New website and booking software go live!

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 manager. Aside from its sleek new appearance, the new set-up will automatically update all bookings […]


Quay Christmas Charity donation 2017!

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 everyone at Quay for your valuable support”. If you too would like to donate to […]

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The Houseboat wins 20th Stephen Lawrence Prize October 2017

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 judges, this nautical-themed holiday home’s “split-level geometry and use of disparate materials and ad-hoc elements […]

Sail Away Renovations

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 Quay.


Poole BID – ‘Big Clean’ – May 2017

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 BID (business improvement district) is determined that Poole Town Centre will look its best. From […]

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Presentation to Poole Sailability – May 2017

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 joys of sailing in beautiful Poole Harbour. Quay`s sponsorship will help to maintain and run […]

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Poole Quays Forum News!

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 Proposal will set the agenda for any development schemes submitted for the area. Plans will […]

Quay Christmas Charity donation 2016!

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 Pool Since 1931 Hamworthy Park Paddling Pool has been the heart of many local children`s […]

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Quay Celebrates 10th Birthday!

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, and the worshipful Mayor, Councillor Zena Dion, addressed the happy gathering. With 68 holiday letting […]

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Quay’s 10th Anniversary Celebration – September 2016

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 of another local business, namely the Slug and Lettuce! The following day, local chemists also […]