Poole Old Town
The attractive historic buildings on Poole Quay range from the 15th to the 19th century, and include the Tudor King Charles pub on...
More Provence than Poole, the food at this brasserie is Gallic gourmet charm at its best: unpretentious and first class. Flavour...
Lonely Planet review
A 2-mile, wafer-thin peninsula of land that curls around the expanse of Poole Harbour, Sandbanks is studded with some of the most expensive houses in the world. But the golden beaches that border them are free, and have some of the best water-quality standards in the country. They're also home to a host of water-sport operators.
Brownsea Island Ferries shuttles between Poole Quay and Sandbanks every half-hour (adult/child £8.50/5.50) from 10am to 5pm, between April and October.