Alum Chine Gardens

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Alum Chine Gardens were said to be the largest chine of Bournemouth. History says it got its name from the local alum mining industry located near the gardens during the 16th century. In 1805, when William Dean bought the whole land area, the gardens were not founded. Later in 1920’s, he proposed for the foundation of the gardens for the beautification of the city. At present, the gardens have turned out to be an important site for the tourists and locals to spend few leisure hours. Features like shaded path, Treasure Island –themed children’s park, a paddling pool, a tropical garden on the cliff face and bowls have been added to offer entertainment for visitors of all age groups. From the garden, if you move down you will see the Blue Flag award winning Alum Chine beach. 

Alum Chine Gardens Travel Tips

  • Catering and toilets facilities are available within the adjacent Argy II Gardens.

Entrance Ticket Details For Alum Chine Gardens

  • Ask the park authorities for the rental price for paddling pool

Alum Chine Gardens Hours

  • Recommended time to visit is 02pm– 06 pm.
  • Please enquire before you visit.
  • Ask the authorities for the timings of the children’s play area and other features of the gardens.

How to Reach Alum Chine Gardens

  • Catch land train from Bournemouth Pier. 

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  • Alum Chine Gardens Address: Alum Chine, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH4 8HW, United Kingdom
  • Time required to visit Alum Chine Gardens: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 14.88% of people who visit Bournemouth include Alum Chine Gardens in their plan

  • 50% of people start their Alum Chine Gardens visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Alum Chine Gardens

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

87.5% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Alum Chine Gardens

People normally club together Bournemouth Land Train and Charminster Spiritualist Church while planning their visit to Alum Chine Gardens.

People also prefer to end their day with Alum Chine Gardens.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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