About Dorset

Poole Park

Poole Park was originally opened in 1890 and is a fine example of a traditional victorian park. The park covers some 110 acres including 60 acres of water and is built on land originally donated by Lord Wimborne. Situated in close proximity to Poole town centre the park is a popular attraction all year round and boasts a host of activities from leisurely walks to water sports, there really is something for everyone at Poole Park.
The park is also a popular location for community events, most recently playing host to the Race for Life event.
Poole Park is an ideal destination for families looking for a low-cost day out, ideal for those with children, many an hour can be whiled away feeding the ducks and swans on the lakes with the water lapping the shoreline, or perhaps a visit to the large and modern play park.
Numerous low-cost activities are also available around the park including tennis courts, crazy golf, ice skating, miniature railway, Gus Gorillas Jungle Playground, bowling green, cricket pitch, boat hire (from pedalos to sailing dinghies, restaurant and cafe.

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