Meet the Neighbours
Meet the Neighbours

Not only does Poole itself have a lot to offer the visitor, it’s surrounded by Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. link will open in new window

Why not use Poole as a base to see for yourself the heritage, history and beautiful countryside around us that make up the Dorset and New Forest Area.

You can visit most of the local areas by bus or train.   Minibus tours are now available to the Jurassic Coast and the New Forest via Discover Dorset Tours link will open in new window - so leave the car behind and enjoy the views!

The New Forest link will open in new windowNational Park is less than an hour away by car and train and the Purbecks link will open in new window boast the most beautiful coastal and rural landscapes.  Weymouth and Swanage are popular coastal resorts, while Studland offers great beaches.... and not forgetting Bournemouth link will open in new window with its vibrant night life, great shoppping and some of the South's biggest events including the Bournemouth Air Festival.

Head to France, Spain and the Channel Islands with regular sailings.

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