Attractions In Bournemouth

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Attractions in Bournemouth

 

Bournemouth is a seaside resort that lies in England southern coast. It is widely known for its buzzing nightlife, Victorian architecture, and 7 miles of beaches. Discover the beauty of this city and join one of the several cultural events such as Bournemouth’s Arts by the Sea Festival and Bournemouth Air Festival. Here are the top must-see attractions in Bournemouth.

The Pavilion

The Pavilion was once a concert hall but following the renovation in 1934; it was reopened as a theatre. It is a Georgian style pavilion with local Portland stone pillars. Countless shows are usually held here, so ensure you don’t miss the occasion while you are in town.

Lower Gardens

These gorgeous gardens are just a stone’s throw from Bournemouth’s main retail center. The central gardens and upper gardens are all great places to visit but the Lower Gardens top the list. This is because they are easy to access and they have an aviary.

Freida’s TeaBus

Freida’s TeaBus is a double-decker bus that roams the seafront between Boscombe Pier and Bournemouth Pier. It brings the scones, tea, cakes, and jam to hungry people down on the seafront. You won’t have to choose between heading inland for a snack and beach views again. This TeaBus allows you to admire Bournemouth’s coast with a mouthful of macaroon.

The Isle of Purbeck

Take a day trip to the Isle of Purbeck, stop off at Corfe Castle and meander along the Jurassic Coast. This is England’s Jurassic Coast and you will get to find out about different ancient creatures both big and small. It is a strip of coast that was once a fossil hunter’s paradise. While you are less likely to trip over ammonites, it still offers stunning scenery.

The Larder House

The Larder House is a hidden speakeasy that is just above one of the best restaurants in Bournemouth. This building is a kind of institution in its own right. It is widely known for its colourful and inventive dishes that highlight the properties of its wood-fired oven. There is also a ‘Library of Liquor’ upstairs where you can pop in for cocktails and vintage glamour.

Russell Cotes Art Gallery and Museum

The Russell Cotes Art Gallery and Museum is a unique art gallery and museum in a fancy home. This is a great place for theatre fans as it is also home to the Henry Irving Museum. It was built originally as a birthday for Annie Russell Cotes. It is now owned by Bournemouth and you will get to see a massive collection of arts and artefacts.

Hengistbury Head Beach

Hengistbury Head Beach is the perfect place to go if you need sea air and tranquillity. It offers idyllic views of the sea, no wonder many people are desperate to come here.

Pier Approach

Following the demolition of a cinema – The Bournemouth IMAX, this area was transformed into what is now known as the Pier Approach. This cinema was a local eyesore as it ruined views of the coast. The Pier Approach is an open area with concert spaces, zip wire, cafes, an interactive water play, Big Wheel, and a lot of seating area. 

 

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