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Address: Poole, England

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Great harbour - scenic, plenty of attractions and activities

Poole Town Quay has an attractive frontage with pubs, speciality shops and restaurants. Multi storey car park. Summer events on the quay. Trip boat around the harbour, Brownsea... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Hythe, United Kingdom
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Hythe, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
26 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Poole Town Quay has an attractive frontage with pubs, speciality shops and restaurants. Multi storey car park. Summer events on the quay. Trip boat around the harbour, Brownsea Island (NT) Sandbanks and Wareham as well as fishing trips or fast boat rides. Several marinas at the Town Quay and by the large ferry (Yacht Haven ), Salterns and under Poole... More 

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Kent
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We loved the old buildings and colourful, busy harbour. Poole Pottery is particularly interesting to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Walking slowly from the Old Lifting Bridge along the quay to the moorings at the other end, and then further past the fishing boats to the vast expanse of grass is a beautiful way to spend an afternoon. If it is windy and cool or if its sunny and hot with a treat of an ice cream it is always... More 

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Holywell, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The harbour and Quayside is lovely to visit. Lots of little cafes and pubs to choose from while having a walk. Nice individual shops to be found as well as the famous Poole pottery shop. Some wonderful, very expensive boats to look at as well. While we visited a Navy ship was in dock and it was nice to see... More 

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londont
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101 reviews 101 reviews
37 attraction reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Went to Poole for the day as friends wanted to go to pottery museum. Had fun spending in there. Walked little streets and found some interesting pubs. Worth walking around

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The Harbour and especially the Town Quay at Poole is a lovely place to visit, its got some great independent shops and plenty of cafes and pubs were you can sit and watch the world go by. You can visit the museums or admire the expensive yachts in the harbour. A lovely place to spend a day

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Arundel, United Kingdom
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154 reviews 154 reviews
47 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Poole harbour is a mixed bag - there's the quayside at Poole which has lots going on and visitor attractions such as Poole & Purbeck Potteries, there's the Sunseeker yacht builders (where you can watch and dream of what might be (!!), the impressive twin sails bridge, a marina full of luxury motor launches and then there's the peace and... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
53 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I love Poole harbour. I've paddleboarded the East side from Sandbanks up to Rockley and intend to do the West side from Sandbanks to Upton house in the next year. The wildlife is wonderful. Beware the tides - especially if paddling... it can go out a long way causing one to walk back to the car knee deep in mud... More 

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South England
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

How can anyone fail to love Poole Harbour, its beautiful regardless of the season, time of day or the weather. Theres someting for everyone.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Visited September 2014 We rented an apartment right in the heart of the town and a short walk to the harbour. The town centre itself is unremarkable, containing many of the normal shops you would expect in any town centre. There are a good number of places to eat as well as plenty of places to get some really nice... More 

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