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Bournemouth Beach tops TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards Best Beaches 2019

WOOOO! THANK YOU ALL! Bournemouth Beach tops the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2019 for Best Beaches AGAIN! Voted #1 in the UK, #6 in Europe & #20 Worldwide!!🌍#LoveBournemouth🏆🌊☀️🤩 www.bournemouth.co.uk

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  1. Competitions
    Enter BCP Tourisms photographic competition and be in with a chance to win some amazing prizes.
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    Spectacular Christmas tree trail, enchanting illuminations and seasonal family fun! Experience the magical spectacle of hundreds of glittering trees from around the world!
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  3. Accommodation
    Looking for the perfect place to stay? Bournemouth has a huge variety of hotels, B&Bs and self-catering options. Find somewhere to stay in Bournemouth that's perfect for you.
  4. What’s On in Bournemouth
    We have more than 500 events every year! Whether you’re staying overnight or visiting for the day, find out more about what's going on in and around Bournemouth.

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    United Taxis is the largest taxi firm in Dorset. Based in Bournemouth the 310 strong fleet achieves over 22,200 hours on the roads every single week!
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    Visit Smugglers Cove for an Christmas mini golf adventure. See the cascading lights and enjoy a hot chocolate & mince pie with our Christmas Special Offer.
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    A wide range of entertainment machines and all of the most up-to-date videos and prizes.
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Family walking on a beautiful day at Hengistbury head park

Seeking sanctuary at Hengistbury Head

What began as family favourite days out and school visits, with time  developed into explorations with friends and now is a much loved place to share adventures with my daughter.

Mouth watering birds eye shot of three amazing dishes laid out on a table.

Tasty Tuesdays with local chef Simon Hallum

Simon will be telling us what it’s like work in the UK’s most expensive post code, with luxurious houses and famous residents, who knows what stories he has to tell!

Bournemouth's landmark venues - Beyond the beach!

Bournemouth's landmark venues - Beyond the beach!

Bournemouth’s recent history is very much linked to the Victorians – the revitalising pine walks, Russell Cotes Museum and Art Gallery, O2 Academy, art deco influences and beach huts… in fact it has a wealth of history I’ll bet you never knew about!