Are you thinking about a short break (or staycation as they’re now known) around the next half term holidays? Somewhere that will keep the kids away from their screens for a while, and get some fresh sea air in their lungs, with plenty of options for both outdoor and indoor activity? (This is Britain after all, the weather is never guaranteed!).

Whatever your taste and budget, perfect Poole ticks all the boxes. Let’s go through a quick checklist…

Stunning beaches on the doorstep?  Tick.

Historic quayside and enticing old town to explore? Tick.

Countryside walks and beautiful parks? Tick.

Boat trips and water sports? Tick.

 A huge range of places to stay, eat and drink, to suit everyone (even the fussiest youngster)? Tick.

So that’s sorted then, head off to Poole for the perfect family break. So where to stay? We all like different things. Whether it’s the comfort and luxury of a swish hotel with all you need on hand, to a family-friendly holiday park, or close-to-nature camping. Poole offers it all.

Here’s just a few of the many options on offer, to inspire you with ideas for places to stay:-

For a comfortable and stylish yet traditional stay, try the Harbour Heights Hotel, situated on the famous Sandbanks Peninsula. With stunning views across Poole Harbour across to Brownsea Island, you’re within walking distance of miles of world-famous golden sandy beaches – what could be better?

The Harbour Heights offers stunning views across Poole bay

The Hotel has fine dining on site, or you can pop into Poole for more options.

Or perhaps you’re looking for a family-friendly holiday park with lots to keep the little (and not so little) ones occupied? Try the award-winning Rockley Park Holiday Park. This fun-packed park is located right on Poole Harbour, next to a wonderful nature reserve. With its very own sailing school and water sports centre, indoor and outdoor pools linked by a SplashZone, and a climbing wall to have a go on, you know there will be loads to keep everyone busy! Whilst the youngsters are busy, mum can head to the spa for some well-deserved pampering – mmm, bliss!

Rockley Park’s ideal for families

Come on in – the water’s lovely at Rockley!

The tempting spa

Perhaps you prefer to bring your own accommodation with you in the shape of a caravan or tent? No problem, you’ll be spoilt for choice with many perfect places around Poole to hook up the caravan or pitch up your tent.

Investigate South Lytchett Manor Caravan & Camping Park, set in lush countryside just outside Poole. A 5 star family-run Holiday Park, situated in 25 acres of beautiful parkland, it offers everything for the caravanning and camping fan. Being surrounded by trees, flowers and an abundance of birds and wildlife, it’s the perfect place to escape and relax, whilst being a few minutes’ drive away from Poole, and a few miles drive to the Isle of Purbeck and the Jurassic Coast.

Pitch up at South Lytchett Manor Caravan & Camping Park

Get back to nature in lush surroundings

So there’s just a few ideas and inspiration to get you thinking about the huge range of options for staying in and around Poole. Check out more here, and find your ideal place to stay, then book for a break to remember!




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