Bournemouth's sandy shoreline regularly clocks up seaside awards. It stretches from Southbourne in the far east to Alum Chine in the...
Ostentation oozes from almost every inch of this arresting structure – a mash-up of Italianate villa and Scottish baronial pile. It was...
Bournemouth Beach Huts
Brightly painted beach huts that are available for hire.
Sixty Million Postcards
An oasis of hipster grunginess amid pound-a-pint Bournemouth, Sixty Million draws a decidedly beatnik crowd. Worn wooden floors and...
On sunny weekends a cool crowd queues out the door at funky Urban Reef. No wonder: a waterfront deck and balcony, punchy coffee,...
Pier Approach · interesting places nearby
West Beach information
The seafood and setting are hard to beat – bag a chair on the decking beside the sand, watch the waves lap Bournemouth Pier and tuck into perfectly cooked, perfectly fresh fish; perhaps grey mullet with chorizo and saffron oil, or a shellfish platter piled high with oysters, langoustines, cockles and clams.
There's often live jazz on Thursdays; they hold monthly wine tasting events too.