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Bournemouth Christmas Tree Wonderland – 2018

The south coast town of Bournemouth really knows how to put on a show. The festive period isn’t just celebrated in this fine Dorset resort, it’s transformed into a magical, mystical and memorable period – and this year’s no exception thanks to the Christmas Tree Wonderland, which runs until 2nd January 2019. This stunning spectacle [...]

By | 2018-12-07T14:32:25+00:00 December 7th, 2018|Latest News, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

7 Family-friendly Things To Do in Bournemouth, Poole & Beyond

The Dorset seaside resort of Bournemouth and neighbouring Poole, boasting Europe’s largest natural harbour, offer something for everyone, regardless of age. Bournemouth, voted UK’s Best Seaside Town in 2017’s British Travel Awards, is a vibrant, attractive, green town with plenty of shops, parks and seven miles of golden sand – and I mean golden! Poole, [...]

By | 2018-11-19T14:52:13+00:00 November 19th, 2018|Accommodation, Attractions, Destinations, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

Hotel Collingwood – Bournemouth

The Collingwood is one of those rare hotels where as soon as you walk in the door, you know everything is going to work out just fine. The relaxed, elegant atmosphere – encouraged by the ever-smiling, extremely helpful general manager, Jana – adds to the sense of serenity running through this first-rate hotel. It was [...]

By | 2018-11-19T14:39:59+00:00 November 19th, 2018|Accommodation, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

10 Family Favourites in Bournemouth

Voted UK’s Best Seaside Town in 2017’s British Travel Awards, Bournemouth is a vibrant, attractive, green town offering plenty for everyone. After my family and I spent a few days in the town recently, it’s easy to understand why around five million visitors are attracted here annually. We thoroughly enjoyed our adventure, so here are [...]

By | 2018-10-08T10:31:54+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Attractions, Destinations, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

Family-friendly places to eat in Bournemouth

Bournemouth overflows with family-friendly restaurants and cafés, so choosing a few to sample during a short break can be difficult. Here, we’ve detailed some of our favourites... Ask Italian This contemporary restaurant is found in BH2, the new leisure complex in the heart of Bournemouth. Its convenient location makes it an ideal stop after visiting [...]

By | 2018-10-08T10:31:54+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Latest Reviews, Places To Eat, Restaurants|0 Comments

Ocean Beach Hotel & Spa – Bournemouth

The concept behind Oceana Hotels presence in the sunny south coast town of Bournemouth is very interesting. The company has created its own self-contained resort by owning five hotels within a stone’s throw of each other – in fact, three of them – The Suncliff, Ocean Beach and flagship hotel, The Cumberland – are next [...]

By | 2018-10-08T10:31:54+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Accommodation, Hotels/B&Bs, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

Premier Inn – Weymouth Seafront

One thing I like about Premier Inn is their predictability. When I book a hotel room I want to know what I can expect in terms of service, facilities and, most importantly, quality of accommodation; I don’t want any nasty surprises. There is always an exception but, by and large, you know that award-winning Premier [...]

By | 2018-10-08T10:32:15+00:00 June 10th, 2015|Accommodation, Hotels/B&Bs|Comments Off on Premier Inn – Weymouth Seafront

Sandbanks Hotel – Poole

The sun beats down from a cloudless sky, the aquamarine water breaks gently over the white sandy beach stretching into the distance. I could have been whiling away the hours on an exclusive Mediterranean beach but, no, my family and I were relaxing at the exquisite Sandbanks Hotel, just around the bay in Poole, Dorset. [...]

By | 2018-10-08T10:32:20+00:00 May 6th, 2014|Accommodation, Hotels/B&Bs|0 Comments

Bournemouth

The Dorset seaside resort of Bournemouth has something for everyone, making it an ideal location for holidaying by the sea: seven miles of golden sand, two historic piers, bustling promenade, plenty of gardens and green spaces, countless restaurants – and that’s just for starters. I visited with my wife and two children (aged twelve and [...]

By | 2018-10-08T10:32:21+00:00 December 4th, 2013|Destinations|0 Comments

Christchurch Harbour Hotel

Having spent virtually all my life living on the coast probably explains why I adore hotels which sit – literally – at the water’s edge. So, my stay at the brilliant white Christchurch Harbour Hotel got off to a good start when I saw the view it enjoys: out across Mudeford Quay to Hengistbury Head. [...]

By | 2018-10-08T10:32:34+00:00 February 7th, 2013|Hotels/B&Bs, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

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