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Poole Harbour

Poole, England
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Ranked #4 of 25 attractions in Poole
Type: Bodies of Water
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

A lovely little town with two very good fish & Chip shops and the usual mix of seaside gift shops.Nice walks along the sea front but you have to pay to go on the pier.

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London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
8 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

lovely area to sit, enjoy the sun and watch the boats arriving and leaving also watching the children crabbing is enjoyable. A lovely way to while away a few hours

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

Poole outshines it's 'posher' neighbour Bournemouth. Shops are many and varied ranging from Charity to High Street names. The people are also varied and not so 'blue rinse' as Bournemouth. The arcades are thriving. The Poole \pottery shop is worth a visit and to try your hand at making a pot of your own. The harbour and marina are great... More

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Sydney, Australia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
22 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

Both great natural harbours. We choose one hr boat cruise around Brownsea island, very informative and great scenery. Found price to get off at Brownsea quite expensive so did not this time. Poole was holding a folk festival on day so fab amphosphere

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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
38 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

Whilst I now live in London, I was born and raised a street away from Poole Harbour and whenever I come back to visit - which is often - I always walk along the harbour. It has been developed over recent years which attracts lots of tourists and locals alike. In the summer they have different events on both during... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

This is a really lovely place to visit with plenty of places to eat all along the front and the views are wonderful with plenty of boat trips , worth a visit but could be a little boring for young children but there are plenty of parks close by.

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Wallingford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW

The waters of Poole Harbour are sheltered from the open sea so it is a great place for safe boating with a huge area to explore including the very beautiful From Rive that flows in via Wareham.

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Bletchley, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

to see so many luxury yachts in 1 place is amazing. During the summer every tuesday night from about 6pm till 8 pm i have never seen so many motor bikes in one spot.The bike are all ages vintage to modern and the bikers are polite and helpfull with any questions you ask them. What i did not like was... More

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Very piteresque when the weather is fine. There alot of places to eat around the harbour and the food is generally good. You can also purchase tickets for trips around the harbour and nearby Brownsea Island. Definately worth a visit if you're in the area.

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N Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Lovely part of the world but the harbour was too industrial looking the view from the restaurant was nice

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