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Poole Harbour

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Address: , Poole, England
Phone Number: 01202-70-99-71
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Poole harbour is a bustling place, an odd mix of industrial on one side and tourism on the other. You can get boats around the coast, or to Brownsea Island or other places. Every... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Poole harbour is a bustling place, an odd mix of industrial on one side and tourism on the other. You can get boats around the coast, or to Brownsea Island or other places. Every Tuesday, there is a gathering of bikers, whilst Friday evening in the summer often hosts a car festival. That's without considering the quayside pubs, or the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Second largest natural harbour in the world. I always forget how beautiful the harbour is until I get a boat around it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

lovely place and a lovely day out we had . The evening boat trip was amazing and finished with a fire work.

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Poole, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Went with my gf and her two London pals, and we tried out SUP (Stand-Up Paddle-boarding) with EASYRIDERS board school etc down in the inner harbour by Sandbanks....(you know, the shallow area where the windsurfers go??!!) It was excellent. Daryl and the team were excellent, really helpful, catered brilliantly for us absolute beginners....and the wetsuit, board and paddle were all... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Poole Harbour has an area of approximately 36 square kilometres (14 sq mi)[2] and is claimed to be the largest natural harbour in Europe. The ferry to Brownsea Island takes you on a tour of the waterways, and supplies interesting information about Poole Harbour. The Quay is full of shops, cafes, and restaurants, and an enjoyable day can be spent... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

What a lovely place Poole is. Haven't been her since I was a very small child and I don't remember it at all. Lively and fantastic views. We were here as part of the annual Friday night quay for my car event. It was amazing. A lovely sunny warm evening. Loads of people wandering around. Plenty of bars, pubs, fish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

stroll alongside the quay and watch the beautiful boats come in and moor . Plenty of cafe's around to sit and watch the world go by

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

At night the harbour is buzzing with entertainment, one of the nights we were their they had loads of vintage pre 1980 cars they were awesome. Another night fireworks. Never been to Poole before but would highly recommend a visit day or night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

If you head down during the summer they have all different things going on. There are some nice pubs and easy parking. You can also catch a few different cruises from the harbour as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

A evening out. We went when there were markets and fireworks on. Although chilly, the entertainment was fab!

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