For a relaxing day in the sunshine where better to go than Bournemouth with its seven miles of golden sandy beaches - perfect for a fun, family day at the seaside.
There is a mixture of things for you to do in beautiful Bournemouth, whether you want to relax on the beach and top up your tan, swim in the sea, visit Boscombe Surf Reef to surf the waves, shop, take a stroll along the pier or see some underwater creatures. Whatever you fancy, you are sure to have a fun day out, no matter what your age.
Travel to Bournemouth from London Waterloo with our Advance fares for just £11.20 Standard Class and £18.30 First Class, one way, when you book early.
Fast fact: Bournemouth enjoys on average 7.7 hours of sunshine per day, so it’s no surprise that over 4.5 million tourists visit each and every year.
Bournemouth Pier is the perfect place for you to have a leisurely stroll, with places you can eat, bars, arcades and theatres for children to be entertained. Although it’s equally as nice to just take five minutes, sit on a deck chair and watch the world go by.
Why not keep to the ‘sea’ theme and visit the Bournemouth Aquarium? Home to a number of underwater creatures for you to admire, including sharks, turtles and vibrant coloured clownfish, this is a great all-weather activity.
Learn something new and pay a visit to Bournemouth Surf School. Offering paddling and surfing lessons throughout the year, it’s a great way to make fun memories with your friends or family, and learn a new skill!
If you love a good show or exhibitions the head for Bournemouth’s International Centre, which hosts a wide variety of different entertainment shows, from concerts to opera, ballet and comedy, as well as hosting conferences and exhibitions throughout the year.