Bournemouth, Poole & the surrounding area
Sandwiched between the stunning countryside of the New Forest and golden beaches, the vibrant and cosmopolitan town of Bournemouth buzzes with activity all year round. Bournemouth’s beautiful gardens and wide pedestrianised shopping areas grace the new-look town centre, with many of the streets taking on a stylish European feel.
As a lively entertainment centre, Bournemouth boasts clubs, pubs, live concert venues, cinemas and a diverse mix of restaurants. It is renowned as one of the major tourist and leisure resorts in England and has a very lively and international feel to it.
Within easy reach of London and many English cities and airports, Bournemouth is situated on the border of Dorset and Hampshire, two of the most stunning counties in Britain.
The coastline is dramatically picturesque offering uninterrupted views of the Purbeck Hills, Hengistbury Head and the Isle of Wight. The surrounding historic market towns, sleepy villages and areas of outstanding natural beauty all form an unforgettable landscape.
Five reasons to choose to study in Bournemouth:
- 12km of award-winning, clean, sandy beaches
- Europe’s first artificial surf reef
- Home of a major English university and large student population
- First-class cultural and sports facilities
- A buzzing town centre with great shopping and energetic nightlife