Local Area

Situated in a prime location, nestled between Bournemouth’s stunning Blue Flag beach and lively town centre, The Outlook’s locality is ideal for those seeking second-to-none, off-campus undergraduate accommodation. If you are looking to be close to the town’s thriving amenities, and within a short walk from a direct bus service to the Talbot Bournemouth University campus, we’re the obvious choice for your student housing.

Famed for its picture-perfect sandy beach, Bournemouth is home to vibrant nightlife, a plethora of water sports, fantastic shopping and many delectable eateries, as well as a Premier League football team. Home to nearly 190,000 people, the town is highly praised as having the ‘fastest growing digital economy in the UK’ fuelled by Bournemouth University Graduates as stated by The Telegraph.

Transport Links

There are many reasons why you should choose The Outlook for your student accommodation in Bournemouth, with our superb transportation links being one of the most advantageous of all. Due to our centralised location, we’re only a stone’s throw away from Bournemouth’s mainline train and coach station, which adjoin one another. You could be walking down Oxford Street in just a couple of hours!

For students studying in the Lansdowne campus, you’ll be able to walk to your lectures in less than ten minutes, from door to door. Naturally, this means an extra few minutes of beauty sleep in the morning. For students who are based in the Talbot Campus of Bournemouth University; we’re just four minutes’ walk away from the St Peter’s Road bus station. This offers a direct route to campus at discounted student prices.

Near to the Beach

With seven miles of golden sand and glittering coastline, Bournemouth is renowned for boasting some of the best beaches in the world. All of this could be right on your doorstep when you choose The Outlook to provide your accommodation. Maintained to the highest international standards for beach cleanliness and environmental management, this stunning stretch of shoreline holds four European Blue Flags and two Seaside Awards.

Whether you fancy a stroll along the quintessentially English pier, which boasts the world’s first pier to shore zip line, or a more adrenalin-inducing activity of surfing or jet-skiing, there is something for everyone. Should you have worked up an appetite, there are plenty of seaside cafes and restaurants to enjoy a coffee or bite to eat in the sunshine, while overlooking fantastic views of the bay.

Leisure Facilities

One thing is for sure; Bournemouth is a bustling seaside town with plenty to see and do from dawn till dusk, catering to all needs, requirements and budgets. Whether you prefer to spend your Friday evening enjoying a live music concert, a theatre performance, playing pool and arcades or dancing the night away with your friends at a bar or club, Bournemouth has got it all.

When it’s time to unwind and relax with your friends after a long day at university, you can pop downstairs to Bournemouth’s number one indoor entertainment centre, Oasis Fun. Whether you fancy a game of bowling in our six-lane facility, or an amusing game of adventure golf, you’re sure to have hours of fun and make great memories right here on-site.

There truly are hundreds of places, all within a short walking distance from The Outlook, where you can be wowed with all types of entertainment. Renowned for offering the best English breakfast in Bournemouth for an ultra-competitive price, Bournemouth’s oldest coffee lounge – Norwegian Wood Café is located directly next to our laundrette.

In fact, Cameo Nightclub – a firm favourite with students, hosting varsity events every Wednesday – is also located directly next to us. So, you’ll be tucked up in bed before you know it. The Outlook’s proximity to the town centre ensures that you’ll never be more than five minutes’ walk away from a supermarket, bank, restaurant or one of Bournemouth’s many leisure centres. What’s more, at the heart of the resort is the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC).

Wherever you are, you’ll never be far from a sea view.


Our locality to the sea and lively town centre is ideal for students who wish to be off campus, near to the town’s main amenities. Best of all is that our accommodation doesn’t sacrifice on access to fantastic transport links to the University and London.

To find out more about the surrounding area at The Outlook, get in touch with our friendly and courteous team today by calling us on +44 (0) 7984 515 440, or by emailing us at [email protected].

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