Bournemouth tourist and travel information

Bournemouth tourist and travel information

Bournemouth Travel Information

Hire - Bournemouth Bournemouth has excellent links by rail, road, sea and air. Bournemouth remains one of the most popular holiday destinations for British tourists. The town is bordered by Poole in the west and Christchurch in the east, and overlooks Poole Bay.This section of the English coast enjoys some of the warmest, driest, and sunniest weather in Britain.


bus and coach travel

Coaches Bournemouth Bournemouth - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33. National Express Coaches offer frequent departures to London Victoria Coach Station. Also direct services to the West Country, Brighton, Eastbourne, Bristol, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Glasgow in Scotland. Local buses - Yellow Buses. Bournemouth area and into Poole and Christchurch. Tel: 01202 63 60 60.

Travel by train

Rail Bournemouth Bournemouth - Travel by train - Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth, BH8 8HX. Bournemouth is served by South West Trains, Virgin Trains, South Central Trains. Bournemouth Rail Station, Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth, BH8 8HX.

South West Trains. Main Regions: Greater London, Surrey, Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire. Tel: 08700 00 5151.

UK A Roads

Roads Bournemouth - Travel by road - Several "A" roads run into Bournemouth including the A 31 if travelling from Southampton. Bournemouth is about 85 miles from EXETER and about 35 miles from SOUTHAMPTON.

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Roads - Bournemouth Bournemouth - Travel by road - There is continuous motorway or dual carriageway from Bournemouth to London and along the South Coast, via the recently improved M3 and M27.

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Miles from Bournemouth Bournemouth is about 110 miles from London


Airport Bournemouth Airport Ltd, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 6SE. Tel: +44 (0)1202 364 000. Export & Duty Paid Shopping. Enjoy a meal at Food Village. Bournemouth Airport lies to the north of Bournemouth, only ten to fifteen minutes from the town centre and is served by an excellent road network. Bournemouth airport is about 3 miles from Bournemouth centre.


Ferries - Bournemouth Bournemouth - Ferries - The Port of Poole, conveniently situated within five miles of Bournemouth, offers scheduled ferry services and regular passenger sailings to the Continent. Weymouth and Southampton are also close by and Portsmouth is less than an hour's travel away by motorway.

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Sport Bournemouth - Sport - Bournemouth & Meyrick Park Golf Club, Meyrick Park, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 6LH. Tel: 01202786000. Parley Court Golf Club, Parley Green Lane, Hurn, Christchurch, Bournemouth, Hampshire, BH23 6BB. Located near Bournemouth Airport. Tel: 01202591600. Queens Park (Bournemouth) Golf Club, Queens Park West Drive, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 9BY. About 2 miles NE of Bournemouth. Tel: 01202396198.



Sport Bournemouth - Sport - AFC Bournemouth, Fitness First Stadium, Dean Court, Kings Park, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH7 7AF. Tel: 01202-726-303.

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Stores Bournemouth - Shopping - Bournemouth’s Town Centre offers a great selection of shops. Marks & Spencer, 23 Commercial Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5RW. Tel: 01202 293941. British Home Stores Bournemouth - 48-54 Commercial Road, Dorset, BH2 5RL. Tel: 0845 8410143. Woolworths - 609-615 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 4AR, Tel: 01202 397035. Tower Park - Tel: 01202 723671. Castlepoint Shopping Park. Castle Lane West, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 9UZ. Tel: 01202 510050. Out of town shopping centre.

Town Centre Shopping


Entertainment Bournemouth - Entertainment and attractions - There are 7 miles of golden sand fringing the clear blue sea and exquisite parks and gardens. There are beachside restaurants, cafés, bars, water sports, beach games and amusements. You can make use of land trains to take you from one end of the beach to the other, and cliff lifts to make life easier!. Pavilion Theatre, Westover Road, Bournemouth, BH1 2BU. Telephone: 01202 456400. Location: In the centre of Bournemouth.


Other information Bournemouth - Other information - Bournemouth International Centre, Exeter Road, Bournemouth, BH2 5BH. Telephone: 01202 456400.



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Dorset Map and Attractions

Bournemouth is 107 miles from London. It is 60 miles from Lyme Regis to Christchurch and 39 miles from Shaftesbury to Weymouth.

Ferries Ferry ports indicated are Poole and Weymouth.

Airports Airport indicated is Bournemouth International.

Roads Several "A" roads run into Bournemouth including the A 31 if travelling from Southampton.

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Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). Bournemouth does have a station.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Wimborne Minster, High Street, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1HT, Tel: 01202 884753.
Attraction 2 - Corfe Castle, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset BH20 5EZ. Tel: 01929 481294
Attraction 3 - Oceanarium, Pier Approach, West Beach, Bournemouth, BH2 5AA. Tel: 01202 311 993.
Attraction 4 - Fleet Air Arm Museum, RNAS Yeovilton, Near Ilchester, Somerset, BA22 8HT. Tel: +44 (0) 1935 840565.
Attraction 5 - Swanage Railway, Station House, Swanage, Dorset BH19 1HB. Tel: 01929 425800.

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For hotels in other areas near to Bournemouth Dorset see Ringwood hotels & Christchurch hotels.
For bed and breakfast in other areas near to Bournemouth see bed and breakfast in Ringwood & bed and breakfast in Christchurch.
For self catering in other areas nearby see self catering accommodation in Christchurch & self catering accommodation in Poole.
Telephoning Bournemouth from abroad - To dial a number in Bournemouth from outside the UK: dial the International Access Code of the country you are calling from - follow that by the Country Code for the country you are calling to (44 for the UK) - dial the local area code omitting the initial ‘0’ e.g. for London 020 becomes 20 - dial the phone number of the person you want to call in Bournemouth

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