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Admiral Casino: Poole
Admiral Casino: Poole

Find Casinos in Poole, Dorset on Yell. Read reviews and see photos of the pubs, clubs and nightlife venues near you, get directions and opening hours and submit your own review.

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Adventure Wonderland
Adventure Wonderland

Adventure Wonderland About Dorset’s multi award-winning family theme park, Adventure Wonderland, with its great range of rides and attractions is the perfect spot for an unforgettable day out.

Arne RSPB Reserve
Arne RSPB Reserve

RSPB Arne remains one of the few places in the UK where all six of the UK's native reptiles can be found. The reserve is a haven for wildlife and has many designations including SSSI, SPA and SAC status. In 2017 the RSPB acquired Hyde's Heath, on the Arne peninsula, adding another 67 hectares to the reserve.

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Ashley Cross Green
Ashley Cross Green

Picnics, strolling across the green, play area, petanque and public events. Parking There is limited parking on roads near the park, or you can use the pay and display car park in Commercial Road.

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Baiter Park
Baiter Park

Overview 3 Bedroom Town House for rent in Baiter Park, Poole. MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY A stunning and unique 3 bed property benefiting from panoramic Harbour views from all key rooms with kitchen/diner and bedroom to ground floor, lounge, family bathroom and 2nd bedroom first floor and spacious master to the second floor.

Ballard Down
Ballard Down

Although the top of the down provides the best views, the south facing escarpment slope provides the best natural interest with an abundance of flowers and it is a prime site for butterflies.

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Bournemouth Pier
Bournemouth Pier

Bournemouth Pier is a traditional pier with beautiful views over the bay with the Isle of Wight on one side and the Purbeck Hills on the other. The pier has a wide selection of attractions, retail outlets and entertainments.

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Bramble Bush Bay
Bramble Bush Bay

Bramble Bush Bay Ferry, Poole, Dorset. 5 likes · 144 were here. Boat/Ferry Company

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Branksome Chine Gardens
Branksome Chine Gardens

Dogs are allowed on a lead in these gardens. Facilities. There are public toilets at Branksome Chine car park. Access. The former pedestrian gateway is situated on Pine Drive near the bowling green car park, or you can access the gardens from Branksome Beach.

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Brownsea Castle
Brownsea Castle

Brownsea Island lies in Poole Harbour opposite the town of Poole in Dorset, England. It is the largest of eight islands in the harbour. The island can be reached by one of the public ferries or by private boat. There is a wharf and a small dock near the main castle.

Brownsea Island
Brownsea Island

Brownsea Island (also archaically known as Branksea) is the largest of the islands in Poole Harbour in the county of Dorset, England. The island is owned by the National Trust.

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Brownsea Island Scout Camp
Brownsea Island Scout Camp

Brownsea Island is generally open to the public from March to October, via ferry from Poole. The island was reserved for Scouts and Scouters on 1 August 2007 during the Sunrise Camp. The National Trust operates a number of events throughout the summer months including guided tours, trails, and activities in the visitor centre.

Canford Cliffs Beach
Canford Cliffs Beach

Canford Cliffs Poole is a Sandy beach located near Poole in Dorset. A Blue Flag Award beach, Canford Cliffs Poole has Excellent water quality and some of the best facilities in South West England.Dog ban from 1 May until 30 September.

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Canford Heath Nature Reserve
Canford Heath Nature Reserve

About this nature reserve Canford Heath is an 850 acre site and one of the largest remaining areas of heathland in Dorset. The heath is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest and is protected under UK law and EU conservation directives.

City Cruises Poole
City Cruises Poole

Experience the best views in Dorset with our Poole sightseeing and evening cruises, with City Cruises Poole ... With a wide range of cruises departing from Poole ...

Compton Acres
Compton Acres

lovelife.one Compton Acres is famously known for its five-themed gardens, which are filled with over 3000 species of beautiful plants from around the world. It is one of the finest privately-owned gardens in England and was founded in 1920 by Thomas William Simpson a wealthy...

Coy Pond Gardens
Coy Pond Gardens

Coy Pond Gardens, Poole: See reviews, articles, and 3 photos of Coy Pond Gardens, ranked No.49 on TripAdvisor among 71 attractions in Poole.

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Evening Hill
Evening Hill

I am probably biased as I live in Poole, but the view from Evening Hill across the inner Poole Harbour is fantastic. Splendid views of Poole Harbour, Brownsea Island, The Purbeck Hill and Old Harry Rocks.

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Farmer Palmer's Farm Park
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park

Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, Poole, Dorset. 13K likes. Farmer Palmer's Farm Park is an award winning, family run attraction in Poole, Dorset. Designed...

Furzey Island,
Furzey Island,

Furzey Island is an island in Poole Harbour in the English county of Dorset. The island lies to the south of the larger Brownsea Island. Seen from the water, or adjoining land, the island looks like another wild pineclad island.

Ham Common, Dorset
Ham Common, Dorset

Located approximately 2 miles from Poole centre, Ham Common in Hamworthy is an area of outstanding natural beauty and is twinned with Fleet Pond Nature Reserve in Fleet, Hampshire. Also often referred to as Hamworthy Common, it was declared a local nature reserve in 1992 and is home to a variety of wildlife including insects, birds and lizards.

Hamworthy Park
Hamworthy Park

Hamworthy Park beach is a designated dog beach and can be used all year round. Always keep dogs on a lead on the promenade. Read our dogs on the beach page. Barbecues. You can no longer have a barbecue on Hamworthy Park beach. Things to do. Visit Poole Tourism for more activities in the area.

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Holes Bay
Holes Bay

Poole Harbour is 1.6 miles from the bed and breakfast and Sandbanks is 4.3 miles away. At the bed and breakfast, each room includes a wardrobe. A seating area is available to all guests, while some rooms come with a DVD player. Guests at Holes Bay B&B can enjoy a continental breakfast. Brownsea Island Nature Reserve is 3.1 miles from the accommodation.

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Kingston Lacy
Kingston Lacy

Kingston Lacy is an elegant country mansion set in attractive formal gardens and extensive parkland. Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Step inside the home of one of the most powerful families of Dorset.

Knoll Beach Studland
Knoll Beach Studland

Knoll beach forms the southern end of Studland Bay's has four mile stretch of white sand. Backed by sand dunes the beach forms part of the Studland National Nature Reserve. At the northern end, Towards Shelly beach,y is a naturist beach.

Lemur Landings
Lemur Landings

Lemur Landings, Poole, United Kingdom. 3,440 likes · 39 talking about this · 18,035 were here. After a massive refurbishment we can't wait to welcome you...

Luscombe Valley Nature Reserve
Luscombe Valley Nature Reserve

About this nature reserve Luscombe Valley is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest, due to its diverse habitats and rare species. This reserve is 10 acres of woodland.

Lytchett Bay
Lytchett Bay

Lytchett Bay is located close to the town of Upton, Dorset, United Kingdom. It is possible to walk from Lytchett Bay to Rockley Park via the shoreline path that borders the Turlin Moor estate. The most interesting part of Lychett Bay can however, only be accessed via the Turlin Moor estate and consists of areas of saltmarsh and tiny beaches.

Old Harry Rocks
Old Harry Rocks

Location. Old Harry Rocks lies directly east of Studland, about 1 1 ⁄ 2 miles (2.4 km) northeast of Swanage, and about 3 miles (4.8 km) north are the large towns of Poole and Bournemouth.

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Poole Harbour
Poole Harbour

Spend a day on the water at Europe’s largest natural harbor, Poole Harbour. Forming the estuary of several rivers in southern England, the harbor boasts prime locations for watersports and beach lounging, as well as many popular shopping and eating areas.

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Poole Museum
Poole Museum

Talks and Tours We host an informative programme of talks throughout the year relating to Poole history and the Museum's collections. For Kids There are lots of interactive exhibits around the Museum galleries and a programme of free family activities. Calendar We have an exciting programme of events and activities to suit the whole family.

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Poole Park
Poole Park

The park hosts several road races such as the Race for Life and the annual Poole Festival of Running. Poole's sandy beaches are a popular tourist destination extending 4.8 kilometres (3.0 mi) along Poole Bay from the Sandbanks peninsular to Branksome Dene Chine at the border with Bournemouth.

Poole Park Miniature Railway
Poole Park Miniature Railway

The Railway In 2017, the Friends of Poole Park were delighted to be awarded the Poole Park Miniature Railway concession to operate the train and it’s associated facilities for a period of 30 years. This fantastic result was the culmination of much effort from the Friends committee and local supporters, through a robust tendering process.

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RNLI Poole Lifeboat Museum
RNLI Poole Lifeboat Museum

The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea. Saving lives at Poole since 1865.

Robert Baden-Powell Statue
Robert Baden-Powell Statue

A new attraction has been unveiled on the Quay in Poole, a full length life size sculpture of Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the worldwide Scout Movement. The location on the Quay celebrates B-P’s connections with the town of Poole.

RockReef
RockReef

RockReef is an all year, all weather fun activity attraction located on the iconic Bournemouth Pier.

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RSPB Lytchett Fields
RSPB Lytchett Fields

We welcome small groups for self-led visits to Lytchett Fields, due to limited parking we cannot accommodate coaches or large numbers of cars. For further details, please phone 01929 553360 or email arne@rspb.org.uk.

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Sandbanks Beach
Sandbanks Beach

Sandbanks Beach is undoubtedly the BEST beach on the South Coast of England …. Some would say in Britain ! Sandbanks itself is a small peninsula, which contains some of the most expensive houses and land in the country, in fact Sandbanks is becoming as famous for its well know residents and lavish lifestyles of some of its occupants as it is for its beach.

Scaplen's Court
Scaplen's Court

The Garden at Scaplen's Court is an Oasis of Peace in a truly gorgeous part of Poole. I particular ly like the engaging volunteers who care for it too. I call it "The Secret Garden"! If you're into ... your history, the garden is a Physic Garden, dedicated to culinary and medicinal plants and herbs.

Shell Bay
Shell Bay

Shell Bay and Studland Beaches. Beach Guide > The Shell Bay and Studland Beaches are of the finest quality with fine golden sand. The water is clean and safe, although it may sometimes be cool ! The beach slowly and gradually slopes away, ensuring it is safe for even the smallest of children.

South West Coast Path
South West Coast Path

The South West Coast Path is England's longest waymarked long-distance footpath and a National Trail. It stretches for 630 miles (1,014 km), running from Minehead in Somerset, along the coasts of Devon and Cornwall, to Poole Harbour in Dorset.

Splashdown Waterpark
Splashdown Waterpark

Welcome to Splashdown Poole, the South's favourite all-action waterpark! Easy to find on Tower Park, the South's premier leisure complex, Splashdown is home to 13 thrilling indoor and outdoor flume rides and 3 under 5's splash zones.

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Studland and Godlingston Heath National Nature Reserve
Studland and Godlingston Heath National Nature Reserve

Godlingston Heath walk Studland Bay Fantastic views over Poole Harbour and the mysterious Agglestone await you on this three-mile walk over Godlingston Heath national nature reserve.

The Ark
The Ark

The Ark, in Poole Park, is an all-weather family fun day out with indoor soft play zone, ice rink, café, ice cream parlour & children’s parties.

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The Project Climbing Centre
The Project Climbing Centre

Welcome to The Project Climing Centre - please use the menu at the top of the page to explore and find out about everything that we run here. Welcome to The Project Climing Centre - please use the menu at the top of the page to explore and find out about everything that we run here.

Tower Park Roundabout
Tower Park Roundabout

Poole’s Tower Park roundabout was closed at its junction with Old Wareham Road after a collision involving two cars earlier this morning. No-one seriously injured in the accident, that happened on the roundabout at 10.38am.

Upton Heath
Upton Heath

Upton Heath looking towards Poole Harbour Old sandpit on Upton Heath Much of the area has been designated as the Upton Heath Nature Reserve and is largely managed by the Dorset Wildlife Trust.

Water Tower
Water Tower

The tower is near the large entertainment complex where fast food, a leisure centre and a cinema combines. The park is named after the prominent tower. You can drive right up to the tower down the dead-end road behind the main hubbub of Tower Park.

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West Cliff Lift
West Cliff Lift

Built in 1908, the East Cliff lift is one of three that whizzes visitors and local people 52 metres from sea-level to the street above. The site, between Bournemouth and Boscombe piers, was cordoned off on Saturday night because of concerns about the safety of the clifftop, which is topped with bluebells and gorse.

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