Holidays in Bournemouth

Bournemouth is sandwiched between the Jurassic Coast UNESCO World Heritage Site and the New Forest and is a lively town full of shops, café culture and extravagance as well as award winning beaches, excellent places to dine out and fun nightlife.

There are many Bournemouth holiday cottages which set you within easy reach of the Oceanarium, the Bournemouth Eye, the art galleries, marina area and pier. You can enjoy a pleasure cruise, go deep sea fishing, hit the shops or haggle at a street market.

Search for cottages in Bournemouth or view our guide to Bournemouth holiday cottages below.

Did you know

There are ten beaches within striking distance of Bournemouth. Collectively they are all known as ‘The Bournemouth Beach’ but in truth, individual beaches make up the seven mile stretch of golden sands.

Cottages in Bournemouth (2)

Must see

Boscombe Beach Boscombe Beach is home to the first artificial surf reef in Europe.

Oceanarium Bournemouth An award-winning magical under-water wonderland, where you can discover the mysterious beauty of our seas.

Hot Rocks Hot Rocks is a trendy restaurant popular for its wide range of dishes.

Things to do near Bournemouth

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Places near Bournemouth

  • Christchurch

    A tranquil town with a natural harbour and a waterside location.

  • Poole

    Poole combines a thriving quayside with great restaurants and the peace of the coast.

  • Swanage

    A vintage seaside location where relaxing in a deck-chair is a must.

  • Corfe Castle

    Corfe Castle ruins dominate the skyline of this beautiful town.

  • Wareham

    Just outside the Isle of Purbeck peninsula in beautiful Dorset.

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