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Poole merges to the east with Bournemouth so many of the delights of Dorset are also on your doorstep. The Quay is a major attraction to visitors and has a fantastic selection of boats and pleasure cruises for harbour tours.

This part of the Dorset coastline is famed for the quality of the beaches and a visit to them is a must while on holiday in Poole. Jump on the ferry from Poole and head to Sandbanks Beach which has Blue Flag status. You might also spot a celebrity or two while there as the houses that line the beach are amongst the most expensive in the country. Other beaches that are worth a visit while on a Poole holiday include Shore Road, Canford Cliffs and Branksome Dine. If you head a little further afield you’ll find long expansive stretches of golden sands in the neighbouring town of Bournemouth.

Family fun on your Poole holiday can be had down by the Quay on the Poole Quay Treasure Hunt and Family Trail or the Cockle Trail which retraces Poole’s history of ghosts and smugglers and takes in Poole’s current landmarks. All of these fun activities add something special to Poole holidays. Brownsea Island, a wildlife reserve and home of the scouting movement, is now owned by the National Trust and is found in Poole harbour. A must visit for all wildlife lovers while on a Dorset holiday.

Tower Park in Poole is the place to head for all weather fun while on holiday in the county. On site you’ll find restaurants, ten pin bowling, a multiplex cinema and an indoor water park amongst others ensuring a fantastic day out. Poole have a successful speedway team known as the ‘Poole Pirates’ and watching these is an exhilarating night out if they are at home during your visit. The stadium also hosts regular greyhound meetings should you fancy a flutter. For an educating visit while in Poole the Old Lifeboat Station houses a former operational lifeboat along with many artefacts from the past.

An abundance of bars and restaurants are found in Poole giving plenty of scope for a relaxing drink or tasty meal. There is a café culture feel to Poole town centre and a drink on the harbour side is a pleasant experience for a visitor to the town. For evening meals you’ll have great choice with food being served from a wide variety of cuisines. Poole’s pubs and clubs get lively over the weekend but partygoers tend to head to Bournemouth which is only a short trip away.

This part of the Dorset coastline is famed for the quality of the beaches and a visit to them is a must while on holiday in Poole.

A holiday in Poole has plenty to offer with everything from culture, beaches, water sports, tourist attractions and stunning views, all the ingredients for a memorable staycation.

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