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111 Places in Poole

That You Shouldn't Miss


Poole: home to one of the largest natural harbours in the world, award-winning sandy beaches, tons of pottery and Ryvita crispbreads. Well, yes – but what else? Loads, as it happens. Poole and its surrounding areas are fit to burst with places to explore, uncover and enjoy. Whether you're a visitor or a local and want to discover Poole’s role in saving Labradors from extinction, where writer H.G. Wells' ashes are scattered, a ghost village that hasn't been inhabited since World War II, a structure built by one of James Bond’s relatives, or the home of a prime suspect in the Jack the Ripper case, this guide will point them out, whisper some fun facts and little-known local knowledge in your ear and hopefully leave you raising your eyebrows and saying, 'Well, I never…’

111 Places in Poole

That You Shouldn't Miss

Kathrine Bebo

Contains numerous colour photographs

by Oliver Smith

240 pages

13,5 x 20,5 cm

5,25 in. x 8 in.
ISBN : 978-3-7408-0598-2


£ 12.99
$ 20.00

Kathrine Bebo

Katherine Bebo is a professional freelance writer and editor. Her career has taken her  to London, Dubai and Denver in the USA… but now she’s back home where her heart is: Poole (where she lives with her husband and two children). She has had a handful of books published – on topics ranging from films to fitness, cocktails to outer space – plus many features for well-known publications and websites.


Oliver Smith

Oliver Smith is a commercial photographer with more than 15 years’ experience shooting properties, people and places all across the South of England. Following an extensive background in art and design, he gained his BA (hons) degree in photography in 2002 and ran a photographic laboratory for two years, before going freelance as Oliver Smith Photography. He lives with his wife and two children in Poole, where he continues to work amongst the high-end interiors and architectural market. His work has featured in a wide range of regional magazines, as well as national newspapers.

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