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!

Bournemouth and Poole

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!

Bournemouth celebrates English Tourism Week, 25 March – 2 April

Special events, a big wheel & the chance to win a Beach Lodge holiday! As an award winning UK destination, it is fitting that Bournemouth is celebrating English Tourism Week (25 March – 2 April) – with a host of fun events located in some of the resort’s most picturesque locations, the return of the ...
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WIN a pair of tickets to the Circus of Horrors!

The Circus of Horrors celebrates its 21st anniversary as it takes to the road with its latest incarnation “The Never-ending Nightmare”. The spectacular features an amazing amalgamation of bizarre, brave & beautiful acts all woven into a Alice in Horrorland type story driven by a mainly original soundscape & performed with a forked tongue firmly ...
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Private Dining Offer from Hotel du Vin Poole

The perfect excuse to enjoy great food, great wine and great company at Hotel du Vin. All the things you love about dining at Hotel du Vin but in the privacy of your own dining room. Perfect for a family gathering, special celebration, dinner or party, and for not a penny extra.
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Dream Machines Bike Night back to 26 week season for 2017

Just two weeks ago it was announced that the popular Dream Machines Bike Night season would be reduced to 18 weeks but after local businesses rallied together for volunteers the event has now been re-instated to it’s full 26 week season. With Poole Tourism providing paid Marshals from May to end of August, the support ...
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New Dates for Dream Machines Bike Night 2017 Season

UPDATE 08/03/17: Dream Machines 2017 season to now run for full 26 weeks after volunteers come forward! Poole’s iconic weekly motorcycle meet, Dream Machines will take place every Tuesday from May to the end of August in 2017 instead of April till end of September. The decision to run the event for 18 rather than ...
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Bournemouth Beach Lodges - Time To Book Your Ovenight Stay Beside The Seaside.

As work continues apace on the installation of the Bournemouth’s new Beach Lodge Development between Boscombe and Southbourne , the project’s official booking website,, has launched and reservations can be made for overnight stays by the shoreline from April 2017.
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Sandstorm beach-based assault course is coming to Bournemouth!

On Sunday 26 March 2017 the first ever Sandstorm will transform Bournemouth Beach into the ultimate seaside assault course. With 20 obstacles over a 5K circuit (twice round for 10K), this one-day-only event – which is organised by lifesaving charity the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) – will see participants battle the sandy terrain, facing ...
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