While Poole boasts some beautiful beaches, you won’t have much time to sunbathe – this seaside town is all about living life to the full. You can try your hand at a whole range of water sports in the safety of Poole Harbour, a breezy spot beloved by kite and windsurfers. 

On Poole Quay, you can admire the luxury yachts bobbing about, and eat ice-cream while sitting next to Lord Baden-Powell – his statue is perched on the waterfront, looking out towards Brownsea Island. In the evening, the Lighthouse Centre for the Arts lights up the entertainment scene with films, concerts, and plays. 

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