An insiders guide to the top things to do in Poole, whether you are on holiday in Poole or are a local resident looking for something special to do. All about the top 5 things to do in Poole, including local insider tips on the Top 5 Free Things To Do In Poole.
Poole Activities – So many things to do in Poole One of the best parts of the UK’s south coast, there is so much to do both on & off the water. There really is something for everyone to do… Things To Do In Poole – Top 5 Activities
1. Take Windsurfing Lessons at UK’s No1 Spot with the Poole Windsurfing School
When looking for things to do in Poole, holiday makers and locals often forget that they can take windsurfing lessons and learn how to windsurf at the UK’s No1 spot, Poole Harbour. It is just around the corner from the popular tourist destination of Bournemouth and being the second largest natural harbour in the world, with a designated area for watersports, it really is the UK’s No1 Spot to learn to windsurf.
Check out this photo from beginners windsurfing lessons taken at the Poole Windsurfing School to see what you could be getting up to during your stay in Poole.
2. Take a trip out to Brownsea Island
The Brownsea Island Scout camp is recognised as being the world’s first Scout camp, the event being regarded as the real origin of the worldwide Scout movement.
Described by presenter, Bill Oddie as “the best place for seeing wildlife in Dorset”. You can see Sika deer, wading birds and the elusive red squirrel. There is lots for the kids with ‘wildlife tracker packs’, trails, and a range of exciting events and activities. Find out more on the National Trust Brownsea Island webpage
Escape the hustle and bustle of Poole & Bournemouth, wandering through the woodland, heathland, wetland and shoreline of Brownsea Island. Many special events are on offer throughout the year including the popular Open Air Theatre, activity weekends and guided walks.
Boat Services are available from Poole Quay and Sandbanks Jetty, boat trips also run from Bournemouth Pier. The Island is open daily to the public from 24th March – 4th November 2012.
3. Hire a traditional beach hut
Take to the beach in style by hiring a beach hut in Poole and be a part of a great British tradition. You can’t get a more traditional thing to do in Poole!
The latest news is that Poole Borough Council have recently built 22 brand new beach huts at Branksome Chine. They have stunning views across Poole’s award winning beaches and are available to hire on a weekly basis between April and September.
4. Find something for everyone at the Tower Park Complex
For those days where the whole family just needs a bit of entertainment, Tower Park has it all. Attractions include a 10 screen multiplex cinema to bingo, bowling and a water park with 12 of the UK’s craziest indoor and outdoor rides. roof cleaning in poole