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Highlights in Poole
- Long beach
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- Boscombe Pier
- Coastal Activity Park
- Vintage shopping
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Poole
Boasting a world-class beach and abundance of attractions for the whole family, Poole is one of the UK’s most popular summer holiday destinations. How does a traditional English home sound in this most salubrious of towns? There are hundreds of holiday rentals to choose from in and around Poole. Stay right in the centre next to the harbour on the doorstep of the vivacious nightlife, or choose from beachside rentals in the delicious Sandbanks area, home to a phenomenal beach. Or why not shack up in one of the villages close to Poole? The Lytchett villages boast olde world charm and are just 10 minutes by car from the town centre.Delightful sea views await you!
Self-catering holiday rentals in Poole suit all budgets and bring comfort, convenience and character. Large groups can choose from voluminous properties with up to seven bedrooms, some with delightful sea views over Pool Harbour and towards the Isle of Wight, while couples can find smaller hideaways in Poole’s quiet residential streets that are tailor-made for memorable romantic breaks.
Holidays in Poole
The area and getting around
From sunbathing on the famous Sandbanks Beach to the southeast of the town to picking up a new water sport or exploring the kilometres of walks and cycle paths, Poole is replete with ways to broaden your horizons and enjoy a memorable holiday. To the south of the town is Brownsea Island, which is steeped in history and culture, and the town itself is home to a beautiful quay and harbour.Poole’s magnificent beaches.
Sandbanks Beach, one of the United Kingdom's very best, is located on a spit to the southeast of Poole. It merges into Branksome Chine beach, which links Poole to Bournemouth, offering stunning views from the cliff tops and excellent facilities for families. Shell Bay, just to the south of Sandbacks is a vast sandy beach that could easily be in the Mediterranean or Caribbean.
Travellers and activities
The Poole and Bournemouth areas are fizzing with activities for you and your children. Boasting miles of gorgeous, golden sand lending to glorious family days at the beach, you can also take your children to Tower Park, where cinemas, bowling, a waterpark, a soft play centre and numerous restaurants provide everything for a fantastic day out, Splashdown Waterpark where you can experience the thrill of haring down some of the UK's most exciting water flumes, and the multi award-winning Adventure Wonderland, with its exciting rides and attractions designed for younger kids.Poole for beach buffs
Poole's beaches are considered by many as the best urban beaches in the UK! Nestled beneath magnificent cliffs, the beach spans a panoramic bay which enjoys its own micro-climate, the warmest sea temperatures in the country and wonderful views of the Isle of Wight beyond. Blue Flag beach Sandbanks is Poole’s calling card, and comes with family-friendly facilities include a crazy golf course, children's play area, a slackline, barbecue area and a highly-rated café.
The sea at Studland, just across the bay from Poole, has the highest density of seahorses in the world!
Top 5 travel tips in Poole
.An archetypal British night out, Greyhound Racing at Poole stadium is held every Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday evening. Dine in the fabulous restaurant and they will take your bets from your table as you look over the racecourse.2. Visit the Aviation Museum
In nearby Bournemouth, children and the young at heart will delight in the opportunity to sit at the controls of a real aircraft, explore a real fire engine, double decker bus, more than 20 planes, and try their hand at flying in a real flight simulator! A great value afternoon out for the whole family.3. Ride the world's shortest funicular
At just 42 meters from clifftop to shore, it is amazing that Fisherman's Walk Cliff Lift even exists! Opened in 1935, it has carried more than four million people down to the beach and back up to the top of the cliff! The heady summit offers wonderful views of Poole Harbour.4. Take a day trip to the Isle of Purbeck
The early morning ferry from Sandbanks takes you over to Purbeck when you can spend a delightful morning searching for ancient fossils at the Jurassic Coast, England's only Natural World Heritage Site. After lunch, make your way to Corfe, Dorset's iconic medieval castle, which boasts fantastic maritime views.5. Take your children to Science Zone UK
Science Zone is an engaging science adventure for the whole family. You will see life-size dinosaurs and planetarium shows, dig for fossils and perform fascinating explosive experiments. Don’t miss the multi-sensory rooms with their cutting-edge interactive floor projections and sound-activated light panels.