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Christchurch Holidays

Christchurch, on the border with Hampshire, is a popular sailing centre sited where the Stour and the Avon meet.

Protected by Hengistbury Head with its Iron Age fort, the old town is dominated by the famous 11th century Priory Church, the longest parish church in England.

In Christchurch there are several preserved buildings, including the thatched 14th century Old Court House and the Georgian Red House.

In the summer months try a ferry trip, hear the band concerts, hire a boat or watch the wildlife at Stanpit Marshes.

The main beach near Christchurch is at Mudeford.

Christchurch has a market on Mondays.

Tourist Attractions in and near Christchurch to Visit

Castles

Castles

Christchurch Castle Remains of a Norman Keep.

Churches

Churches

Christchurch Priory One of the longest parish churches in England.

Museums

Museums

Red House Museum & Gardens Local museum in a Georgian building.

Russell Coates Art Gallery and Museum 4.2 miles Famous art gallery and museum.

Sammy Miller Museum 5.0 miles One of the best motorcycle museums in England.

Aquariums

Aquariums

Oceanarium 4.5 miles Visit the aquarium and all the fish.

Outdoors

Out & About

Hengistbury Head 1.6 miles Good views on the headland here.

Theme Parks

Adventure & Theme Parks

Alice In Wonderland Childrens Adventure Playground with a large maze.

Days Out around Christchurch.

Visit the resort of Bournemouth for a day or a week !, or travel inland to the historic town of Wimborne Minster

Towns Near Christchurch To Visit - straight line distance:

Bournemouth (4.56 miles) Barton-on-Sea (5.03 miles) Milford on Sea (8.26 miles) Poole (9.11 miles)
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How to get to Christchurch

Christchurch Tourist Information Centre

  • 49 High Street
    Christchurch
    BH23 1AS
    Tel: 01202 471780
    Email: enquiries@christchurchtourism.info
Hotels
Lord Bute
181 Lymington Road Highcliffe Christchurch BH23 4JS

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Captains Club Hotel and Spa
Wick Lane, Wick Ferry Christchurch BH23 1HU

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The Christchurch Harbour Hotel
95 Mudeford Christchurch BH23 3NT

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Guest Houses, Bed and Breakfasts, Inns and other Hotels
The White House
428 Lymington Rd, Highcliffe On Sea Christchurch BH23 5HF

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The Kings Harbour Hotel
18 Castle Street Christchurch BH23 1DT

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Heronshaw House
Hurn Court Lane Christchurch BH23 6AX

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Holiday Cottages
Woodland Cottage
Walkford near Christchurch BH23 5QD
Sleeps 6
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Christchurch Weather
Wednesday 3rd September
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