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The Square

Address: Bournemouth, England
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Ranked #8 of 14 Attractions in Bournemouth
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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200 reviews 200 reviews
61 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

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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85 reviews 85 reviews
24 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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
61 helpful votes 61 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Norwich
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26 reviews 26 reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Warm friendly atmosphere, everyone enjoying themselves even if it was raining which actually added to the fun

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Seaham, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
7 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Walked through on the way to restaurant for dinner. It was all lit up and a very lively atmosphere, there was even a local brass band all dressed up as spidermen playing. It was brilliant

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West Yorks
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68 reviews 68 reviews
22 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

If you wish to catch a bus,window shop,have a drink and a snack or just people watch then head for the square where it's all happening.

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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123 reviews 123 reviews
56 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

You can't miss the Square if you visit the centre of Bournemouth, as it is bang slap in the heart of town. Most of the year it is used as a thoroughfare for shoppers and tourists to get to either the beach or the shops but at Christmas time it is transformed into a German market, with log cabins and... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Brilliant.....so many shops and so much to see !! Have to keep going back so that we can explore all the shops.

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Cornwall
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I loved the pedestrian area and the lack of traffic, apart from the congested bus area, but the buses are essential to the area so they are bearable .

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