Excursions, Leisure and Social Activities

Things to do in Bournemouth

Bournemouth Beach has topped the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2023 for Best Beaches again! Voted in the top 25 beaches in Europe!

Bournemouth has all the leisure and entertainment facilities of an international holiday resort. Leisure activities available at extra cost include:

  • Cinema and theatre, restaurants, pubs and clubs
  • Concerts, exhibitions, conferences and musical events
  • Russell Cotes Museum of Art
  • Country and Western, Jazz and Folk Music
  • Classical music by the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Sinfonietta

We have put together a list of 100 things to do in Bournemouth.  Visit the Bournemouth Tourist Office – for full information about Bournemouth and the surrounding area.

Anglo-Continental Social Activities Programme

Students aged 16 and over can participate in Anglo-Continental’s social activity programme at no additional cost.  Activities include the English language conversation club, the popular football club, Bournemouth walking tour, beach games and a variety of other sports and leisure activities.

Events and Festivals in Bournemouth

Bournemouth air festival  Arts festival Bournemouth

 Sports in Bournemouth

Anglo-Continental can arrange a wide choice of optional sports activities throughout the year (At extra cost. From £ 5):

  • Team-games such as football, volleyball or basketball
  • Swimming, sailing, wind-surfing and surfing
  • Tennis
  • Horse-riding in the New Forest
  • Golf on a choice of excellent courses.  Click here for a list of local golf courses.
  • Jogging and cross-country running
  • Local sports centres for fitness training, weight training or martial arts.

 Excursions and Educational Visits

A wide selection of excursions are offered throughout the year (At extra cost. From £20). For example:

  • Famous cities like London, Oxford, Cambridge, Canterbury, Brighton, Winchester, Salisbury, Stratford-upon-Avon and Bath
  • Historic sites such as Glastonbury and Stonehenge
  • Famous castles and stately homes such as Windsor Castle, Leeds Castle,
  • Blenheim Palace and Hampton Court
  • Shopping in London, the Tower of London and the London Eye
  • The famous waxworks at Madame Tussaud’s
  • London West End Shows and Theatre trips
  • Safari parks and theme parks
  • International sporting events

Excursion Programme