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Bournemouth cliff lifts and land trains

Get a great view of the coast using the cliff lifts in Bournemouth, or tour the area in a scenic land train.

Land trains

Our wheelchair-friendly land trains are running an express route this year that will take you take you along the beach between Bournemouth Pier and Boscombe Pier.

Trains depart daily from April to October and during school holidays, as well as on weekends throughout the winter, subject to weather conditions.

Just get on board and pay on the train.

Ticket prices
 Ticket type Cost
Adult single  £3.30
Junior (under 16) single  £2.30
Family (2 adults and 3 juniors) single  £10
Under-5s  Free 
 1 carer assisting a disabled person  Free 

Cliff lifts

Bournemouth’s cliff lifts run between Easter and the end of October, subject to weather conditions. They get you to the beach from the clifftops and give you a great view of the coast.

West Cliff Lift

Built in 1908, the West Cliff Lift links the seafront to the Bournemouth International Centre.

East Cliff Lift  

The East Cliff Lift was also built in 1908 and links the beach to the Russell Cotes Art Gallery & Museum.

Unfortunately, due to a significant cliff slide, the East Cliff Lift is currently out of action. Work to monitor the site is ongoing.

Fisherman's Walk Cliff Lift

Since 1935 the Fisherman’s Walk Cliff Lift has been linking the beach to a clifftop café and children’s play area.  

All prices are for one-way journeys, except passes.

Ticket prices
 Ticket type Cost
Adult   £1.75
Junior (under 16)   £1.25 
Family (up to 2 adults and 3 juniors) £5.65 
Under-5s   Free 
1 carer when travelling with a disabled person Free 
Season pass for 1 person   £35
1-week pass with unlimited use for 1 person  £11