Attractions and Leisure

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Bournemouth has lots of things to see and do. A busy, beautiful seaside town, Bournemouth attracts lots of tourists in the summer months, but we think that it’s a great place all year round. To keep up to date you can sign up for our Parks and Leisure e-newsletter. 

Beaches and Waterfront

As the favourite attraction of the town, we work hard to make sure that Bournemouth’s waterfront is as clean and safe as possible.

Arts, culture and museums

Some of the highlights of our impressive cultural offer by the sea.


We've got some great parks and gardens in Bournemouth. Many are Green Flag award winners. Lots of events and activities take place in our parks - you can even volunteer to help keep Bournemouth beautiful.

Local History

Bournemouth's history spans over two hundred years. There are lots of attractions to visit.

Sports and Activities

There are activities and sport venues all across Bournemouth. Stay active and have fun by taking part in sports on the beach.

Town Centre Vision

Read the draft Town Centre Vision document and have your say

Bournemouth Town Centre Vision - Values and Principles Refresh