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WELCOME TO MUM'S GUIDE TO BOURNEMOUTH!

From bumps to teens, we have it covered!  This is your one-stop site for everything you need to know about living in Bournemouth with children.

If you have recently moved to the area, this is a great place to start to get to know the area: the schools, doctors surgeries, out of hours help, places to meet new friends, activities for the children, after school clubs, private tutors, party entertainers among much more.

And, if you have lived in Bournemouth for years, like myself, I can promise you that you will discover new amenities, entertainment and things to do! I thought I knew most of what was going on in the town, being a mum to 2 and a foster mum to 3 children but creating this website has opened my eyes to how much we actually have in this area and how very lucky we are! Did you know we have Cheerleading clubs, Beach Horse Rides and even Battlefield Live activities in the New Forest !

I will be continually adding to this site to keep it current and relevant and aim to be a fully comprehensive guide for information about what's on, things to do and children's activities locally! I hope you enjoy it!

Scroll down to find out what's happening this week.

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Here’s some very exciting news!

The '‘Tramble App’ has just been released in Bournemouth , Christchurch & Poole , and across other selected locations in Dorset !

Fantastic for children and families to enjoy , the App has a number of 60 minute walks where you answer 10 questions based on what you see. Call it a treasure hunt or a code breaking challenge, it will have you walking in parts of Bournemouth , Christchurch & Poole you may have missed before, including places of interest and quirky things.

Eg, Start by finding the first beach hut in the UK , answer a question on the Red Arrows and enjoy a walk through Bournemouth’s nicest gardens ! A ready made day out for the whole family and lots of starting locations.

If the walk is ranked as Easy it is perfect for kids aged 6-9 years, Medium is for over 10 years.

The great news is that the App is available on both Apple and Google , it’s easy to download , to find your nearest walk and get going with the kids !

The even better news is that it is currently FREE to download !

Here is a link to view a video - https://youtu.be/L_xKV-TL9ik 

 For Android users , just email [email protected] for a code.

 

 

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Preparation For The Big Day !

 

A new generation of 4 year olds are set to embark on their new school life in a couple of weeks. As a mum who has been there twice, I wondered what simple pieces of advice I could impart.

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Monthly Picks

 

Well, our summer is back on track again and thank goodness because this month is packed full of outside activities! 

Here are my personal top picks :

1. The Bournemouth Air Festival from 30th August to 2nd September.

2. The Charity Plane Pull at Hurn Airport on 27th August.

3. Stompin’ The Quomps at Christchurch Quay on 4th August.

4. Friday Night Fireworks at Bournemouth Pier.

5. Petlake Alpaca Walking Experience every Wednesday and Saturday. 

There are so many more events such as Family Fun Days , The Sleeping Beauty Musical and the Burley Deer Safari. Please visit the What’s On Section for full details of all these events, and Enjoy August !

What's On This Week


29th July 2018-07-29 2018-08-31 - 31st August
New Forest Deer Safari, Christchurch


31st July 2018-07-31 2018-08-31 - 31st August
Sopley Farm, Christchurch


20th August 2018-08-20 2018-08-24 - 24th August
Upton Country Park, Poole


20th August 2018-08-20 2018-09-02 - 2nd September
The BIC, Bournemouth


22nd August 2018-08-22 2018-08-22
Petlake Farm, Southampton


22nd August 2018-08-22 2018-08-22
Hengistbury Head Visitor Centre, Bournemouth


22nd August 2018-08-22 2018-08-22
Avon Heath Country Park, St Leonards


23rd August 2018-08-23 2018-08-23
16 Landseer Road, Bournemouth


23rd August 2018-08-23 2018-08-23
Lower Sea Lane , Charmouth


23rd August 2018-08-23 2018-08-27 - 27th August
South Down Farm, Blandford


23rd August 2018-08-23 2018-08-23
Poole Quay, Poole


23rd August 2018-08-23 2018-08-24 - 24th August
Upton Country Park, Poole


24th August 2018-08-24 2018-08-24
Moors Valley, Ashley Heath


24th August 2018-08-24 2018-08-24
Bournemouth Pier Approach , Bournemouth


24th August 2018-08-24 2018-08-24
16 Landseer Road, Bournemouth


25th August 2018-08-25 2018-08-25
Petlake Farm, Southampton


25th August 2018-08-25 2018-08-25
Montacute School, Poole


26th August 2018-08-26 2018-08-26
Moors Valley, Ashley Heath


26th August 2018-08-26 2018-08-26
Moors Valley, Ashley Heath


26th August 2018-08-26 2018-08-26
Lower Sea Lane , Charmouth


26th August 2018-08-26 2018-08-27 - 27th August
Richmond Hill, Bournemouth


27th August 2018-08-27 2018-08-27
Hurn Airport , Christchurch


27th August 2018-08-27 2018-08-27
Moors Valley, Ashley Heath


27th August 2018-08-27 2018-08-27
Hobbycraft, Ferndown


27th August 2018-08-27 2018-08-27
Lower Sea Lane , Charmouth


27th August 2018-08-27 2018-08-27
Avon Heath Country Park, St Leonards


27th August 2018-08-27 2018-08-31 - 31st August
Upton Country Park, Poole


28th August 2018-08-28 2018-08-28
Adventure Wonderland, Hurn


28th August 2018-08-28 2018-08-28
Lower Sea Lane , Charmouth


28th August 2018-08-28 2018-08-28
16 Landseer Road, Bournemouth

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