Discover Swanage Railway's most famous and iconic visitor.
Meet the animals, have a tractor ride, race around the pedal go-kart track and let off steam in the soft play zone at Putlake Adventure Farm. Located just outside Swanage in Langton Matravers, Putlake is a traditional, family-run working farm with friendly...
Swanage Lifeboat Station has been a central part of the seaside town and community of Swanage since its inception in...
The Mowlem is one of Swanage’s most prominent features – a beachfront cinema, theatre and function rooms right in the heart of...
Located centrally in Swanage’s Square and right by the sea, is Swanage Museum & Heritage Centre – a pocket-sized vault of Purbeck...
Explore woodland and heathland along Wareham Forest's walking & cycling trails.
Visit the striking limestone arch - one of the most-loved and visited landmarks on Dorset's Jurassic Coast.
Home to the annual Camp Bestival, Lulworth Castle also hosts weddings & other events and is open to the public to explore.
The Ranges, which include Tyneham village, are open whenever no military activity is taking place.
This beautiful cove and its adjacent village is steeped in Jurassic geological history.
While spiders in bogs are not always welcome, there’s hope that the restoration of the peatland habitat in Studland, Dorset will see the widespread return of the rare raft spider.Continue Reading
Generous Swanage families made a real impression on round the UK coast walker Blue Wilson when her 11,000 mile journey took her into Purbeck.Continue Reading
There’s plenty of festivals happening in and around Swanage for 2024 and the dates have just been released.Continue Reading
Being the only official town on the Isle of Purbeck, Swanage is ideally situated as a base for its exploration. While Swanage has it all: a beautiful bay with a golden, sandy beach; a lively town buzzing with festivals and events throughout the year; and thriving watersports, arts and culinary scenes... Its surrounding areas are also treasures waiting to be unearthed.