Excursions, Leisure and Social Activities

Things to do in Bournemouth

Bournemouth Beach has topped the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019 for Best Beaches again! Voted number 1 in the UK,  number 6 in Europe and number 20 Worldwide!

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

At Anglo-Continental we arrange a comprehensive social activities programme (included in the fees). Activities include English language practice workshops, social evenings at local venues, Zumba and fitness classes, themed events, football and volleyball sessions and a wide range of other sports and games. 


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