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Never disappoints coming here. Always very clean and tidy. Great please to come to any time of year... read more

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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One of England's finest

Used to spend childhood holidays here every year....the beach is all sand, so clean and miles of... read more

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Sally H
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Never disappoints coming here. Always very clean and tidy. Great please to come to any time of year with anyone or on your own for a stroll or a swim.

Thank Drumski07
Reviewed 2 days ago

Used to spend childhood holidays here every year....the beach is all sand, so clean and miles of it....perfect for everyone.

Thank Sally H
Reviewed 3 days ago

When we visited it was dry but extremely windy . The beach was very clean , however we were sand blasted by the weather and had a free exfoliation .We were disappointed that they charged a toll to go on the pier . We sat...More

Thank steve r
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a very well kept, lovely sandy beach. We went in the autumn so obviously too cold to sit on or swim in the sea, but lovely for a walk along it enjoying the scenery. The parking did look very expensive, so check before...More

Thank Nicola P
Reviewed 3 days ago

The beech at Bournemouth is one of my favourite places, and sitting in the sunshine or watching the sun set over the sea are both very pleasant. It has great sand, easy to access sea, proactively cleaned.

Thank HomeTownBoy65
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After watching all those programs on plastic pollution I was not sure what I would find when I came down to the beach. I was pleasantly surprised that it was very clean, though after a few minutes walk in the sand I picked up a...More

Thank Tinn-Ho L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This beach is superb, you can walk for miles along the beach or promenade and for superb views walk up to the road for views around the bay. Give it a try. You won’t be disappointed.

Thank mrba2015
Reviewed 4 days ago

Bournemouth has a stunning beach that seems to stretch for miles. The sea comes in quite a long way so you don't have to walk far for a swim. My visit was in October and there were quite a few people on the beach. The...More

Thank KenMaideheadUK
Reviewed 5 days ago

Walked along the lower stray from Bournemouth Pier to Boscombe Pier - took about an hour. Steep climb up to the hotel.

Thank ArthurNEEngland
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was only visiting for 1 evening and was lucky to say the weather was beautiful. Extremely clean n beautiful beach.

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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
20 April 2018|
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Response from WilltheMarbleFiend | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe you can. Give the tourist board a call
Arek H
16 April 2018|
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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