Bournemouth is a top seaside destination on the south coast of the UK. Due to its location the town is a very popular tourist resort and over the last few years it has been well recommended as a stag do location. The night life in the town rivals any small city, and the numerous activities available during the day ensure a fantastic stag weekend in Bournemouth. Bournemouth is a haven for stag parties who love adventure with wind surfing, quad biking and zorbing some of the many sports available. And of course, if you just want to chill out with the lads then you can relax on Bournemouth’s beach with a beer or two.
Bournemouth is a relatively easy town to reach with bus and rail links joining the town to London and other cities throughout the UK. Once in the town almost everything is within walking distance, especially the main party area, so stag parties need not worry! Public transport is more than efficient for people who wish to visit some country pubs outside of Bournemouth. A £5 unlimited travel pass can be bought for a day’s bus travel to the nearby towns of Poole and Christchurch, and with over 250 taxis operating 24 hours a day, travelling around the town could not be easier.
Must See/Must Do:
stag parties in Bournemouth will definitely not get bored. With the wide range of attractions, and buzzing nightlife there is something for everyone to do in the town including:
• Visit the Bournemouth race track for a bet on the horses
• Go on a kayaking, windsurfing or sailing adventure
• Enter your stag party into the ‘It’s a Knockout’ competition
• Take a day trip to the vineyards for a wine tasting tour
• Have a go at zorbing - a stag party must!
• Visit the Oceanarium
• Take a BBQ stag party cruise around the Dorset coastline
• Start your stag do with an evening at the greyhound races
History and Culture:
Until the 1800s, Bournemouth was a small fishing village although towards the end of the century it had started to develop. In 1885 the first hotel spa was built and since then the town has grown dramatically into the Bournemouth we know today. A favourite holiday resort of a number of writers, the town has been described in a number of popular novels. Nowadays the town is a hub of leisure, and with a thriving youth culture, stag parties in Bournemouth will find much to occupy their time. There are also a number of yearly festivals in the town including the air festival. Featuring displays by the Red Arrows – this is a great time to visit the town for your stag do!
Due to the lively student population, the south coast party capital has a buzzing, bubbly atmosphere all year round. There are a number of different night life options in the town including wine bars, traditional pubs, cabarets, lap dancing bars and night clubs. The main party area is on Old Christchurch Road and continues down to the Lansdowne. Bournemouth is renowned for its stylish nights out, and with cocktails available throughout the town, it will definitely be a stag do to remember... or maybe not!
Eating & Drinking:
A good way to start your stag night is with some good chow! There are over 250 restaurants to choose from in the town, and multiple different cuisines. Whether you want to dine beneath the stars, eat fresh seafood on the beach, or simply opt for the British favourite of fish and chips, there is something for every member of your stag party in Bournemouth!