There is a reason Bournemouth is called the jewel of the South Coast. As well as its impressive coastline and endless panoramic coastal views
Award winning beaches, water sports activities, first class shopping and dining experiences, restaurants, bars and night clubs catering for all tastes. The surrounding green rolling hills in the Dorset countryside are also equally well-worth a number of trips.
Feel the sand between your toes, take in the sea air or grab an ice cream (acceptable at all times of year of course!) – this really is the epitome of beach life.
Bournemouth’s initial heritage stems back to it being a spa town, very popular with Victorian holiday makers. Owning its prowess as a world-class seaside destinations, the town is very well linked to neighbouring towns including Christchurch, Poole and Wimborne. Just a little further away also sit Southampton and Salisbury.
Out & About
Bournemouth has five Blue Flag beaches – Alum Chine, Durley Chine, Fisherman's Walk, Manor Steps and Southbourne.
One of the coast’s most iconic piers, you have to take a trip down to Bournemouth Pier to sample some of the best views in town. With the sprawling golden sandy beaches, walk for miles, try your turn at paddle boarding or cold water dips or even grab a wave when the swell is just right.
Sorted Surf School
42a Sea Road, Bournemouth BH5 1BQ
Our Top Picks
Just a couple of our favourite things to do when visiting Bournemouth…
Great entertainment is just a stone’s throw away with world class artists, concerts and conferences at the International Centre and The Pavilion and Ballroom.