5th June 2020 By quay21

The Government’s Roadmap Out Of Lockdown once again permits households to resume domestic overnight stays from 12th April, and we are happy to take your booking, Do be aware, however, that it is only for individual households – there is…



13th May 2020 By owner

Dear Clients, We have lift off! The Government announcement last evening confirmed that Estate Agency businesses can get back to work and I’m delighted to advise that Savannah and Grace will both be back in the office on Monday when…


Covid19 Lock Down Information

9th April 2020 By quay21

At this time of Covid19 lock down, Quay’s offices are closed. A limited number of staff are working from home. We are only making accommodation available to NHS key workers and those in urgent need of essential residential accommodation. If…


Covid-19 Update

26th March 2020 By owner

Our offices are now closed and staff are self-isolating. Guests wishing to cancel or move their bookings are kindly asked to email us at stay@quayholidays.co.uk stating their booking reference, the name of the property booked and their dates of travel.…


A message from The National Trust

19th March 2020 By owner

Following the Prime Minister’s announcements about the need for social distancing as part of the coronavirus response efforts, many of the National Trust’s places are closing temporarily. I know you’ll have a lot to think about during these uncertain times but…


Fantastic Family Property – Admiral’s Rest

10th March 2020 By owner

Recently renovated throughout a fantastic family property in a great location for exploring Poole and the surrounding Dorset area. Admiral’s Rest has two bedrooms and is located in the Harbourside Park area just moments from the harbour and a few…



15th February 2020 By owner

Beautiful 3-bedroom holiday home within a 2 minute walk to the harbourisde. Fantastic family base for exploring the local area. Catch the ferry to Brownsea Island or Sandbanks, award winning restaurants – all within walking distance of Water Hop.


“Oh yes we can… host the panto stars again”

13th February 2020 By owner

The wait is finally over! After a very successful 2019-2020 Christmas season, Poole Lighthouse are are delighted to announce that panto is returning for what will be their biggest production yet – Beauty & The Beast. Quay Holidays are proud to…



3rd February 2020 By owner

Quay Holidays are delighted to offer a beautiful old railway cottage, set in secluded woodland and close to Christchurch and Bournemouth. Fern Cottage is a unique property situated in the heart stunning heathland area, offering opportunities for walking, cycling and…


Brownsea Island unveils its new natural play area

30th January 2020 By owner

By Jim Durkin of Bournemouth Echo BROWNSEA Island will open throughout the February half term for the first time this year. The National Trust-owned island in Poole Harbour, managed in partnership with Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT), has only ever opened to the public…


Perfect Harbour Views – summer dates just released!

29th January 2020 By owner

Don’t delay, book your space today… This Perfect Harbour View could be yours! 4th floor front line 2-bed, 2-bath apartment in Dolphin Quays with balcony and stunning harbour views. Call, email or check out the property online for more details…


Featured Property of the Week: Beeches

29th January 2020 By owner

Just a 10 minute drive to Sandbanks beaches and a short walk to numerous fabulous restaurants and bars in Ashley Cross this makes a fantastic holiday location. Beeches has 3 bedrooms with a lovely garden and beautifully furnished. Book online,…


Light Up Poole Digital Light Art Festival – coming soon 20th to 22nd February

23rd January 2020 By owner

As night falls, artists and communities will celebrate Poole’s diverse landscape with co-produced light and sound installations illuminating the historic old town, urban high street, and waterfront. Inspired by the theme ‘Spectrum’, artists will respond to difference exploring disability, social…


Why independent agents are in a different league from corporates in so many places

21st January 2020 By owner

JANUARY 21, 2020 | ROSALIND RENSHAW from Property Industry Eye When it comes to corporates versus independents, the easy winners are independents, with the corporates performing “really poorly”. A new article by Russell Quirk, founder of Emoov and who now runs a…


Featured Property of the Week – Summer Daze

20th January 2020 By owner

Quay are delighted to have available this specious four bedroom house with harbour views. Call now to reserve your space in Summer Daze. 



14th January 2020 By owner

Amazing views of Poole Harbour, Brownsea Island, and Sandbanks beyond. The Style is a luxurious 3-bed, 4-bath penthouse apartment. Boasting 180 degree views with two balcony’s! This property comes with two parking spaces. Just like all of our properties – bed…


Five winter walks to help you explore Dorset and blow away the cobwebs

12th January 2020 By owner

It’s time to don your walking boots, get out the house and explore the best Dorset has to offer.  



11th January 2020 By owner

Incredible views of the harbour! Fabulous 2 bedroom apartment, located on Poole Quay. Poole Quay activities, Poole Museum, Brownsea Island, Local Ferries, Poole Park, Poole High Street and shopping centre, numerous wonderful restaurants and bars – are just some of…


Offers of the week!

9th January 2020 By owner

WOW, check out these amazing deals! Take advantage of a 15% saving on some stunning properties that we have available up until the end of January 2020! Check out individual properties on our website or call us now on 01202 683333.  …


NEW PROPERTY ALERT – Summer Daze – Photos coming soon!

8th January 2020 By owner

Features a sunny balcony with views over the harbour. Four bedroom town-house, sleeping up to eight persons. Perfectly located in Poole, Dorset, on the popular Harbourside Park development just a few minutes walk to Poole harbour. Just like all of…


Book now to secure your 2020 holiday accommodation at 2019 prices!

8th January 2020 By owner

Hurry, this fantastic offer ends soon. We have a stylish range of properties, from luxury apartments to family houses, perfect for your summer getaway in Poole, Dorset. Check availability and book now!        


Property of the week – Dolphin Cottage!

7th January 2020 By owner

Dolphin Cottage is a charming two bedroom house, sleeping up to four. Conveniently located within a few minutes walk of Poole Quay, Poole Town and all its facilities. This property is perfect if you are looking to get out on…


Explore the RSPB’s stunning Arne Reserve

6th January 2020 By owner

A gem of a wildlife reserve on the shores of Poole Harbour, with lots to do for all ages – Brownsea Birding Boats on the 12th, 14th and 26th January, Beginners’ Bird Watching courses on 13th and 20th February and…


See Jack Whitehall ‘All Stood Up’ at the Bournemouth International Conference Centre – 8th & 9th January 2020

2nd January 2020 By owner

Award-winning comedian, actor and writer Jack Whitehall brings his latest UK stand-up tour to Bournemouth. Join Jack for what promises to be an hilarious evening of comedy magic – contact BIC for more details.


Take the kids to the Panto!

2nd January 2020 By owner

If you haven’t seen it yet, there’s still time before the kids go back to school! Peter Duncan’s Jack and The Beanstalk is on at Poole Lighthouse until Sunday 5th January – plenty of laughs and great music! Don’t miss…


Property of the week – Coxswains Cabin!

12th December 2019 By owner

A lovely one bedroom first floor apartment with views across the yacht club and out towards the Purbeck Hills. Located just a few minutes’ walk to Hamworthy beach and park, and 10 minutes’ walk to Poole Quay and the town…


Last Minute Christmas bookings!

12th December 2019 By owner

If you’ve not had time to organise Christmas, don’t panic! We have great last-minute accommodation offers here in beautiful Poole. For a great festive break, call Quay Holidays today! 01202 683333



5th December 2019 By owner

Superb 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom apartment located on Poole Quay with views of the harbour. Dates now released for 2020. For further details and to reserve your space view here.



28th November 2019 By owner

East Coast is a fabulous ground floor 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment with stunning sea views and large terrace area.  BH2 leisure complex is just five minutes` walk down the road hosting numerous restaurants and cinema complex. Bournemouth gardens, pier…


BOAT OF THE WEEK ! – Dream Catcher

22nd November 2019 By owner

Quay Holidays are super excited to offer a unique opportunity to stay on a Dutch Barge – Dream Catcher. Situated in Poole Quay Boat Haven with wonderful harbour views. The accommodation has been beautifully fitted and offers three living areas…



12th November 2019 By owner

Beeches is a three bedroom detached house conveniently located just a short walk into the centre of Ashley Cross with its many independent shops, wonderful restaurants, bars and cafes. It benefits from a rear garden complete with summerhouse, decking with comfortable…


Half Term – 15% off!

24th October 2019 By owner

GIVE THEM A HALLOWEEN BREAK TO REMEMBER IN BEAUTIFUL DORSET   CALL NOW TO RECEIVE 15% OFF YOUR HALF-TERM BREAK 2019!! 01202 683333   Check out our fantastic properties: https://quayholidays.co.uk/properties/


Zombie Fest

17th October 2019 By owner

Get ready for a fun day of spook-tacular activities! All visitors are encouraged to wear zombie fancy dress. There will also be face painting stands to add the finishing touches to costumes! This FREE event will be taking place in Poole High Street…


Circus Spectacle

5th September 2019 By owner

Get ready for a circus extravaganza! An exciting, family friendly day out. Including jugglers, rope walking, acrobats, circus skills workshops and much more… This FREE event will be taking place in Poole High Street and Quay on Saturday 14th September…



31st August 2019 By owner

The Government has announced its intention to introduce a nationwide system of regulation for estates and letting agents. It’s been talked about for years, but with a rising number of complaints raised with property ombudsmen and a 2018 Which survey…


It’s not too late to book your perfect seaside holiday!

23rd July 2019 By owner

Whether its swimming, sail-boarding, jet-skiing or cruising around our beautiful harbour, Poole has it all!   Seven miles of golden beaches, and Europe’s biggest natural harbour.   We still have great late-availability deals on a selection of luxurious self-catering properties,…


BACK ON! Harbour Vista

16th July 2019 By owner

Quay are delighted to have Harbour Vista back on the portfolio for some last minute glorious summer breaks. Great for full family gatherings including an outdoor pool.  Check out details and availability here! Hurry the spaces won’t be there for…



11th July 2019 By owner

Apex is an impressive 5 bedroom house located in Dorset. It is set over 4 floors, benefiting from two large terrace balconies and a stunning garden. This property is perfectly placed for exploring the Jurassic Coast and the seven miles…


In Defence of Leasehold

1st July 2019 By owner

LEASEHOLD tenure has had more than its fair share of bad press over the last year or so. Some of the criticisms are justified, but others demonstrate a fundamental misunderstanding of the tenure, and the responsibilities of both landlord and…



1st June 2019 By owner

After years in the planning, Poole’s regeneration is finally coming down the tracks, and excitement is mounting. Developers and design teams are busy refining their plans for the various regeneration sites around the backwater channel, and this year will see…


See us at Poole Harbour Boat Show!

17th May 2019 By owner

QUAY HOLIDAYS is once again taking its stand at the Poole Harbour Boat Show. Now in its 5th year, the event has become the biggest free-to-enter maritime show on the South Coast.  Quay will be welcoming clients and friends old and…



1st May 2019 By owner

As the on-going reduction in mortgage interest relief bites further into the net income received by the nation’s army of buy-to-let investors, Quay Holidays has witnessed a growing realization amongst savvy investors that holiday letting could be the way to…


Your Passport to a Truly Relaxing Holiday

9th April 2019 By owner

With all the Brexit uncertainty and talk of travel chaos, passport issues, visas, international driving permits and the like, you could be forgiven for holding-off booking your 2019 holiday. But don’t forget there is a guaranteed way to get away…



1st April 2019 By owner

When you last bought a property, did the estate agent suggest an appointment with their in-house mortgage broker? Or recommend their contacts in legal services for ‘competitive’ conveyancing, or even perhaps give a recommendation for a firm of removers? If…



13th March 2019 By owner

A fabulous three bedroom penthouse apartment, situated in Poole, Dorset. There is a balcony which benefits from wonderful views of Poole’s inner harbour, across to the Purbeck hills, with additional town views from the second balcony. 10% OFF when you…


NEW FOR 2019 – Cloud Nine

11th March 2019 By owner

Cloud Nine is a smart and comfortable two-bedroom apartment located on Poole Quay. The apartment boasts harbour views towards the working quay and Brownsea Island. Situated within a listed grain warehouse, it’s steeped in local history and one of the…



1st March 2019 By owner

In the internet age, when anybody is looking to identify a suitable estate agent, they are likely to turn to the internet for answers. The problem today, however, is that a skilled web designer can knock-up a website in a…


Offers of the week

20th February 2019 By owner

Take advantage of a 10% saving on some fantastic properties that we have available if you stay anytime from now until the end of March.   Check out individual properties on our website or call us now on 01202 683333.…


Light up Poole!

7th February 2019 By owner

Light up Poole Festival of light art will completely transform the High Street from Falklands Square to the Quay. From 21st to 23rd February 2019 the town centre after dark will provide the dramatic backdrop to a series of light…



1st February 2019 By owner

Over Christmas, The Mail on Sunday reported the arrest of a 37 year old party girl on charges of fraudulently sub-letting a £1.5m central London apartment. The property owner thought she was an NHS doctor, as her references suggested, but…


Sail Away

31st January 2019 By owner

Sail Away is stunning 6th floor apartment situated on Poole Quay with lovely harbour views and benefits from a balcony. This is a luxurious 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom property which has been furnished to a high standard throughout. Sail Away…


Belle Vita – HOT DEAL

22nd January 2019 By owner

£250 OFF when you book to stay between 19th July – 7th September in Belle Vita! Belle Vita is a contemporary three bedroom townhouse situated in Parkstone, it is only 10 minutes’ walk to numerous lovely restaurants and bars in…


Offers of the week

17th January 2019 By owner

Take advantage of a 10% saving on some fantastic properties that we have available up until the end of February. Check out individual properties on our website or call us now on 01202 683333. P.S. Light up Poole is happening…


January Price Freeze!

8th January 2019 By owner

Book now to secure your summer 2019 holiday accommodation at 2018 prices! We have a stylish range of properties, from luxury apartments to family houses.   Don’t miss out on this fantastic offer – call us on 01202 683333 or…



1st January 2019 By owner

After all the upheaval of the last 12months, private landlords could be forgiven for feeling they’re already on the ropes. The Private Rented Sector (PRS) once offered successive governments a ‘get out of jail free’ card – taking up the…


Christmas Opening hours 2018!

18th December 2018 By owner

Sunday, 23 December 2018 – CLOSED (‘Phone lines open from 9.30am to 10pm) Christmas Eve: Monday, 24 December 2018 – 9.30am to 4pm (‘Phone lines open to 10pm) Christmas Day: Tuesday, 25 December 2018 – CLOSED Boxing Day: Wednesday, 26 December 2018 -…


NEW FOR 2019 – Bowline!

13th December 2018 By owner

A wonderful three-storey town house located in Poole`s Georgian Old Town – just a minute from Poole Quay.  This three bedroom, three ensuite-bathroom house is conveniently located just a couple of minutes from numerous restaurants and bars, ten minutes’ walk…


“Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro’ the house, not a computer was whirring, not even a mouse.”

1st December 2018 By owner

In Christmases past, every agent would tell you there was no point putting your property on the market just before Christmas, as no-one would be house-hunting over the festive period. Wind forward to today, however, and with some 90% of…


5 Night stay now available over Christmas!

28th November 2018 By owner

Your Christmas home-from-home. Whether you are looking for a romantic break or a family getaway, we have a wide range of properties, perfect for your Christmas and New Year. Check out our properties here.   To book your break, please…



18th November 2018 By owner

Don’t panic! Help is at hand. Quay Holidays has lots of beautiful holiday properties in and around Poole, all decorated for Christmas. Whether you’re looking for a larger property to share or an additional property for ‘nearest and dearest”, call…


Castle Lanes – 10% Off!

6th November 2018 By owner

Town Centre location and only minutes from Poole Quay! This 1st floor, two bedroom apartment is conveniently located just a couple of minutes from numerous wonderful restaurants and bars.   Get 10% off this property if you stay anytime up…



1st November 2018 By owner

Seated at a beachside café this morning, I couldn’t help but overhear the conversation between two couples sat enjoying  the sun , cappuccinos in hand as their children played happily in the sand. “This really is beautiful”, one said. Their…


Coralia – New Property!

30th October 2018 By owner

Coralia is a beautiful two bedroom caravan situated on an award winning 5 star holiday park – Rockley Park, located on Poole Harbour. Within a short walk from the beach and ham common nature reserve this really is a great…


2019 portfolio!

8th October 2018 By owner

Add your Holiday Letting Property to our 2019 Portfolio … and let Quay Holidays do all the hard work! Call Rachelle, Helen and the team on 01202 683333.


Amazing Grace – New Property!

4th October 2018 By owner

Amazing Grace is a beautiful two bedroom apartment with lovely views across the water towards the Purbeck Hills. The property is located just a stone’s throw away from Hamworthy beach and park over the linked bridge, and 10 minutes’ walk…


Welcome to autumn in Dorset

27th September 2018 By owner

Joyous colours, crisp clean air and beautiful countryside. Whether exploring Brownsea Island, trampling the Purbeck Way or striding out along the South West Coastal Path, pitch base camp in beautiful Poole! Our stunning collection of comfortably furnished holiday properties offer…


Purbecks – 15% Off!

27th September 2018 By owner

Purbecks is a one bedroom apartment, with stylish contemporary furnishings and benefits from lovely harbour views. Get 15% off this property if you stay anytime up to the 28th December 2018. To receive the discount please contact us on 01202…


Serendipity and Windsong, Alum Chine

17th September 2018 By owner

Two fabulous ground floor one bedroom self-catering apartments. Located in a purpose built block including a Spa facility. Both apartments are contemporary, stylish and comprehensively equipped. There is one allocated parking space for each apartment. Two apartments can be booked…


New website and booking software go live!

27th February 2018 By quay21

If you’re reading this, then it’s all going according to plan! Quay is pleased to launch the product of many months’ sweat and tears – the brand new Quay Holidays website with fully interactive booking capabilities and an integrated channel…


Quay Christmas Charity donation 2017!

15th December 2017 By quay21

Really pleased to receive such a wonderful response from the recipients of our Christmas Charity donation, Mosaic “Your fantastic donation really does make a difference in helping Mosaic to support bereaved children and young people across Dorset… thank you to…


The Houseboat wins 20th Stephen Lawrence Prize October 2017

15th October 2017 By quay21

Quay Holidays is fortunate in managing some wonderful holiday letting properties, and none more so than The Houseboat, which has just won the RIBA’s 2017 Stephen Lawrence Prize for the best new UK build project! In the words of the…


Sail Away Renovations

3rd June 2017 By quay21

Sail Away Renovations – New for 2017, following on from last year’s new kitchen, the owners over the winter decided to renovate the lounge and both bathrooms as well, creating a wonderfully modern feel to this already fantastic apartment on…


Poole BID – ‘Big Clean’ – May 2017

3rd May 2017 By quay21

Poole BID has announced Poole’s inaugural ‘Big Clean’ event. For the first time ever, the European Maritime Festival is coming to the UK, and Poole has been chosen to host it! With 1,700 delegates descending from all over Europe, Poole…


Presentation to Poole Sailability – May 2017

1st May 2017 By quay21

As part of Quay Holidays` annual sponsorship of local charities the partners, Helen and Duncan Challis last night presented a cheque to the trustees of Poole Sailability. The charity offers mobility and sensory-impaired local people the chance to experience the…


Poole Quays Forum News!

30th January 2017 By quay21

On the 2nd of February a REFERENDUM will be held in Poole over a plan which shapes the future of the town centre and Hamworthy. Poole Quays Forum has been put together by volunteers, including our Director Duncan Challis.  The…


Quay Christmas Charity donation 2016!

1st December 2016 By quay21

Each year instead of giving Christmas cards Quay Holidays and Quay Living gives to local charities. To do out bit, we would like to share the love for two special local charities we supported in December 2016: Hamworthy Park Paddling…


Quay Celebrates 10th Birthday!

20th September 2016 By quay21

Partners and staff welcomed the worshipful Mayor of Poole, clients and friends on Friday evening to a lively celebration of its first 10 years of business, at the Custom House, Poole Quay. Guests were treated to live music and refreshments,…


Quay’s 10th Anniversary Celebration – September 2016

10th September 2016 By quay21

After an incredibly busy summer season, the partners and staff of Quay Holidays and Quay Living enjoyed a combined 10th anniversary and end-of-season party. Grateful partners thanked staff for all their hard work and proceeded to significantly enhance the takings…

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