• Sandbanks beach
  • Poole Park fitness trail, copyright Bill Lister
  • Poole Park, Rockley Sailing and SUP, copyright Bill Lister
  • Stand Up Paddling in Poole
  • Sandbanks beach
  • Poole Harbour kite surfing
  • Rockets and Rascals, Lilliput, copyright Bill Lister
  • Poole Harbour from the coastal path
  • Evening hill, copyright Bill Lister
  • Poole Harbour from the coastal path
  • Poole Harbour kite surfing, copyright Bill Lister

Things to do


There are a multitude of beautiful beaches to visit during your stay – the nearest being Sandbanks, Canford Cliffs, Branksome Beach and Alum Chine – all with amenties.

If you would like to hire a beach hut at Branksome Beach call: 07980 928752 for prices and availability.

If you want to venture a little further you could get the Sandbanks Chain Ferry to Studland.  The first ferry of the day leaves from the Sandbanks side at 07:00hrs and the last ferry runs at 23:10hrs from the Studland side. The ferry runs a continual service throughout the day, with a service running every 20 minutes from each embarkation point. For up to the minute information and prices, please visit the Sandbanks Ferry website.


There is lots on offer for the sports enthusiast – windsurfing, kitesurfing, paddle boarding & sailing, fishing, horse riding, golf…the list goes on. Hire/lessons: Easy Riders, Poole Harbour Watersports, Rockley Park.

Places to visit

Kids Entertainment

Food – recommendations