Living in Moordown, Bournemouth

Moordown is conveniently located approximately 3 miles north of Bournemouth Town Centre. It joins Winton and extends North offering a slightly more residential feel but still has a good variety of shops, takeaways, convenience stores and even a large CO OP. There is a choice of cuisine including the popular Pizza Hut and one of the best chip shops in Bournemouth. Moordown borders not only Winton but Ensbury Park, Northbourne, Muscliffe and Lower Charminster, making it the ideal hub for commuting in any direction. With easy access to roads like Wimborne Road and Castle Lane, places like Castlepoint shopping centre, the A338 and Bournemouth International Airport are all within easy reach.

Who lives in Moordown?

Moordown is a popular area for families due to its great selection of schools and churches and community centres offering kids clubs and sporting activities. It's also located about two miles from Bournemouth University and the Arts University.

Types of homes in Moordown

Predominately made up of family homes with a selection of bungalows and flats, Moordown caters for everyone from first time buyers to the retired. Most properties lie within solely residential streets with on and off road parking.

Recreation in Moordown

Redhill Common and park run parallel to the Grove, offering facilities including; tennis courts, greens bowling and club house, a superb  children's playground which boast a large wet play area with one of the biggest inset paddling pools around, a football/basketball court, superb wooded areas ideal for dog walkers. The common hosts a number of events including several funfairs, a circus and various school events during the summer. There is also Moordown Recreation Ground offering similar facilities to Redhill.

Doctors in Moordown

Moordown benefits from its own GP practice, Moordown Medical Centre.

Moordown's transport links

Moordown benefits from great bus links running regularly into Bournemouth Town Centre and Bournemouth Train and Coach Stations. From Moordown you can get directly to most parts of Bournemouth and Poole, on either a Yellow or More Bus.

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