EXPLORE POOLE - GARDENS, PARKS & BEACHES ITINERARY
Follow the level harbour footpath along the quayside passing through Harbourside Park and onto beautiful Poole Park . The lake is at the centre and is surrounded by facilities such as tennis courts, a bowling green, The Ark – soft play, ice skating and café, The Kitchen & Scoops Ice Cream Parlour.
Three miles out of town you will find Upton Country Park with over 100 acres of parkland, shoreline and formal estate gardens. Stay for a delicious cream tea or light lunch available in either the tea rooms or the stunning setting of the Grade II listed Georgian mansion, Upton House (subject to availability).
Take a short journey from Poole Quay to Compton Acres - 10 acres of beautiful gardens reputed to be the finest in Europe and voted the UK’s top tourist attraction by Trip Advisor in 2016.
A visit to Poole’s stunning Blue Flag beaches, including Britain’s best beach, Sandbanks is a must. Equipment is available to hire and activities include volleyball nets, crazy golf, play area and Sandbanks Beach Café.
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