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Discover Beyond the Beach this Summer!

Beyond our award-winning sands across Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole, there are many other extraordinary things to do and places to visit! From castles and quays, harbours and museums to parks, gardens and nature reserves as well as a plethora of interesting shopping, drinking and eating venues. Discover #BeyondTheBeach this Summer! pooletourism.com/explore/beyond-the-beach #LovePoole

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  1. Autumn in Poole
    When autumn leaves start to fall in Poole and warm sun-kissed colours descend on the destination, there are tons of fun things to do to embrace the change of the seasons.
  2. Coronavirus
    There's nothing worse than feeling unprepared, which is why we want you to check details about where you are staying and what you might be doing before you set off.
  3. Accommodation
    Looking for Summer holiday accommodation in Poole? Find a great range of hotels, B&B's and self catering accommodation here to suit your needs and budget, with the official Poole Tourism website.
  4. Things to Do
    There's something for everyone to do in Poole. Enjoy beaches, watersports, walks, nature trails and more... Head for Poole in Dorset for all year round fun!

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Stunning aerial shot of Sandbanks and its beaches during the height of summer in Poole

Discover Poole: Top 10 Things You Need to do During Your Stay

Poole is a scenic tourist resort in the east of Dorset, with superb golden sands, beautiful gardens and, it’s enriched with maritime history, with pirates such as Harry Paye putting Poole on the map. Whether you are here just for the day, a weekend, or longer, there is something for everybody!

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'I'm Bored!' Autumn half term challenge

Gather round everyone...there's a chill in the air, strange spooky goings on, monster crab sightings and a MER-CHICKEN?! Check out our half term challenges and share your creativity with us on social media!

Stunning views at the Japenese garden in Compton Acres

The gardener’s guide to holidaying in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Are you always on the look-out for ideas to use in your garden? Do you love to find interesting flora and fauna? Do you love a walk in the outdoors? Then we’re here to tell you that Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole have more than enough green spaces waiting to be discovered during a fun packed mini-break!

Fish and chips prepared and ready for Poole visitors to eat

A trip round Poole with a side of fish and chips

Fish and chips is the perfect way to kick off a summer staycation.  Set on the banks of award-winning blue flag beaches and with Europe’s largest natural harbour, Poole’s rich larder of world-renowned seafood has made way for some of the best chippies in the South of England.

A women's group kayaking in the sunset with the words: 'Poole Watersports Guide'

The Ultimate Poole Watersports Guide

Poole is a great place to dabble in a new experience and challenge yourself. Whether it’s sailing, stand up paddleboarding, foiling, powerboat training or luxury cruising you are in the perfect place to enhance your existing skills or learn a new hobby.