• Christmas Market

    Visit the new Christmas Market with lots of stalls, Alpine Bar, Santa's Grotto and live entertainment

  • Ice SKATE Bournemouth

    Bigger for 2017 with two ice rinks, new GLIDERS ice bowling experience and Moguls rink side bar

  • Christmas Events

    Lots of festive events taking place throughout Bournemouth and Poole for the whole family to enjoy

  • Christmas Dining

    Check out these great places to dine and party this Christmas and New Year with family and friends

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 Bournemouth is 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!) Bournemouth Air 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!

What’s the latest in Bournemouth and Poole?

Well look below for our latest blog pieces which feature a variety of topics including local news, tourism updates, upcoming events and special promotions. Plus don’t forget to check us out on Facebook and Twitter where we are regularly promoting what’s on!

Poole's Santa Procession

Santa Claus is coming to town and he will be leading a procession through Poole on his Christmas train, arriving first at Poole Quay by City Cruise, on Sunday, December 3 at 11.00am. Also joining the procession are the Poole Sea Cadets, Shining Bright Like a Star performers, Dolphin Marching Band, Bournemouth Carnival Band and ...
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WIN! - A pair of tickets to see The Kooks LIVE at Bournemouth International Centre

The Kooks are performing live at the BIC, Bournemouth as part of their huge arena tour on Friday 1st December and we have 3 pairs of tickets to give away! At their live show on 1st December, fans will be given the chance to see performances of classic singles, B-Sides, with a new song or ...
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A Christmas Extravaganza comes to Poole!

A fun-filled schedule of festive events is planned for this year’s Poole Christmas Extravaganza which will take place throughout Poole town centre and Poole Quay over four days, starting on Thursday, November 30th until Sunday, December 3rd. The Extravaganza’s schedule is bursting with entertainment and activities sure to get you in the Christmas spirit including ...
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Bournemouth shines at the Dorset Tourism Awards

Christmas has officially kicked off in Bournemouth but the town’s tourism industry was already celebrating last week at the 2017 Dorset Tourism Awards (DTA), held at the Lighthouse in Poole. The Beach Lodges form part of the multi-million-pound regeneration of Bournemouth Seafront and have proved very popular with families, couples, groups of friends of all ...
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Bournemouth Christmas Ice Rink is open!

The new Christmas Ice Rink has opened today (16th November) and will open everyday until 2nd January(except Christmas Day). Not only will the ice rink be bigger this year (Main Rink size 675 sq metres with 225 skater capacity per session) but they’ve added a second, separate rink! By day, it’s a rink just for ...
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New gym offers 'emergency tone-up plan' to help you lose weight BEFORE Christmas!

An exclusive four-week plan has been launched by a new gym in Bournemouth – with training sessions available at a number of locations to target Ringwood ladies, too. Jango Health & Fitness, 338 Holdenhurst Road, has a handful of slots left on it’s ’emergency tone-up’ plan – an all-round slim-down service that covers diet, exercise ...
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B festive and experience Christmas in Bournemouth this winter

Bournemouth is the perfect destination to visit, stay and get into the festive spirit. This Christmas, be amazed and discover magical festive fun for all the family from 17 November 2017 – 4 January 2018. Ice skate under the stars in Bournemouth’s illuminated historic gardens, sample seasonal fare at the Alpine Market and Lodge and ...
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