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A large coastal town and seaport with records that document human settlement in the area dating back to before the Iron Age.
The earliest record of the use of the town’s name was in the 12th century, when the town began to emerge as an important port. In the 18th century it was one of the busiest ports in Britain and during the Second World War it was one of the main departing points for the D-Day landings of the Normandy Invasion.
Now known as ‘the coast with the most’ Poole has a bustling quay, miles of beaches and a stunning harbour. With plenty to do for the whole family from water sports or activities on shore and plenty of attractions to visit, its certainly one to add to the list when visiting one of our Dorset cottages.