Bournemouth and Poole

Welcome to Bournemouth and Poole

Bournemouth and Poole really does have 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.

With plenty of indoor and outdoor attractions, miles of golden beaches, a huge harbour for watersports fans and pretty parks and gardens to enjoy, you won’t get bored here! Browse our website for some great ideas and remember to give us a follow on our socials – InstagramFacebookTwitter to keep up to date!

What to Do and See

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. So what are you waiting for?…Let’s Go Out!

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Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Castlepoint Shopping Park

Pavilion Dance South West

Exciting Events

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

HEADLINE EVENT - DO NOT MISS!

Bournemouth 7s Festival

SPECIAL OFFER!
HEADLINE EVENT - DO NOT MISS!

Dream Machines Bike Night

EVERY TUESDAY
HEADLINE EVENT - DO NOT MISS!

Mini Steam on the Quay

HEADLINE EVENT - DO NOT MISS!

Harry Paye Day – Pirate Fun!

Latest News

  • Beaches retain Blue Flag status

    Beaches retain Blue Flag status

    Beaches across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) have retained their Blue Flag status this summer after the tourism and hospitality sector partnered with BCP Council. Of the 72 UK locations to receive an award, 12 were granted to beaches in the BCP area, meaning one in six Blue Flag beaches are located in our region.…


  • Making a splash this summer

    Making a splash this summer

    Children across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) will be having splashing fun in the sun, as three key paddling pools are set to reopen later this month. Preparations to reopen Redhill paddling pool, The Quomps Splashpark in Christchurch and Hamworthy Park paddling pool this summer are all underway. BCP Council is funding the reopening of…