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“Quirky ferry to the best beach in the UK” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Sandbanks Ferry

Sandbanks Ferry
Sandbanks, Poole, England
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Ranked #7 of 18 Attractions in Poole
Type: Ferries/ Boats, Other
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Quirky ferry to the best beach in the UK”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Love this ferry can be a queue in the summer but out of season its all part of the trip to Shell Bay and Studland experience. Takes you from Sandbanks Peninsula to National Trust Dorset wilderness beach . This access to the purbecks is another reason that Sandbanks has become so sought after.

Visited May 2013
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Berkshire
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46 attraction reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
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“Quick way to Swanage”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

It is certainly worth paying the ferry fare to use this ferry, as it takes you straight from Sandbanks across to the road straight into Swanage.

Visited May 2013
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“A must if you go to Poole”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

The views are outstanding & when you get off a little cycle/walk/drive takes you to amazing beaches, queue back though can be a little long, especially Bank Holidays, 20 minutes turnaround usually

Visited August 2013
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Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
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“£3.50 worth of fun!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This is not only a purposeful means of transport, but 10 minutes of fun as you make the crossing -----enjoy the views of the millionaires' pads on sandbanks! Well worth the £3.50 single trip for car and passengers!

Visited October 2013
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“The little yellow ferry.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Excellent service to Brownsea Island, every half hour from 10a.m. till 5 p.m. march to November when the island is open to the public. Reasonably priced and well operated.

Visited October 2013
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