Ideas & Inspiration

A view of the Bournemouth & Poole coastline from Hengistbury Head to Sandbanks

Discover, explore and be inspired by our 10 miles of beautiful coastline! Beneath the magnificent cliffs, you'll find Bournemouth and Poole's 10 miles of award-winning beaches, from Hengistbury Head Nature Reserve in the East all the way across to Sandbanks in the West. Please note: This version should work with Google Chrome.

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History in Bournemouth

Six weeks of summer: A step back in time in Bournemouth

Welcome to Bournemouth, a coastal paradise that harmoniously blends sun-kissed beaches, lush gardens, and a rich tapestry of history. As you embark on your journey to this picturesque seaside town, let us take you on a captivating tour through its storied past.

Bournemouth's Gardens

Six weeks of summer: Top three relaxing spots in Bournemouth

When summer comes around, there's nothing quite like finding a spot in the sunshine to relax and soak up some rays. Bournemouth is one of the best places to do just that, with a wealth of beaches, parks, and other outdoor areas to enjoy. Here are our top three relaxing spots in Bournemouth:

Bournemouth Beach and Pier with a beautiful sunset

Six weeks of summer: 3 top sunset spots in Bournemouth

Bournemouth boasts an array of magnificent spots to watch sunsets, each offering a unique perspective and a touch of magic. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, a photography lover, or simply someone seeking a moment of tranquillity, these handpicked locations will not disappoint.