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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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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!

hands holding a selection of colourful vegan friendly cuisine

A very vegan bite to eat!

Believe it or not, Bournemouth has over 30 restaurants, cafés and eateries with dedicated vegetarian and vegan menus or options – there’s so much choice you really won’t have to worry about finding somewhere to eat.