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Poole Park

RegionSouth West
ClubWessex Orienteers
Nearest townPoole
PostcodeBH15 2NX
Carpark locationApproach Poole from east or west on A35. At large Civic Centre roundabout, follow 'town centre' but immediately left through park gates.

Available Maps

Poole Park is an interesting, flat park laid out around a very large lake and some attractive duck ponds.

Good wheelchair access.

Courses of 1.0, 2.1 & 3.1km are available.  All are of easy (White/Yellow) standard.

Poole Park is being radically changed at present as a result of a National Heritage Lottery Fund grant. The map is currently being modified and is NOT up to date.

Other Things to do in the Area

'The Arc' café (& toilets) with children's adventure playground. More toilets at the east end of the park.

Mezza Luna restaurant overlooking the lake with swans & ducks.

Trips on narrow gauge railway, Model boating lake, crazy golf, boules, bowling, tennis.

Free parking but gets very busy at weekends and in the summer holidays.

Directions: Approach Poole from east or west on A35. At large circulation around the Civic Centre, follow the exit to 'town centre' but immediately left through the park gates. Park where indicated.

Further Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • White and/or yellow standard controls suitable for beginners
  • Orange and/or light green standard controls suitable for people with some experience