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The Rosscourt

Boscombe, Bournemouth, Dorset, England  [Google Map]

Bed & Breakfast Guest House
The Rosscourt, Bournemouth, Dorset

    Quick facts...

  • Awards: WE have won Tripadvisor 5 star award for the last 4 years. Trivago top 5 bed and breakfast in 2015
  • Amenities: all rooms have a seating area, however, we have a lovely bright guest lounge for your use. Free view TV, Free wi fi
  • Parking: On site parking, cycles can be stored in the garage. Motorbikes subject to availability and size can park behind secure gates
  • Accessibility: Accessibility information is shown below


We are Debbie and Peter Payne, our guest house is on the road to the beach. We have 8 en suite rooms,  all for adults only,without children or stag and hen groups, so you have peace and quiiet. Short walk to the beach, on site parking. Breakfast is available if you would like it. 


We live on site so are available if you need us otherwise , we aim to offer you, our guests, a time to relax .


Our ground floor is all on a level and we have 1 en suite twin room available. Access to the premises for manual wheelchairs is ok (1/4inch lip over the entrance) but the person must have some mobility to use the room. We have a larger shower , 6" lip to get in, sliding door with a 24" gap to enter, with stool. Grab handle by the toilet.

The breakfast room is alos on the level as is the guest lounge.


We have parking right by the front door.

We are:

  • Adults Only friendly
  • Biker Friendly
  • Cyclist friendly
  • Solo Traveller friendly

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In all, the programme is broadcast up to 15 times weekly by the stations below, with a further 17-23 stations  broadcasting the show on a regular basis. The list below gives main broadcasts ONLY. Please note times refer to BST and that the show starts its weekly run on Saturday evenings with Miskin Radio, finishing the following Saturday morning on ABC Oldies.

  • - Saturday at 1800 (during college term dates)
  • - Sunday at Midday and repeated Wednesday at 1300, Thursday at 2000, Saturday at 0700
  • - Tuesday at 0900
  • - Monday at 1000 and repeated Thursday at 1400 & one overnight broadcast mid-week.
  • Mondays at 1900
  • - Sunday at 0900 and repeated Monday at 0600 & Wednesday at 1700
  • – Sunday at 0900 and repeated Tuesday at Midday and Thursday night/ Friday morning at Midnight
  • -  Monday at Midday and repeated the following Sunday at 1600
  • - Monday at Midday
  • Please note that ALL ads are rotated on our half-hour special broadcast as detailed here. The GENE PITNEY & FRIENDS – broadcast details:

    • - Monday at 0600, Tuesday at 1900 and Thursday at 2000
    • at Midnight Monday into 0100 Tuesday morning;
    • 1900 Wednesdays and 0800 Sundays
    • at 2100 on Tuesdays & 2300 Fridays
    • on Mondays 2300

Programme timings can vary by two or three minutes either way, because of individual schedules. Some placings are aimed at the overseas listeners in the United States, Australia etc..