Bournemouth has become a shopper's paradise, a
combination of high-street favourites and exclusive
boutiques. The fashionable new-look Square, with its
mosaics and stylish camera Obscura centrepiece, gives an
atmosphere of continental chic. As the sun sets over the
Victorian architecture, the nightlife in the vibrant and
cosmopolitan town centre starts to hot up.
caters for all tastes from West End blockbusters,
hilarious comedians, classical concerts and plays to
some of the hottest night-clubs in the country. If you
are freak of night life then you will like to stay here
for a long.
Bournemouth's summer Festival For Families offers six
weeks of free first-class entertainment for all ages.
For children, a Kids Free Entertain-tent and beach
Game Zones offer a packed daily programme of activities.
Music Makers Festival
Adults will enjoy the Music Makers Festival which
welcomes music groups from all over the world, Flowers
by candlelight where the Lower gardens are transformed
into a twinkling fairyland, and the spectacular Friday
Night Fireworks. Why not also visit the new indoor Wacky
Warehouse play area, or discover the wonders of the
world's oceans at the Oceanarium.
Bournemouth's central location on the south coast
makes it an ideal base for exploring the surrounding
cultural heritage and stunning countryside that
complement its own coastal beauty. To the west, the
spectacular craggy rock formations of the Purbecks are
the perfect setting for some breathtaking coastal walks.
Inland, picturesque Dorset villages nestle amid a rich
literary heritage, inspiration for many of Thomas
Hardy's classics. Impressive historical ruins and
stately homes stand proud in rolling countryside, whilst
to the east the ancient New Forest remains a symbol of