Local Area

Brooklands Hotel is located very close to the centre of Bournemouth and just a short walk away from a host of activities and landmarks. With so much to do and see, we have created a bucket list of our favourites for the whole family:

Bournemouth International Centre – 5 minute walk

The primary venue in Bournemouth that can cater for over 4,000 people and regularly features famous artists, bands, comedians, shows and theatre. Notable acts include Eddie Izzard, Imagine Dragons, Gary Barlow, The Saturdays, The Vamps, Alan Carr, Michael Macintyre and Paloma Faith. Brooklands Hotel is a 5 minute walk away, making it the ideal choice of accommodation if you’re travelling to see someone at the BIC Bournemouth!

Bournemouth Oceanarium – 8 minute walk

Located on the seafront, the Oceanarium Bournemouth houses a variety of sea life animals including fish, invertebrates, reptiles, mammals and birds as well as displays, animal experiences, offshore café and Cove gift shop. Recently, the Oceanarium has opened a penguin sanctuary featuring the Humboldt Penguin from South America. If you’re travelling South for a family beach weekend, ensure you stay at Brooklands Hotel and visit the Oceanarium.

The Beach – 5 minute walk

Bournemouth Beach is famous for its white sands and blue water as well as its charming pier. RockReef, the pier’s Sports Activity Centre now features attractions including Clip ‘n Climb Fun, Climbing Challenges and a Pier to beach zip wire. The dog-friendly beach is close to our dog-friendly hotel but also family friendly – grab the kids, spades and enjoy a beach day out with a picnic.

Bournemouth Balloon & Gardens – 10 minute walk

Offering panoramic views across Bournemouth and the English Channel for up to 20 miles is Bournemouth’s giant helium balloon. Reaching a height of 150 metres, it’s worth a visit as a romantic activity as a couple or a family day trip as well as a wander through Bournemouth’s beautiful landscaped gardens.

For more information on things to do in Bournemouth, visit our blog or book a room at Brooklands Hotel by booking online or call us direct on 01202 552 887.

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