Whether you’re planning romantic breaks or fun family holidays, our Premier Inn hotels in Christchurch are an ideal place to escape to. Explore the picturesque south coast of England at top Christchurch attractions like Hengistbury Head, get a taste of local history by visiting Christchurch Castle and Norman House, and enjoy days out with the kids in Christchurch at places like Adventure Wonderland. However you spend your holidays in Dorset, you can relax knowing that our family-friendly hotels have everything you need for scenic UK short breaks, from our great-value Meal Deals and free Wi-Fi to our super-comfy Hypnos beds in every room.
Hotels in Christchurch
Places like Christchurch
If you love exploring coastal resort towns, then why not extend your next UK family break and visit other places like Christchurch nearby? Our family-friendly hotels in Bournemouth are just a 20-minute drive away from Christchurch and packed with exciting places to visit like Bournemouth Beach and the Oceanarium. You’ll love our Isle of Wight hotels, too – thanks to top attractions nearby like The Needles and Blackgang Chine, it’s an ideal place for family holidays in the UK.
Things to do in Christchurch
Explore the best beaches in Christchurch
Visiting popular beaches near Dorset should be one of your top priorities on Christchurch holidays. Relax at picturesque spots like Avon Beach and Hengistbury Head Beach or enjoy water sports at Mudeford Quay near Christchurch Harbour. Popular spots like Southbourne Beach and Highcliffe Beach have been awarded Blue Flag status, too, ideal for fun family days out in Christchurch.
Visit popular historic attractions
Get a taste of Dorset’s cultural attractions and historical sites throughout your UK short break. History-lovers can tour the Red House Museum and Gardens, a former workhouse now home to historic exhibitions, before discovering the famous ruins of Christchurch Castle and Norman House. Plus, holidays in Christchurch wouldn’t be complete without visiting Highcliffe Castle.
Enjoy days out with the kids in Dorset
Whether you fancy hiring a boat at Christchurch Quay or attending exciting events in Dorset throughout the year, you’ll find all kinds of fun family activities in Christchurch. Enjoy days out with the kids at the Adventure Wonderland theme park, catch a show at the Regent Centre theatre, or brave the slopes at the Snowtrax Alpine Activity Centre.
What are the nearest train stations in Christchurch?
Christchurch train station is this UK resort town’s main railway station, and you’ll find it just a five-minute drive away from Christchurch Castle. Other train stations in Christchurch include Pokesdown for Boscombe station and Hinton Admiral station, both just a 10-minute drive away from this popular castle in Dorset.
What are the nearest beaches in Christchurch?
You’ll find plenty of beaches in Christchurch to explore throughout your stay. The closest beaches to Christchurch town centre would be Southbourne Beach and Boscombe Beach, both just a 20-minute drive away from Christchurch train station.
What type of beaches does Christchurch have?
Most beaches in Christchurch – like the popular Hengistbury Head Beach – are sand and shingle beaches, although others like Avon Beach are mostly sandy. Some beaches near Dorset like the popular Highcliffe Beach are Blue Flag beaches, too, perfect if you’re looking for places to visit with the kids in Christchurch.
How many beaches are in Christchurch?
The two main beaches in Christchurch are Highcliffe Beach and Avon Beach, but with other popular spots like Hengistbury Head Beach and Mudeford Sands nearby, you’ll be spoilt for choice on Christchurch holidays. Plus, you’ll only be a 20-minute drive away from some of the best beaches in Bournemouth, too.
What are the best places to eat in Christchurch?
If you’re looking for tasty places to eat in Christchurch, then you’ll love having plenty of great restaurants in Christchurch to choose from throughout your UK short break. Enjoy great-value meals at our local, family-friendly restaurants such as the Bailey Bridge Table Table, The Somerford Beefeater, Lynton Court Table Table, and more.
What are the best things to do in Christchurch at night?
From sporting events at the Vitality Stadium to live performances at the 02 Academy Bournemouth, you’ll find plenty of fun things to do in Christchurch in the evenings. Plus, if you’re looking forward to enjoying a quieter kind of nightlife during your stay, why not sit back and enjoy a drink at the bar in one of our Christchurch hotels?
What family friendly activities can you do in Christchurch?
You’ll find plenty of fun family activities in Christchurch to enjoy throughout your short break. Thrill-seekers will love days out in Dorset at the exciting Snowtrax Alpine Activity Centre, or if you’re looking for places to visit with the kids, why not explore Sopley Farm or go bargain-hunting at Christchurch Market? Plus, the Adventure Wonderland theme park is unmissable for fun family days out in Christchurch.
What outdoor activities can you do in Christchurch?
There’s more to Dorset breaks than days out at the beach, but it’s a great place to start! Take your pick from popular places to visit in Christchurch like Highcliffe Beach and Avon Beach, or try some of the exciting family activities on offer at Mudeford Quay. Holidays in Christchurch wouldn’t be complete without visiting the famous Hengistbury Head, ideal if you’re looking for scenic walking trails in Dorset, and sports fans can make the most of local tennis clubs and golf courses in Christchurch, too.
What indoor activities can you do in Christchurch?
Whatever the weather in Christchurch, you’ll find exciting activities in Dorset to keep everyone entertained. Culture lovers can check out some popular art galleries near Dorset or visit the Bournemouth Aviation Museum nearby, while history buffs won’t want to miss exploring Christchurch attractions like Highcliffe Castle or the Red House Museum and Gardens. Plus, if you’re planning a spa weekend in Dorset, you’ll find several relaxing spas in Christchurch to choose from.