Bournemouth Churches and Chapels
(Bournemouth, Dorset, England, UK)
There are an enormous number of beautiful churches and chapels in Bournemouth and most are in superb condition.
St. Peter's Parish Church
Address: Hinton Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 2EE, England
Tel: +44 (0)1202 290 986
Bournemouth's St. Peters Parish Church is an impressive grade 1 listed Victorian parish church. This church is most well-known for its tomb of Mary Shelly, author of the world-famous novel 'Frankenstein'. Mary Shelley's tomb at St. Peters Parish Church attracts many curious visitors every year and Mary Shelley's parents are also buried in this tomb.
Open hours: daily - 08:00 to 15:30
St. Stephen's Church
Address: St. Stephen's Way, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 6JZ, England
Tel: +44 (0)1202 554 355
St. Stephen's Church was built in 1881 by John Loughborough Pearson. This important Victorian gothic-style church is a peaceful place, with regular daily services. Attractions at this church include detailed architecture, intricate stonework and a superb choir, high-regarded in the Bournemouth area.
Open hours: daily - 09:00 to 16:00
Church of the Sacred Heart (R.C.)
Address: 1 Albert Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 1BZ, England
Tel: +44 (0)1202 551 013
Completed in 1875 by the architect Clutton, the Church of the Sacred Heart is situated in Albert Road. This imposing Bournemouth church features an interesting mixture of neo-Gothic, neo-Norman and Victorian architecture. The Church of the Sacred Heart attracts many Catholics in this part of Dorset and visitors are always welcome.
Open hours: daily - 07:30 to 17:30
Address: Christchurch Priory, Quay Road, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1BU, England
Tel: +44 (0)1202 485 804
The ancient Christchurch Priory church is located in Christchurch, close to Bournemouth, and this stunning church is regarded as one of England's most beautiful churches. Dating back to the 9th century, attractions at the Christchurch Priory church include a Norman nave, a striking commemorative window, and a pendant vault in the Lady Chapel, which was probably the first of its kind in England.
Open hours: Monday to Friday - 10:00 to 17:00, Saturday and Sunday - 14:15 to 17:00
Other churches, abbeys and cathedrals in the Bournemouth area include:
- Forde Abbey and Gardens
Address: Forde Abbey, TA20 4LU, Chard, England
- Milton Abbey
Address: Milton Abbey, DT11 0BZ, Blandford Forum, England
- Mottisfont Abbey
Address: Mottisfont, SO51 0LP, Romsey, England
- Salisbury Cathedral
Address: The Close, SP1 2EJ, Salisbury, England
- Stapehill Abbey
Address: 276 Wimborne Road, BH21 2EB, West Wimborne, England
- Wimborne Minster
Address: High Street, BH21 1HT, Wimborne, England
- Winchester Cathedral
Address: The Close, SO23 9LS, Winchester, England