Underwater tunnels bring you eye-to-eye with mean-looking sharks, massive moray eels and giant turtles in watery worlds ranging from Key...
Bournemouth's sandy shoreline regularly clocks up seaside awards. It stretches from Southborne in the far east to Alum Chine in the west...
Dorset's extraordinary World Heritage Jurassic Coast starts some 5 miles west of Bournemouth at the chalk Old Harry Rocks. These 2½ hour...
Sixty Million Postcards
An oasis of pure funkiness amidst drinks-promotion Bournemouth, Sixty Million draws a decidedly beatnik crowd. Worn wooden floors and...
Unusual karai and Bangladeshi specials as well as tried and tested Indian favourites.
Pier Approach · interesting places nearby
West Beach information
The seafood and setting are hard to beat – bag a chair on the decked terrace jutting out over the sand, watch the waves lap Bournemouth Pier and tuck into perfectly cooked, perfectly fresh fish; perhaps plaice braised in cider or a shellfish platter piled high with oysters, langoustines, cockles and clams.