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The Square

Bournemouth, England
+44 1202 579918
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Bournemouth, England
Bournemouth, England
+44 1202 579918
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Square is a great place to chill and watch the world go by, over a coffee. We visit several times each year. There are often street performers, displays, etc, going on. From The Square there are easy walks to the beach, or away from...More

Thank Johnfrisbee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On better days there is a large variety of shops and places to eat and drink in the square and it boarders the gardens that run through to the pier so plenty of space to breathe and enjoy the outdoors as long as it's dry.

Thank Vinylman101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is so obvious that a lot of hard work and thought had gone into the Christmas Market in The Square. The lovely shacks containing products for sale, the mass of beautiful lights, the Alpine Lodge giving a fantastic atmosphere. A beautiful, happy place to...More

Thank PyeLin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Much better prices & different items to all Bournemouth shops , layout of the market was great as right in the middle of Bournemouth town , loads of parking and all the Christmas chalet traders were great fun for the festive period . Review was...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Within a few minutes walk from the hotel great shops..... really enjoyed Debenhams! Plenty of places to eat and drink and stroll.

Thank Pamishappy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A much changing environment, When we visited the weather was poor but there were still plenty of people around. There is places to eat and drink in the square but we didn't use these facilities.

Thank Andyh69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the better shopping areas in a seaside resort. Has just about everything. We went pre Christmas and the decorations were nice as was the street market. It's also a great place to catch buses to go further afield or to the train station....More

Thank JJBonzo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

.. and always something happening. Sometimes a bit tacky. In summer there's kids' entertainment sometimes. Lots of food and drink. Worth spending half an hour here. The Xmas market is formulaic.

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We usually visit Winchester Christmas Market, but thought we would have a change this year,, particularly as we like Bournemouth. However, we were very disappointed by the comparatively small number of stalls at the Bournemouth Christmas Market too many of which seemed to be selling...More

Thank jeff d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The centre of Bournemouth surrounded by shops and now several bars and confectionery and eating places. Also the main drop off and collection point for local buses and taxis. Breaks up the Upper and Lower Gardens and is a good place to meet up with...More

Thank TomT77
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3 November 2017|
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Response from Gabriella0008 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, about 15-20 min by walk, but the city center is nice, so it is a good and enjoyable walk :)
Rob M
6 May 2015|
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Response from malc_hill | Reviewed this property |
Bournemouth The Square Bournemouth Dorset BH2 5LY This is the correct postal address taken from the GPO register