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 and Bournemouth 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!

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!

Christmas arrives in Bournemouth!

Christmas has arrived in Bournemouth with the opening of the 2015 Gardens of Light, marking the start of more than six weeks of festive attractions taking place courtesy of the Town Centre Business Improvement District (BID) – including a glowing trail of projections and illuminations through the Lower Gardens, ice skating under the trees and a new Santa Express land train service
Gardens of Light Light Pod

Forever Gorgeous Spa launches festive offers campaign

Christmas is most definitely coming! Now that the lights and attractions are up and running in the town centre, thoughts obviously turn to festive shopping
Forever Gorgeous Spa

Westbourne celebrates with a Christmas Festival!

Saturday 5th December is the date set for the ever popular Westbourne Christmas Festival and lights switch on
Westbourne Christmas Festival 2015

Sail with Santa and Winter Cruises with City Cruises Poole

This December City Cruises Poole will be running a very special event - Sail with Santa, a kids party cruise which will depart from Poole Quay on selected dates
Sail with Santa

Nominations invited by Coastal BID for the Best Retail Experience Award at Bournemouth Tourism Awards

The Coastal Business Improvement District (BID) is sponsoring the Best Retail Experience Award at the 2016 Bournemouth Tourism Awards and is urging individuals and businesses to make nominations and entries to help the town showcase itself as a world class resort
Tourism Awards Launch

No official Christmas Lights Switch On in Bournemouth this year!

Bournemouth Council have stated that there will be no official switching on of the town's Christmas Lights this year because too many people came last year
Bournemouth Christmas Lights

London Billboards attracting attention on a global platform, including Down Under!

The Coastal Business Improvement District’s (BID) marketing activity with billboard advertisements for Bournemouth on the London tube stations as part of its autumn “Bournemouth sizzling hot right now” campaign has grabbed attention on a global scale
Sizzling Hot Bournemouth Poster

Holidays Are Coming! - The Coca Cola Truck is Coming!

Coca-Cola have today announced that the iconic Christmas Coca Cola Truck will be coming to Bournemouth this December
Coca Cola Truck

Make it Bournemouth this Christmas - Ice skate in the Gardens of Light!

This Christmas, the award-winning Gardens of Light return to the UK’s Best Coastal Resort* with a glowing trail of projections and illuminations, ice skating under the trees and a Santa Express land train service
Christmas Ice Rink Bournemouth

Boat Owners - Get ready for Winter!

Coleman Insurance Brokers is offering practical advice to boat owners to ensure that their boats are put into hibernation for the winter in good condition, thereby making their re-commissioning in the Spring a much more straightforward task, and reducing potential insurance risks
Tony Pauffley - Coleman Insurance Brokers

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