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Type:Towns & Villages

Bournemouth Tourist Information Centre, Pier Approach, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5AA

Tel: 01202 451734



With seven miles of golden sands and sparkling sea, beautiful award winning gardens and watersports galore, the vibrant cosmopolitan town of Bournemouth has it all.

With a wealth of accommodation from B&Bs and guesthouses to boutique hotels and four star luxury, there is something to suit all tastes and budgets. Spoilt for choice? Let us do the hard work for you.

Visit to peruse the vast range of accommodation tailored to meet your requirements and then check prices, not just from our site but also from 20 other key online booking sites to make sure that you get the best deal possible! Or check our the range of places to stay in Bournemouth along with accommodation and hotels in the New Forest.

With a host of events throughout the year including amongst others, the Bournemouth Air Festival, voted the best Tourism Event in the Country by VisitEngland and The Bournemouth Arts Festival by the Sea, showcasing an eclectic mix of extraordinary visitor experiences, there really is something for everyone..

Don't forget to visit the charming Russell-Cotes Museum. It's one of the most important and fascinating museum-houses in the UK, holding collections of international status and reflecting the Victorian fascination with world cultures.

With all this plus a vibrant nightlife, an abundance of restaurants and cafés and enough high street and boutique stores to provide plenty of retail therapy, with the New Forest National Park just a stone's throw away, Bournemouth is your must-visit traditional British destination with a modern twist.

Take a bus ride around the city of Bournemouth & Poole and sail around the coast, all in one day! Enjoy a sightseeing bus from Bournemouth and a cruise from Poole Quay with a City Cruises hop on/hop off tickets that can be used for all sea cruises.


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Bournemouth is centrally located on the south coast and serviced by good road links. Easily accessible via the M3/M27 from the East and via the A35 from the West.


Public Transport Directions

Bournemouth Train Station offers excellent links across the country, with services to London every 20 minutes. It also offers strong transport links via plane, coach, bus and taxi.


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