The Arlington Hotel is one of the best locations for a Summer Holiday in Bournemouth.
Bournemouth Beach has recently been voted one of the best beaches in the UK on Tripadvisor and is just a short 5-minute stroll away, directly through Bournemouth Gardens.
Apart from the beach, Bournemouth has some great free summer holiday activities in the Gardens and on the Pier Approach, just beyond the gate to the Arlington:
Candlelight Nights – Bournemouth Gardens are transformed into a magical candlit world.
Live Music at Summer Live in Bournemouth Square – afternoon and evening performances
Friday Fireworks –Free Fireworks display every Friday in August on Bournemouth Pier
Regular children’s workshops and entertainment in the Lower Gardens.
Some of the more popular attractions in Bournemouth are:
Bournemouth Pier to Shore Zip Wire – an exhilarating trip over the beach
Bournemouth Oceanarium – who doesn’t love penguins
Bournemouth Coastal Activity Park – fun activities all summer long
Rock Reef Bournemouth – indoor climbing wall
Bournemouth Sightseeing Bus – Hop on, hop off sight-seeing bus
The Russell-Cotes Museum – a treasure trove almost on the beach
Bournemouth Gardens Mini Golf – Mini Golf right outside our hotel
Bournemouth Gardens and Aviary – entrance from hotel directly into Gardens
Bournemouth Land Train – a fun ride from Bournemouth to Boscombe and back
Brownsea Island – a short boat ride away and a great day out for nature lovers
Bournemouth Air Festival – Bournemouth’s most famous event – is the grand finale in the Bournemouth summer calendar