Please note school visits to SafeWise are temporarily suspended due to the Corona Virus pandemic. More details about future visits will appear here.  SafeWise is still open for room and facility hire – find out more.


SafeWise Bournemouth welcomes thousands of visitors every year including school children, families and other groups. Explore our stunning indoor village complete with road, beach, train and street scene. Join hands on activities, including escaping a house fire and controlling the brakes on a train. Find out more about our skills for life programmes below. The centre is also a popular training and events venue for hire.

Our Programmes

Vital skills for parents and carers of pre-school age children. Includes home, road and in-car safety, plus basic emergency first aid, all in an engaging and safe environment.

Essential programme to equip younger children with the confidence and skills to escape from a fire, be safe around roads, make healthy choices and much more all delivered in a fun way through realistic and interactive scenarios.

Compelling, practical programme for older primary age children to discuss, decide and do in a range of immersive situations, including fire, road and water safety plus emergencies.

Crucial programme for older children – building confidence and skills for life through recognising and managing risks, such as travelling, street-scene, peer pressure, drugs, alcohol and more.

Valuable programme for first time independent living. Includes personal safety, financial skills, householder responsibilities, healthy living and drugs in an non-patronising and engaging manner.

Discover engaging and practical ways to live well for longer. This programme focuses on key areas including health and well-being, eating well and staying active plus where to find help and support.

Delivered to meet special learning needs in a safe and welcoming environment to increase awareness of safety issues, including fire and road, in realistic situations and experiences.

Our Junior Safety Inspector events are specially designed to help families learn together to build confidence and develop valuable skills for life in fun and interactive scenarios including fire, road and water safety.