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! With staycations set to be popular once again in 2022 now’s the time to book your visit and come and see what we have to offer. However please remember to adhere to the latest government guidelines whilst out and about and plan your trip before you go.


– 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.

– 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!

Dream Machines Bike Night

EVERY TUESDAY
HEADLINE EVENT!

Bournemouth 7s Festival

HEADLINE EVENT!

Harry Paye Day – Pirate Fun!

– Latest News –

BCP Smart Place programme launches new local Boscombe Community App

BCP Smart Place programme launches new local Boscombe Community App

May 21, 2022

As part of BCP Council’s Smart Place programme, a new local app for the Boscombe community has been launched to deliver valuable information to local residents, businesses and visitors to…

Bournemouth International Centre gets a Digital Makeover

Bournemouth International Centre gets a Digital Makeover

May 21, 2022

A welcome refurbishment within the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) will get under way in June – including an upgrade to digital services.   An investment of £1.8 million from BCP…

Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay to visit Bournemouth and Poole

Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay to visit Bournemouth and Poole

May 17, 2022

Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay to visit Bournemouth and Poole The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay will visit our iconic coastal towns during its journey through England this summer as…

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