Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Harbourside Park

Harbourside Park logo

Harbourside Park is made up of Baiter and Whitecliff recreation grounds and is situated between Poole Park and Poole Harbour.

Baiter Recreation Ground is next to Poole's harbour entrance.
This recreation ground is licensed for you to hire for outdoor events.

Great for windy walks along the harbour, flying a Kite or community events.

There are two pay and display car parks at Baiter Recreation Ground.

Dogs are allowed in this recreation ground. 

We have a public slipway at this park.

There is a refreshments stand at Baiter.

There is a fitness station and a skate park and space for flying kites. 

You can reach the ground from Catalina Drive or Labrador Drive.

Whitecliff Recreation ground is part of Harbourside Park, with a children's play area, BMX track and football and cricket pitches for hire.

There’s parking available at the recreation ground.

You can get to the ground from Whitecliff Road.

Dogs are allowed on a lead.

The ground has showers and changing rooms and there are public toilets at Whitecliff Pavilion.

Street Food Corner offers great-tasting food and al fresco dining.

The children's play area has:

  • sand pit and diggers
  • climbing frames
  • play boat
  • swings and buddy swings.

The ground has football pitches and a cricket pitch.

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Venue/Contact Details
Harbourside Park
Labrador Drive
BH15 1UZ
Area coverage
BCP Area
See Journey Planner on right-hand side of this page, where you can view bus, car and train routes from your location.
  • Refreshment / Snacks
  • Car Parking
  • Buddy Swings
  • Toilet Available
Times and Costs
Opening times:
The park area is an open facility but may shut at dusk, please visit the website for more information.
Further opening details:
  • Evening
  • Afternoon
  • Morning
  • Daily
  • All Year Round
It is free to use the park.
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