Bournemouth is famous up and down the country for its picturesque beaches. Not only that, but Bournemouth is also widely celebrated for its scenic parks gardens with a bustling cosmopolitan atmosphere. Attracting tourists from not only the UK but from around the world, Bournemouth is one of the best seaside resorts anyone can visit. www.bournemouth.co.uk
There’s no denying that Bournemouth's beaches are some of the best in UK and Europe. Perfect for Windsurfing and Kitesurfing, the beaches in Bournemouth have also won the widely sort after European Blue Flag Award – a huge acknowledgement of Bournemouth's clean and tidy beaches.
Seven miles of sandy bathing beaches stretch from Hengistbury Head to Alum Chine . This stunning stretch of coastline boasts two piers ( at Boscombe and Bournemouth ), numerous cafes and restaurants and plays host to Bournemouth’s world famous free 4 day Annual Air Show.
Around Bournemouth’s traditional English Pier you will find a fantastic Oceanarium, a Fun Fair and the Bournemouth eye giving breathtaking aerial views for up to 22 miles. Interested in culture? Bournemouth has the famous Russell Cotes Art Gallery and Museum with a substantial amount of artefacts and paintings.
Not enough? The Bournemouth International Centre, Pavilion Theatre and Pier Theatre hosts leading artists and entertainers from around the world, whilst the world famous Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra is based at the Lighthouse in nearby Poole.
Bournemouth also boasts two cinemas, numerous restaurants, bars, bistros and cafés, several with fantastic views of the sea. The shopper is well catered for with high street favourites existing alongside independent stores and boutiques and a number of Victorian arcades.
The above is just a taste of the wide variety of things to do and see in Bournemouth. A short distance to the East is the breathtaking Dorset coastline incorporating the Jurassic coast whilst the New Forest is only a short drive to the North.
To sum it all up, the vibrant town of Bournemouth offers an unrivalled quality of life.