2.9 miles) and Branksome (3 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 Flaghead Chine


You can reach Flaghead Chine beach by ramp.


From 1 May to 30 September, dogs are not allowed on Flaghead Chine beach and must be kept on a lead on the promenade, paths and zig zags at all times. Find the nearest year-round dog friendly beach and remember to pick up after your dog.


You can have a disposable barbecue 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 Poole Tourism for activities in the area.

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