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

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. Please note car parks are owned and operated by Borough of Poole.

Disabled parking is available directly outside Lighthouse.  
Poole parking information


Getting to Lighthouse by bus could not be easier being situated directly adjacent to Poole bus station, connected by an underpass or pedestrian crossing for level access. Bus services run frequently from the bus station towards Bournemouth, Christchurch, Wimborne, the Purbecks and surrounding areas making it an ideal way to get to and from the venue for your visit. For times and routes including nightbus services, visit morebus or Yellow Buses.


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 Western Railway
 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.