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Poole & Bournemouth

Poole is a tourist resort with a wealth of attractions, lovely sandy beaches and the World’s largest natural harbour, home to the National Trust’s Brownsea Island.

A bustling, historic Quay, the best beaches in England and a huge calendar of events, make Poole a natural first choice for a trip to the South coast.

Human settlement in Poole began in the Iron Age.  During their conquest of Britain, the Romans famously landed at Poole during the 1st Century.  Poole continued to be a ‘weak’ point in Britain’s defences with attacks from the Vikings. Poole grew rapidly in size from the Norman conquest on-wards into the bustling port and resort we see today.

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Denbur Cottage
Gaunts Common
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2 Bedrooms. Denbur is a lovely semi-detached cottage, with lawned garden and conservatory enjoying a superb location in a village that takes its name from John O’Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster.
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Woodland Lodge
Poole
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One of a small selection of superior lodges that overlook Poole Bay on Rockley Park. This detached holiday lodge offers a tranquil retreat in an exclusive gated area. The idyllic enclave is just a leisurely stroll away from Lytchett Bay, a charming small sandy beach, and in close proximity to the renowned Poole Harbour. For those seeking entertainment within the holiday park, tickets can be conveniently procured, with detailed pricing available on the Rockley Park website.
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