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Welcome to Bournemouth

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

Highlights

  1. Bournemouth's Beautiful Beaches
    Love Beach Life… welcome to seven miles of award-winning beaches! Nestled beneath a magnificent cliff line, the bay enjoys its own micro-climate, some of the warmest sea temperatures in the UK and stunning views.
  2. 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.
  3. Bournemouth's town hall lit up by a projector showing amazing images and videos at night
    After another successful year, Arts by the Sea festival will be back in Autumn 2019 with a brand new new artistic concept to explore, Mind Matter.
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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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  1. Black disabled friendly taxi parked on Bournemouth overcliff
    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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  2. Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf
    Welcome to Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf! Come and embark on a journey and be taken back in time to live the life of a smuggler, this summer.
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    Dorset Pass is a sightseeing pass covering Poole, Bournemouth, Dorchester, Weymouth, Wareham & Swanage .
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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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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.