is a popular sandy beach with a pier and many facilities.
Local info: Leading
away from the beach is Boscombe Chine Gardens judged
to be the ‘Best Park’ in the South & South
East in Bloom competition 2010. At the top of the
gardens is the Clock Cafe and one of the best Crazy
Golf courses around.
Boscombe beach area has just undergone a £11
million redevelopment which has included: and artificial
surf reef, refurbishing the pier, renovating Boscombe
Chine Gardens, revitalised shopping complex, new toilet
facilities and a surf school.
Free bus: (No 14): from Pokesdown
Railway Station (you need to show a valid rail ticket)
to Boscombe Pier in the summer months. The first bus
leaves Pokesdown at 10:05 everyday and runs every 20
Parking: Overstrand car
park next to the beach holds 70 cars, 6 for disabled
use. Postcode BH5 1BN. You can also park along the
promenade west of the pier.
Seafront Information Centre