This rural, back-to-nature campsite is ideally located for Swanage, Corfe Castle and all the attractions and pretty villages in between.
This five AA pennant-rated camping and touring park, located within Wareham Forest, has excellent walking paths and cycling tracks, and is a stone’s throw from the Saxon-walled town of Wareham, regarded as one of gateways to the Isle of Purbeck.
Coombe Farm offers a peaceful, rural haven surrounded by wildlife just a stone’s throw from the bustling centre and beachfront of Swanage.
Downshay is an immaculately maintained, family-oriented site set in pleasant grounds of Downshay Farm, which also has a newly-renovated on-site self-catering holiday cottage.
Herston Campsite is on the outskirts of Swanage and offers a range of camping and touring pitches, as well as long-term seasonal pitches.
This unique campsite on the outskirts of Swanage offers glamping with a difference – with its five fully-equipped safari tents being ideal for families or larger groups.
This caravan-only site benefits from a peaceful, rural setting with fantastic views in a special spot on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast.
For a quirky, comfortable glamping experience with a touch of luxury, try the boutique Purbeck Shepherd Huts in Worth Matravers.
One of Dorset’s most-loved natural attractions is the Blue Pool on the Furzebrook Estate, near Corfe Castle – and now you can camp here.
Bring your tent, campervan or motorhome to the pleasant Ulwell Holiday Park for a fuss-free and fun stay in Swanage within immaculately-maintained grounds and with all the on-site facilities you could need, including a clean shower block, electric hook-ups, shop, swimming pool and even your own pub.
Norden Farm Campsite is a family-oriented and run, four AA pennant-rated camping and touring site on the outskirts of Corfe Castle.
What better way to stay in Swanage than at a traditional clifftop hotel with a room looking out across the bay?
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.
Located in the heart of town centre, the Swanage branch of Goadsby – one of the South’s largest independent estate agents – has been helping people find their forever homes in Purbeck for generations.
The Swanage School is the town’s only secondary school, serving students aged 11 – 16 from Swanage and the surrounding Purbeck locality.
There’s a great range of pubs in Swanage, from gastropubs to go-to music venues, and from your traditional log fires and wooden beams for that cosy atmosphere to waterfront bars with stunning sea views.
Swanage Medical Practice is the main doctor’s surgery for the town of Swanage and its surrounding area.
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 find a huge range of accommodation to suit any type of beach or countryside holiday.
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 that’s beach & picnic supplies for a sunny day, or festive supplies for a cosy winter evening in by the log burner.
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 boat, paddle board or kayak out.
Stay at the YHA in Swanage for a budget-friendly, relaxed holiday right in the heart of the only seaside town along Purbeck’s Jurassic Coast.
One of Dorset’s hidden gems for a holiday is the award-winning Swanage Coastal Park, with its peaceful setting and panoramic views across Swanage.
A Victorian clifftop hotel overlooking Swanage Bay, the Grand boasts traditional charm, sweeping sea views and friendly service from its attentive staff.
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 publications covering Swanage and Purbeck.
One of the most-loved natural landmarks of Dorset and a highlight of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, Durdle Door attracts thousands of visitors every year.
The romantic 17th Century Lulworth Castle set in the grounds of Lulworth Park and Estate makes for a fascinating family day out.
An intriguing way to explore the Purbeck countryside and Jurassic coastline is via the Lulworth Range walks.
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 boxes galore.
The village of East Lulworth is considerably smaller than neighbouring West Lulworth, but is still worth a stop and explore for its simple charm.
Nestled at the foot of the picturesque village of West Lulworth, Lulworth Cove is one of the most photographed beauty spots in Britain and an important geological area of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.
Purbeck’s only waterpark is located just outside Corfe Castle.
Standing watch over the village of the same name, Corfe Castle is an iconic and striking ruin, synonymous with the Isle of Purbeck.