Beach activities in Dorset

Good Practice Guide for Beach Activities

Watch out for wildlife

Watch out for other users

Watch out for the environment

 Staying safe

The RNLI have a detailed guide to beach safety. Follow these simple steps to stay safe:


Inflatable toys are enjoyable to use in the sea while you are at the beach but currents and tides can mean that they are very dangerous because there is a chance you can get swept out to sea. The RNLI strongly advise against inflatables in the sea but state that if you do want to use them then always do it at a lifeguarded beach, in between the red and yellow flags, and always tie them to the shore.

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