Bournemouth is a seaside resort town in Dorset.
It is popular with pensioners, and famous for its 7 miles of golden sandy beaches on clean and year-round warm seas. The town centre has notable Victorian architecture. The spire of St Peter's Church is a local landmark.
We visited for on day on 14 September (2019). Initially, we were meant to visit a campervan dealer but by the time we discussed their option, we managed to find a much better deal (in nearby Dudley). Hence we went there for the beach only.
Julia found a way to the top of this cross...
Which she used as a platform to play with God knows which adventures she was making up.
A city centre street, with this clock offered by Lucerne.
Inside Saint Peter. Interestingly, British accommodate social places in religious buildings.
The beach, from the pier.
The beach, from the noria.
The Upper Gardens, from the noria.
The Upper Gardens, on the bridge.
Time to go back to Wolverhampton, departing from Bournemouth station.
- The beach & the piers (Bournemouth & Boscomber) 14 September 2019.
- St.Peter's Church. Mary Shelley of Frankenstein fame is buried in the churchyard along with the heart of her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley 14 September 2019.
- Lower gardens 14 September 2019.
- Central & upper gardens 14 September 2019.
- West Cliff funicular.
- Bournemouth Oceanarium.
- Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum.