Bournemouth Tourism

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. 

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. 

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Bournemouth

  • Save 7% Full-Day London Tour From Bournemouth
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    Experience the historic monuments, palaces, and parks of the British capitalon this full-day tour of London from Bournemouth....

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  • Save 7% Cardiff and Wales Day Tour From Bournemouth
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    Welcome on our tour to Cardiff & Wales. On this tour you will explore the capital city of Wales, Cardiff. You will arrive abo...

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  • Save 7% Cambridge Day Trip from Bournemouth
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    Welcome on our tour to Cambridge This full-day tour departing from Bournemouth gives you the perfect introduction to Cambrid...

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  • Save 7% Full-Day Bath and Stonehenge Tour from Bournemouth
    Full-Day Bath and Stonehenge Tour from BournemouthNew on TripHobo

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    Check off two UNESCO World Heritage Sites in just one day on this 11.5-hour coach trip from Bournemouth. Explore the mystic s...

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

    • Burglary and Theft 38.1 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 39.29 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 34.52 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 23.86 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 27.38 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 33.33 (Low)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 63.1 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 52.38 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 33.33 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 58.75 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 86.84 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 41.62 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 36.83 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 79.44 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.12 (Moderate)
    • 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.

  • 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 12.78 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 74.56 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 69.32 USD

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

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