Welcome to Bournemouth and Poole

Bournemouth and Poole has it all – miles of glorious sandy beaches, the worlds second largest natural harbour, top family attractions, a host of world class events and endless things to do.

Bournemouth and Poole has plenty to see and do locally so why not get out there and explore! However please remember to adhere to government guidelines whilst out and about and plan your trip before you go. Many places are operating at a reduced capacity and/or requiring booking in advance so if in doubt please contact the venue before you visit.

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– What to See and Do –

Bournemouth is the largest resort in Dorset boasting seven miles of sandy beaches, beautiful gardens and parks, great shopping and a vibrant nightlife scene. Poole is home to Europe’s largest natural harbour, blue flag beaches, a bustling quayside and historic old town. The towns have merged together to create one of the UK’s most popular holiday destinations. With UK staycations popular in 2021 why not come and explore?

Bournemouth Attractions
Family Friendly Attractions
For great family fun days out for all ages, it’s got to be Bournemouth and Poole.
Poole Beach
Award Winning Beaches
Bournemouth and Poole has some of the best, and safest, beaches in the UK.
Bournemouth  Pier Approach
Fabulous Food and Drink
Local produce, fresh seafood, quaint cafes, chilled out bars and awesome clubs!

– Exciting Events –

Bournemouth and Poole has an extensive programme of events throughout the year. Popular annual events include Dream Machines Bike Night, the Poole Harbour Boat Show, the Bournemouth Air Festival and Summer Fireworks. Local businesses and attractions also host their own events from wine tasting to cabaret shows, kids clubs to sporting challenges. Make sure to check out our calendar of events regularly to make sure you don’t miss out!

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Christmas Market Bournemouth

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Bournemouth Christmas Tree Wonderland

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Bournemouth Christmas Panto

– Latest News –

Dolphin Centre team conquer mammoth beach clean for charity

Dolphin Centre team conquer mammoth beach clean for charity

6 Team members from the Dolphin Centre in Poole took part in an extensive 16.4-mile…

October 20, 2021
October Half term fun at RockReef and PierZip on Bournemouth Pier!

October Half term fun at RockReef and PierZip on Bournemouth Pier!

There’s lots to keep all the family entertained on Bournemouth Pier this October half term.…

October 20, 2021
23 Keep Britain Tidy Green Flag Awards for Outstanding Parks and Open Spaces

23 Keep Britain Tidy Green Flag Awards for Outstanding Parks and Open Spaces

Today, Green Flags will be raised across the BCP area with pride. 23 of BCP…

October 15, 2021