Located in the county of Dorset, in the southern part of the country of England, is the wonderful coastal town of Poole. A Poole holiday will leave you exhausted as there is a myriad of things to see and do in the town and the surrounding area. A Poole holiday rental house will not only give you all of the mod-cons that you would expect in a first-class hotel, it also offers visitors the opportunity to see some of the most spectacular coastal views that this part of Britain has to offer.
Virtually any activity that you want to do on your trip away from home is covered on a Poole holiday. There are plenty of outdoor activities to be enjoyed such as tennis, roller blading, football, golf, horse riding, cycling, walking, paragliding and mountain biking. With several award winning beaches in the town there are also plenty of opportunities to indulge in watersports such as swimming, diving, sailing, deep sea fishing, snorkelling, water skiing, jet skiing and windsurfing. Should you be interested in finding out more about the local history of this former important maritime town, then there is a local museum down by the harbour which is housed in a 15th century warehouse.
If you can tear yourself away from your rest at your comfortable Poole holiday rental house then there are some wonderful places to be explored in the surrounding area. One town that should definitely be on your itinerary is Bournemouth, which is a 15 minute drive from Poole. Amongst the attractions to be found here are the Russell-Cotes Museum which was formerly a house built for the wife of the mayor of the town, Merton Russell-Cotes in 1897. The house was gifted to the people of Bournemouth in 1907 and is home to a collection of paintings from the Far East which was collected by Annie Russell-Cotes.Also worth a look is the Bournemouth Eye; unlike the modern structure of the London Eye, the Bournemouth Eye looks like a hot-air balloon and carries only 30 passengers at a time up into the sky to see some wonderful views of the town and the surrounding area.
Should you be considering booking a wonderful Poole holiday rental house then you can expect to enjoy warm summers and cool winters. The warmest months of the year to have a Poole holiday tend to be July and August when the daytime temperature can reach as high as 28°C. The colder months of the year, namely December and January, see the daytime temperature drop to around 8°C and even as low as 2°C. The annual rainfall amount for the town is 28 inches.
Travel to Poole, England Travellers on a Poole holiday can arrive at Bournemouth International Airport (BOH) which is approximately 13 miles away from the town. Airlines that offer regular, cheap flights to the area include BMI and Flybe. Passengers can depart from several UK airports such as Manchester (MAN), Aberdeen (ABZ), Exeter (EXT) and Edinburgh (EDI).