Poole Harbour, Dorset

Poole Harbour tide times



February 2024

Poole Harbour tide times

Date Low tides High tides
Thu22
02:541.0m
15:150.7m
08:261.8m
20:521.8m
Fri23
03:370.9m
15:560.6m
08:451.9m
21:131.9m
Sat24
04:160.8m
16:330.5m
08:502.0m
21:272.0m
Sun25
04:510.7m
17:060.5m
09:242.1m
21:552.1m
Mon26
05:220.7m
17:350.5m
10:012.2m
22:292.1m
Tue27
05:500.7m
18:020.6m
10:372.1m
23:032.0m
Wed28
06:180.7m
18:310.6m
11:082.0m
23:321.9m


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Things to see and do near Poole Harbour

If you're planning a visit to Poole Harbour, you'll find that there are plenty of things to see and do in the surrounding area. Here are just a few ideas to help you make the most of your trip.

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  • Visit Brownsea Island, a beautiful island located in the middle of Poole Harbour. The island is home to many species of wildlife, including red squirrels, peacocks, and over 200 species of birds.
  • Take a boat trip around Poole Harbour and explore the many hidden coves and inlets along the way. You can even spot some dolphins and seals if you're lucky!
  • Visit the Poole Pottery factory and see how their famous pottery is made. The factory offers tours and a chance to see the pottery being made, as well as a shop where you can purchase some of the pottery to take home.
  • Visit the Sandbanks Peninsula and take a walk along the beautiful sandy beaches. The area is also great for watersports, such as kite surfing and sailing.
  • Spend a day at the Poole Quay and enjoy the many restaurants, cafes, and shops along the waterfront. You can also take a boat trip from the quay to explore the surrounding area.
  • Visit the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, which is located in a beautiful Victorian villa overlooking the sea. The museum has a wide range of art and artefacts, as well as a beautiful terrace and gardens.
  • Visit the Old Harry Rocks, a series of impressive chalk stacks that are located at the end of the Sandbanks Peninsula. The area is great for walking and offers stunning views of the surrounding coastline.
  • Take a trip to the Jurassic Coast and explore the many fossil-rich beaches along the way. You can also visit the many museums and visitor centres along the coast to learn more about the area's fascinating geology.
  • Visit the Scaplen's Court Museum and Herb Garret, which is located in a beautiful medieval building in the heart of Poole. The museum has a wide range of artefacts and exhibits, as well as a herb garret where you can see a collection of herbs and spices.
  • Visit the Bournemouth Aviation Museum, which is located just outside of Poole. The museum has a wide range of aircraft on display, as well as interactive exhibits and displays about the history of aviation.
  • Take a walk along the beautiful Poole Harbour Nature Reserve, which is home to a wide range of wildlife, including birds, deer, and foxes. The reserve also has a number of well-marked walking trails, so you can explore the area at your own pace.
  • Visit the RNLI College in Poole, which is home to the national lifeboat training centre. The college offers a number of guided tours, as well as a shop and café where you can learn more about the work of the RNLI.
  • Spend a day at the Upton Country Park, which is located just outside of Poole. The park has a wide range of facilities, including a children's play area, a café, and a number of walking trails.
  • Visit the historic town of Wareham, which is located just a short drive from Poole Harbour. The town has a number of historic buildings, including the Saxon wall and the beautiful St. Martin's Church.
  • Take a trip to the nearby town of Swanage, which is located on the other side of Poole Harbour. The town has a number of interesting attractions, including the Swanage Railway, the Swanage Museum, and the beautiful Swanage Beach.

There are many things to see and do near Poole Harbour. Whether you're interested in history, nature, or outdoor activities, you'll find plenty of ways to enjoy your time in the area!