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Review (Restaurant): Urban Garden

27 May 2019

Urban Garden Hidden in the Lower Gardens of Bournemouth is this unique garden, bar and restaurant. It’s secretly nestled away and surrounded by lush plants and foliage. You can expect a laid-back, welcoming vibe, with relaxed indoor spaces and fantastic food (tried and tested!). Food Price Range: £8.00-£27.00 Dietary Options: (V) (GF) Location: Lower Gardens of…

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Hampers Now Available!

27 May 2019

Dorset Welcome Hamper As a welcome for you and your party we are now offering our ‘Dorset Welcome Hamper’ with locally sourced products including: One packet of Dorset Knob biscuits (200g) Dorset Tea bags (125g) 6 Dorset fruit scones ​3 jars of mixed flavour jams (47g) 3 portions of Rodda clotted cream One jar of…

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Rejuvenating Upton’s Fire Damaged Heathland

18 March 2019

Last week we met up with Dorset Wildlife Trust in Upton to clear a fire-damaged area of heath land. In August 2008 the blaze affected two hectares of heather, gorse, trees and destroyed many habitats. Image credit: bournemouthecho.co.uk Image credit: bournemouthecho.co.uk The area was uninhabitable due to the fire damage. Work now begins to get…

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Bournemouth’s Oil Rig: Searching for Fortune

25 February 2019

Bournemouth’s Oil Rig: Searching for Fortune Bournemouth’s new addition to the sea-sky-line is causing quite a stir. ‘Oil Rig Ensco 72’ is dominating Poole Bay with it’s 500m exclusion zone and 1800m deep well being drilled into the sea. It’s not the first time there has been an attempt to find oil in Bournemouth –…

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It’s National Love Your Pet Day!

20 February 2019

National Love Your Pet Day: how are you celebrating? We are a nation of pet lovers and today, February 20th, marks a day of annual celebration of your beloved companion. Image credit: pixeltalks.net According to statistics in 2018, 45 per cent of the UK population own a pet which has increased five per cent since…

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Beryl: The New Bike Share Concept in Bournemouth

14 February 2019

Beryl: The New Bike Share Concept in Bournemouth As a visitor of Bournemouth, getting around town to see the sights and sounds is essential. Whether you’re planning a visit to the tropical gardens or explore the seven miles of glorious beaches, we have good news as soon you’ll be able to rent one of these…

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7 Events in Bournemouth this February

01 February 2019

7 Events in Bournemouth this February 1. Professor Brian Cox Live  What is it about? Brian Cox is a Professor of Particle Physics and well-known personality on our televisions. He has presented programmes such as Horizon, Wonders of Life and Forces of Nature. Professor Cox is now touring the country and promises to take audiences to…

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Dorset named the most popular county in the country!

22 August 2018

It’s Official! Dorset named the most popular county in England ❤ Bournemouth Echo: According to research carried out by YouGov of the most popular counties, Dorset came in joint first place with Devon. Out of more than 42,000 people asked for their opinions about 47 English counties, 92 per cent of people said they liked…

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Smart Holiday Rentals is a local company, with local knowledge offering a selection of holiday homes in South Dorset. We meet every owner and visit each property to ensure we provide high quality accommodation so our guests enjoy their experience and want to come back year after year. With an in-house housekeeping and maintenance team providing full property management, we feel we have taken a fresh and new approach to the self-catering industry.

The Dorset south coast offers great opportunities to explore miles of golden sandy beaches plus a variety of attractions from shops, restaurants, buzzing nightlife, market stalls, theatres, events and endless stunning natural beauty. We hope one of our homes will attract your attention and if you require any assistance please contact our friendly and helpful staff.

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