Nestled along the serene shores of Poole, Whitecliff embodies the very essence of coastal living. 

Whether you’re in search of a coastal adventure, a peaceful retreat, or just a taste of seaside living, Whitecliff invites you to immerse yourself in the captivating seaside lifestyle it offers.


Gather the troops for a game of cricket, football or rounders at this attractive recreation ground, which boasts the harbour as a backdrop. Or walk or run along the front, taking in the picturesque view of moored boats, soaring birds and Brownsea Island in the distance. You’ll likely pound it out further than you expected, perhaps even all the way to Poole Quay, via Baiter Park, passing South Coast Jet Ski Hire en route. What’s a day without a spontaneous jet-ski jaunt?

Foodies Paradise

Venture in the other direction from Whitecliff and you’ll soon reach the delights of Ashley Cross. Be sure to make a pit stop at Coast along the way, where you can grab a coffee, some brunch or, er, a motorbike. Vroom! H2O Sports next door will satisfy all your windsurfing, kitesurfing, paddleboarding, waterskiing, wakeboarding and wing surfing needs (if you’ve not heard of wing surfing, get Googling… then get ready to catch some air). Or simply pick up a cool surf hoodie..

Breathtaking Scenery

Want some exercise without getting your feet wet? Sign up for a temporary membership at East Dorset Lawn Tennis Club. With its Wimbledon-standard courts and ace coaching team, it won’t be long before you can give Federer a run for his money (maybe). Game, set, match!

With all that exertion, you’ll have certainly worked up an appetite. Head to South Deep Cafe, tucked away in Parkstone Bay Marina, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner by the water’s edge. Another hidden gem is Sushi d’Amor. Prepared at her Whitecliff home for collection or delivery, owner Mo will roll up all manner of scrumptious sushi for you. Mix and match a combination of pieces or go all out with a combination platter. If the weather’s on your side, pull up a bench at Whitecliff and relish the view as you tuck in. If the end of the day is nearing, so much the better. What’s life without a little sunset sushi every now and again?


  • We loved how close we were to everything. In every direction we were stones throw away from somewhere great. Would definitely recommend Whitecliff.

    Thomas | September 2023

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