Poole & Bournemouth Things to Do

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9 Best Garden Centres near Poole & Bournemouth

11 Best Garden Centres Near Bournemouth & Poole

There are a variety of different garden centres around Poole and Bournemouth, each with their own character and appeal. Here is a flavour of what is available in the area…

8 Best Poole and Bournemouth Cinema Options

8 Best Poole and Bournemouth Cinema Options

If the weather takes a turn for the worse or you just fancy a relaxed evening out, the cinema is a great choice. We are lucky in this area to have a few places to choose from too, so you can mix things up a bit. Here is our pick of the best cinemas in Poole, Bournemouth and the surrounding area.

Things to Do Indoors and on a Rainy Day in Bournemouth and Poole

14 Best Indoor Activities Bournemouth & Poole Offer

Whilst there is plenty to do in good weather, on rainy days it can be tricky to think of local indoor activities that will suit all the family. To give you some ideas, we’ve put together a comprehensive list of the best things to do indoors in the Bournemouth and Poole area.

Children’s Farms and Animal Parks near Bournemouth and Poole

Zoo Bournemouth: 11 Best Places to See Animals Locally

Being in Dorset, you’d expect Bournemouth and Poole to have a few good children’s farms and animal parks nearby; and you won’t be disappointed. These options are all worth a visit if you have children interested in animals and energy to burn.

Leisure Centre Options in Bournemouth and Poole

10 Best Leisure Centres in Bournemouth and Poole

When we first moved to the area, we spent an evening visiting local leisure centres to get a feel for what’s on offer. Poole, Bournemouth and Christchurch have a good range and you are sure to find one to suit your needs.