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Poole Harbour

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Address: Poole, England
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How some people can rate so low I will never know - especially locals as the harbour is an excellent place to chill out for the day with some really good shops like Purbeck... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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178 reviews 178 reviews
38 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

How some people can rate so low I will never know - especially locals as the harbour is an excellent place to chill out for the day with some really good shops like Purbeck Pottery and Poole Pottery both of which have some lovely items. It is quite small but if you take your time their are lots of things... More 

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Kingston upon Hull, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We love to visit the harbour each time we visit family in Poole. To see all the boats, some small, some supersize and very luxurious. There are lots of pubs and eateries along the quay. We can recommend Tuesday evening, bike night, lots of families go for a stroll along the quay.

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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Spent a happy hour on a boat trip around some of the harbour, which is beautiful. Did not realize it is so big and with so many small islands. The scenery all the way around is stunning and the colors at this time of year are vast.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

was really disappointed by this place. It lacked at form of atmsphere and I wouldn't advise anyone to visit

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Sunapee, New Hampshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Great photo ops along the quay with plenty of choices for food and drink. The boat show was a bonus.

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

plenty to do and several places to eat.You can just watch the world go by or take one of the many boat trips around the area including the excellent brownsea island.there are several shops close by including poole pottery.There is also the museum,ideal on a wet day with free entry and a small amusement arcade.plenty of places to eat from... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

A quaint charm of fishing boats mixes well with the ambient whiff of the rich and famous and their multi million pound yachts..Some traditional pubs are to be found along the promenade or Deli on the quay which is great for a strong coffee and a piece of scrummy homemade cake

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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

A lovely place to visit throughout the year. Plenty to do and see for all ages, including Poole Quay and the Pottery, Brownsea Island, Sandbanks, ferry trips around the harbour and to Wareham, half and full day fishing trips, Poole museum, crabbing for the kids and plenty of eateries. Lots of events throughout the year including mean machines on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

One of my favourite walks. Starting at Poole Quay, with some great places to eat, and sit, watching the busy bustling port, boats and people. Then following the quay down to Baiter and Whitecliffe. Walking up to Evening Hill with its amazing views across Poole Harbour, then sweeping down to Sandbanks peninsular, past some of the most expensive houses around,... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This harbour is stunning - on a par with Portsmouth and Malta. Sorry, haven't been to Sydney. The best way is to take a boat trip from Poole Quay, & stop off at Brownsea Island, or take a harbour trip and maybe go up Wareham River. There are charges for these but worth the money.

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