By Road

Travelling west on the M27 the road becomes the A31 bypassing Ringwood, Ferndown and Wimborne Minster. Remain on the bypass until reaching the roundabout junction signposted the A349 Poole town centre and ferry port.

Follow the A349 and ferry signs until reaching the roundabout signposted the A350 Poole town centre. Turn left here onto the A350 (Holes Bay Road). Follow the dual carriageway which skirts the bay. At the next roundabout at the end of Holes Bay Rd turn left onto the flyover  and move to the right hand lane. At the next roundabout turn right and within a minute you will see Lighthouse on your left.

Car Parks

There is plenty of car park space very close to Lighthouse. Parking is available at The Dolphin shopping centre multi-storey over the road from Lighthouse and the level access car park directly opposite.  There is also a car park located at the Dolphin Swimming Centre next to Everyone Active, only a five minute walk away.

Disabled parking is available directly outside Lighthouse.

Poole parking information


Lighthouse is opposite Poole bus station with an underpass or a level access crossing  providing easy access across the road. For bus times and routes click here for Yellow Buses information.


Bournemouth International Airport is approx. 9.5 miles from Poole.

Southampton Airport Parkway is a 45 minute train journey direct to Poole rail station.


Poole Rail Station is in the town centre a 5 minute walk from Lighthouse. Follow signs to ‘Arts Centre’ which take you through the shopping centre to the bus station.  Lighthouse is opposite the bus station.

South West Trains
run a half hourly train service to Poole  from London Waterloo.

Coach Services

National Express offers a regular service to most major towns and cities plus a Flightlink service to/from Heathrow Airport and central London with connections to Gatwick Airport.