Location and Google Map™
Generally speaking the PCSA skippers use one or other of the following pick-up points:
- Fishermans Dock
- Customs House
- Swanage Pier
Fishermans DockFishermans Dock is directly opposite the Thistle Hotel Poole this is a convenient location as there is a loading bay for cars to offload any heavy gear and the steps down to the boats are solid making the job of loading boats relatively safe and easy.
You can park in the Thistle Hotel's car park, which is opposite Fishermans Dock; alternatively there is a multi-storey car park in Orchard Street.
The postcode for Fisherman's Dock is BH15 1HJ
The Customs House steps are directly opposite the Customs House pub which is a convenient location; again the steps are solid making loading and boarding relatively straight forward and safe.
The postcode for the Customs House is BH15 1HP
The nearest car park to the Customs House is in Orchard Street
Mary Jo and Sidewinder both operate from the lower boat deck of Swanage Pier. The lower boat deck is on the left hand side of the pier, approximately 100metres past the dive shop. Parking is on the pier or if full, there is a large public car park adjacent to the pier.
The postcode for the Swanage Pier is BH19 2AW