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Families will find kid-friendly activities in Bournemouth, and visitors give high marks for the beaches, entertainment choices and beautiful gardens. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its bars. Top sights in the city include Bournemouth Beach, Bournemouth Lower Gardens and Bournemouth Pavillion Theatre.
Cultural venues in the city include Bournemouth Pavillion Theatre, O2 Academy Bournemouth and Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum. Families come for attractions such as Oceanarium, Bournemouth Pier and The Square. Notable city landmarks like Boscombe Pier and St. Peter's Church might be worth a visit.
Other top sights in Bournemouth include Bournemouth Beach and Bournemouth Lower Gardens. Top places to visit around the area include Poole Harbour, located 4.5 mi (7.2 km) from the city centre, and Brownsea Island, which is 4.5 mi (7.3 km) away.
To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Bournemouth Station or Pokesdown for Boscombe Station. Bournemouth might not have as many public transport options so consider renting a car to explore the city.