Coach Holidays to Bournemouth
Bournemouth, Dorset is an ideal destination for a coach tour as it has miles of soft golden beaches to enjoy as well as great attractions in the town and along the coast. When people think of Bournemouth, they often think about the seven miles of soft golden sands and award winning beaches. And they would be quite right in thinking so, Not only has Bournemouth been awarded 4 Blue Flag Awards, a Green Tourism Business scheme silver award in 2008, it has also been voted as 'Britain's Best Beach' by the readers of Coast Magazine. The town and the surrounding Dorset coast play host to a variety of wonderful attractions many of which lie in the heart of the town itself, there really is something for everyone.
Search for Bournemouth coach holidays and find discounted coach tours and trips to Bournemouth and the south coast in 2015. Bournemouth Coach holidays are available throughout the year from local departure points across the UK with leading coach operators. We have some great deals on coach trips to Bournemouth so if you are planning a holiday in 2015 use our search to find a deal that suits your requirements.
Our coach trips to Bournemouth range from short breaks to lengthier holidays that visit Bournemouth as part of a wider tour and with over 500 local departure points we have got all your Bournemouth coach trip needs covered. If you can try and book your coach holiday to Bournemouth early to get the best deal as popular holiday times during the peak summer season sell out fast..
Bournemouth Coach Trip Highlights
If you are interested in a coach holiday to Bournemouth the following video and attractions will provide more information about Dorset including Bournemouth.
Bournemouth Coach Holiday Highlights
The most popular attractions in and around Bournemouth are;
- Bournemouth Pier
- Boscombe China Gardens
- Bournemouth Beaches
- National Motor Museum
- The New Forest
- Poole Harbour
Read on for more information about these and further attractions you can visit on a coach holiday to Bournemouth
Until the early 19th century the area where Bournemouth now stands was just heath land where cattle grazed. In 1810 a man named Lewis Tregonwell visited the beach with his wife. It was shortly after this that he built her a house there, and they became the first inhabitants of what was to become the beautiful seaside resort that Bournemouth is today. By 1890, Bournemouth was recognised by Queen Victoria, who granted it the status of a Borough, complete with its own Mayor. The town has gone on from strength to strength and coach holidays Bournemouth have become increasingly popular over the years
Places of interest in Bournemouth
Coach holidays to Bournemouth provide the opportunity to visit a wide range of attractions and places of interest.
Built during the 19th Century, Bournemouth Pier offers a great family day out, regardless of the weather.
Oceanarium: The Bournemouth Aquarium
Winner of the 2008 Tourism Attraction Experience of the Year Award. Triumphing over strong competition, the Oceanarium's success affirms its position as Bournemouth's leading visitor attraction.
Bournemouth's seafront hosts a wide array of attractions. Take the land trains to take you across the beach between Alum Chine and Boscombe, for a scenic view of the magnificent beachfront. Hire one of Bournemouth's famous beach huts, or relax at one of the many award-winning beachside restaurants, cafés, and bars.
Boscombe Chine Gardens
Originally developed from a 'chine' of heath and mire into a splendid Victorian garden, a central part of the Boscombe resort.
Alum Chine including Argyll Gardens
With the Blue Flag award winning beach down below, the gardens have become renowned for their award-winning facilities, striking landscape design and stunning views across Bournemouth and the surrounding areas.
The Bournemouth Eye
The Balloon floats 500 feet above the beautiful Lower Gardens where riders will be enchanted with a spectacular panoramic view of Bournemouth, the gardens and the English Channel and surrounding area for up to 20 miles from the highest public observation point in Bournemouth.
Various cruises are offered from Bournemouth Pier and Poole Harbor, ranging from trips to Brownsea Island, to cruises along the beautiful coastline.
Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum
A comprising historic house, art galleries and museum, a licensed café, the Russell-Cotes Shop and a children's area. A brilliant place for learning, exploring, socialising and relaxing within Bournemouth.
Popular attractions near Bournemouth
Coach holidays to Bournemouth provides the opportunity to visit a number of attractions and places of interest in the surrounding area.
AJP Tours Isle of Purbeck & Jurassic Coast Shuttle (half day tour AM)
With an experienced Tour Guide, see the places you want to see in a small group, at a relaxed pace. An informed but fun environment which tours across the Purbeck Coast which has been designated as a world heritage site due to its outstanding geology.
The New Forest
With a wealth of places to visit and explore in The New Forest, it is the perfect destination for those wishing to explore the beautiful surroundings of the new forest. From award winning gardens, museums, leisure and wildlife parks there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Liberty's Owl, Raptor and Reptile Centre
Newforest - Enjoy a visit that will prove to be fun, exciting and educational for people of all ages. Observe these birds of prey and reptiles at close hand, through various spectacular displays held throughout the day. Get up close and personal with giant rabbits, giant tortoises, snails, snakes and lizards.
National Motor Museum Beaulieu
Brockenhurst - With something for everyone to enjoy Beaulieu is a great choice. Set in the heart of the New Forest, attractions include the world famous National Motor Museum, Palace House, home of the Montagu family, and historic Beaulieu Abbey.
Swanage Railway & Corfe Castle
Swanage - A brilliant day out for the whole family. Take the Swanage Railway, which operates a steam train service to the picturesque village of Corfe. When there, be sure to visit the castle ruins a national trust attraction, which has played through over 1000 years of turbulent history and dominates the Corfe skyline.
Alice In Wonderland Family Park Including Wild Thing!
Christchurch - Dorset's number one family theme park! With so much fun, excitement and entertainment, you wont ever want to leave.
Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre
Wareham - Internationally-acclaimed, monkey world (an ape rescue center), is home to over 230 rescued and endangered monkeys and apes. Fun and learning for all ages.
Poole - Said to be the second largest natural harbor in the world after Sydney, this lovely harbor offers visitors a range of attractions as well as the opportunity to relax aside the beautiful views.
Special Events in Bournemouth in 2015
If you are considering a coach tour or coach trip to Bournemouth in 2015 the following are a selection of well attended events taking place in Bournemouth in throughout the year. So if you are interested in attending these events search for coach holidays to Bournemouth around these dates.
|Bournemouth Carnival Week||July - August 2015|
|Bournemouth Food & Drink Festival||June 19th to June 28th 2015|
|Bournemouth Air Festival||Thursday 20th August - Sunday 23rd August 2015|
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