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Experience a taste of the continent on the south coast of England. Nestled in a sheltered bay, Bournemouth’s seven miles of safe, sun-kissed beaches are perfect for long, lazy days by the sea. Acres of beautiful gardens, top attractions, vibrant nightlife and breathtaking surrounding countryside, visit www.bournemouth.co.uk
What's on Offer
Bournemouth's beaches have won numerous European and UK awards for safety and cleanliness. Bournemouth beach has land trains and cliff lifts, alfresco seafront restaurants, Kidzone wristband scheme, beach activities for children, as well as sunbeds, parasols and beach chalets for hire.
Places to Visit
Bournemouth caters for all tastes:
Throughout the year, sit back and enjoy free outdoor entertainment throughout the summer and the popular Arts By The Sea Festival - 14th - 21st October.
Bournemouth has pedestrianised boulevards and is home to large department stores, shopping centres, Victorian arcades and quirky boutiques. Other great shopping experiences can be found in the antiques shops of Boscombe and neighbouring Westbourne with a mix of chic boutiques.
Sample the superb cuisine at one of the town's 250 restaurants and bistros, where you can tantalise your tastebuds with a range of gastronomic experiences!
Recreation & Sport
Over 25 watersports, fishing, tennis, golf, bowls, dry-slope skiing, sailing, bowling and much more are on offer here.
Conference & Business Facilities
Bournemouth enjoys a high reputation in the conference world, not just among its wide client base, but also with delegates, exhibitors and visitors alike.
A wide selection of accommodation to suit all budgets, from the finest four star hotels and guesthouses to boutique hotels and self catering apartments.
By road Bournemouth's 104 miles from central London, 142 miles from Birmingham, 230 miles from Manchester and is served well by motorway and A-road network.
The town is easily accessible by rail and there is a wide network of coach services also arriving into the ‘Travel Interchange’.
The continental ferry ports are easily accessible from Bournemouth’s neighbouring port of Poole.
Bournemouth Airport operates a wide range of scheduled and charter services to both short and long haul destinations.