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Travellers to Poole give high marks for the bustling port, top-notch restaurants and lively bar scene. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its spas. Top sights in the city include Poole Harbour and Brownsea Island.
Cultural venues in the city include Tower Park, Poole Museum and Scaplen’s Court Museum. The city is notable for landmarks like Brownsea Castle, Poole Twin Sails Bridge and RNLI Memorial Sculpture. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the the sea and these places to visit: Brownsea Island, Compton Acres and Sandbanks Beach.
Other top sights in Poole include Poole Harbour. Popular places to see around the area include Bournemouth International Centre, 5.7 mi/9.1 km from the city centre, and Bournemouth Beach, which is 5.9 mi (9.5 km) away.
With so many choices for transport, seeing all of Poole is a breeze. If you want to journey outside the area, hop aboard a train from Poole Hamworthy Station, Poole Station or Poole Parkstone Station. You can cross the water in a ferry from the port.