With seven miles of golden sands and sparkling sea, the vibrant cosmopolitan town of Bournemouth has it all - a vast variety of shops, restaurants and holiday accommodation, seafront hotels, quality B&B's, a buzzing nightlife and endless countryside with beautiful award winning gardens and watersports galore.
There is certainly no shortage of things to do when you visit Bournemouth - plan your group or family visit online with attractions, activities, events and an up-to-date what's on guide to suit all tastes and budgets.
With great links to motorways, public transport and its own airport – it’s very easy to get to and when you’re here it’s even easier to get around. Visitors to Bournemouth use the town as a base to stay, eat and be entertained whilst exploring the beautiful area of Dorset with its rich history, heritage and picture perfect scenery.
Bournemouth is becoming known worldwide for its FREE festivals and events all year round – they are definitely not to be missed, so why not bring the whole family along to one of our world class events.
When spring is in full swing the Bournemouth Wheels Festival, 29-31 May 2015, roars into action with trucks, cars, bikes and vehicles of all shapes and sizes whizzing around the town. It wouldn’t be the summer without the Bournemouth Air Festival, 20-23 August 2015, when the skies come alive with air displays and on land the town bursts with excitement.
A dazzling autumn awaits with the Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival in October, with music, film, dance, arts and performance coming together for the culturally curious of any age to enjoy. Winter is a winner – when the Lower Gardens twinkle alongside the wonderland of activities throughout The Square, from late November to early January - visit makeitbournemouth.co.uk.
Bournemouth is a sublime mix of evocative Victorian history alongside modern living, from beachside idylls to spectacular flora and fauna, entertainment night and day and delectable local cuisine - Bournemouth is the best. And that's not just our opinion! For the second year running Bournemouth won the Best UK Coastal Resort at the British Travel Awards 2014. So what are you waiting for?
Choose from the full marathon, half marathon, supersonic 10k,...
Great News! The Wheels Festival is taking place again next year...
Visit one of the most important and fascinating museum-houses in England. It holds collections of international status and reflects the Victorian fascination with world cultures.
The Bournemouth Mini Guide is now available! Including all the latest information on where to eat and drink, things to do and places to see.
There are plenty of things going on to keep everyone the family entertained - click here for a list of 2015 events in Bournemouth.