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Welcome to The Canford

The Canford is a beautiful coastal pub with 11 rooms nestled in the heart of Canford Cliffs, on the Dorset Coast. Our 11 quirky coastal bedrooms within our pub, make the perfect base for your next leisurely getaway or business trip to the south coast. We are positioned just a short stroll from the stunning award-winning Blue Flag Sandbanks beaches and public transport links into both Bournemouth and Poole, our rooms above the pub offer ensuite boutique bedrooms, each with its own individual coastal style. 

Our Head Chef Sam and her talented kitchen brigade has curated delicious dishes, using only the best of British seasonal ingredients, that can be enjoyed throughout the pub, garden and private huts, alongside our extensive wine list (or your favourite pint from draught). A firm favourite amongst the locals for celebrations, we host everything from christenings and birthday parties to milestone anniversaries and the bonus is, your guests won’t have far to travel for a good night’s rest.

Terry & the team look forward to welcoming you.

Cosy Nights

Colder months call for the cosiest stays.

Enjoy two nights in one of our lovely bedrooms, a meal in the pub (on either night), breakfast each morning, and a winter cocktail as a warming welcome (a Glenfiddich Winter Buck or Hendrick’s Spiced G&T with Fever-Tree Tonic). And it’s all for two people, from £299.

Available from 30th September 2023 – 30th March 2024.

Family Friendly Stays

With a host of family-friendly activities and plenty of scenic walks (just a bones throw away), why not bring the whole family including your four legged friends. Our child friendly stays offer an additional bed for £15 per night for those aged 2-14 where available, with a complimentary stay for those under two.

  Our dog-friendly bedrooms are complete with their own doggy bed or blanket, bowl and tasty treats. Up to two pups can stay with you, where available, for an additional £15 each per night.

Watch the Euros in Canford Cliffs

We’re ready and raring to host you for a hotly anticipated summer of football. Let us take care of your day and book a table at your favourite local (that’s us) to watch the UEFA EURO 2024™ in Dorset.