Dean Park is bounded by the Wessex Way, the railway and Wimborne Road and it forms part of the Dean Park estate. Originally planned in the 1860s, it has spacious plots, becoming smaller towards the north, arranged along wide curving roads and in the residential circuses around the focal points of Horseshoe Common and the cricket ground. There is an abundance of mature trees along the roads and in the heavily wooded Horseshoe Common, which links directly into the shopping area along Old Christchurch Road.
Who lives in Dean Park?
Dean Park is an attractive leafy area in Bournemouth, with a number of excellent residential options. With a nearby cricket ground as well as parks and a number of amenities, it is a highly desirable location for both families and single individuals alike.
Properties to rent and buy in Dean Park
Although a number of plots have been redeveloped and some properties have suffered unfortunate alterations, the design of the layout and many of the remaining properties are of great quality and well worth conserving for architectural and historic value. Due to its location it remains a popular place to buy and rent in.
Parks and green spaces
Dean Park Cricket Ground is currently used by Dorset County Cricket Club, Bournemouth University Cricket Club, as well as by Parley Cricket Club and Suttoners Cricket Club. It was formerly used by Hampshire County Cricket Club. You also have Horseshoe Common giving you easy access to Bournemouth Town Centre from Dean Park and it boasts a modern street layout, fresh open space and new street furniture.
Swimming, fitness and sports
Located opposite the main train station in Bournemouth, next to Asda, Better Gym Bournemouth boasts an 80+ station gym, from cardiovascular machines, resistance equipment, free weights and a dedicated stretch and cool down area. The gym also offers a selection of Group Fitness classes varying from Group Cycle to Yoga* (Some classes incur a small cost) with membership starting from just £13 a month and no contract.
Doctors and Dentists in Dean Park
The closest Doctors surgeries to Dean Park would be the two Panton Practice’s with one being located in St Leonards Road and one being Located in Gervis Road just South of Dean Park. There is a dental surgery located in Dean Park called Holmoak Dental Practice and it is located on Wimborne Road.
Shopping in Dean Park
The nearest super market is located just a short distance away and that is Asda Bournemouth Superstore located on St Pauls Road.
Hair and beauty
Dean Park is so well located that you are within easy access to hair and beauty salons located in both Charminster and Bournemouth Town Centre with some of the closest being Toni and Guy in Bournemouth Town Centre and HI Therapies located in Charminster.
Eating out in Dean Park
Dean Park is surrounded by lots of nice places to eat in Bournemouth Town Centre and Charminster it also has a lovely local Pub called The Dean Park Inn, being located on Wimborne Road it offers great food, drink and accommodation. It is a short walk from the centre of town and the beach and is a popular meeting point for locals and visitors alike. Whether you fancy a sociable pint of Wadworth's finest ale or a bite to eat, there's something for everyone.
Dean Park transport links
Dean Park remains well-connected, with the main Bournemouth rail station just a short distance away.
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