You'll find plenty of things to do in Christchurch, from enjoying local activities near popular beaches in Dorset to enjoying a range of entertainment for all ages at Christchurch attractions. Get a taste of the local culture and history, and don’t miss out on shopping in Christchurch during your stay. You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to great places to eat near Christchurch, and getting around couldn’t be easier thanks to the range of Dorset train stations nearby. While families can snuggle up in their comfy Hypnos bed for the night, Christchurch's nightlife and popular evening spots open their doors to couples and groups looking for fun nights out in Dorset. Whatever you're looking to do by the coast on your UK short break, book your Christchurch hotel and stay close to all the best things to do.
Things to do in Christchurch
Places to eat
Seafood looms large here thanks to its coastal location, but the town is also home to a wide range of cuisines, including Thai, Italian, Indian and more. Discover the best cafés and restaurants in Christchurch with our eating-out guide.
With historic pubs, quaint country inns and lively town-centre bars open late into the night, Christchurch has a lively and contained nightlife scene. Find out the best spots to head to once the sun goes down.