Bournemouth Tourism, United Kingdom

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One of the most visited towns in England offering opportunities to people of all age groups is how Bournemouth can often be described. With beautiful award-winning 7-mile strip of soft golden sand beaches lining the edge, the city has earned the name ‘resort seaside town’. For holiday makers, the city has turned out to be a hot spot for spending pleasant summers of the UK. Besides, the city has been a host for both stag parties as well as gray-haired coach parties. However, Bournemouth does have lots to offer rather than just being a party town. With plenty of tempting water sports facilities, great restaurants and cafes, hip hideaways, beautiful gardens and happening suburban region, the town boasts of being one of the ideal vacation destinations in the UK. The peaceful ambience, clean air to breathe in and the clear sea water – are some of the other essential factors which made the town gain another name ‘the Mediterranean Lounging Place’. These facts also prove as to why the tourism in Bournemouth has increased in recent times. 

Bournemouth Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Bournemouth tips for your visit

  • Bournemouth has inconsistent weather. If you are traveling in summer, make sure you are equipped properly. 

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Facts and Stats for Bournemouth*

  • Pollution Statistics in Bournemouth

    Know the pollution level of Bournemouth before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 31.94 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 27.27 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 55.77 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 34.62 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 46.15 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Bournemouth: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Bournemouth for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bournemouth.

    • Burglary and Theft 36.76 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 36.76 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 29.41 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 22.06 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 26.47 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 29.41 (Low)
    • Attacks 45.59 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 61.76 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.82 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 55.88 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 41.18 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 36.76 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Bournemouth - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 60.85 (High)
    • Climate Index 86.44 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 41.62 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 84.03 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Bournemouth

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bournemouth

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.08 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.39 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.84 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 79.35 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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