Gay Friendly Travel Guide
Bournemouth is one of Britain's most sophisticated seaside resorts.

Bournemouth has often been described as "Clean, green, and the place to be seen!"

Boasting seven miles of golden beaches, more than 250 restaurants,
dozens of great places to stay, and excellent transport links - including its
own airport,
Bournemouth is one of England's most popular up-market seaside resorts.

There is plenty to do in Bournemouth. It is a classic English seaside resort - with a touch of class.

Bournemouth is officially
Britain's happiest town -  82% of its population love living here!

Bournemouth has a well established and thriving gay scene with bars, restaurants, clubs and a wealth of
gay-owned and gay friendly accommodation - mostly located around The Triangle at the centre of town.
See below for a list of our favourite venues.

There is also a fantastic Pride week every year in July - known locally as Bourne Free.

Bournemouth has the fifth largest lesbian and gay population in the UK, and is acknowledged as one of
Britain's best towns for gay and lesbian people to live.

Bournemouth offers a terrific choice of
gay-owned and genuinely gay-friendly accommodation.

Best Gay Nightlife in Bournemouth?
Most of the action is centred around The Triangle. Some of our favourite spots are...
DYMK - Does Your Mother Know?  - A great bar, lots of fun events, open from 3pm every day.
The Branksome - Probably Bournemouth's best known gay pub. Big beer garden. Cabaret on Sundays.
The Baker's Arms Pub - A traditional style pub in The Triangle.
2930 The Triangle - Bournemouth's biggest gay club. Very popular with locals and visitors.
SaunaBar Bournemouth - Exciting new sauna and bar. Very stylish. Very sexy.

Bournemouth is also an excellent choice for a Civil Partnership Ceremony - read our guide...
Gay Weddings in Bournemouth
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