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Best things to do in Christchurch

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Cafe
“Nice for a casual dinner and drinks. Make sure to try their duck pizza. Plus they're currently doing Pizza and Prosecco Thursdays!”
26 locals recommend
Church
“Beautiful mediaeval church, luckily spared from Cromwell and King Henry VIII.”
24 locals recommend
Cafe
“Good place for a walk around the nature reserve, down to the beach, which is accessed from the car park at Highcliffe castle. ”
19 locals recommend
Sublocality
“Another lovely beach spot - perfect for crabbing with the kids, ice creams and water sports”
11 locals recommend
Bar
“Another fine dining option right on the water. Amazing choice of seafood and wines”
17 locals recommend
Cafe
“Family friendly spot for food and/or drinks. Good food with bar services, games and also dog friendly. We love this for a casual evening out!”
17 locals recommend
Hotel
“Contemporary nautical-inspired 4 star hotel and restaurant in enviable waterfront position, serving award winning food. Great place to relax, eat or drink.”
15 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Relaxed cafe, restuarant and takeaway in a great location directly on the beach. ”
12 locals recommend
Premise
“Grade 1 listed Mansion situated on the cliff top with spectacular views across the Solent to the Isle of White”
8 locals recommend
Beach
“Just along from Mudeford Quay, head along to Avon Beach. Very much a locals beach, with all the facilities required for a great day. Also here is the Noisy Lobster restaurant which is highly recommended.”
11 locals recommend
Pub
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“Nice atmosphere in the Cabin not as busy as the pub. Fresh Fish based part of Restaurant.”
9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Sour dough pizzas. A good atmosphere in the restaurant or they do a takeaway service. www.baffipizza.com”
5 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Excellent independent Cinema and Theatre in Christchurch Town Centre, shows a wide range of different shows and films.”
5 locals recommend
Cafe
“Just across the river from us, nice walk, lovely garden, boat hire, crazy golf. Catch Ferry from here to Christchurch or Mudeford.”
10 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Beautiful restaurant on over looking the sea out to Hengitsbury Head - The food is amazing and the drinks menu is great- would definitely recommend if you want something special ”
8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A great bar (also has a restaurant) and on Friday nights it does fantastic 2 for £10 cocktails. ”
6 locals recommend