Known as the Jewel of the South Coast, Bournemouth is the ultimate British seaside resort. Whether you’re an explorer, adrenaline junkie, or prefer or more relaxed pace and simply want to ‘lay beside the sea’! The Connaught Hotel is ideally located from Bournemouth’s many places of interest.
Bournemouth is famed for its blue flag beaches – in fact we have 7 miles of golden sandy beaches just a few minutes’ walk from the hotel.
The perfect day trip with everything from quad biking and theme parks, to country pubs and long walks – you can even watch donkeys and deer roam freely!
Bournemouth’s regular home since the 1920’s for West End Shows, Opera, Ballet, Pantomimes and Comedy all year round.
Looking to spend a day shopping or simply to take a break from sunbathing? Head to Bournemouth’s vibrant town centre just a short walk from the beach. Alternatively try ‘Bournemouth’s Bond Street’ on Westover Road, or The Triangle – well known for its eclectic, bohemian vibe.
Explore the historic 1930’s rock garden, stunning floral displays that combine a range of colours, textures and scents, music at the Pine Walk bandstand, an aviary, mini golf course and an art exhibition.
Bournemouth’s highest attraction takes visitors to a height of 500 feet giving unprecedented views as you soar over the English Channel and surrounding countryside.
Discover the 1901 Russell-Cotes story of Annie who was gifted a cliff –top, dream house overlooking the sea for her birthday! One of the last Victorian houses to be built in England, it is a home, an art gallery, and a museum.
Constructed in 1920 by Mr Thomas Simpson and still acknowledged as one of the finest privately owned gardens in England. Enjoy over 10 acres of horticultural heaven, charming Café & Tea Rooms or delve into the exciting world of the Plant Centre.