As a tourist hotspot, Poole features no shortage of accommodation, with holiday homes, chalets and hotels in abundance across the vicinity. However, if you are planning an extended stay in the town, these can prove costly and do no always offer the flexibility and privacy that is desirable over longer periods. Serviced apartments can provide the perfect balance of luxury and comfort, whilst affording the convenience of having your own self-contained space.
The Squa.re offer a selection of properties, ranging from studio apartments to luxury corporate housing, all of which are selected due to their high standards of furnishing and location in the most desirable areas of the town. Whatever the requirements of your trip, we can offer properties equipped with everything you need to enjoy a comfortable stay - including all the latest mod cons, sumptuous bathrooms and kitchens stocked with utensils.
As a popular destination for holidays, Poole has no shortage of activities. During the summer months, the area is particularly noted for its water sports, with lessons available for would be wind or kite surfers. Back on land, Poole harbour features plenty of restaurants and bars catering to all tastes - from lively night spots to traditional pubs and intimate eateries. For those looking for hiking trails or placed to enjoy mother nature, there’s the stunning landscape of Old Harry Rocks or The South West Coast Path - England's longest marked footpath. Other attractions include the Bournemouth Aviation Museum and Wareham Town Museum, which celebrates the history of the town.
Poole has several great places to shop, with different retailers dotted around all over the town. The main place to go, however, is the Dolphin Shopping and Leisure Centre, located close to the railway station. It features hundreds of stores, including popular fashion retailers, travel agents and and several electronics goods stores.
As with most UK towns, Poole features an extensive and reliable public transport infrastructure. The bus service provides good access to every area of the town, its surrounding areas, and the nearby towns of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Weymouth. Most routes are covered by the PlusBus card, which is the cost effective way of paying travel fares if you are planning a longer stay. Further to the bus services, there are also several coach operators providing routes across the UK - including to major airports.
The train station is in an accessible central location and has several routes running through the rest of the UK, including direct lines to London, Weymouth and Southampton. Trains run into London approximately four times per hour, with a journey time of a little over two hours.
Of course, as a seaside town, Poole is also a great place to explore on foot, and the beachfront promenade is perfect for cycling along in the warmer months.