What’s it like to live in Bournemouth? Read our Bournemouth area guide to find out more.
Bournemouth is a large coastal town situated in the South West county of Dorset. The current population of this town currently stands at around 180,000 people and continues to rise. Although typically an aging community, Bournemouth has seen massive investment over the last 5-10 years resulting in a large influx of 16–24-year-olds drawn in by the local amenities, nightlife, and of course, the growing University.
There are strong transport links to and from Bournemouth. The main road is the A338, which then links onto the A31/M27, where you can then access the M3 towards London. There are two main train stations on the Weymouth – London Waterloo line, which links to Basingstoke, Southampton, Portsmouth, and other major towns. There is also an airport that serves over 600,000 people a year.