The Lighthouse Poole venue is the cultural hub of Poole and home to a vast array of film, theatre and comedy performances. Hosting some of the biggest names in the industry, including international events, the Lighthouse is a must visit for anyone interested in the creative arts. There are 4 auditoriums at the Lighthouse (a theatre, concernt hall, studio and cinema) meaning there are often multiple shows taking place at the same time. From dance performances to orchestras, pantomimes, indie films and everything in-between, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Despite the venue being one of the largest regional arts centre outside of London many shows sell out months in advance. To avoid disappointment, we highly recommend checking out the events programme ahead of your stay at South Lytchett Manor and booking your tickets over the phone or online.
Located on the bottom floor, The Beacon Café serves light lunches including toasties and jacket potatoes Tuesday to Saturday. When there’s a performance in the Theatre or Concert Hall it is open in the evening. For dinner there’s a buffet service of 3-4 mains and accompanying vegetables.
There’s also a bar where you can enjoy a drink with family and friends before heading into your show. Stocking local ales, ciders and an extensive range of wines and spirits, it’s the perfect spot to enjoy an evening tipple before an evening of excitement!
Opposite the entrance there is a pay and display car park, so you won’t have to walk far.
Follow signs to Poole town centre
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Opening times vary throughout the year depending on the performance schedule. Please consult the Lighthouse website prior to visiting.
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We booked for two nights in our Motorhome and ended up staying six nights. Staff very friendly and accommodating. Shower blocks were kept clean and water was lovely and hot. Bus stop directly outside site going to Poole and Swanage on the he number 40 bus route. Worth getting a return ticket to save money Mo, Oct 2021
We had a simply fabulous time at South Lytchett Manor last month. We were not sure about camping in October but the site is well insulated, the playground kept our kids well entertained and the facilities were super clean and comfortable. We loved having a shop onsite and there are water taps and electricity points in abundance.. we have stayed at a number of sites and couldn’t recommend this Beth, Nov 2020
Great campsite, really friendly and polite staff. Very clean facilities and felt ‘safe’ with all the hand sanitizer and clear signage, highly recommend - we’ll probably book one of the huts next time.... Richard , Oct 2020
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