Easter Activities, Events & Support Local

1 month ago Sat 9th Apr 2022

Bournemouth Pier - Photo by Kieran White on Unsplash

With the Easter holidays upon us, now is the time to get out and about in your local area of Bournemouth, Christchurch, Poole and beyond with something for the whole family to get involved - view our article about places to visit on Adventure Awaits here.

Why not leave the car at home and travel by bus? Our group tickets are for up to 5 people and are available by the driver or our app, YB Move.

To plan your journey by bus, use our Journey Planner.

Special Easter Events

Event Dates & Times Location Route
Discover Wimborne 1st of April until 31st of April Wimborne Minster Hop onboard routes 6 or 6h
Bournemouth's Biggest & Best Fun Fair 8th of April until 24th of April Redhill Park, Bournemouth Hop onboard routes 4, 5 or 5a
Peppa Pigs Best Day Ever 5th of April until 6th of April Bournemouth Pavilion Hop onboard routes 1, 1a, 1b, 2, 3, 3x, 4, 5, 5a, 6, 18, 33, 36 or Buster's Beach Bus
Poole Dream Machines 5th of April until September Poole Quay Hop onboard route 1
Castlepoint's Easter Chocolate Trail 13th of April until 21st of April Castlepoint Shopping Centre Hop onboard routes 2, 3 or 4
Easter Family Fun Day at AFC Bournemouth 18th of April AFC Bournemouth Hop onboard routes 1, 1a, 1b or 2

Attractions in Bournemouth Town Centre & Pier

Hop onboard our routes 1, 1a, 1b, 2, 3, 3x, 4, 5, 5a, 6, 18, 33, 36, 737 and Buster's Beach Bus. There are plenty of attractions around Bournemouth Town Centre and Pier and we've included some within our list below:

Attraction Info
Bournemouth Oceanarium Marvel at fascinating creatures from above and below the waves! Open daily from 10am to 5pm
Bournemouth Beach Head for the golden sands and splendid sea views whatever the weather, to either the right or the left of Bournemouth Pier
Bournemouth Gardens Stunning and rich scenery, Bournemouth Gardens has it all
Bobby's Bournemouth This is the future of bricks and mortar retail with Bobby's Beauty Hall, DRGNFLY Sushi & Champagne, Ice Cream Parlour, South Coast Makers Shop, Art Gallery and The Venue Beauty Salon
Bournemouth Pavilion & International Centre Great shows for the whole family
Front Bike Hire Hire a bike to ride across the coastline, Sandbanks to Hengistbury Head or further inland
Happyland Amusements Arcade and amusements based on the edge of the coast! Open daily from 10am to 6pm
Russell Cotes Art Gallery & Museum  Visit the Russell-Cotes house, East Cliff hall and one of the last Victorian houses built in England
Smugglers Cove Come and embark on a journey and be taken back in time to live the life of a smuggler. Open daily from 10am to 6pm
St Peters, Bournemouth Visit the tomb of the great Mary Shelley and learn about her past alongside the area of Bournemouth
Odeon at BH2 The latest films for you to get engrossed in for the whole family

Attractions in Christchurch Town & Quay

Hop onboard our routes 1, 1a, 1b, 4, Buster's Beach Bus and Buster's New Forest Explorer. There are plenty of attractions around Poole Quay and Town and we've included some within our list below:

Attraction Info
Christchurch Priory Visit the first Saxon building to the glorious Priory Church on the site of Christchurch Priory for over 1300 years
Christchurch Quay Boats, swans, ducks and fantastic day outs for the whole family at the quay
Regent Centre Great shows and films all within the heart of Christchurch which opened in 1931
Red House Museum & Gardens A former Georgian workhouse, the Red House is now a museum exploring the story of Christchurch from before the Ice Age to modern times. Open daily from 10am to 4pm
Saxon Square From jewellery makers, beauticians, hairdressers, sweet shops, farmers markets, you name it Saxon Square has got it!
Quay Leisure Boat Hire a self driving boat and take in the stunning scenery and environment of Christchurch Quay and River Stour

Attractions in Poole Quay & Town

Hop onboard our route 1. There are plenty of attractions around Poole Quay and Town and we've included some within our list below:

Attraction Info
Baiter Skatepark A small skatepark alongside the main Weymouth to London railway provides children and adults with the space to skate, scooter and cycle
Baiter Park A waterfront area of Poole, Dorset, Baiter Park is part of Harbourside Park along Whitecliff Park
Kingland Crescent Shops Head into Kingland Crescent for the independent shops of Poole with cafes, fishmongers, clothes, creators and more in one thriving space
The Project Climbing Centre Indoor Bouldering Centre, Yoga Studio and Cafe in Poole, the project climbing centre is great for all
Poole Park Mini golf, lake, cafe, tennis and kayaking, Poole Park is the one place for it all open daily
Poole Museum Delve into the history of the story of the remarkable ancient port town of Poole, its harbour and bay through the years
Poole Dolphin Leisure Centre A fantastic recreation facility with three pools, a well-equipped gym, fitness studio, steam room and sauna
RNLI Poole Lifeboat Museum Housing one of Poole's historic lifeboats, Thomas Kirk Wright, the old boathouse and souvenir shop at Fisherman's Dock at the end of Poole Quay offers the public a close-up view of the lifeboat and the history that surrounds it
Poole Quay With boat rides and great views, Poole Quay is the best place to view Brownsea Island from afar

Have a great Easter from all of us at Yellow Buses!