Poole Old Town
A 2-mile, wafer-thin peninsula of land that curls around the expanse of Poole Harbour, Sandbanks is studded with some of the most...
More Provence than Poole, the food at this brasserie is Gallic gourmet charm at its best: unpretentious and first class. Flavour...
Lonely Planet review
The attractive historic buildings on Poole Quay range from the 15th to the 19th century, and include the Tudor King Charles pub on Thames St; the cream Old Harbour Office (1820s) next door; and the impressive red-brick Custom House (1813) opposite, complete with Union Jack and gilded coat of arms. The tourist office sells the Poole Cockle Trail guide of the old town (30p).