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Everyday Life Walk in Boscombe (Self Guided), 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 suburb -Boscombe.
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Everyday Life Walk in Boscombe Map

Guide Name: Everyday Life Walk in Boscombe
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: 2.9 Km or 1.8 Miles
Author: vickyc
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Boscombe Library
  • Pedestrian Area of Boscombe
  • St Clement Church
  • Boscombe Chine Gardens
  • Boscombe Pier and the Beach
  • Urban Reef Restaurant
Boscombe Library

1) Boscombe Library

Boscombe Library is a large library attended by locals of the Boscombe neighbourhood of Bournemouth. Besides local readers, there are different events organized there almost every day of the week, especially for kids, like "story-time for pre-schoolers", singing songs and others.
Pedestrian Area of Boscombe

2) Pedestrian Area of Boscombe

Pedestrian Area of Boscombe is a very beautiful part of this region where there are always many locals shopping or just having a drink in cafes. The street is lined with many shops, cafes and restaurants and it is the main shopping area. The buildings in this area are designed in art deco style. There is an open air market on Thursday and Saturday. There are all kinds of goods at the market, from fresh food to clothes and jewelry. There is the Royal Arcade and a big mall.
St Clement Church

3) St Clement Church

Saint Clement Church is a perfect example of Victorian Gothic churches in England. This church was always well maintained by the locals. The architecture and the green area around the church attract many wedding couples to take photos; people also go there to meditate. The church dates back to 1871. There is an impressive tower that was built 20 years later.
Boscombe Chine Gardens

4) Boscombe Chine Gardens

Boscombe Chine Garden is now a splendid Victorian garden. There are so many elegant figures creatively designed from bushes and flowers, like butterflies, trains and others. There is a water play area for kids, grounds for sport and a terrace café where locals like to come and relax. The garden spreads to the seafront.
Boscombe Pier and the Beach

5) Boscombe Pier and the Beach

Boscombe Pier is not a Victorian style old pier that is common in England, but a pier with modern construction within it. The entrance is designed in Googie-style. It is illuminated at night. In the area close to the pier you will see local people relaxing on the golden sandy beach of Bournemouth.
Urban Reef Restaurant

6) Urban Reef Restaurant

Urban Reef is the perfect place where people can enjoy dinner right at the Boscombe Promenade. It is located at Boscombe Overstrand that is set along the beach several meters to the right of the pier. It comprises everything: restaurant, cafe, a bar and a deli where one can buy some products and prepare dishes at home similar to those served in the restaurant. This restaurant attracts both tourists and locals. You can see the sea and the brand new artificial surf reef from this place.

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