About the Hotel
Excellent motorways and high speed trains make Bournemouth's central coastal location easily accessible from all parts of Great Britain and the Continent, central London and Heathrow are just over 90 minutes away by rail.
The Norfolk Royale Hotel is perfectly positioned in the heart of Bournemouth, Dorset and only a short walk through beautiful gardens to the towns award winning golden beaches.
If you are prepared to go a little further afield, then visit the beaches out of town too. Water sports fans will love Poole Harbour, as the conditions are perfect for windsurfing and jet skiing. Studland Beach, which is owned by the National Trust, is famous for its beautiful clean white sand and local wildlife you can get there by taking a small ferry from Sandbanks.
The shopper is also well catered for in Bournemouth. High street favourites exist alongside independent stores and cute boutiques. There is also a large shopping centre called Castlepoint, just outside the town centre that offers a wide range of retail experiences.
Just west of Bournemouth, the stunning World Heritage coastline, with romantic locations such as Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove, attracts admirers from all over Europe and beyond. You can also visit the nearby town of Christchurch with its attractive quay and even venture farther afield to Winchester with its famous cathedral. The historic New Forest National Park and the city of Southampton just minutes away, you have a whole new area to explore and packed full of more exciting things to do and see!