The seaside town of Bournemouth attracts visitors from all over the world. With 12 kilometres of sandy beaches, beautiful parks and gardens, Bournemouth is a combination of bustling town and a traditional British seaside resort. The town is split into two main areas The Lansdowne or Old Christchurch area and The Triangle. These are both connected by Bournemouth Square in the heart of the town.
Next door Poole is a busy harbour town, with Europe’s largest natural harbour. Just outside Bournemouth, the landscape changes from rolling hills to the wide expanses of the New Forest.
Bournemouth Student Lettings
There are over 18,000 students in Bournemouth attending both Bournemouth University and Arts University Bournemouth from over 120 countries, so it’s a truly international town. Our high quality Bournemouth student lettings are suitable for both international students and students coming to the area from elsewhere in the UK.
Bournemouth University is on 2 campuses, Talbot and Lansdowne. Talbot is just outside the centre of Bournemouth, and Lansdowne Campus is close to the centre. The Arts University College at Bournemouth is located in Wallisdown, between Bournemouth and Poole.
Omnia’s all inclusive Bournemouth student accommodation is in the heart of the city centre just minutes from the beach and within walking distance from the Lansdowne campus and all of the fantastic nightlife Bournemouth has to offer.
Transport Links for Student Lettings in Bournemouth
Both uni campuses are served by ‘Unilinx buses’, which run regularly at a reasonable price. There are also regular bus services from Bournemouth rail station to the Bournemouth University Talbot campus in Poole. Travel around the city is cheap and easy, as everything is in walking distance.
Bournemouth rail station is well-served by a number of mainline stations and is just 90 minutes from London.
Sport and Entertainment in Bournemouth
Bournemouth’s sandy beaches offer wind surfing, jet skiing, beach volleyball, kite surfing, and other beach activities. Watersports are popular in Bournemouth with the Sailing and Boat club and large indoor waterpark. There are also a wide range of other sporting activities on offer in Bournemouth, easily accessible from our student lettings. Bournemouth is a great place to be if you’re a budding athlete, or perhaps a supporter of Bournemouth FC.
Shopping is also great for students on a budget, with cheap vintage shopping and markets in Boscombe. Westbourne and Winton are great for charity shop bargains and Castlepoint shopping mall have all of your usual high street shops and designers all in one place.
There’s a traditional English pier, an Oceanarium and a funfair full of your usual seaside amusements and slot machines. There are 2 cinemas in Bournemouth town centre and a multiplex and arts cinema in Poole. The Russell Cotes Art Gallery and Museum and The Bournemouth International Centre are also great places to visit.
Bournemouth boasts a great atmosphere with many restaurants, bars and quirky pubs. The nightclubs and bars of Bournemouth are well known and it has one of the most vibrant club scenes outside London.
Some highlights are The Winchester, in the triangle area of Bournemouth, an alternative looking venue with live bands and well known student nights and The Old Fire Station a cheap student venue hosting comedy nights as well as club nights throughout the week.