Of all the small towns in England, there is one that stands out, with permission from Brighton. Due to its mild temperatures and its extensive and award-winning beach, Bournemouth is a unique town and is well known as an England resort town. Bournemouth, like many other cities in the south of England has a great story behind it. It has a century-old cathedral and buildings dating back to the times of the reign of the House of Tudor and until the early nineteenth century was just another part of the New Forest. For those visiting the city for the first time and are worried about accommodation, there are many hotels to book in Bournemouth and prices are quite reasonable.
It was not until 1811 that someone realized the fantastic weather and the beauty of the beach of the place, but once the first step was taken, the growth was unstoppable. A mansion turned into a development and urbanization into the largest city in Dorset. The elegance inherent in the development of Bournemouth period is shown in the streets and the little details you can see everywhere. Thanks also to the impact caused by being the resort – on the island of choice for the British is perhaps something hidden during a visit to the city. We are facing the beach in England, but has the charm of a Victorian resort and is a famous tourist spot.
Recovered completely from the rehabilitation of its spring during the Second World War, Bournemouth Beach is one of the longest stretches of sand I’ve seen across the country. In fact it is over 10 kilometers long. When visiting the city, there is an obvious sense that everything is going in slow motion, perhaps the Mediterranean influence caused by all the pine trees were planted during the origins of Bournemouth and they give a very different picture than the rest coastal areas of the country. I sincerely believe that Bournemouth is a city with a continuous summer. Not because of the weather, or anything that can be something hard during the winter, but by the aura around it that makes both elders and youth of the place they live in a state of permanent peace perhaps caused by the sea breeze.
Since we spoke of young and old, here lies the great contrast of Bournemouth. It looks like a city without people in middle age. On one side are the guests of spas, British pensioners in search of pure contemplation. On the other hordes of young people, many of them immigrants, to give color and nightlife to a place that seems asleep without them. A city that is great to live in, and also worth traveling. Bournemouth will remain for a long time a place with a Latin twist .
Bournemouth photos: Leslie Adam, Dawn Verdaguer, Kwame Asiaw