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Attractions and Activities

Bournemouth and the surrounding area offer an amazing collection of activities and attractions for all ages.

Whatever the time of year and whatever the weather you will never struggle to find things to discover, experience and be inspired by. From iconic Bournemouth tourist attractions to beachfront fun you will never be short of new and exciting experiences to try.

Explore new places, visit your favourite family attraction, try a different activity or embark on an exciting adventure. Make the most of the great outdoors in Bournemouth by trying one of our many activities and sports. Jump in the water and experience one of our many watersports; such as surfing, kayaking and jet-skiing, to name a few. If you prefer to stay dry why not hire a bike, go on foot or enjoy a guided tour and discover hidden gems and must see locations.

There’s plenty to see and do just a few minutes outside of Bournemouth town centre. Visit our coastal villages – Boscombe, Southbourne and Westbourne – each a bustling destination in their own right with unique characters and a variety of shops, cafes and more.

Further Afield

If you want to venture outside of the town, the county of Dorset and the neighbouring counties of Hampshire, Wiltshire and Somerset have it all. With stunning coastline, beautiful countryside and history which is both rich and vivid there are lots of places for you to discover and explore. Why not hop of one the wide variety of tours that will take you to Stonehenge, the New Forest, deepest Dorset and lots more!

Find everything you need for a great day out with our Attraction and Activity searches or use the search facility on the top right to find your next adventure.