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Sandbanks

Poole, England
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Ranked #3 of 25 attractions in Poole
Type: Beaches
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Really impressed with this beach. Nice soft sand. Weather was lovely and water freezing but nice! Kids enjoyed the day. Paid £15 for 5 ice creams at the Jazz cafe but thankfully its a one off! Friends and family overseas commented that we looked like we were on a tropical beach in our photos and I didn't correct them!

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Really beautiful beach with nice places to sit for a drink or meal. Had fabulous weather and the beach was not at all crowded. The sea was safe for children to swim.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

great beach but obviously very crowded also payed £18 for two beefburgers to take away which was a bit over the top (very nice though!) walk further along the beach for quieter spots. Very clean.

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Bournemouth
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

We have visited this area on many occasions. Always a family event. Safe water, plenty of things to see and many good restaurants and cafés.

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Poole
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70 reviews 70 reviews
6 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Beautiful sandy beach with lifeguards available at a few areas, and a dog exercise area from the end of the paved area to the Haven Hotel with little coves of beach separated by rock groins. There is the usual cafe, beach shop etc.and over the road there are a few other places for food and drink. The other side of... More

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Beds
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

The beach is lovely, some rubbish left carelessly in places, but lovely soft sand, lifeguards on watch, good swimming perfect for a day on the beach with your little ones. HOWEVER!!! be warned, take plenty of change with you for the parking. I was without change and went in to the nearby souvenir shop bought something and the guy was... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Such a beautiful beach, golden sand and clear water. Loved it, nice cafe on the beach and nice walk along harbour on the other side of beach.

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

It's 132 miles drive from my place but it is such worth the drive. The only beach I keep going to again and again. The cleanest beach I have been to in England and whole area for that matter is very clean. Clean water. Then if you have time, go to Bournemouth Pier which is so near.

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Harlow, Essex
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36 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I visited Sandbanks on a coach trip with friends for the day & had a fantastic time. The beach itself is by far one of the cleanest beaches i know in the uk. Aside from the beach it has a nice little town with some good hotels & eateries & has good activities for children too. Highly recommend a visit... More

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west yorkshire
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Very entertaining! See how the other half live! Went on the boat trip - bit disappointed with "Arrys Gaff"

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