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20 Apr 2018

Local Festivals & Further Afield

The local area has lots of annual festivals and entertainment extravaganzas. We recommend keep your eye on the local tourism website at pooletourism.com – however these are some of our favourite few:

Summer Breeze on the Quay
Every Thursday throughout July and August – live music and 10pm fireworks.

Dream Machines Bike Night
Every Tuesday from April to September – an array of all things motorcycle.

Quay for my Car
Every Friday in July and August – a great selection of popular car marques in the spotlight.

Bournemouth Air Festival
Late August – featuring free air and ground displays.

Bournemouth Marathon Festival
October – Supersonic 5K race through to the 26.2 mile marathon slog, which runs through Sandbanks.

THINGS TO SEE FURTHER AFIELD:

The New Forest – To the East
There is something for everyone in The New Forest, whether you’re looking to relax, explore or just enjoy.

Isle of Purbeck – To the West
There’s loads to do in Swanage and Purbeck, from railways and tanks to boat trips and historic walks, including an annual folk festival.

Stonehenge – To the North
Walk in the footsteps of your Neolithic ancestors at Stonehenge – one of the wonders of the world and the best-known prehistoric monument in Europe

27 Feb 2017

Poole Quay and Town

Poole Quay, on the edge of Poole’s stunning harbour, the worlds second largest natural harbour second to Sydney. Home to several Islands including National Trust site Brownsea Island, famous for establishing the Scout association. Poole Quay is the final stop along the High Street where the Dolphin Shopping Centre and the huge range of local shops and high street stores.

Towards the quay, the historic charm of Poole Old Town still remains with a strong sense of its historical seventeenth century heyday. On the Quay itself is an impressive collection of traditional pubs and modern restaurants. Throughout the summer Poole Quay’s schedule is packed with weekly bike, sports car and firework nights, along with Harry Paye day, folk and food festivals and much more.

Just along the harbour is Harbourside, through to Poole Park, Whitecliff Park. Sandbanks, with its world famous beaches, and home to the beach polo and the ferry to the Purbeck Hills and Studland, where Dorset’s Jurassic coast is one of the UK’s highlights for walkers and cyclists is also located within 3 miles

25 Feb 2017

Local Attractions

Poole Lighthouse (Arts, Theatre, Cinema, Comedy)
21 Kingland Rd, Poole BH15 1UG
www.lighthousepoole.co.uk

Poole Museum (History of Maritime Poole)
4 High St, Poole BH15 1BW
www.poolemuseum.co.uk

Tower Park (Entertainment Complex incl Cinema & Bowling)
Yarrow Rd, Poole BH12 4NY
www.towerparkentertainment.co.uk

Bournemouth Beach (Seven miles of sandy coastline)
Nearest point: Pier Approach, Bournemouth BH2 5AA
www.bournemouth.co.uk

Poole Park (Indoor Climbing and Zip-line over the sea)
Bournemouth Pier, Bournemouth BH2 5AA
www.rockreef.co.uk

Dolphin Swimming (Swimming, Adventure High-Ropes, Gym & Sport)
Chaseside, Bournemouth BH7 7DX
www.bhliveactive.org.uk