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Themed Breaks

Bournemouth is a beautiful and fun resort which offers plenty of activities and experiences, and opportunities for your group.  Bournemouth’s hotels and guest accommodation offer a variety of great Themed Break Packages throughout the year.

Highlights include:

Christmas festivities in Bournemouth – there’s a whole host of festivals and events for your group to be part of, including the magical Bournemouth Gardens of Light.

From the 19 November to the 3 January, follow a glowing trail of hanging lights and projections and explore a selection of our famous light pods through the Gardens of Light in the Lower Gardens.  This festive season, come and skate on real ice in style under the trees in Bournemouth’s magical Gardens of Light from 19 November to the 3 January (except Christmas Day).  Take a twinkling tour of the town on board the Santa Express 19 November – 30 December … find all of this and more in Bournemouth’s Lower Gardens.

You’ll also discover our traditional Alpine Market (12 November to 30 December), Moose Bar (12 November to 3 January) and Christmas Stage (12 November to 1 January) in the Town Square nestled among a sparkling selection of high street names and department stores. With a wide variety of restaurants and coffee shop, as well as the magical Gardens of Light (Lower Gardens) all within walking distance, Bournemouth has everything to make a day of it.

For further details click here or www.makeitbournemouth.co.uk

Don’t forget to visit our Coastal Villages – just a short bus or car ride away lie Bournemouth’s coastal villages. Beset with cafes, brassieres and boutiques, Boscombe, Southbourne and Westbourne are perfect for those picture postcard pre-Christmas shopping trips


Bournemouth is also a great destination for your group if you’re looking for that perfect creative break. Whether you’re interested in photography, cooking or crafts there is something for everyone.

With seven-miles of beautiful golden sands and stunning surroundings including Hengistbury Head, Durdle Door and the Purbecks, there’s a host of opportunities for you to take the perfect picture. And not forgetting the chance to view and buy a whole range of arts and crafts. From the Pinewalk Art Exhibition to art and craft events, your group is guaranteed to enjoy an arty holiday.