Attractions in and around Poole

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Beaulieu National Motor Museum

In the heart of the New Forest National Park, Beaulieu is a marvellous day out for the whole family.

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Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts

Experience, explore, discover and join in with the arts at Lighthouse, the largest regional arts…

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Oceanarium, The Bournemouth Aquarium

The award-winning Oceanarium is the perfect all weather attraction.

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Poole Park

If you’re looking for the tranquillity of a beautiful parkland greenspace but without a long trek…

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Swanage Railway

What’s better than a leisurely trip behind an historic steam engine through an area of natural…

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Upside Down House Bournemouth

Upside Down House™ is the UK's first inverted experience. Walk on the ceiling, reach for the coffee…

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Compton Acres

Enjoy over 10 acres of horticultural heaven with spectacular themed gardens, relax in the charming…

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Sandbanks Mini Golf

If you think you’ve got what it takes then come and test yourself at Sandbanks Mini Golf, the South…

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  1. Sandbanks Mini Golf

    Poole

    If you think you’ve got what it takes then come and test yourself at Sandbanks Mini Golf, the South Coast’s best mini golf course, right next to one of Europe’s best beaches!

  2. Poole Park

    Poole

    If you’re looking for the tranquillity of a beautiful parkland greenspace but without a long trek from the town, Poole Park might just be your perfect retreat. This large park borders Poole town’s magnificent harbour and is open all year round all…

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  3. Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts

    Poole

    Experience, explore, discover and join in with the arts at Lighthouse, the largest regional arts centre in the UK.

  4. Compton Acres

    Poole

    Enjoy over 10 acres of horticultural heaven with spectacular themed gardens, relax in the charming Café, browse creative gifts or delve into the exciting world of plants within the Plant Centre, there's a surprise at every turn.

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  5. Paultons Park Home of Peppa Pig World

    Romsey

    Paultons Family Theme Park has over 70 wonderful rides and attractions. Paultons is of course home to the world’s first & UK exclusive Peppa Pig World!

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  6. Swanage Railway

    Swanage

    What’s better than a leisurely trip behind an historic steam engine through an area of natural beauty.

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  7. Beaulieu National Motor Museum

    New Forest

    In the heart of the New Forest National Park, Beaulieu is a marvellous day out for the whole family.

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  8. Upside Down House Bournemouth

    Bournemouth

    Upside Down House™ is the UK's first inverted experience. Walk on the ceiling, reach for the coffee table and take unbelievable photos to share on social media with your friends and family.

  9. Oceanarium, The Bournemouth Aquarium

    Bournemouth

    The award-winning Oceanarium is the perfect all weather attraction.

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  10. Splashdown Poole

    Poole

    COVID-19 VISITENGLAND WE’RE GOOD TO GO ACCREDITED BUSINESS
    Splashdown Poole is the South’s favourite all-action waterpark! Whatever the weather, there is always fun to be had for all the family.

  11. The Friends of Dolphin Boat Trips

    Poole

    Dolphin III is a specially designed boat that offers free and fully accessible trips around Poole Harbour.

  12. Pier Amusements

    Bournemouth

    A wide range of entertainment machines and all of the most up-to-date videos and prizes.

  13. Branksome Dene Chine Beach

    Poole, Bournemouth

    When visiting our beaches, try to avoid the crowds by viewing our Beach Check page which features a live map and a free application to download showcasing how busy the beach areas are and other useful information that will prepare you for your trip…

  14. Follow Frank Campers

    Poole

    Legend has it that the first motorhome was designed by an American chap called Raymond Frank, who converted a van to take his family on holiday back in the 1950s. It’s this tale that inspired the name of Follow Frank. We are driven to provide the…

  15. Poole Hill Brewery - Southbourne Ales

    Bournemouth

    This Victorian themed brewery and taproom was voted Dorset's best brewer in 2018. The taproom and visitors centre are open daily with brewery tours, live music and multi award winning ales.

  16. Upton Country Park

    Poole

    Whatever the season, there's something for everyone - enjoy the wildlife along the shoreline, try the Woodland Play Trail, visit an exhibition at The Gallery, try one of the many events – or simply find a quiet spot to admire the grounds and…

  17. RNLI College

    Poole

    Experience the home of RNLI training including visiting our world-class Sea Survival Centre, which hosts the wave tank and Lifeboat simulator.

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  18. Branksome Dene Room

    Poole

    Nestled on Poole’s picturesque, gloriously photogenic coastline, sits one of the most unique function spaces in the United Kingdom.