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Why Bournemouth

Bournemouth and the surrounding area is a major tourist attraction with outstanding beaches, large gardens and extensive shopping areas. The New Forest, Poole Bay and the Purbecks are all within easy reach and there are excellent recreational facilities. Both Bournemouth and Poole have theatres and concert halls, Poole Arts Centre being the home of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

There are many restaurants, pubs, nightclubs and cinemas in the area as well as facilities for golf, tennis, sailing, windsurfing, riding as well as a wide variety of other sporting activities. The Littledown Sports and Leisure centre which has an indoor swimming pool, gym/fitness room, squash courts etc is opposite the hospital complex. Bournemouth has it’s own University as well as college sites and there are many excellent schools in the area.

The travel time by rail to London (Waterloo) is approximately 1 hour 40 minutes and by road (M27, M3) approximately two hours. Bournemouth has its own airport.