Cultural Walking Tour of Bournemouth, Bournemouth

Bournemouth is a tourist centre of culture and history. There are many art galleries and art museums; one of them is Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum, that boasts the most unique and quirky collections in the world. There is a huge modern library, theaters and Bournemouth International Center. You can visit the tomb of famous May Shelley - the author of one of the famous Frankenstein novels. Take this self-guided tour to explore the cultural attractions of Bournemouth.
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Cultural Walking Tour of Bournemouth Map

Guide Name: Cultural Walking Tour of Bournemouth
Guide Location: England » Bournemouth (See other walking tours in Bournemouth)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 km
Author: vickyc
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Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum

1) Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum (must see)

The Russell-Cotes Museum (formally, the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum) is an art gallery and museum in Bournemouth, England. It is located on the top of the East Cliff, next to the Royal Bath Hotel. In 1897, architect John Frederick Fogerty was commissioned by Merton Russell-Cotes, then the owner of the Royal Bath Hotel, to build a house as a birthday present for his wife Annie. Originally called East Cliff Hall, it was built in the northeast section of his hotel's garden. Built in...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Pavilion Theater

2) Pavilion Theater (must see)

The Pavilion Theatre and Ballroom is Bournemouth's traditional venue for year round entertainment. Built in the 1920s, it retains its splendour and elegant styling and is Bournemouth's regular home for West End stage shows, Opera, Ballet, Pantomime and Comedy as well as for corporate presentations and dinner dances, product launches and small conferences. Initially the Pavilion's main auditorium was not called a theater, but a Concert Hall, and within a few years it became...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Westover Gallery

3) Westover Gallery

Westover Gallery is a gallery where you can see the best contemporary art of international and regional artists. You will see the temporary exhibitions of only renowned artists, as well as works of artists that exhibited their arts throughout the world. There are exhibitions of extraordinary talents such as John Wilson, Simon Claridge, Mark Spain and...   view more
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Bournemouth International Center

4) Bournemouth International Center (must see)

The Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) in Bournemouth, Dorset, is one of the primary venues for conferences, exhibitions, entertainment and events in southern England. Additionally, it is well-known for hosting national conferences of major British political parties and trade unions. The venue's Windsor Hall has a concert capacity of 6,500 and is one of the bigger indoor music venues in the UK, often included on the arena tours of major artists. The smaller Solent Hall can house...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Bournemouth Library

5) Bournemouth Library

Bournemouth Library is a large, modern library. The building represents contemporary architecture with a glass facade. Despite the usual books, there are also musical books, cds, a computer hall and a room where you can watch films. There is a piano and visitors can play it with...   view more
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TheARThouse Gallery

6) TheARThouse Gallery

TheARThouse Gallery is a gallery that exhibits contemporary arts. It is a shop-gallery where you can buy or just contemplate the arts. The gallery displays original, contemporary fine art and different modern pieces of the 20th century. All the artworks are displayed in their true glory at this...   view more

Walking Tours in Bournemouth, England

Create Your Own Walk in Bournemouth

Create Your Own Walk in Bournemouth

Creating your own self-guided walk in Bournemouth is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Family Entertainment Walking Tour in Bournemouth

Family Entertainment Walking Tour in Bournemouth

Families will find various interesting attractions in Bournemouth. There are specific kids' attractions at the waterfront. Cinemas, great cafes and toy shops are situated in the centre of Bournemouth. Take this self-guided tour for amazing family entertainment in Bournemouth.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.9 km
Everyday Life Walking Tour in Bournemouth

Everyday Life Walking Tour in Bournemouth

According to statistics, people that live in Bournemouth are happy and satisfied with their lives. They have beautiful gardens to walk in, beaches and great shopping opportunities. This self-guided tour will reveal to you the everyday way of life of people living Bournemouth.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 km
Tour of Bournemouth's Shopping Areas

Tour of Bournemouth's Shopping Areas

Bournemouth has a plethora of shopping opportunities. There are pedestrian shopping streets in the centre of the town. There are various shops such as gift shops, specialty shops and many clothes boutiques set in arcades. This self-guided tour will lead you through the shops in the centre of Bournemouth.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Typically for a seaside resort such as Bournemouth, sitting on the southern coast of England, the city's main attraction is the beaches. However, there are quite a few local sights unique to this place that will make your stay in Bournemouth just as enjoyable off-season, especially if you can explore them in more detail and learn about the history behind. This orientation walk will take you around some of the city's most picturesque Victorian and more modern landmarks so you can get a fuller picture of the delights that Bournemouth has to offer.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 km