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  1. Attractions in and around Poole
    Whether you want a wonderful seaside holiday, or an exciting range of activities for all to enjoy, Poole is a relaxing and family-friendly holiday destination with many family fun things to do all year round for kids of all ages.
  2. Panoramic views of Poole harbour during summer
    Explore the treasures of Poole's historic quayside, delve deep into the heart of the Old Town where sea captains and pirates once stood.
  3. Poole Beaches
    Enjoy the best beaches for winter walks! Poole's Beaches are considered some of the best beaches in the UK...Click here to get directions, facilities and other information from the official Poole Tourism Website
  4. What’s On
    Poole has a busy calendar full of great events all year round. Whether you are staying in resort on holiday or just coming for the day, it's always worth seeing What's On in Poole to enhance your visit!

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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.