Say Hello to Bournemouth & Poole!

With miles of the most glorious sandy beaches, the worlds second largest natural harbour, hidden islands, rocky outcrops, a world heritage coastline and endless things to do to keep you busy for a lifetime Bournemouth and Poole really has it all!

We are privileged to have such a variety of activities to really stir your adrenalin. From watersports such as sailing, powerboating and coasteering to high octane experiences like paintballing, abseiling, bushcraft and much more!

If you are in need of a little escapism then why not try a pampering session or spa day. How about retreating to our fabulous parks and gardens or hit the beach with a picnic. Alternatively why not take up a class to really free your mind whilst meeting some great new friends!

When it comes to eating, drinking and partying, few do it better. We have some of the finest restaurants, bars and clubs for an array of party goers, each delivering a distinct vibe, day and night. And of course we’re a top hen and stag do destination!

And our holiday accommodation, from top quality hotels to quaint little campsites, will ensure you have the perfect night’s sleep, leaving you energised and refreshed to explore our coast even more.

Finally you can’t beat Bournemouth and Poole for their fantastic events, such as the fabulous (and free!) Air Festival and Wheels Festival. With an extensive programme of events throughout the year make sure you check out our what’s on guide so you don’t miss out.

So come on…..Let’s Go Out!

Cider Festival at Aruba

Aruba in Bournemouth will be hosting their first ever 7-day Cider Festival from Monday 13th till Sunday 19th April
Aruba Cider Festival

Look Good, Feel Good - Get Set for Summer in Westbourne Village!

Westbourne Village launches its ‘Look Good, Feel Good’ campaign in April
Westbourne Look Good Feel Good Poster

New Route for Bournemouth Bay Run

Having recently been awarded gold status by the British Association of Road Races (BARR), the Fitness First Bournemouth Bay Run, in association with the British Heart Foundation, is back for another year - this time with a new route
Bournemouth Bay Run 2015

Big Name Brands on Board for 2015 Bournemouth Wheels Festival

The UK’s biggest free family wheels themed event has announced partnerships with some of the world’s leading car manufacturers ahead of this year’s festival with Fiat, Jeep and Abarth leading the field alongside main festival partner, Bournemouth Coastal BID
Crowds at the Bournemouth Wheels Festival

Sandbanks Chain Ferry Prices to Increase

The Sandbanks to Studland chain ferry have announced that they will be increasing some of their toll charges from 1st April 2015
Chain Ferry

RockReef reflects on positive winter months and diverse mix of visitors

As the spring tourist season fast approaches RockReef adventure sports attraction, which is based on Bournemouth Pier, is reflecting on an incredibly positive winter season which has seen visitor numbers and sales at a level which has far exceeded the expectations of its owners Openwide International Ltd
Bournemouth Pier Zip Wire

Walking to Old Harry Rocks at Low Tide

On March 21st 2015 there was an extremely low tide meaning that it was actually possible to walk out to Old Harry Rocks in Studland Bay, Dorset
Old Harry Rocks, Studland, Dorset

Wave off the Condor Liberation on her First Sailing!

Condor’s new high-speed ferry, the Condor Liberation, will make her first official sailing from Poole on Friday 27th March and local residents and fans are asked to come along to Baiter Park in Poole to wave her off in style
Condor Liberation Poole Harbour

Solar Eclipse and Easter at Aruba

Where to enjoy this Friday’s Solar Eclipse in Bournemouth? Where better to watch this awesome spectacle than on the balcony at award-winning Aruba? Not only will you have the best seat in town but they will be serving their delicious new breakfast menu
Aruba