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Welcome To Things To Do In Bournemouth

Bournemouth is a beautiful coast side town in the South of England. It’s home to a wealth of attractions including the pier where you can zipline down to the beach! There’s also plenty of place to get some drinks and eat out. Whether you are visiting with the whole family or just your partner, there’s places to visit for all occasions. The town is filled with a variety of privately owned boutiques and shops along with all of your usual high street stores. All you shoppers out there can get your retail therapy on.

The kids are in for non stop fun with the selection of soft play, amusements, parks, swimming and Ice cream parlours to choose from and so much more that hasn’t been mentioned. You won’t find it hard to find some things to do in Bournemouth. The area has a rich history and it’s own museum house and art galleries. A lot of which is centred around literary inspiration and some of the medicinal benefits of the fresh sea air that blows in. If you are visiting for learning the area then you have a number of churches and religious centres to visit. All with a number of different architectural styles.

You might just be here for the day or you might be here for a long weekend, rest assured that you should have no trouble finding some accommodation. There’s a huge selection of hotels along the seafront and bed & breakfasts etc. Take your pick. Check out some of our categories here on Things To Do In Bournemouth to see what the area might have in store for you.

Attractions In Bournemouth

Being a seaside town in the UK you know that you are in for some great attractions. One thing you might notice pretty quickly are the people ziplining from Bournemouth Pier down to the beach and you can get in on the action if you’re brave enough. Inside they have rock climbing and many other activities for you to take part in. It’s great fun for people of all ages. 

Next you can go and check out the Oceanarium, Bournemouth’s very own Aquarium which is home to thousands of amazing creatures. Not only is it wonderful to take a look around but you will be surprised by just how much you learn on your journey. See all of your favourite critters from the Oceans including sting rays, sharks, jellyfish, clownfish, turtles and so much more. 

For lots of families visiting the area, the first place to go and chill out for the day is the beach! Kids have so much fun in the shallow water and the sand. This area is blessed with a warm micro climate too so for most of the year you can enjoy lush sunshine. In the nearby area you will also find plenty of amusements and arcades along with mini golf plus lots more! Find lots of them right here on Things To Do In Bournemouth. Check out our Days Out and Kids Fun categories.

Eating Out And Night Life

With Bournemouth being a seaside town with thousands of tourists visiting each year, you know it’s going to be full of great places to eat or get a drink. Whether you are looking for a pub to watch the football or you are having a relaxing meal with your family, you’re sure to find the perfect spot. There’s a great selection of family friendly restaurants and pubs. Some even have soft play within so you can let the kids play knowing they are safe while you enjoy your evening.

It doesn’t matter which food you are looking for because Bournemouth is home to all kinds of cuisine. Even if you want to just order it straight to your door. That’s right, with so many restaurants now doing delivery and with apps such as Just Eat or Uber Eats, getting food brought to your door couldn’t be easier. There’s Indian, Chinese, Greek, Turkish, American, Italian and all of your English classics. Enjoy Fish & Chips on the beach or grab yourself an ice cream from one of the many vendors.

As the night goes on you will find the local nightclubs will open and the town can get quite lively, especially in the Summer months. There’s always a great atmosphere in the air though. All of the clubs have door staff and the local Police patrol the streets making sure everyone is safe. Find delicious cocktail bars or somewhere with a big screen so you can sit back and relax with your favourite beverage in hand. Find all of these establishments right here on Things To Do In Bournemouth.

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