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We understand some days in your life are extra special. We really do. And we appreciate that few, if any, are more important than your wedding day. You want to know it’s in safe, capable, passionate hands. As many of our hotels are licensed for civil ceremonies, we’re also happy to host your actual wedding as well as your reception. Whatever your choice, when you get hitched, we’ll make sure your special day goes without a hitch. That’s a Hallmark promise.

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A weekend in Bournemouth: Top things to do


A vibrant cosmopolitan town with lots to see and do over a weekend, Bournemouth offers literally miles of beach, a great variety of shops, restaurants, nightlife and other attractions. If you’re looking to spend a weekend on the South Coast, don’t miss out on the following:

The beach

Bournemouth_Pier_from_the_west_-_geograph.org.uk_-_775883Bournemouth’s beach features golden sand and stretches for seven miles from Southborne to Alum Chine. There are two piers and it is estimated that there are 3,000 deckchairs available for hire.

Culture and exhibitions

907860_cf8d5dabThe Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum has a large selection of paintings and artefacts to see, all housed in a stunning building surrounded by well-kept gardens.

The Oceanarium has, as you would expect, a large collection of fish, but there are also mammals such as otters and penguins. Bournemouth_,_Bournemouth_Aquarium_-_geograph.org.uk_-_1213875Don’t forget to see the giant turtles – they make a real splash!

Sport

If you want more energetic activities, 3051111_0ca1d756why not go to Sorted Watersports next to Boscombe Pier, where you can learn surfing, hire stand up paddle boards and kayaks?

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Eating and drinking

One of Bournemouth’s favourite areas to eat and drink is the Square, where on sunny509151_9acdb6d9 days there are lots of outside tables available where you can watch the world go by.

Nightlife

3950962763_ac02e766f7_bFor beer lovers, the Wight Bear Ale House is known for its quality beer and friendly atmosphere, while Sixty Million Post Cards is a quirky bar with a wide range of beers that regularly hosts music events.

Cocktail lovers should try Smoking Aces, which serves a huge selection. If it’s not on the menu,smokin-aces they’ll make it for you. For clubbing, Le Chic or Cameo provide a great atmosphere.

Relaxation

Bournemouth-Carlton-Outdoor-Swimming-PoolAfter a spending a busy day in Bournemouth, relax and sleep at one of our three Hallmark Hotels in Bournemouth, situated at West Cliff, East Cliff and Carlton.

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