Poole attractions

Poole attractions

PooleFrom Poole you can explore the beautiful scenery of the South Downs, the museums, castles, historic houses and ancient monuments of the area, and the market towns and villages of the south of England. Dorset boasts rolling hills, glorious countryside and sandy beaches along a beautiful coastline. The county town is Dorchester, situated in the south of the county, about 130 miles from London.

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Attractions Poole Lifeboat Station museum. Tel: 01202 665607. Poole’s 19th century lifeboat station on the east end of the quay is still as it was when the last serving crew shut the door in 1974. It is now a museum. www.poolelifeboat.co.uk. Location: In the centre of Poole.

 Poole Lifeboat Station museum

Attractions Brownsea Island Ferries, Sandbanks & Poole Quay. Tel: 01929 462383. Visit Brownsea Island from Poole or Sandbanks. Bars and drinking areas on all our boats. The least expensive crossing is from Sandbanks which incidentally is the original route taken by Lord Baden Powell in 1907. www.brownseaislandferries.com. Location: In the centre of Poole.

Brownsea Island Ferries

Attractions Poole Quay. Poole Quay offers a bustling atmosphere, restaurants, cafes and pubs. On the lively Quayside is the Poole Pottery factory shop, and plenty of excellent places to eat and drink. Enjoy the 18th Century architecture and the cobbled streets. Building work started on the new Waterfront Museum in February 2006. Location: In the centre of Poole.

Waterfront Museum

Attractions Wimborne Minster, High Street, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1HT, Tel: 01202 884753. For over 1300 years this Wimborne Minster has been a centre for pilgrimage, prayer and worship. Visit the Minster and you will be warmly welcomed. In the summer Guides and 'Ministry of Welcome' are on duty. www.wimborneminster.org.uk. About 4 miles north of Bournemouth.

Wimborne Minster

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