Arts and Entertainment
Business and Economy
Recreation and Sports
Society and Culture
Travel and Tourism
- Christchurch Gilbert And Sullivan Society - Musical society. Includes information on members and current productions.
- Regent Centre - Theatre, cinema, studio and art gallery. Includes events guide and booking information. A Brief History of Christchurch - Overview of local history from the 11th to the 20th century.
- Christchurch - Overview of local history from the Bronze and Iron age to the 20th century with photos.
- Christchurch Dorset - Local directory and guide. Includes information on the area, attractions, events, and businesses.
- Christchurch Online - Local directory and guide. Includes information on the area with movies and photos, attractions, events, and accommodation.
- E-Christchurch - Local websites list. Includes council, tourism, schools, and community sites.
- Virtual tour of Christchurch - Aerial photograph with links to virtual tours showing main areas of the town.
- Xchurch.co.uk - Local community portal. Includes business directory, classifieds, forums, events, and news.
ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
Restaurants and Bars
- Christchurch Castle - Summary of documentary evidence with information about the construction of the Constable's House, keep and motte.
- Christchurch Carnival - Information about this year's canrival plus photos and report from the previous ones.
- Christchurch Festival - Takes place annually in July. Information about attractions, associated charities and stalls, including archived details of previous years.
- Christchurch Food and Wine Festival - An annual event that includes an international market. Provides booking information, programme of events and press releases.
- Museum of Electricty - Situated in an Edwardian power station close to the town centre. Overview and opening times.
- Red House Museum - A former workhouse in the town centre with exhibits reflecting the social history, geology and archaeology of the area. Galleries, programmes and information for schools.
RESTAURANTS AND BARS
- Bistro 155 - Restaurant and bar in Mudeford. Provides details of the location plus a menu and tariff.
- Christchurch Restaurants - Directory and guide. Includes searchable restaurant listings with cuisine type and contact information.
- La Mamma Pizzeria Trattoria - A family restaurant serving typical Italian cuisine and providing a take away service.
- Ship in Distress - Pub with seafood restaurant. Profile, history, facilities and menus with location map.
- Splinters Restaurant - A gourmet restaurant specialising in modern international cuisine.
- Top Wok - Chinese takeaway. Offers online ordering.
- A1 Sporting Speakers - Agency for sporting celebrity speakers. Includes celebrities, gallery and events.
- Allin Removals - Domestic and commercial removals. Includes advise and enquiry form.
- Blue Panda Ltd - Suppliers of promotional gifts. Includes online catalogue.
- Caravanwise - Motorhome and caravan insurance.
- CCA - Advertising and marketing agency. Includes services, case studies, about and clients.
- Christchurch Chamber of Trade & Commerce - Official site of the local business community, promoting businesses and events within the borough and providing lists of members, together with information and fees on becoming a member.
- Christchurch Self Store - Domestic and commercial storage facility. Includes price list.
- Complete Production Solutions Group - Suppliers of audio visual lighting and staging systems for the entertainment industry and conferences. Provides details of their equipment and services.
- Cromar White - Manufacturer and supplier of miniature passenger-carrying railway equipment for parks, clubs and gardens. Product information and photographs.
- Dancing Ledge - A band performing traditional Celtic music at events including ceilidhs, barn dances, weddings and festivals. Public gig list, audio samples and online booking form.
- Filer Knapper - Chartered accountants and registered auditors in the town centre. Features an extensive collection of information factsheets.
- Frettens - Family Solicitors offering a wide range of legal work.
- Fulfilment House - Provider of all services to the fulfilment and mail order industry.
- Goddards - Quantity surveying, contract management and estimating services to businesses, individuals, housing associations and building contractors.
- Golf Range Design Company - Golf range and course design by Paul Goodfellow. Information on developing land for golf and leisure facilities.
- Harvard Financial Management - Independent advisors specialising in mortgages, pensions, investment and insurance. Includes staff profiles and customer testimonials. Regulated.
- Hawk 20 - A 20ft self-righting, unsinkable, sea going day boat. There are technical details and photos.
- Hinton Park Woodland Burial Ground - Details about alternative natural burials. Includes the history, pricing policy and directions.
- John Reid and Sons Ltd. - Designers, manufacturers and constructors of multi-purpose structural steel buildings and bridges. Provides details of the range of their products and services.
- Kirsty Jenkins Housing and Management Consultant - A housing consultancy specialising in housing needs, homelessness lettings and housing advice. Information on services provided and contact details.
- The Kubota Centre - Suppliers of compact tractors and grass cutting machinery. Provides details and prices of products for sale.
- Martin Young Stained Glass Artist - Offering commissions, repair work, glass painting, sculptures, tuition and demonstrations. Examples of work shown.
- Noahs Workshop - Manufacturer of heavy duty timber garden buildings, sheds, playhouses, workshops, beach huts and gates. Includes pictures, specifications and pricing of products and accessories.
- P H Warr plc - Property and construction consultants and quantity surveyors providing cost planning, procurement, contract advice and financial management.
- Priory Financial Solutions - Provide financial planning, including mortgages and investments.
- R H Pardy Removals - Removals and containerised storage for domestic and commercial customers across the UK and Europe.
- Russell & Bath Shopfitting - A construction and/or refurbishment service for any business. Portfolio of customers and contact details.
- Self Trading Company - An international trader of surplus stock. News, company profile, products, and contacts.
- The Telephone Chain - Professional telephone answering, telesales and product fulfilment services.
- Turtle Services - Offer gardening, house cleaning, removals and car washing.
- Williams Thompson - Solicitors specialising in family law. Includes profile, description of services and member details.
- Xchurch Monday Market - Online classifieds system providing buying and selling opportunities for locals. Includes free registration and the ability to reply to adverts by email.
COMPUTERS AND INTERNET
- Bluetrain Internet Services - E-commerce and website solutions. Includes list of services, with prices, portfolio and contacts.
- Christchurch Computer Centre - Services including on-site maintenance, repair and installation
- Design Matters - Stanpit studio offering design, graphics and advertising services.
- ITX Warehouse - Specialist retailer of computers built around the Mini-ITX form factor. Online sales.
- Mad Web Design - A company offering web design, hosting, domain names and site maintenance. Includes details of the services offered, latest company news, a gallery and contact information.
- Rapid PCs - Suppliers of components and accessories with assembly, upgrades and repairs services available. Includes product information and prices.
- Solent IT - Web design and computer support services covering Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch. Includes profile, examples of services offered and a portfolio.
- Star Internetting - Domain name registration and web design studio.
- TPT Solutions Limited - A company offering information technology, computing and Internet services and training. Includes details of the services offered and contact information.
- AVM Leasing - Specialise in short and long term leasing of passenger and commercial vehicles for personal and business use.
- Keith Motors - Ford dealership for new and used car sales, and rental. Includes servicing information, and searchable database.
- Motorbiking - Used motorbike sales. Includes stock list and link to insurance quotes.
- Motorport - Used car sales. Offers part exchange, finance, and warranties. Includes stock list. Requires flash.
- Trevor J Hirst - Classic car and aircraft restoration. Includes photos and details of work undertaken.
· Ambient Lighting - Specialist suppliers of all domestic and contract decorative light fittings. Details of all types of products listed.
· Bookends Bookshop and Art Centre - An independent bookshop and an art centre stocking art materials, art books, prints, frames and original paintings. Book reviews and special offer pages.
· Breath of Fresh Air - Skiwear and outdoor clothing retailers. Offers product ranges and provides an information form.
· C. M. Marketing - Sells a spill resistant mug that keeps drinks hot or cold and has a removable lid. A shopping cart purchasing facility is available.
· Ceiling Fan Store - Markets ceiling fans presented by diameter as well as accessories to the mainland United Kingdom only. Presents terms of service and contact details.
· The Chamberlain Pottery - Offering a range of bespoke functional earthenware ceramics, with the ability of choosing your own glaze and colour. Commissions designed to your requirements with photos and prices of products.
· Christchurch Powrtools - Suppliers of turf machinery. Details on ranges of lawnmowers, chainsaws and forthcoming events.
· ~David Redcliffe Conservatories - With examples of recent designs and contact details.
· Davis Tackle - Equipment for coarse, game and sea fishing including fly tackle, specialist barbel rods, new and secondhand centrepins, vintage rods and reels plus Royalty fishery permits.
· Halogen Lighting Store - Catalogue of light fittings, transformers and tracks. Details of items together with e-commerce facilities to purchase.
· Orthodynamics - Part of Orthodesign Ltd, an independent company developing and manufacturing artficial orthopaedic implants for hips and knees. Product range shown.
· Peeks Party Store - Providers of party products, and costumes. Various themed events catalogues which can be ordered on-line.
· Society Brides - Designer bridal wear retailers. List of labels stocked and contact details.
· Spot-On-Water - Watersports shop offering windsurfing, surfing, wakeboarding and kiteboarding equipment and accessories. Features information about local tides and sailing areas.
· Twycraft & Ye Olde Eight Bells Gift Shop - Located in the town centre. Offers collectable gifts and needlework with online catalogue and purchasing.
· Bonefish Adventure - Located in Bargates and providing organised holidays in the Bahamas for fly anglers wanting to catch bonefish. Information about equipment and prices with archived group photographs and news.
· FR Aviation - Owns and operates aircraft from Bournemouth and Teesside International Airports. Provides specialist aviation services to governments and international agencies. There are details of vacancies and contact information.
· PCI Holidays - The UK web site of this company offering information on vacation rentals available in Spain, Portugal, Italy, and the Caribbean.
- Burton C of E Primary School - Profile and prospectus. Features book reviews for Key Stage 2 and examples of children’s work.
- Christchurch Infant School - A community school for children aged 4 to 7. Details of staff, curriculum and events.
- Christchurch Junior School - For 7 to 11 year olds. Includes prospectus, information on extra activities and Ofsted report.
- Mudeford County Junior School - Catering for children aged 7 to 11 years, this features information about the school’s music department and the activities of its steel pan, samba and recorder groups.
- Portfield School - A purpose-built independent school for children aged 3 to 18 years with autism and related disorders. Information about the school’s teaching philosophy, behaviour management and residential curriculum.
- The Priory C of E Primary School - A voluntary aided school located in the town centre. Provides detailed information including admissions procedures and virtual tour.
- ’St Josephs Catholic Primary School - A co-educational school in Somerford featuring news of events and information about the Healthy Schools programme.
- Twynham School - An 11 to 18 co-educational comprehensive school with Technology College status and partnership in the Christchurch 6th Form. Information about the school with governors' reports and staff vacancies.
- Cheriton Dental Practice - Includes profiles of the dentists, explanations of consultation procedures and the ability to make an appointment online.
- Christchurch Chiropractic Centre - Qualified practictioners. Includes staff profiles, fees and information about consultation procedures.
- The Farmhouse Surgery - General practitioners located in Purewell. Contact information, self-treatment advice and details of services offered.
- Godshaer Herbalist - Practice run by a qualified medical herbalist with information about conditions, treatments and the history of herbalism. Includes prices and mail ordering.
- Inspired Touch - Holistic therapists based in Mudeford. Information about their approaches to massage and colourpuncture with pricing and consultation details.
- The Orchard Surgery - Based in the Christchurch Medical Centre in Purewell. Provides practice information with staff profiles.
- Pam Bailey Counselling Service - A counsellor, based in Highcliffe, offering counselling, bereavement counselling, stress counselling and counselling for anxiety, depression, self esteem and relationship issues.
- Stour Surgery - Information about opening times, emergencies, health care and profiles of the medical team.
RECREATION AND SPORTS
- Avonmouth Watersports - Provides sailing lessons and courses in Christchurch harbour. Overview, contact information and price list.
- Bournemouth Flying Club - Organisation based at Bournemouth International Airport offers trial flying lessons and training for commercial and private licenses. Information about flights, airport, and facilities.
- Christchurch Angling Club - Freshwater and harbour fishing including membership information, day tickets, details of sections and records.
- Christchurch Gun Club - Provides facilities for target shooting with firearms, airguns and shotguns. Section information and guide to range safety.
- Christchurch Rowing Club - Situated on the River Stour. Includes race results, training information and contact details of committee members.
- Christchurch Ski and Leisure Centre - Situated near Hurn and offering skiing and snowboarding lessons, ski-bobbing and an alpine adventure park. Information about activities, events, parties, shop and restaurant.
- Christchurch Tae Kwon Do Club - Martial arts training with background information, venue details and instructor profile.
- Highcliffe Sailing Club - Located on Mudeford Quay. Information about training, racing, results and junior section.
- Southcoast Windsurfing - Tuition and organised sailing weekends in the bay. Provides information about the location, instructors and teaching methods.
SOCIETY AND CULTURE
- Christchurch District Scouts - Official site that includes general information about activities and features pages for individual Groups, the Braggars Wood campsite, Gang Show and Jamboree.
TRAVEL AND TOURISM
Restaurants and Bars
- Avon Beach Company - Beach resort featuring watersports and cafe. Includes information on the location and facilities.
- Christchurch Tourism - Official Christchurch Tourism site. Accommodation, attractions, events and all about Christchurch for tourists and visitors to the area.
- Discover Christchurch - An online visitors guide to the historic town.
- Dorset Life: The Dorset Walk - A guided walk around the harbour incorporating Hengistbury Head and Stanpit Marsh. Includes background information and directions.
- Mudeford Beach Huts - A notice board containing information about beach huts for sale and to rent. It also contains a guide to the area of Mudeford.
- Mudeford Ferry - Operating between the quay and beach at Mudeford Sandbank. Details of times, cruises and the scattering of ashes at sea.
- Mudeford Quay and Sandbank East - From the Marine Conservation Society. A description of the beaches, the facilities and how to find them.
- Mudeford Sandbank News - Online source for this local publication containing press coverage and archived copies of the print version.
- Stewarts Maize Maze - A themed maze constructed in a 19 acre field on the outskirts of Christchurch. Information about past designs, current projects, admission prices and opening times.
- The Avonmouth - Hotel and restaurant in Mudeford. Information about the location, rooms and reservations, including a sample menu.
- Beautiful South Guest House - Bed and breakfast. Details of facilities, accommodation, local attractions and testimonials.
- The Black House - Holiday apartments in a former smuggler's house on Mudeford Sandbank. Photographs, history and booking information.
- Bure Farm House - Bed and Breakfast - Edwardian farm house with the beach only a 3 minute walk away and the New Forest only a 10 minute drive.
- Druid House - A guest house in the town centre. Photographs and details of facilities together with detailed directions.
- Grosvenor Lodge B and B - Guest House near the centre of Christchurch, features 4 Poster beds in some rooms. Has won awards for their Breakfasts.
- The Lord Bute Hotel - Hotel, restaurant, conference, and event centre near Highcliffe Castle. Information about rooms, rates, and menus.
- Lyndhurst Lodge Guest House - A small family Guest House providing accommodation for business people and holiday makers alike. Details of rooms, tariffs and local information. Meadowbank Holidays - Holiday parks with touring caravan pitches. Describes their facilities with tariff and directions.
- Mint Holidays - Offers a range of accommodation for summer rental. Accommodation, prices, photographs, and contacts.
- Mudeford Holidays - Self catering accommodation in cottages and caravan. Profile, facilities and local attractions with prices and availability.
- Riverbank House, Self Catering Holidays - Property details of a house situated on the River Stour in Christchurch, together with an interactive map link.
- Riverside Park - Riverside apartments for holidays. Includes information about the apartments, tariff and contact details.
- Seapoint Bed & Breakfast - A 3 bedroom bed and breakfast property situated on the entrance to Mudeford Quay with TV and teamaking. Beach shops, sailing, fishing very close by. Facilities and contact details.
- Stour Lodge Guest House - Bed and breakfast accommodation. Includes details of localility, rooms and tariffs. Stour Villa - Guest house near town centre.
- Tall Trees Holiday Park - Caravan park within reach of local resorts, including Bournemouth and Poole, and the New Forset and East Dorset. 4 star English Tourist Board grading. Photos, tariffs and location details.
- Three Gables Bed and Breakfast - Accommodation for holiday and commercial visitors. Situated near the town centre. Contact and location details and a photograph.
- Wolverton Apartment - 1 bedroom, self-catering apartment available for holiday rentals. Includes accommodation details, prices and contact details.