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The Square

Address: Bournemouth, England
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Ranked #12 of 91 things to do in Bournemouth
Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The square can get crowded. It is usually a very lively place in the summer season and near to Christmas it is a real fun place with stalls and a special bar area. Close to the Square are the gardens and the tethered balloon for an aerial view of Bournemouth.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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211 reviews 211 reviews
85 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Based just next to the gardens there are alot of shops and restaurants here. Around Christmas they do an amazing Christmas market which is always worth visiting.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

great shops and restaurants I found one day was not enough as the town centre was close to the beach

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I liked the shops, buses and taxis being central and loved the yellow, it means transport so easy to find. Not being a local, I had to ask a lot where to find particular shops could do with a where to find guide for serious shoppers.

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Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This is the place to visit for all those shopping experiences Chuches to visit. balloon rides and the park must be seen.

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Bridlington, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

there was beautiful gardens made even more special by the Christmas markets and light shows which provided a great party atmosphere. the local bus services provided easy access to so many places and we took a ride from the square to Salisbury where we enjoyed a beautiful day out.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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208 reviews 208 reviews
68 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I have been a resident of bournemouth for my whole life, so over the years have seen various changes to "The Square" It is basically the town centre that has been pedestrianised & is used for many different events. At the moment it's hosting the German Market & Alpine Bar. Bournemouth council make the most of the area. My only... More 

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suffolk
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91 reviews 91 reviews
24 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Walked to the square and the German market was on with all the twinkling lights it looked really good and a live band was playing too.

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Hertfordshire
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63 reviews 63 reviews
21 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Just returned from Bourenmoth where from mid November they have a traditional Christmas market in the square.They also have entertainment going on during this period on a stage with live music.There is also a traditional German tyoe pub on the square built for the market period.Well worth visiting as well as the local stores and shops just on or close... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is a fantastic point for Social Meeting point. If you're staying in the YMCA on your travels. Then its a short walk. Here in the Square. Transport to all areas of Bournemouth are accessible. Shops are not far away. The Beach/pier is a short walk and there is a Cafe in the square where you can wait to keep... More 

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