Gay Bournemouth - LGBT
Bournemouth is acknowledged as having the fifth largest lesbian and gay population in the UK. The magazine ‘Gay Times’ ranked Bournemouth as the tenth best place to live in the UK for gay people based on leisure and lifestyle opportunities.
An area just to the west of the Bournemouth is the focus for entertainment, with a number of gay venues within easy reach of each other. The Triangle has received a make-over recently and has been significantly enhanced, adding to the vibrancy of the district.
A list of clubs in Bournemouth with a helpful map, as well as health advice from Over The Rainbow
The Pony Club – social networking for lesbian and bisexual women
All of Bournemouth’s accommodation providers welcome LGBT people and our trade members on this website and in our Short Breaks & Holiday Guide have either been graded under our own Bournemouth Quality Standards Scheme or quality assessed either by the AA or Quality in Tourism.
Bournemouth has its annual pride event which has crown into a major crowd-puller. The event usually takes place in early July but please check for the date each year if you wish to plan your visit to Bournemouth around this. www.bournefree.co.uk
Bournemouth’s number one asset is its beach, which is a must during any time of the year. We also have information on things to do, to tailor the perfect break. Bournemouth boasts the Coast With The Most, with over 25 watersports to enjoy, plus a packed events calendar. In the evening there are literally hundreds of restaurants and bars to choose from.