For passengers taking ferries from Cherbourg to Poole, these maps of Cherbourg and Poole will help you with driving directions to and from the ports.
Cherbourg is easily reached by taking the N13 from Caen and the D901 to the port. This popular port is clearly signposted and is the departure for our fastest Channel crossings.
Poole is very convenient for travellers going to the West of England, Wales and the South. Bristol is less than two hours drive away and there are good motorway links from the M27 at Southampton.
Poole is a coastal town famed for its natural harbour and glorious sandy beaches - including Britain’s best beach at Sandbanks, which is three miles long! Take a boat trip to tranquil Brownsea Island or wander the seafront and enjoy the views around the quay. Heading west along the coast takes you towards Weymouth and the Blackdown Hills while going east will take you towards Southampton and Portsmouth from where you can get the ferry to the Isle of Wight. Heading inland will take you north towards Salisbury, Bath and the Cotswolds.
Find out driving distances to some well-known tourist destinations using the table below.