What's nearby?

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Christchurch is a beautiful old town around four miles away from the AECC. It has many attractions, including a Priory, quayside and bustling town centre complete with homely cafes and boutique shops.

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New Forest

The New Forest National Park is in Hampshire and Dorset. Covering 145 square miles of stunning scenic forest and heathland, the New Forest is the ideal location for walks, cycling, horse riding and outdoor activities.


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Hengistbury Head

Hengistbury Head is a dramatic headline in Bournemouth, just south of Christchurch Harbour. A beautiful location for a day trip, the location boasts scenic beaches and stunning wildlife watching opportunities.

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Poole is the neighbouring town to Bournemouth and is home to the second largest natural harbour in the world. An old market town, Poole has plenty of shops and miles of award-winning beaches, including the renowned beautiful Sandbanks beach.

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Southampton is situated around 30 miles from Bournemouth, easily accessible by car or train. Its West Quay shopping centre is one of the largest in the area, while the historic town boasts cultural attractions and a historic dockyard.

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Famous landmarks and attractions rub shoulders with the financial district, shopping streets and endless eateries and bars. Easily accessible using public transport, there is always something going on in London, whether it be a show, an exhibition or special event.