Nestled in the peaceful Dorset countryside, Laurel Cottage boasts a swimming pool and friendly vibe.
Situated on Poole Quay, this beautiful Georgian B&B offers first class service and a great location.
Situated in Dorset on England's south coast, Poole has some of the best blue flag beaches in the UK. Popular for summer holidays and family breaks, check in to a bed and breakfast in Poole and discover what the South Coast has to offer.
During the summer months, Poole attracts crowds of visitors who are seeking a beach break staycation. The town has three miles of golden sands for visitors to enjoy, with five local beaches offering safe swimming zones, watersports, beachside cafes and beach huts. Sandbanks Beach has been awarded more blue flags than any other beach in the whole of the UK and is especially popular with families.
While miles of sandy beaches and clear waters on the doorstep of your B&B in Poole are an obvious attraction, there is so much else on offer in this buzzing town. Poole is home to Europe's largest natural harbour and you can head out on a harbour cruise from Poole Quay to view the coastline from the water. Treat the kids to a day trip to Brownsea Island, which is a haven for local wildlife who thrive amongst its woodland, heathland and lagoon. If you're lucky you might even spot a red squirrel on one of the free red squirrel walks. The island is also credited with being the birthplace of the Scout movement and activities such as sailing, canoeing, and orienteering are offered on the island.
For any history enthusiasts seeking sites of historical interest close to their bed and breakfast Poole Museum is a must-visit. Corfe Castle and the maritime village of Buckler’s Hard both make for a fascinating day out. Follow the Cockle Trail for a journey into the past and a look at how the town has changed over the last 100 years.To entertain the kids on a rainy day, Eileen Soper's Illustrated Worlds is an amazing interactive museum dedicated to the adventures penned by Enid Blyton.
For lovers of the great outdoors, there are ample opportunities for bike rides, walks and more in the Dorset countryside close to your Poole b and b. Enjoy a summer cycle along the beach promenade or a wintry stroll on a windy beach. Head to Upton Country Park and follow the nature trails, or embark on one of the Poole Harbour Trail.
Whatever your reason for visiting the area, whether you're seeking a summery guest house or a cosy winter B&B Poole is sure to have something to suit you and your needs. The buzzing Quayside is home to restaurants and bars where you can send a happy evening watching the sunset and soaking up the atmosphere.