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About Poole Railway Station

Poole Railway Station is the main train station serving the large, coastal town of Poole, Dorset. The station was opened in 1872 under the name “New Poole”, and eventually became the sole station serving the town. It’s managed by South Western Railway.

Pottering around Poole

Poole is a wonderful place to visit all year round, and has been helping the people of Britain create warming holiday memories for decades. Known for being the home of the largest natural harbour in Europe, Poole is a popular tourist resort with Blue Flag Beaches including the famous Sandbanks, an active quayside, and beautiful, rustic buildings further inland. With wonderful views and convenient links to Bournemouth and the Jurassic Coast, it’s no wonder that Poole is one of the most popular bases for exploring the rest of Dorset.

Set sail for Brownsea Island

Brownsea Island is a dramatic stretch of land just off Poole Harbour, offering incredible, sweeping views of the sea and the Nearby Purbeck Hills. The unspoilt nature creates a wonderful habitat for local wildlife, including kingfishers, oystercatchers, and even the rare red squirrel.

Looking for a cheap hotel Near Poole Railway Station? Travelodge Poole Hotel is less than five minutes down the road, and Travelodge Bournemouth Seafront Hotel is a 20-minute drive away.