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Poole Harbour

Poole Harbour, United Kingdom

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About Poole Harbour

Poole is Europe's largest natural harbor and a stunning location for all types of watersports fringed with unspoilt woodland and coastal walks.   It is made up of many different habitats, which in turn provides a stunning variety of birdlife throughout the entire year. It is one of several which lay claim to the title of "second largest natural harbour in the world".



Attractions near Poole Harbour

Brownsea Island0.71km from Poole Harbour

Brownsea Island is the largest of the islands in Poole Harbour in the county of Dorset, England. The island is owned by the National Trust. The island sits in the middle of Poole Harbour, with dramatic views of the Purbeck Hills. Thriving natural habitats, including woodland, heathland and a lagoon, have created havens for wildlife, such as the red squirrel and a huge variety of birds, including the sandwich tern.

Sandbanks Beach2.1km from Poole Harbour

Sandbanks is a small peninsula crossing the mouth of Poole Harbour.  It is of the highest quality with fine golden sand and sparkling clean waters, perfect for a family day out at the seaside.  One of the iconic location for a day out with family and also you can spend some nice time there.

Poole Museum2.55km from Poole Harbour

A local history museum situated on the Lower High Street in the Old Town area of Poole. It illustrates the story of the town and its people. The centrepiece of the museum is the 2,000-year-old Poole Logboat, an Iron Age vessel that was found in 1964 during dredging work in Poole Harbour. there has been an exhibition showcasing finds from the Swash Channel Wreck, one of the most important shipwrecks found in British waters and so more to see inside.

Poole Park2.83km from Poole Harbour

Poole Park is an urban park adjacent to Poole Harbour in Poole. The park was opened during the Victorian era and has remained popular with visitors ever since. It is a great venue for relaxing and playing and covers an area of more than 100 acres, 60 acres of which - unusually for an urban space - comprise freshwater and brackish lakes.

Compton Acres3.05km from Poole Harbour

Compton Acres is one of the finest privately owned gardens in the South of England.  Comprising a series of classical themed gardens, each providing an attractive and unique variety of ornamental plants from around the world, cared for by a team of professional gardeners. Enjoy over 10 acres of horticultural heaven, relax in our charming Café & Tea Rooms, browse the treasures in our Gifted Moment store or delve into the exciting world of plants within our Plant Centre.

Alum Chine Beach5.24km from Poole Harbour

Alum Chine Beach is probably one of Bournemouth's favourite Blue Flag award winning beaches, particularly loved by the locals for its wide, exceptionally clean, sandy and shingle beaches situated further to the West of Bournemouth, away from the hustle and bustle of Bournemouth Pier and the town centre.

Where is Poole Harbour

Discover more attractions in Dorset, where Poole Harbour is located

Dorset90 attractions

Dorset is a county in South West England on the English Channel coast. Here you can the beautiful beaches to famous landmarks like Durdle Door and Portland Bill, and activities including kayaking, wine tasting, and more