Find the best place to stay — Bournemouth

Where to stay around Bournemouth?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,044 holiday lettings near Bournemouth. From 380 apartments to 325 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bournemouth is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bournemouth?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Bournemouth. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bournemouth Beach: 1,378 holiday lettings
  • Boscombe Pier: 1,384 holiday lettings
  • Alum Chine Beach: 1,369 holiday lettings
  • Bournemouth International Centre: 1,382 holiday lettings
  • Bournemouth Pier: 1,385 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bournemouth listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Bournemouth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 380 apartments in Bournemouth. Our other popular types of Bournemouth holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 325 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 218 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 44 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including campervans and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bournemouth?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 62 holiday homes with pool available in Bournemouth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make A Holiday Rental House in Bournemouth, England Your Home Away From Home

    Situated neatly on the south coast of England in the county of Dorset is the modern coastal town of Bournemouth. The town is relatively younger than many other towns as it was only founded in 1810. A Bournemouth holiday is the ideal choice for those visitors looking to enjoy a seaside holiday that is filled with things to do and places to see. What’s more, a Bournemouth holiday rental house will give you some spectacular sea views as well as ensuring that your stay in the town is as comfortable as it possibly could be.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Bournemouth, England

    Being a coastal town, Bournemouth has plenty of watery activities available for visitors to try out including fishing, swimming, water skiing, sailing, surfing and windsurfing. Other activities available in the town for your enjoyment include golf, tennis, cycling, walking and roller-blading. Visitors on a Bournemouth holiday can also enjoy the Russell-Cotes Museum which was formerly a house built for the wife of the mayor of the town, Merton Russell-Cotes in 1897. The house was given over to the people of Bournemouth in 1907 and is now home to a large collection of paintings originating from the Far East. For those who have a head for heights, there is also the Bournemouth Eye; unlike the modern London Eye, the Bournemouth Eye looks akin to a hot-air balloon and is limited to 30 passengers at any time up into the sky to take in some wonderful scenery.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Bournemouth, England

    If you fancy leaving your Bournemouth holiday rental house for the day and taking in a true slice of British history, then take the road to the town of Shaftesbury which is only an hour away. The particularly fit will enjoy the gruelling jaunt that brings you to the top of Gold Hill, a steep cobbled street that has been featured in many books and even in some television adverts through the years. There is also the Shaftesbury Abbey Museum which houses artefacts salvaged from the destroyed abbey as well as a replica Medieval period garden.

    Weather in Bournemouth, England

    If booking a Bournemouth holiday rental house is dependent on the weather then you will be delighted to hear that you can expect to enjoy decent summers and quite cool winters. A Bournemouth holiday is popular during the months of July and August when the temperature during the day can reach as high as 22°C. The winter months of December, January and February see the temperature during the day drop to between 2° and 9°C. The annual rainfall amount for the town is 25 inches.

    Travel to Bournemouth, England

    Travellers on a Bournemouth holiday can arrive at Bournemouth Airport (BOH) which is approximately 6 miles away from the centre of the town. Air operators that have cheap, regular flights to the area include BMI and Flybe. Passengers can leave from various other UK airports such as Edinburgh (EDI), Aberdeen (ABZ), Manchester (MAN), Belfast (BFS) and Southampton(SOU).

    Attractions in and around Bournemouth

    Have time to spare and looking for things to do around Bournemouth? Local attractions include The Square, Oceanarium and Bournemouth Pier. Don't miss cultural highlights such as Bournemouth Pavillion Theater, Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum and Bournemouth Natural Science Society. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Bournemouth Beach and Alum Chine Beach. Fun activities in the city include Boscombe Chine Gardens Mini Golf Course, Coastal Activity Park and Littledown Miniature Railway. Don't miss the city's popular attractions such as Bournemouth International Centre while exploring the area. You might also want to add other must-see places in the region such as Poole Harbour, Brownsea Island or Corfe Castle to your agenda.