Tour of Bournemouth's Shopping Areas, Bournemouth (Self Guided)

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.
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Tour of Bournemouth's Shopping Areas Map

Guide Name: Tour of Bournemouth's Shopping Areas
Guide Location: England » Bournemouth (See other walking tours in Bournemouth)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.3 km
Author: vickyc
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Commercial Road

1) Commercial Road

Commercial Road is a pedestrian street full of shops. Women will appreciate the numerous women's clothing shops. There are coffee shops, gift shops, jewelry stores, shoe stores, accessories and cosmetics. Men will also find a lot of shops with men clothing. There are only stylish brands on this road.
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Richmond Hill

2) Richmond Hill

Richmond Hill is another shopping area in Bournemouth and is also the touristic part of the city, as there are some great touristic attractions, too. There are many really good gift shops and boutiques where everybody will find something special to take home.
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Bournemouth Arcade

3) Bournemouth Arcade

Bournemouth Arcade is the Victorian Arcade covered with a semicircle glass roof. In this old style shopping arcade, one can buy different things like gifts, souvenirs, clothes, jewelery, books and art. There are a lot of upmarket boutiques, including designer clothes.
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Enigma

4) Enigma

Enigma is a gift shop that sells rainbow crystals, jewelry, aromatic oils, candles and other things such as relaxation music. Rainbow crystals are very beautiful and it is believed that they carry positive energy. This shop sells genuine Swarovski crystal of the highest quality.

Operation Hours: Monday - Saturday: 9.30 am - 5.30 pm
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Westover Road

5) Westover Road

Westover Road is one of the main shopping streets in the center of Bournemouth. There are a lot of jewelers, clothes and accessories shops and boutiques along this street. Westover Road is partly pedestrianized. Westover Road is for those who want to shop in upmarket shops.

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Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Bournemouth for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Bournemouth has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Bournemouth, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.