A town in the county of Dorset, Christchurch is located in the borough of the same name. Once an important trading port, Christchurch is now a resort town of sorts with a number of beaches, a harbour, natural open-areas and nature reserves. Christchurch Castle is an old historical site offering an insight into the town’s past while The Constable’s House and Christchurch Priory are major landmarks in the area. The town has been home to a variety of famous residents including Jamie Redknapp, Harry Redknapp, Sir George Rose and Bob Rose.
The town is also home to the offices of companies such as Honeywell, Siemens, VAI, BAE Systems and Channel Express. In Christchurch there are executive suites and retail spaces housing businesses such as architectural firms, accountants, healthcare practitioners, business consultancies, courier services, construction services, recruitment agencies and web development companies.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The town has a number of entertainment venues catering for locals and tourists. You will find numerous bars and clubs that also serve as popular live-music venues. Adventure Wonderland and Snowtrax are popular theme parks located nearby. When it comes to cuisine, Christchurch offers a wide array of options including seafood at The Jetty, traditional French cuisine at Splinters, delicious Italian dishes at Siena’s, and a variety of European cuisine at Samphire.
Christchurch railway station is the direct link for the town to the National Rail network. Bournemouth Airport is located just four miles north of Christchurch; it provides connections to most major European cities and can be reached by bus from Christchurch. There are numerous bus routes and services running through town and taxis are readily available as well. There are various passenger ferries running form the harbour at to other nearby coastal towns.