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“A typical Seaside Town” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Poole Harbour

Poole Harbour
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Poole Harbour and Island Cruise from Poole
Ranked #3 of 59 things to do in Poole
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“A typical Seaside Town”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014

A lovely little town with two very good fish & Chip shops and the usual mix of seaside gift shops.Nice walks along the sea front but you have to pay to go on the pier.

Visited July 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“enjoyable”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

lovely area to sit, enjoy the sun and watch the boats arriving and leaving also watching the children crabbing is enjoyable. A lovely way to while away a few hours

Visited July 2014
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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“The Better Jewel in Dorset”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

Poole outshines it's 'posher' neighbour Bournemouth. Shops are many and varied ranging from Charity to High Street names. The people are also varied and not so 'blue rinse' as Bournemouth. The arcades are thriving. The Poole \pottery shop is worth a visit and to try your hand at making a pot of your own. The harbour and marina are great sitting and drinking areas. Bag of chips even on a cold day - brilliant.

Visited July 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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88 reviews
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“Poole or Sydney”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

Both great natural harbours. We choose one hr boat cruise around Brownsea island, very informative and great scenery. Found price to get off at Brownsea quite expensive so did not this time. Poole was holding a folk festival on day so fab amphosphere

Visited June 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
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“Stunning”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

Whilst I now live in London, I was born and raised a street away from Poole Harbour and whenever I come back to visit - which is often - I always walk along the harbour. It has been developed over recent years which attracts lots of tourists and locals alike. In the summer they have different events on both during the day and in the evening. There are lots of cafés and bars with outdoor seating so that you can take in the view of the harbour and secretly wish that one of the Sunseeker boats being built are yours!! Take a cruise around the harbour, including spending a day in Brownsea Island.

Visited July 2014
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