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Bournemouth Beach

Bournemouth, England
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Ranked #2 of 32 Attractions in Bournemouth
Type: Beaches
Traveler Description: Bournemouth Beach could be the highlight of your whole trip - very clean, beautiful and friendly. For more information about the area, the official... more »
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Onchan, null, Isle Of Man
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

to Bournemouth we recommend a week rail pass excellent value to see the area. We visited Poole Christchurch, Dorchester, Portsmouth harbour, Winchester, and Salisbury

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Sitting on the beach soaking in the sun for this beautiful bournemouth air festival is just the day out everyone needs. Bring water chairs and some snacks and you can spend the whole day watching beautiful planes in the air and a lot of beach fun. Too awesome!. From a South African

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

I found the beach very clean and nice but didn't like the way you had to pay to get on the pier where in Brighton it is free

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Great sandy stretch, with some good rides. The train ride was overpriced in my opinion. The pier has some good places to eat. Downside - packed even when moderately sunny..

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New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Along the entire length of the beach are vendors selling food and snacks along with some rides and other things. The highlight of course is the Air Show. There is almost always something flying overhead (planes, helicopters) displaying tactics, capabilities, and formations. Seeing (and hearing) them is just very impressive. If you are nearby, be sure to visit, you won't... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

You just cant go wrong with Bournemouth beach, prefer west of the pier but if the sun is shining its all good.

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Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Great sandy beach. Lots to do for adults and kids. Plenty of places to eat and loos. You could walk from Bournemouth Pier to Boscombe Pier - takes about 25mins.

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

The Bournemouth Air Festival started in 2008 and attracts more than five million people each year to its four day extravaganza. The festival is one of the largest free air shows in world the is based along Bournemouth sea front between the Boscombe and Bournemouth piers. There are food, charity and other stalls along the cliff top and promenade as... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Bournemouth beach is beautiful, about 17 miles long with fine sand and no matter what season of the year you go, it is always wide, relaxing, lively for young people. There is an Air Show in August, Fireworks every Saturday night of the summer, a candle light garden in the shape of butterflies, buildings etc. children always go and light... More

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Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Great sandy, miles and miles of beach , lots to do , bars , pier, amusements. food, restaurants ice creams you name it its there,

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