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Cheap areas to stay in Bournemouth

British seaside resorts don't get more iconic than sunny Bournemouth. With a vast stretch of sandy beach, vintage attractions like Bournemouth Pier and the West Country's famously sunny weather, it's hardly surprising that Bournemouth attracts holidaymakers year on year. Don't worry if you are on a budget. A cluster of cheap hotels near the Bournemouth International Centre put you in the heart of town. Further along the coast, you'll find several cheap digs along East Overcliff Drive, while nearby Boscombe is littered with value places to lay your head at night.

Cheap hotels in Bournemouth

Just because you've opted for one of the cheap hotels in Bournemouth, doesn't mean you have to slum it. At the 2.5-star Ravensbourne Hotel you'll find 11 quaint guestrooms and immaculate service, without paying sky-high prices. If it's amenities that you're after, you can't go wrong with the Heathlands Hotel Bournemouth, which has everything from an onsite restaurant to free WiFi. There are historic properties, too. Score yourself a room in the red-brick Ullswater Hotel and enjoy en suite bathrooms, a private garden and daily housekeeping. Whichever you pick, you'll never be far from the long stretch of sandy beach.

Where to find cheap food in Bournemouth

You don't need to travel far from your hotel to find cheap streets in Bournemouth. If you happen to be in town on the first Saturday of the month, you're in luck. The Westbourne Farmers Market teems with locally-made treats that won't break the bank. Up along Poole Road, there's a cluster of chain classics that never tire and won't leave you out of pocket. Alternatively, hunt around the roads near Bournemouth International Centre, where you could splurge at one of the seafood restaurants which are considerably cheaper than in the capital.

Cheap things to do in Bournemouth

You need nothing more than good weather to enjoy Bournemouth on a budget. Tip-toe down to the golden beach to stake out your spot and spend your days splashing around in the sea, or working on your tan. If you're not a beach-dweller, you could lace up your boots to go walking along Hengistbury Head or stroll through the Upper and Lower gardens. It's unthinkable not to walk along the 19th-century Bournemouth Pier, which is laden with cheap attractions like amusement arcades with penny machines and a funfair with a zip-wire.

Cheap ways to get around Bournemouth

It's hard to find a better way to explore the seaside resort than on foot. Whether you're taking a stroll along the promenade or walking through the park, you'll find your own feet provide the best introduction to town. Hiring one of the bicycles makes for another cheap way to get around Bournemouth. Plus, it's one of the safest towns in the UK for biking, with plenty of designated cycle paths. Crossing the city quickly is a breeze onboard the network of bus routes, which are both regular and inexpensive.

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