Holiday Cottages in Bournemouth

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Thomas Hardy described Bournemouth as ‘a Mediterranean lounging place on the English Channel’. It’s not hard to see why with seven miles of sandy beaches, shopping experiences, and exciting attractions. walk along the pier offers a warm welcome to the area. At its centre, you’ll find a variety of adventures and activities.

The largest coastal resort in Dorset is perfect for anyone looking to enjoy a vibrant atmosphere alongside spectacular scenery. There is something for everyone from family attractions to soaking up the sunshine on the town’s award-winning beaches. Looking for the best way to experience it? Explore luxury holiday cottages hand-picked by kate & tom’s.

Visit Bournemouth for award-winning beaches

Fondly known by locals as the jewel of the South Coast, Bournemouth boasts some of the most impressive shorelines in the UK. Striking clifftops offer spectacular panoramic views. In contrast, the town’s backdrop is set against charming Dorset countryside. 

Victorian holidaymakers were first to acclaim this spot as a top-class seaside destination. Its popularity, of course, grew as the town expanded from its humble roots. Bournemouth’s beach huts are an infamous sight along the seafront, and this is where the tradition originated in 1908. There’s also a chance to hire out the oldest beach hut on your stay. 

Heading to the east, you’ll find Hengistbury Head Nature Reserve. This habitat forms one of England’s Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Here you can admire hundreds of plant and bird species. A walk to the headland also showcases the beauty of Bournemouth Bay and Christchurch Harbour. Plus, on a clear day, you might spot the Isle of Wight.  

Unique things to do in Bournemouth

Want to experience a traditional slice of Bournemouth? Head to the seafront and take a stroll along the pier. This spot has everything you’d expect, including classic funfair rides and amusements. Feeling adventurous? Why not try out the world’s first pier-to-shore zip line for an unforgettable experience. 

Just a short stroll from the beach through Bournemouth’s beautiful Victorian Gardens offers a hub of attractions. The bandstand is a hive of entertainment and music events throughout the year. While one of the longest running
open-air art exhibitions
at Pine Walk is an opportunity to browse charming creations. Don’t forget this is also a favourite spot to challenge your friends or family to a game of mini-golf! 

For those seeking culture and history, a visit to Russell-Coates Art Gallery & Museum is a must. This internationally acclaimed space showcases influential artists work alongside local talent. Entertainment and event hubs such as The Bournemouth International Centreand Pavillion Theatre also host a variety of live shows, performances and musicians. 

Bournemouth cottages by the sea

Ready to experience a memorable and exciting stay in Bournemouth? Immerse yourself in this spectacular location with a choice of luxury Bournemouth holiday homes. Choose from houses with hot tubs or cottages just a short walk from the sandy beaches. Don’t want to leave your furry friends at home? Why not stay in a dog-friendly cottage in Bournemouth to treat your pup to a family getaway too. 

Whether you’re looking for a getaway with friends or a family beachside break, kate & tom’s variety of luxury cottages in Bournemouth is the perfect option. Sit back and relax after a day of swimming and sandy toes. Or dine alfresco with friends in Bournemouth’s array of eateries. There really is something for everyone! 

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Looking for a luxury cottage just a stone’s throw from the beach or a grand house with a garden terrace to enjoy the sunshine? kate & tom’s is here to help. Our team hand-pick the best holiday cottages in Bournemouth with space for everyone, even your pooch. Just choose your favourite spot and search availability. 

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