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Sandbanks Ferry in Poole

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A view of the sandbanks ferry which transports cars across into Studland. Many boats cross into Poole Harbour through this route.

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A: Sandbanks Chain Ferry, Poole

di Gary Davies, 60 metri di distanza

The narrow entrance to Poole Harbour is linked by a chain ferry operated by the grandly-named Bournem...

Sandbanks Chain Ferry, Poole

B: Dorset. Pool. Shell Bay. Sunset In Lilliput

di Victor Orlovsky, 870 metri di distanza

Dorset. Pool. Shell Bay. Sunset In Lilliput

C: Brownsea Castle, Poole Harbour

di Gary Davies, 890 metri di distanza

Brownsea Island is the largest of the eight islands in Poole Harbour. Owned by the National Trust it ...

Brownsea Castle, Poole Harbour

D: Dorset. Pool. Shell Bay

di Victor Orlovsky, 1.0 km di distanza

Dorset. Pool. Shell Bay

E: Sandbanks Beach View

di Al Dunn, 1.9 km di distanza

A view from Sandbanks beach in Poole. Sandbanks hotel is to the left of the image when facing the sea...

Sandbanks Beach View

F: Poole Harbour

di Sophie Morse, 2.2 km di distanza

Poole harbour view from evening hill, the sun was low in the sky but the air was quite clear so one c...

Poole Harbour

G: Brownsea Island from Baiter Park, UK

di Al Dunn, 3.5 km di distanza

A view of Brownsea Island from Baiter Park in Poole. Brownsea has the only red squirrels in England a...

Brownsea Island from Baiter Park, UK

H: View across Poole Harbour from the Quayside Apartments.

di Sophie Morse, 4.2 km di distanza

The Quayside Apartments on Poole quay, it was light was very contrasty that day, after heavy rain. Yo...

View across Poole Harbour from the Quayside Apartments.

I: Poole Docks View, UK

di Al Dunn, 4.3 km di distanza

A view overlooking Poole Docks on a clear sunny day. Fish and chips may be had, or dine in one of the...

Poole Docks View, UK

J: Poole Quay

di Sophie Morse, 4.4 km di distanza

Poole Quay, the sun was low in the sky and there was no clouds in the sky if you look high in the sky...

Poole Quay

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