Create your own self-guided walk to explore the city, starting from your hotel or a place of your choice. Afterwards the customized walk can be saved to your mobile phone or tablet. Using the GPSmyCity app, you can follow the walk route with ease.
The Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) is ideally situated close to the beach and pier, gardens and town centre and boasts a 650-space 'Park Mark' Safer Parking Award pay and display car park. Read about how to find us.
The building has four halls ideal for various concerts, conferences and exhibitions, making it the largest venue in the southern region.
Overlooking Pier Approach, the Terrace Coffee shop is an ideal place to relax with a coffee and have a chat.
The Bournemouth Pavilion and Ballroom is Bournemouth’s stunning Art Deco theatre providing year-round entertainment for everyone. The 1920s venue has retained its splendour and elegant style and is Bournemouth’s regular home for West End stage shows, Opera, Ballet, Pantomime and Comedy. The building is also perfect for corporate presentations and dinner dances, product launches and small conferences.
RockReef Indoor Activity Attraction is located at the end of Bournemouth Pier. RockReef is an all year, all weather attraction based on adventure sports and includes 28 Clip ’n Climb fun, themed, indoor climbing walls providing varying degrees of exciting challenges suitable for all abilities and all ages from 4-94! Other activities include a Vertical drop slide, a ‘Leap of Faith’jumping challenge, a HighLine high ropes aerial obstacle course and the Pier Cave which is a 65-linear metre indoor fun cave experience.
Outside is the awesome PierZip, the world’s first pier to shore zip wire, boasting a 250 metre dual zip line. Launching from the zip tower, thrill seekers can race out over the top of the waves to land on the beach for a unique and unforgettable experience!
Great to relax in front of the bandstand, play some crazy golf or to take a stroll in the beautiful surroundings. The Gardens retain much of their original character and are Listed Grade II* in the English Heritage Register of Parks and Gardens.
The Russell-Cotes Art Gallery &Museum has a wealth of history attached to it. It's one of the most important and fascinating museum-houses in England. It holds collections of international status and reflects the Victorian fascination with world cultures.
Opening times:10am to 5pm - Tuesday to Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays.
Discover life beneath the waves and come down to the Oceanarium at Bournemouth Seafront. Explore the secrets of the ocean in an adventure that will take you to some of the world’s most amazing waters.