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!

Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

City Cruises Poole

The Allendale Centre

Careys Secret Garden

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!

Bike Nights on Poole Quay

EVERY TUESDAY
HEADLINE EVENT!

Poole Quay Summer Fireworks

HEADLINE EVENT!

Car Nights on Poole Quay

EVERY FRIDAY
HEADLINE EVENT!

Bournemouth Friday Summer Fireworks

Latest News

  • City Cruises Poole receives a 2024 Trip Advisor Traveler’s Choice Award

    City Cruises Poole receives a 2024 Trip Advisor Traveler’s Choice Award

    City Cruises Poole, Dorset’s premier cruise operator, is thrilled to announce it has been awarded a prestigious 2024 Travelers’ Choice Award by TripAdvisor! This esteemed honour is bestowed upon only the top 10% of attractions worldwide, recognizing City Cruises Poole’s consistent ability to exceed traveller expectations. Earning a Travelers’ Choice Award is a testament to…


  • Swedish Fighter Jets set to soar at this year’s Bournemouth Air Festival!

    Swedish Fighter Jets set to soar at this year’s Bournemouth Air Festival!

    Two formidable Swedish fighter jets are set to perform a stunning aerial display during this year’s three-day Bournemouth Air Festival, on Thursday 29 – Saturday 31 August.  The Saab Viggen and Saab Draken are the latest aircraft to be unveiled for the 16th festival and it will be the first time these renowned aircraft will have…