111 Places in Bournemouth That You Shouldn't Miss
- The ultimate insider's guide to Bournemouth
- Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides
- Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 650 titles and 3.8 million copies in print worldwide
- Appeals to both the local market (more than 186,000 people call Bournemouth home) and the tourist market (more than 5.7 million people visit Bournemouth every year!)
- Fully illustrated with 111 full-page colour photographs
The number of ice creams bought along Bournemouth’s seafront each year: 750,000. The number of deckchairs hired out on a busy weekend: 3,000. The number of trees standing proud in the town: 47,000. Having long since shrugged off its reputation as God’s waiting room, Bournemouth and its surrounding areas have a boundless number of places to discover, explore and relish.
Whether you’re a curious local, a seasoned traveller or a one-time visitor, these 111 places will surprise, delight and astonish you. Amble over the bridge that won World War II, get whisked off on an Asian adventure, learn about Charlie Chaplin’s connection to the town, visit Florence Nightingale’s grave, order a Żubrówka (whatever that is), gaze into the real Alice in Wonderland’s mirror, make friends with an Egyptian mummy, stand beneath the lamppost AFC Bournemouth was formed under, and walk in the footsteps of the Fab Four, as well as the woman who brought the British government to its knees.
As you explore, take your time, take photos and take advantage of everything this extraordinary, astounding, fascinating area has to offer. The number of times you’ll gasp as you discover something new: countless.