Who Lives in Springbourne?
Springbourne is a good area for families due to its great selection of primary and secondary schools and being only a short walk to the local high street, beaches, shops and bus routes.
Types of Properties in Springbourne
Springbourne has a mixed selection of property but primarily is made up of houses circa 1900’s. There’s also plenty of new modern developments offering apartment living. In quiet residential roads there’s no issues with on-road parking although it does become more difficult as you near Holdenhurst Road.
Green spaces in Springbourne
There is a popular park in Walpole road which has a range of multi play, swings, roundabouts, climbing frames, ball courts and open space play areas for ball games.
Kings Park playground offers 'Timber Tangle' wooden adventure play for toddlers to teens. It’s also home to climbing frames, swings, roundabouts, ball courts, slides, a skate park for teenagers and other facilities. There’s almost something for everyone with a Cafe, sports pitches, orienteering, athletics track, large open areas, indoor bowls and free off road parking.
Sports and fitness
AFC Bournemouth is the main attraction for the Springbourne area offering the chance to watch live premier league football games. BH Live Active in Queens Park is the closest and main fitness centre to Springbourne offering a 110 station gym, 18M pool and over 100 fitness classes to choose from. Springbourne is also home to more specialist fitness providers such as Evolution Personal Training and Fitness on Holdenhurst Road and Arena Boxing Centre on Wilson Road.
Boscombe has a popular shopping precinct which includes a local market and a historical shopping arcade within walking distance from Boscombe Pier and beach. Holdenhurst Road offers a Tesco Express, Co-Op and Aldi for main food shopping or a few smaller shops for the bare essentials. The Sovereign Centre is main shopping venue close to Springbourne holding some of the main retailers and the bus station.
Eating out in Springbourne
There is a good variety of restaurants and takeaways. Chinese seems to be a popular choice of food followed by Indian, fish and chips and a steakhouse.
Springbourne Transport links
Springbourne benefits from great bus links running regularly into Bournemouth Town Centre and Bournemouth Train and Coach Stations. From Springbourne you can get directly to most parts of Bournemouth and Boscombe, on either a Yellow or More Bus.