"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"


Southbourne is a suburb of Bournemouth in the English county of Dorset. It is the most easterly part of the Borough of Bournemouth, situated between Boscombe and Christchurch. The area was previously known as Stourfield. Strictly, Southbourne refers to the area near to the coast; areas further inland are West Southbourne, Tuckton and Wick.

Local authority: Bournemouth Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ143913

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Things to see and do in and around Southbourne

  • The Clay Studio
  • Serendipity Sams Play and Party Centre
  • Littledown Centre
  • Littledown Miniature Railway
  • Boscombe Chine Gardens Minigolf
  • Christchurch Castle
  • Laser Quest Bournemouth
  • Oceanarium
  • Oceanarium, The Bournemouth Aquarium
  • RockReef
  • Bournemouth Eye
  • The Bournemouth Eye
  • Highcliffe Castle
  • Curious About Bournemouth
  • Adventure Wonderland
  • Bournemouth Aviation Museum
  • The Alice in Wonderland Family Park
  • Slades Farm Skate Park
  • Lollipops Soft Play Cafe Bournemouth

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
49 High Street
BH23 1AS

Phone 01202 471 780
Email enquiries@christchurchtourism.info

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Forecast for Thursday 30 March


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 83%
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Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 71%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 66%
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Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 69%
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Chance of rain 43%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 75%
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Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
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