SOUTHBOURNE, DORSET

The big plus of the location is the easy stroll to the beautiful beaches. If you can tear yourself away there is plenty to do within easy reach too.

THE AREA CATERS FOR EVERYONE WITH PLENTY TO DO CLOSE BY

There are numerous places to visit during your stay; plenty of water sporting activities, scenic walks, restaurants and bars on the door step, including the historical town of Christchurch in close proximity. Located only a couple of miles in the other direction you reach Bournemouth where during the summer months Bournemouth is host to many attractions with spectacular weekly firework displays and the yearly airshow to name just a few. During the winter months the place comes alive with food festivals, Christmas fairs and out door skating rinks.  

Southbourne Beach

SOUTHBOURNE, DORSET

A suburb of Bournemouth, Southbourne features long sandy beaches that stretch for miles. The Green Flag award-winning Seafield Gardens are an open space just a short walk from the apartment and are a popular place for picnics complete with a children’s play area, bowls, tennis facilities and a Grade II Listed water tower. Southbourne is located on the coast to the eastern side of Bournemouth and is within walking distance of the historic town of Christchurch. Hengistbury Head AONB is also nearby as are Nautical activities on the River Stour at Wick.

Christchurch Priory

christchurch

The historical town of Christchurch is only a couple of miles away to the west. A must see is the 11th century Priory.

Approx. 1.5 miles

Bournemouth Pier

bournemouth

A couple of miles to the east you will find the bustling town of Bournemouth, with plenty to keep you entertained throughout the year. 

Approx. 4.5 miles

River Stour Wick

WICK, River stour

Plenty of water activities available on the nearby River Stour with kayaks, paddle boards and boats available for hire.

Approx. 1.3 miles

Poole Town

Poole

Poole is home to the second largest natural harbour in the world. Set alongside this historical town you will also find award winning beaches. 

Approx. 10 miles

Airport

airports

Bournemouth Airport – Approx. 4.5 miles
Southampton Airport – Approx. 24.5 miles
Bristol Airport – Approx. 70 miles
Heathrow – Approx. 90 miles

Sandbanks Polo

Sandbanks polo

The Sand Polo event is a great day out and held yearly. This is a ticketed event so be sure to book in advance. 

Approx. 10 miles

Beachside Cafe

restaurants

Across the area you will find a mixture of restaurants and cafe’s for casual lunches or fine dining. Should you need recommendations please ask, we know the area well and would be happy to point you in the right direction. 

Glass of Wine

bars

Southbourne has a number of pubs and bars within walking distance. If you take a short taxi ride you will find a wider selection in the nearly towns. 

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beaches

Only a 5 minute walk and you will reach the golden sand beaches of Southbourne.  Whether you want to sunbath and relax on the sand or take a long easy walk along the flat promenade the coastline stretches for miles.  

Approx. 0.5 miles

Hengistbury Head

hengistbury head

Offering walking routes that lead to spectacular and panoramic views of the nature reserve, Christchurch harbour, Bournemouth Bay and across to the Isle of Wight.

Approx. 2 miles

Bournemouth Fireworks

FIREWORKS

Every Summer Bournemouth (Friday) and Poole (Thursday) put on weekly firework displays from the pier. It is a good idea to keep an eye on the Official Tourism Website to check out the details as changes can occur Bournemouth Tourism →

Approx. 4.5 miles

Red Arrows

air festival

This event takes place over 4 days every summer, with air displays and plenty to keep you entertained along the beach front. A highly recommended event. You can find the dates on the Bournemouth Tourism →

Approx. 2 miles

Bournemouth Christmas Lights

THE FESTIVE SEASON

Christmas in Bournemouth is the perfect destination to visit with plenty to do across the area. With Christmas markets, ice rinks, live music and the Christmas Tree Wonderland and illuminations. Check out further information about what’s on here Bournemouth Tourism →

Approx. 4.5 miles

Peppa Pig World

Peppa pig world

Paultons is the UK’s number 1 family theme park — located in Hampshire with over 70 exciting rides and attractions, set within 140 acres of beautiful parkland on the edge of the New Forest National Park. Paultons is also home of the UK’s only Peppa Pig World with 9 fun Peppa-themed rides, great for an amazing day out with the kids.You can find further information here at Paultons Park →

Approx. 26 miles

 
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