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Address: Bournemouth, England

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Right in the centre of the Bournemouth - The Square is a lovely place to sit and watch the world pass by and watch all the people rushing around, there's several cafes to to have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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Dudley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

so much to do and so much to see . It is difficult to say what caught our eye ,but the ballon must be good.

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Chippenham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We really like the "Plaza-like" feel to this area, a real sun trap and lots of shops for my wife to browse around. Recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The whole square is now no go to traffic, which is a great idea. Nice to see cafes and people strolling about, it has a very relaxed atmosphere

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morden surrey
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Lovely kept park and square to walk through to shops. Would have loved to have tried the hot air balloon in the middle.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is the centre of Bournemouth. The Gardens are here but there are several streets, all uphill from here that go to the various shops and restaurants. Cashpoints available, try the Tesco local, but more around too. The Wetherspoon's pub, plenty of seating on two floors is just up from here and seems very popular for food. All the buses... More 

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Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Good selection of shops. To arrive there you walk through the lower gardens which are beautiful. Very large Primark store there if you have teenagers.

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Right in the centre of the Bournemouth - The Square is a lovely place to sit and watch the world pass by and watch all the people rushing around, there's several cafes to to have a coffee - listen to the Buskers and just chill on a sunny day. Its truly relaxing and a pleasant place to visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Just enough to do to spend a few hours. Good mix of shops etc, second time of visiting this area, would recommend to anyone.

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coventry
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

What is happening to Bournemouth, not only to The Square but the surrounding area Old Christchurch Road and Commercial Hill. Empty shops Dirty Big issue sellers Bournemouth needs to up its game, big time

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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Sitting in the square with a beer, a coffee, a 'cream tea' or full meal makes this area gorgeous. Also so close to the bus park (buses go everywhere)!

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