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what’s on in Poole in august 2018?

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  • places to visit
August 17, 2018

Wareham Forest Lodge Retreat is brand new for December 2016, offering stunning views of the surrounding countryside, set in a magical woodland with luxurious accommodation.


If you’re visiting Poole this August and looking for things to do, we have you covered with our definitive list of things to do in Poole this summer!

Bournemouth air festival

At: Bournemouth Pier, BH2 5AH
When: 30th August – 2nd September
Prices: Free to Enter

See fantastical aerial acrobatics from beautiful aircraft, including the Red Arrows! The 4-day long festival covers 1 ½ miles of the beautiful Bournemouth Coastline, with a very Vintage Sunday, including vintage aircraft, cars and music with vintage fashion too! Visit the Royal Air Force Village, where you can explore a career in the RAF and meet real life pilots. As well as the brilliant food and drink village for delicious delights!


summer holiday

At: The Tank Museum, BH20 6JG
When: 24th July – 2nd September. 10am -5pm
Prices: Adult £13 / Child £8.50 / Family £36

A popular attraction all year round, The Tank Museum boasts 10 fantastic exhibitions including the trench experience, battlegroup afghanistan and tank men, which is all about those hidden heroes inside the monster machines. But this summer, head to the brand new Tank, Back to the Future exhibition where you can explore all the failed designs of armoured vehicles throughout history. And if you’re brave enough, why not head out for the vehicle rides everyday where you can truly experience these monster machines.


great Dorset steam fair

At: South Down, DT11 8HX
When: 23rd – 27th August
Prices: Cost varies depending on day/weekend tickets.

In its 49th year, the steam fair is the World’s largest heritage and cultural event! An excellent and fun family day with steam exhibitions, WW1 commemorations, historic motor vehicles, craft marquees, a fantastic food hall, stunt displays and family entertainment, along with live music! This week extravaganza is not to be missed when visiting the beautiful Jurassic Coastline.


When you visit Poole this summer, don’t miss out on these fantastic events in and around the local area! Retreat back to the tranquil environment of your stunning accommodation and woodland surroundings at Wareham Forest Lodge Retreat. So why not book your holiday to Poole this summer?

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