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Southbourne Beach

A suburb of Bournemouth, Southbourne features long sandy beaches that stretch for miles. Popular Southbourne Grove is a long street lined with unusual and unique independent shops. The Green Flag award-winning Seafield Gardens are an open space just a short walk from the beach, and are a popular place for dog-walking and picnics complete with a children's play area, bowls, tennis facilities and a Grade II Listed water tower.

You can reach Southbourne's beach via the character Fisherman's Walk Cliff Railway, which is the smallest funicular railway in the world at just 128 feet. The area is a quieter alternative to busy Bournemouth, offering a selection of peacefully situated, quality accommodation options within easy reach of Bournemouth's many attractions. Welcoming B&Bs, hotels and self-catering apartments are all available in the area.

Accommodation in Southbourne

  • Southbourne   (1.3 miles from the centre of Southbourne)
    Prices from
    £35
    per person per night B&B
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    Woodland House is ideally situated in a quiet tree-lined avenue in Bournemouth, offering bed and breakfast accommodation for up to 4 guests, ideal for families. Wi-Fi & parking.
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  • Bournemouth   (1.2 miles from the centre of Southbourne)
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    £25
    Per person (2 sharing) per night
     
    Well appointed Bournemouth B&B set a short bus ride from the beach. Great for families & couples. Choice of breakfast available (extra charge). Wi-Fi service.
     
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  • Bournemouth   (0.4 miles from the centre of Southbourne)
    Sleeps 6
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    £220
    per week (seasonal) Sleeps up to 6
     
    Two self contained apartments in an original Bournemouth Victorian house close to beach. Onsite parking. Use of large garden. WiFi. One apt sleeps up to 4, the other up to 6
     
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  • Southbourne   (0.3 miles from the centre of Southbourne)
    Sleeps 8
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    £1,493
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 8
     
    Large holiday home in Southbourne, in an elevated position with sea views. Excellent modern luxury facilities throughout. Ideal for large families and small groups. Parking. WiFi.
     
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  • Bournemouth   (0.8 miles from the centre of Southbourne)
    Sleeps 2
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    £235
    Per Week (seasonal) Sleeps 2
     
    Well appointed studio apartment in Bournemouth set just 100 metres from the beach at Southbourne. Off road parking, Wi-Fi service, cot/ high chair for children. No pets.
     
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  • Bournemouth   (0.6 miles from the centre of Southbourne)
    Sleeps 6
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    £714
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 6
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    Luxury three bedroom, two bath/ shower room holiday accommodation in Bournemouth with balcony, garden & parking. Cot & high chair can be provided. Short breaks.
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  • Bournemouth   (1.4 miles from the centre of Southbourne)
    Sleeps 4
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    £505
    per week (seasonal) Sleeps 4
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    Fabulous modern two bed apartment at Boscombe Overcliff just 100 yards from the beach with WiFi, parking and shed storage. Ideal for families, couples & business. Sleeps 4.
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  • Bournemouth   (0.6 miles from the centre of Southbourne)
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    £45
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    Situated on a cliff top this 8 bedroom bed and breakfast offers sea views in most of their bedrooms. All rooms have freeview televisions. Situated around 4-5 miles from Bournemo...
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  • Bournemouth   (0.9 miles from the centre of Southbourne)
    Prices from
    £33
    Per person B&B (2 sharing)
    TripAdvisor traveller rating from 123 reviews
    Rating from 123 reviews
    4 star Bournemouth hotel just 300 metres from award winning beach & clifftop walks. Lovely well equipped rooms, home cooked evening dinners available & parking
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  • Bournemouth   (0.8 miles from the centre of Southbourne)
    Sleeps 4
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    £283
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 4
     
    This apartment is 50 yards from the cliff top and the Blue Flag sandy beach (beach hut available for hire). Set on the first floor the open plan living room/kitchen has a balcon...
     
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