Hamworthy Park, Poole Dorset
Offering some spectacular views over the harbour including Brownsea Island, Green Island and Round Island as well as the Arne Peninsula and the Purbeck Hills.
This really is a little hideaway gem! It is even possible to see Corfe Castle on a clear day.
Just over half mile from the Quay and a short drive from the property in a westerley direction, offers panoramic views of Poole Harbour.
The park has a sandy beach with promenade; large grassed area; established gardens; a large Paddling Pool; excellent playground facilities suitable for children up to 12 years ( over 12's play area under construction) ; adjacent free car parking; Bay Cafe (open all year round) tel: 01202 668776 Access to this part of Poole is via the Lifting Bridge - try to avoid the "lift times" !!!!
Poole Harbour Commissioners. Poole Lifting Bridge. The bridge will open:- 0730. 0930; 1030; 1230; 1430; 1630; 1830; 2130 http://www.phc.co.uk/notices.html