Located in the county of Dorset, Poole is a seaport and a coastal town. This town is on the south coast of England.
The large natural harbor, the Blue Flag beaches, the lighthouse arts center all contribute to making this town a tourist resort. Poole quay, Poole’s Guildhall, Poole Park, Poole Harbour, the parish church of St. James, beaches at Sand banks all contribute to make this place a great holiday destination for people from all over the country. The Sandbanks Beach Volleyball Festival and the annually held British Beach polo Championship are also some of the other activities which are very unique in this town. This also attracts a great number of tourists.
The Bournemouth University gives the people in this town the chance to pursue higher education. Apart from this, there are a number of secondary and primary schools which help in the imparting of education among the people in this city.
The A350 road is the main road connecting the whole town of Poole from one part to the other. Moe Bus provides the town with efficient bus services. They have been providing great services since 1983. The town has four railway stations which help people to go from Poole to the other nearby towns and cities.
The manufacturing sector was the biggest area in which people were earlier employed. But now the service sector has gained prominence. Tourism has become one of the most important professions apart from working in the shipyards by the people in this town.