The Shell House

  Opens in 2023  


The Shell House is being refurbished and will be your perfect home-from-home.  Beautifully decorated in a clean, cosy, modern beach house style. 

Located on Bournemouth's West Cliff, just a stone's throw from Bournemouth's amazing wide, sandy beach yet close to the hustle and bustle of the town centre.  


The Beach House sleeps up to 12 people in 5 rooms, with a beautiful sitting room and a spacious kitchen/dining room. Hire the whole house for your family get-together or a special occasion. 

We are dog friendly for well behaved owners - please enquire if you wish to bring your pooch!



Our rooms are all newly refurbished and ensuite with a combination of four-posters, doubles and bunk beds. We can sleep a total of 12 people. Please read the layout below for a more detailed explanation:

Ground Floor
Sitting room & main kitchen (open plan) & guest cloakroom
First Floor
Ensuite bedroom with 1 x king bed 
Ensuite bedroom with 1 x queen bed 
Ensuite bedroom with 1  x double bed with a single bunk bed above
Second Floor
Ensuite bedroom with 1 x queen bed & bunk bed
Ensuite bedroom with 1 x king bed 
Ensuite bedroom with 1 x triple sleeper bunk bed

Want to Book?  
Enquire here for prices and availability




Continental Breakfast can be provided with cereals, toast, croissants, jam, a range of tea and coffee to help yourselves to.



The House is a short walk from the hustle and bustle of restaurants, bars, and the Bournemouth Conference Centre.



The sea (and sandy beach!) is at the end of the road - 300m. Swim, surf, build castles, BBQ or just sunbathe.

Free Wifi


Wifi is free and freely available throughout the house.

Daily Housekeeping


At your convenience, your room can be cleaned and pressed daily - please ask for a price.


Photos are indicative (from the beach house) and will be updated when the refurb is finished

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We name just a few us for more details and ideas

Bournemouth Pier


 Visit RockReef Indoor Activity Attraction on Bournemouth Pier  - an all-weather attraction based on adventure sports and includes 28 Clip 'n' Climb fun, themed indoor climbing walls, a Vertical drop slide, a ‘Leap of Faith’ jumping challenge, a HighLine high ropes aerial obstacle course and the Pier Cave. Outside is the PierZip the world's world’s first pier to shore zip wire, boasting a 250 metre dual zip line. 


Coasteering in Dorset is all about hurling yourself into the sea to kick start your weekend or clear heads. It's an activity that everyone can do all together as a group. Crystal clear water, awesome jumps, sea caves to explore and waves to play in. Everyone loves it, everyone remembers it.

Hen Pamper Package


Share the love with your hens and enjoy a local spa day or an in-house pamper morning before the fun starts!  Manis, blow drys and make-up ready for a night on the town.

Other hen ideas

Glitter Artist


Butler in the buff

Life drawing

Dance class

Cupcake making

Day Trips To Guernsey

Discover the beauty of Guernsey and travel on the Condor from Poole to Guernsey for £29 return. Arrive at the breathtaking Island in as little as 3 hours.

Paddle Boarding


Bring the Bride Tribe to the beach for half a day of paddle boarding, GIANT paddle boarding, kayaking or a combination! Beach chairs and tables can even be arranged, so your non-participating friends (there's always a few!) can bask in the sunshine.

Horse Riding & Forest Fun 

Horse riding and hacking in the New Forest. Unleash the 'Warrior Woman' within and spend quality time with your favourite friends. Visit a secret woodland and learn to hurl axes, shoot arrows and play with fire. Round it all off with afternoon tea around the campfire.