Hey there, fellow adventure-seekers! August is here, and you know what that means – it’s the perfect time to soak up the sun and enjoy the beautiful sights Poole has to offer. From stunning beaches to fascinating landmarks, this quaint coastal town on the southern coast of England is an absolute gem waiting to be explored. And speaking of exploration, have you ever thought of discovering Poole from the water? Well, we’ve got just the thing for you – City Cruises!
Picture this: the gentle breeze in your hair, the soothing sound of waves beneath you, and breathtaking panoramic views surrounding you as you sail along Poole’s picturesque coastline. City Cruises offers an unforgettable experience that allows you to witness the town’s beauty from a whole new perspective.
Let’s dive into some incredible activities and sights you can enjoy in Poole this August:
Kickstart your journey with a relaxing cruise around Poole Harbour, the second-largest natural harbour in the world. You’ll be awestruck by the sight of luxurious yachts, charming islands, and fascinating wildlife as you glide through the shimmering waters.
Hop aboard a City Cruise to the Victorian Seaside Town of Swanage. Sail through the Harbour and along The Jurassic Coast Line marvelling at the amazing rock formation that are 185 million years old. Have an informative and humorous commentary from the captain and you may even get to see dolphins as they love to swim with the boats.
3. Old Harry Rocks:
Marvel at the famous chalk stacks of Old Harry Rocks from the sea during a City Cruise, two hour Jurassic Cruise, a breathtaking rock formation that stands tall at the eastern end of the Jurassic Coast. The contrasting white cliffs against the azure sky make for an Instagram-worthy moment!
4. Poole Quay
After your cruise, take a leisurely stroll along Poole Quay. This lively area boasts a delightful mix of waterfront restaurants, charming pubs, and boutique shops. Savour some traditional fish and chips while enjoying the stunning views of the harbour.
5. Sandbanks Beach:
Of course, no trip to Poole would be complete without visiting Sandbanks Beach. Known for its golden sand and crystal-clear waters, it’s the perfect spot to bask in the sun, build sandcastles, or even take a refreshing dip in the sea.
6. Flip Out:
If the weather is not kind during your visit to Poole then head for Flip Out Poole’s newest attraction. With 10 awesome attractions including E-karts, Laser Tag, Bumper Cars, an Arcade, Battle Canon Arena and much more you will be sure to keep the kid’s entertained for the day.
7. Putt Putt Noodle:
Also a new attraction in Poole, enjoy a game of Crazy Golf at this Pan Asian Attraction located in the centre of Poole. After the game has finished then enjoy dinner in the themed restaurant and bar. Fun for all!
So, what are you waiting for? Embrace the maritime spirit of Poole and book a memorable cruise with City Cruises. Their experienced crew and comfortable vessels ensure a safe and enjoyable journey through the town’s stunning waterways.
Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast, history buff, or simply in need of a relaxing getaway, Poole in August offers an array of activities to cater to every taste. From tranquil harbour cruises to exploring the fascinating landmarks, this town has something for everyone.
Come and experience the magic of Poole this August – a town that perfectly blends coastal beauty, rich history, and a seafaring adventure you’ll cherish for a lifetime!
FAQs – Poole Things to Do in August 2023
What activities does City Cruises offer in Poole during August?
City Cruises provides a range of unforgettable experiences including Poole Harbour Cruises, sightseeing trips to Swanage, Jurassic Coast cruises, and the opportunity to admire the famous Old Harry Rocks from the sea.
What can I see during the Poole Harbour Cruise?
Our Poole Harbour Cruise will take you around the second-largest natural harbour in the world. You’ll get to see luxurious yachts, charming islands, and fascinating wildlife as you glide through the sparkling waters.
What does the Poole to Swanage sightseeing trip entail?
This City Cruise sails through the harbour and along The Jurassic Coast Line, allowing you to marvel at the 185-million-year-old rock formations. The trip is enhanced with an informative and humorous commentary from the captain. Dolphins are frequently spotted swimming along with our boats.
What are the Old Harry Rocks?
Old Harry Rocks are a famous chalk stack formation standing tall at the eastern end of the Jurassic Coast. Witnessing these contrasting white cliffs against the blue sky makes for an unforgettable moment and perfect photo opportunity.
What can I do in Poole after the cruise?
After your cruise, you can stroll along Poole Quay, known for its delightful mix of waterfront restaurants, charming pubs, and boutique shops. Also, a visit to the famous Sandbanks Beach is a must, offering golden sand and crystal-clear waters.
What indoor activities are available in Poole?
In case of poor weather, you can head to Flip Out, Poole’s newest indoor attraction. It offers ten awesome activities including E-karts, Laser Tag, Bumper Cars, an Arcade, Battle Canon Arena and much more.
Is there any other new attraction in Poole?
Yes, the Putt Putt Noodle offers a game of Crazy Golf in a Pan Asian Attraction located in the centre of Poole. After the game, you can enjoy dinner in the themed restaurant and bar.
How can I book a cruise with City Cruises?
Booking a cruise with us is straightforward. Just visit our website, choose your desired cruise, select a date and make your booking. Our experienced crew and comfortable vessels ensure a safe and enjoyable journey through Poole’s stunning waterways.
What is the best time to visit Poole?
While Poole offers a range of activities year-round, August is a particularly great time to visit. The weather is perfect for outdoor activities, and City Cruises offer a variety of maritime experiences to make your visit unforgettable.
Who can enjoy Poole’s activities and cruises?
Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast, history buff, or simply in need of a relaxing getaway, Poole in August offers an array of activities to cater to every taste. Our City Cruises are suitable for all ages, making them an ideal activity for families, couples, and solo travellers.