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Wonderful beaches beautifully maintained, often spoilt by litterbugs

These beaches are beautiful, if not at times way too busy for a relaxing atmosphere. The only... read more

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom

A sunny, chilly November day is the perfect day for a blow along the beach towards Westbourne. Stop... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Angela C
Bath, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 March 2006

Bournemouth Beach where to start. The central beach between the piers of Bournemouth and Boscombe. In Summer and at weekends can get absolutely packed. Youngish crowd expect topless sunbathers, and it can get a little rowdy. Beach towards Poole get less crowded the further you...More

14  Thank cardomon
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Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

I am absolutely disgusted with the mess that was left on Bournemouth beach by Bournemouth pier on Sat. I live here. How dare those people think it's ok to come here and leave all that mess behind. I'm ranting as I'm so cross. The people...More

10  Thank janirowe
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Reviewed yesterday

These beaches are beautiful, if not at times way too busy for a relaxing atmosphere. The only thing that really ruins these beaches is stupid people who leave litter, especially plastics and belongings, that then wash into the beautiful green blue clear seas of this...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A sunny, chilly November day is the perfect day for a blow along the beach towards Westbourne. Stop off for a warming coffe, Check out the hardy surf dudes, watch small dogs chase large seagulls - and just blow away the cobwebs. This is just...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely Beach with loads of amusements and restaurants to choose from! Beauitful sandy beach that stretches for miles! I personally prefer to walk down to the Boscomb area and beyond to avoid the crowds!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was the first place where I saw the impact of tide and it was during a sunset. I cannot find words to explain the beauty of that experience. Looking at the beach over the cliffs always gives panoramic and colorful views and highly recommended!

Thank Ediz Edip A
Reviewed 3 days ago

lovely walk on Bournemouth beach .Plenty to see .views out to sea .Can be over packed in the summer nr the pier .The only thing that needs to be sorted is bikes on the paths were people walk with children and pets .Great place for...More

Thank hugoss2011
Reviewed 5 days ago

It’s very clean ideal for sandcastles mum and dad bring your bucket and spades also bring your youngsters it’s safe. Plenty of parking at reasonable prices, at the front. Hotel there are plenty but book early. Also plenty of places to visit.

Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had not visited Bournemouth for many years, it was a pleasant day out. The beach is just as i remember it from my childhood very, very clean & stretching for miles & miles !

Thank alison s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean and wide beach. Well deserved title to be 6th best in Europe (should be nr.1) Recommend checking out the Airshow!

Thank Atli Þ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely beach nice walk along the front, very clean, plenty to do in Bournemouth lovely park near buy which is great for walks,

Thank patricia d
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bournemouth beach is one of the best in the country. What makes it so good? The water is clean and clear (unless the weather has been stirring it up!), the sand is soft and gentle - and it stretches for seven miles, from Hengistbury Head...More

Thank Nick E
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22 April 2018|
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Response from Dilliebubble | Reviewed this property |
The area is BH so anything with that prefix should do it. Or try googling Bournemouth hotels and check a couple of codes. Hope this helps.
Glai M
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Response from WilltheMarbleFiend | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe you can. Give the tourist board a call
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Response from Cattmumof1 | Reviewed this property |
It varies in temperature in the summer months. The sea can be quite cool but easy to get used to