Swanage Beach | Shore Road | Swanage | Dorset | BH19 1LB

Swanage is a small seaside town, situated on the eastern tip of the Purbeck Peninsula and boasts a long sandy beach looking across a beautiful bay. Swanage was a small port and fishing village and became a significant quarrying port. Today Swanage is a busy tourist town with plenty to do and see. The Swanage to Norden railway often has steam engines which travel through the beautiful Purbeck countryside and is a favourite for steam enthusiasts and families alike.

Swanage has so much to offer everyone: a wealth of attractions to suit all ages, sporting and leisure activities, historic buildings and for the traditional seaside holiday there can be no better choice than Swanage. The attractive town hosts an array of interesting shops. You will be spoilt for choice with numerous places to eat and drink. Choose from cosy tea rooms, serving Dorset cream teas, hearty pub grub, continental cuisine to eat in or take away, seafood specialities and traditional fish and chips.

Swanage beach has been awarded the Blue Flag and Seaside Award for the 15th consecutive year. This accolade is given to beaches that have been inspected for quality of water, beach cleanliness, and access facilities.