Bournemouth Map and Information
Bournemouth map, check out this map of Bournemouth, featuring the popular seaside town in Dorset.
Detailed Street Map of Bournemouth Dorset - Bournemouth Street Map
Bournemouth Map - Road Map of Bournemouth Dorset:
Above you will find a very useful street map of Bournemouth a large town and seaside resort located in the county of Dorset, England, United Kingdom.
This Bournemouth map 'zooms' and 'pans' (use the buttons top left of map), enabling you to get a detailed street map of Bournemouth and the surrounding areas. Also shown on this Bournemouth map are the areas of Poole, Christchurch, Parkstone, Branksome, Charminster, Boscombe, Southbourne, Ferndown and Wimborne Minster, you can also see Bournemouth Airport.
The largest town in the county of Dorset, England, Bournemouth has a population of just under 170,000, which increases considerably during the summer months when large numbers of visitors descend on the town for summer breaks and holidays. One of the Uk's most popular seaside resorts, it is also said to be the "happiest" place to live in England.
Though settled since pre-history the area around present day Bournemouth was mostly undeveloped heathland until around 1800. The current town appears to have developed around a public house called The Tapps Arms, owing much to the work of Lewis Tregonwell. A few holiday villas, expanded into a sizeable community with a population approaching 60,000 by the end of the 19th century. Bournemouth has continued to grow and is as popular today as it has ever been.
Bournemouth can be easily reached by road, rail and air, or by ferry (via Poole), the main road link is via the A338 (A31), the railway links the town to London Waterloo and the north-west, air passengers arrive at Bournemouth International Airport (formerly Hurn).