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Bournemouth Beach, Bournemouth

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Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
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Clean and tidy, Bournemouth Beach features a long stretch of sand lapped by gentle blue waves. Spend a day of fun in and out of the water at this award-winning coastline that includes over 11 km (7 mi) of family-friendly beaches. Nestled beneath a protective cliff line, this part of the coast enjoys its own microclimate and boasts some of the warmest sea temperatures in the UK. Hike to the top of the cliffs for a sweeping view toward the Isle of Wight and the Purbecks. You can rent deck chairs, sunbeds, and umbrellas at several spots along the beach, and a number of nearby stalls and cafes sell ice cream and light snacks. Make Bournemouth Beach a centerpiece of your Bournemouth vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Bournemouth trip builder site.
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  • Such a lovely beach to walk along in either direction - towards Boscombe or towards Sandbanks. Plenty of places to stop for a coffee or something to eat. 
    Such a lovely beach to walk along in either direction - towards Boscombe or towards Sandbanks. Plenty of places to stop for a coffee or something to eat.  more »
  • A beautiful clear warm day in October, the beach was quite busy but everything was clean with no litter around. Some beach front shops open. Lots of joggers and plenty of dogs playing. Lovely... 
    A beautiful clear warm day in October, the beach was quite busy but everything was clean with no litter around. Some beach front shops open. Lots of joggers and plenty of dogs playing. Lovely...  more »
  • Clean and well maintained beachfront. Plenty of opportunities to eat and drink. Plenty of space to walk without the crowds. 
    Clean and well maintained beachfront. Plenty of opportunities to eat and drink. Plenty of space to walk without the crowds.  more »
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  • Medium crowded beach with a nice scenic view. The beach huts look pretty. Lots of rides are for kids as well as adults to enjoy. But exclude everything you can just sit besides the sea & enjoy your precious time. Also you can take a bath in the sea.
  • The locals take good care of this beach and usually clean up after themselves. Friday nights throughout the summer they offer a free firework display and allow you to BBQ on the beach after 6pm. Whilst it's quite busy from lunch time onwards as you can see from the photos I've added it's pretty much empty early morning.
  • A lit beach, it’s amazing to see such a long sand covered coastline and ppl biking and walking on the shore, around with their pets. So many fish & chips places near the Eye, unfortunately they close early around 6 pm on Sundays or weekdays. It’s a pleasure walking the coastline, the beach and then going to the park to see the beautiful Victorian architecture and be surprise by the magical genius that helped plan this beautiful, quaint town. Apart from the weather fluctuations, rains every now & then, I believe this is an excellent vacation spot and very meditative and peaceful!!
  • North wales has best places to visit, often people go please ensure to plan ahead and ovoid weekends 😊 but still wonderful beaches around Conway and this beach is I would consider as a visiting spot not for the beach purposes though as the beach is full of stones and if you wanna walk bare foot then it’s a no go, but it’s clean and a huge sitting place and for family fun with children
  • Amazing place, amazing experience. There's these gravels around Boscombe beach when you swim and try to get to the shore, that's kind of unpleasant but Bournemouth beach was sandy was smooth and the waves were really nice. Loved it

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