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A hire car can be easily found in Bournemouth! VroomVroomVroom compares car hire prices for you from leading car rental brands, including Avis, Budget, Europcar, Sixt, and Enterprise.

Bournemouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England. It sits proudly on England's southern coast near Plymouth and  Southampton. Lewis Tregonwell, a retired army officer founded the first settlement in the area during the 18th century that eventually grew into Bournemouth. The area enjoys a temperate climate throughout the year. It is famous for its abundant flora and fauna, beaches and World Heritage Site. With your buckets and spades at the ready, you'll have seven miles of award-winning beaches to build your sand castles!

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Driving tips in Bournemouth

Hop into a hire car and zip your way along Bournemouth's coast to find the best spot! Lazily sitting beneath a magnificent cliff line, this bay enjoys its own micro-climate with some of the warmest sea temperatures in the UK coupled with stunning views of the Isle of Wight and the Purbecks.

The coastal area of Bournemouth and Poole offers over 25 different watersports, more than anywhere else in Europe. They are very easy to access to driving a hire car. With so many attractions and natural wonders to take your breath away in Dorset itself, you can't chance missing out on any - especially when you have such a fantastic hire car at your disposal. So check out the local news and listings to find the real gems to visit!

Explore Bournemouth with a reliable car hire

Bournemouth offers many wonderful attractions that can be easily reached by a rental car. You can hop from one place to another without the need of waiting for public transport. VroomvVroomVroom has recommended some places you can check out on your next visit to Bournemouth below

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Bournemouth Gardens

Address: Westover Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AH

Lower Gardens in Bournemouth

This Grade II listed Victorian park is located near the town's pier along the banks of the small river Bourne. It is divided into three separate stretches (Lower Gardens, Central Gardens and the area near the pier) with abundant rare flora and fauna worthy of exploring. The most popular area is the Lower Gardens because of its year-round attractions including mini golf, art exhibition, aviary and street food stalls. The perfect spot to go biking is at the Central and Upper Gardens since there is a cycle path that runs through Bourne Valley Greenway. 

Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

Address: Russell Cotes Rd, Bournemouth BH1 3AA 

Located in East Cliff, Bournemouth's popular art gallery and museum was founded by Merton Russell-Cotes and was opened to public during the early part of 19th century. The museum is open for all types of group sizes and is wheelchair friendly. The Russell-Cotes house also features four art galleries and a tropical garden which is known for its Victorian stone grotto and fountain.

Bournemouth International Centre

Address:Exeter Rd, Bournemouth BH2 5BH 

This massive venue has always boasted the highest reputation of being a premier conference, leisure and hospitality hotspot  in England. The Bournemouth International Centre is the perfect place to hold various concerts, meetings and exhibitions as well as opera, ballet and comedy performances. BIC also has a Terrace Coffee shop where guests can enjoy great views of the Pier Approach while sipping on a cup of coffee.

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The Rosscourt Bed and Breakfast 

Address: 6 St Johns Road, Bournemouth, BH5 1EL 

exterior of rosscourt hotel in bournemouth

The Rosscourt, Bournemouth,  is a small 8-bedroomed bed and breakfast, exclusively for adults, a child free zone, ensuring you have a peaceful and relaxing stay. Situated in a quieter area than the main town, you can still have easy access to shops, restaurants and the beach. Leave your car rental, on the on-site car park and explore the area by foot. Bedrooms are spacious, comfortable and airy  with seating areas and en-suite shower rooms plus free WiFi to keep you connected. All rooms are available for single occupancy at a reduced rate, ideal for single travellers on business or for leisure.

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