Poole Harbour claims to be the second largest in the world, an ideal place to take in sights and sounds on a coastal walk. Its traditional working quay can take you down to the harbour where you can then escape across to one of the islands just off the coast. If you don’t wish to travel that far then stay in the bustling town as there are plenty of attractions to keep you entertained as well as lovely beaches to discover.
Why visit Poole?
The incredible ocean harbour and inland lake both have some of the best water sports activities on the South Coast. It’s in a great position and a popular tourist destination, it’s waiting for you to travel down and investigate the incredible cliffs, gorgeous beaches and a thriving town.
Things to do in Poole:
This delightful town is home to a fantastic lake, crazy golf, railway and plenty of lovely independent shops and cafés to explore during your stay. Try fossil hunting on the beaches or trek along the incredible UNESCO Area of Natural Beauty, the Jurassic Coast.
Why stay in a Poole cottage?
Staying in one of our fantastic cottages in Poole would act as the perfect base for a family, couple or group of friends looking to truly uncover the special places of the region. Find a getaway by the beach, with views out over a cliff or in amongst the wonderful centre of the resort.
Three must see things in Poole:
- Ensure you wander along the incredible Poole Harbour, known as the second-largest in the world.
- Take a boat across to the spectacular National Trust-owned Brownsea Island.
- Splashdown Waterpark is a fantastic day out for the kids, have great fun on the riding and playing in the waters.