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Monday, January 11, 2010

Poole Harbour & Poole Pottery . . .ENGLAND

Poole Harbour is a vibrant quay on England's southern coast that bustles with an array of bars, cafes and restaurants. Visitors wanting to learn more about the history of the region can follow the newly developed Cockle Traildiscovering myths and legends about Poole's smugglers and ghosts of yesteryear. A series of brass plaques mark the way charting 750 years of Poole's history culminating at theWaterfront Museum. Popular sports in and around the harbour include windsurfing, kitesurfing, water-skiing, wakeboarding, surfing, snorkelling and kayaking. Of course, boat trips are popular and visitors can sail out to the National Trust's Brownsea Island, protected for its wildlife and peaceful woodland walks.
Air: Bournemouth International Airport. Water: Ferry: Daily crossings to France and summer sailings to the Channel Islands. Rail: Poole Station. Road: Bus: Public services.

Contact Addresses

Poole Tourism, Enefco House, Poole Quay, Poole, Dorset BH15 1HJ
Tel: (01202) 253253
Website:
www.pooletourism.com

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