Poole Harbour

Poole , United Kingdom

Poole harbour

Port of Poole, which you see online, is a large natural harbour in the English county of Dorset. Webcam is located on the Heights Hotel. The Poole harbour in our live cam is a flooded valley formed at the end of the last ice age. Now this harbour is the outfall of several rivers, the largest is the Frome River. The Poole harbour is quite shallow (average depth 48 cm), with one main in-depth channel through the harbour, which runs from the outfall to the Holes Bay.

The harbour of the city of Poole, perfectly visible in the webcam online, has experienced many historical events in its long history and has always been a Poole trading center. But at the end of the 19th century, the bay of Poole became very small for heavy ships of that time and the center of trade was moved to the cities of Liverpool, Southampton and Plymouth.

By the end of the 20th century, in the 70s, navigable canals were made in the port of Poole. In addition, after a large investments, the Poole harbour regained its long-deserved place in the sea trade and fisheries of Great Britain.

In summer season, there are small cruise ships depart from the Poole harbor online, showing the main bay of the city and the Frome River.



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Poole is a large coastal city and seaport in the English county of Dorset. In addition to Bournemouth and Christchurch, Poole is included in the agglomeration of South-East Dorset. The tourist center of the city is has a beautiful promenade with a lot of historical buildings.

In Poole, from where our live stream is being conducted, there are several city parks. The largest of them is Poole Park, located next to Poole Harbour, which you see online, and the city center.

Besides the fact that in Poole there is a large port that you see in the live cam, the city is engaged in various types of manufactory.

There are beautiful beaches in Poole that have been honored with the Blue Flag 21 times.

The main employment areas for Poole population are finance, tourism, trade and restaurant business. There are headquarters of the Royal Rescue Society and the Royal Marines are located in Poole. Recently, tourism has been actively developing in Poole and this is facilitated by the Poole harbour, which is perfectly demonstrated in the online webcam.



The county of Dorset with Poole harbour, clearly visible in our live webcam, located in the south-west of England near the English Channel. Dorset has borders with four other England counties: Devon, Somerset, Wiltshire, and Hampshire. Dorset is called the region of Thomas Hardy - English writer and poet of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Dorset is a region of rural landscapes with the lovely thatched-roof houses. Dorset's rocky coastline is a popular destination for ancient fossilized mollusks collectors. It is curious that this coast is called "Jurassic Coast".

In the county of Dorset there are many well preserved Middle Ages buildings. For example, Athelhampton, Cranborne Manor with its beautiful gardens, Sherborne Castle, attracting tourists from all over the world.

The main city of Dorset is Dorchester.


In the town of Poole in Dorset there are warm and sunny summer with temperatures ranging from 19.1 C to 22.2 C and mild winters with temperatures ranging from 4.5 C to 8.7 C. Often there are strong winds blow from the Atlantic Ocean. Weather forecast in Poole for 7 days is available on our website online.

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