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