Whats on this winter in Bournemouth

Coastal towns don’t just come alive in summer, winter has almost here and there’s plenty to get you in the festive spirit at Bournemouth! From Christmas markets, alpine bars, lights shows and ice skating. Here’s some ideas of how to make the most out of your stay at Prime Bournemouth and how to enjoy one of the most beautiful times of the year by the sea.

Christmas Tree Wonder Land

Experience the magical, mystical and memorable spectacle of over 100 glittering trees and illuminations. Enjoy live music, entertainment and magical illuminations across the town. As the skies darken, enter a world filled with light as Christmas trees from around the world guide you through an enchanted walkway encountering spectacular features and surprises along the way. From Bournemouth seafront, through the town centre and beyond to the coastal villages, explore a glimmering world of memorable seasonal fun for all ages!

Find out more about the Christmas Tree Wonder Land trail here.

Bournemouth Alpine Christmas Markets

Get your winter warmers on and head down to the square where you’ll be met with the hustle and bustle of our festive traders offering the very best local retail and catering goods! There’s plenty to eat too with traditional hog roasts, bratwurst sausages, roasted chestnuts, churros, waffles and sweat treats…yum!

Take refuge in their two-storey Alpine lodge which is back by popular demand following the success from last year! Sip mulled wine, indulge in the festive delicacies and soak up the atmosphere during this magical time of year.

Skate Ice Rink

Whether you’re a Dancing on Ice champion, a total newbie or just about anything in between, you can be sure to find some festive euphoria on the surface of our real, genuine ice. The rink is held within the canopies of Bournemouth’s Lower Gardens (less than a 5 minute walk from Prime Bournemouth), which have been magically brought to life for the Christmas season.

Moguls Bar

If you need a rest or a warm drink after ice skating, head down to Moguls Bar. Moguls Bar will simmer you down with aromatic mulled wine or a steamy hot chocolate topped with creamy marshmallow, there’s blankets to wrap under too. It’s open everyday till 11pm.

Feeling peckish? Make sure to visit our brand new, award winning, street food vendors for some absolutely delicious festive treats.

We hope you enjoy all the festive activities in Bournemouth! Share your photos with us @prime_backpackers! We’d love to see them.

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