Poole Certificated Locations

Poole in Dorset is one of the UK's most popular tourist destinations, thanks to its sandy beaches, stunning harbour and beautiful scenery.

It is home to three miles of beaches, including Sandbanks, which has won more Blue Flag awards than any other resort in the UK. Close by are a host of waterside bars and restaurants that are sure to suit all tastes.

Adventurous types can try out a host of watersports in the shallow waters of Poole Harbour, while wildlife enthusiasts will be at home on Brownsea Island, a National Trust site populated by rare red squirrels.

For art lovers, The Lighthouse is the largest centre of its type outside of London and regularly hosts live shows, productions and exhibitions.