Visit Bournemouth - Best of Bournemouth

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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Bournemouth Itineraries

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Bournemouth Tours for you

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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  • Save 7% Cardiff and Wales Day Tour From Bournemouth
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  • Save 7% Full-Day Bath and Stonehenge Tour from Bournemouth
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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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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 39.47 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40.79 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 34.21 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 26.25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 28.95 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 32.89 (Low)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 65.79 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.89 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 51.32 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 42.11 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 36.84 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 51.32 (Moderate)
  • Living in Bournemouth - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 57.59 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 86.84 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 41.62 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 32.2 (Low)
    • 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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Bournemouth

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.16 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.81 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 44.95 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 89.46 USD

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

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