Poole is a stylish and vibrant city, providing an amazing location for all types of water sports. While August is indeed coming to a close, summer’s not over yet! Head down to Poole for a weekend of sea and sky.
Relax on the local beaches
Walk along Poole’s 3 mile stretch of blue flag awarded beaches to explore five individual and unique beaches, including Britain’s best beach – Sandbanks. Golden sands, crystal clear water, stunning views and contemporary waterside café & restaurants are all on offer, along with designated zones for swimmers and windsurfers.
Enjoy the bustling Quayside
With its vibrant atmosphere, busy marina, beautiful views, factory price shopping, boat cruises and a wide choice of restaurants, cafes, bars & pubs to visit, the bustling Poole Quay offers a great day out to suit all tastes. It is a great place to sit back and watch fishermen unloading their catch and stunning yachts arrive home from a day sailing. You can also enjoy a harbour cruise from Poole Quay taking in stunning coastline views, the five islands and world renowned Sandbanks peninsular where you can catch a glimpse of spectacular houses worth millions of pounds.
Discover Poole’s history
Poole is a town rich in history and much of it still survives in the Old Town with a mix of smugglers’ passageways and elegant houses. You can explore further with a trip to Poole Museum, or by self guided historical Cockle Trail around the beautiful old town and quayside, which will take you back in time with tales of Poole’s past.
Admire the incredible Bournemouth Air Festival
Most people go to Bournemouth for the beach, but this weekend, you’ll want to keep your eyes to the sky. The Bournemouth Air Festival is one of the most popular events on the town’s summer calendar and this year’s lineup will feature air displays by eight flight teams, including the famous Red Arrows.
Thistle Poole is one of the few hotels situated on the quayside with panoramic views of Poole harbour and the sea. The ancient port of Poole in Dorset, is a friendly, easy-going town, with its traditional Quay still very much at its heart. Whether you’re travelling for business or a relaxing break, Thistle Poole provides the contemporary comfort and style to complement the town’s natural charm