Destination guide

The friendly area of Wimborne awaits your stay

The area's theatre scene and entertainment are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Wimborne. This city's restaurants, bars and cheese shops attract many visitors, as does its welcoming and trendy location. Poole Harbour and Bournemouth International Centre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Wimborne

Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Wimborne a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Monkey World Ape Rescue Center (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Wimborne Model Town (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Ashley Wood Golf Club (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Splashdown Waterpark (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Bournemouth Adventure Wonderland (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Liberty's Owl Raptor and Reptile Centre (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Wimborne

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Wimborne is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bournemouth Beach (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Brownsea Island (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Priest's House Museum and Garden (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Edmondsham House and Gardens (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Knoll Gardens (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Poole Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Wimborne

The nearest airport is in Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), located 8.3 mi (13.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Southampton (SOU), which is 27.6 mi (44.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Wimborne?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 971 holiday lettings around Wimborne. From 224 houses to 267 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a seaside property in Wimborne?

Don't just spend a few hours at the beach. Round up your crew and crash as close as you can to it! The sound of the surf and extraordinary ocean views? Yes please! There are 265 beachside holiday rentals to pick from. Looking for a different atmosphere? See if any of our other properties catch your eye. Our selection here includes:

  • 241 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 177 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 154 town holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Wimborne?

Our house holiday rentals are real accommodation for real travellers. Offering plenty of room to move, they're perfect if you want to experience life like a local. There are 363 options currently listed on HomeAway. Prices start from £50 a night. Or maybe you'd prefer one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Cottage: 312 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £50 per night.
  • Apartment: 307 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £51 per night.
  • Hotel: 107 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £29 per night.

Can I stay in Wimborne in a large group?

It can be difficult finding time to unwind with friends and family. A group getaway is an ideal opportunity to reunite and unwind. If you were hoping to stay under the same roof, HomeAway has options to suit. 71 cottage holiday rentals are available. At the moment, they're the preferred choice here for large groups. Properties for rent in this area that can cater for large groups include:

  • Are you looking for rentals that can hold 6 guests? We have 219 that will be ideal. Prices start from £53 per night.
  • Looking for a holiday property for 8 guests? We have 89 that will be ideal. Prices start from £65 a night.
  • Going away with a group of 5? We've got 86 rental properties that will meet your needs. Prices begin at just £48 per night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your dad, your cousin and all your besties to Wimborne.