The Sandbanks Ferry pulling in to Shell Bay side


Explore Swanage from coast to coast by hopping on one of the ferries that dock here, or take a short cruise somewhere new from Swanage Pier. A ferry…
Morning pastries and coffee on a tray, Swanage Airbnb

Airbnb Swanage

With Swanage being the only seaside town in Purbeck, it’s an extremely popular location for holidaymakers from both here in the UK and abroad, so you’ll…
Entrance doors at the Co Op in Swanage town centre

Co-Op, Swanage

Co-Operative Swanage is one of two main supermarkets in town, where you’ll find all your everyday essentials, as well as seasonal goods, whether…

Tide times

It’s always worth checking the tide times and sea state for Swanage or Studland before heading to the beach for a swim, going fishing or taking your…
View of Swanage Bay and groynes from Spa Bungalow beach huts

Swanage News

Keep up to date with all the latest news and weather, along with local stories and any events happening in and around Swanage via the local news sites and…
the Castle Inn pub in Lulworth

West Lulworth

If you are visiting Lulworth Cove, allow extra time to meander the picture-postcard streets of West Lulworth village, which has thatched cottages and window…
Signage in front of thatched cottage in East Lulworth village

East Lulworth

The village of East Lulworth is considerably smaller than neighbouring West Lulworth, but is still worth a stop and explore for its simple charm.