There is a variety of Swanage Webcams that are broadcasting live throughout the day. Whether you are interested in nature or nightlife, there is lots to see! Below, we outline a few of the more interesting live feeds and include links to each. Simply click the webcam titles below to begin viewing.
Swanage Lifeboat Station Webcam
Swanage Lifeboat Station – This live streaming webcam updates throughout the day and is located at the Swanage Lifeboat Station. When viewing this feed, you’ll be able to view Swanage Bay and across to Old Harry Rocks.
The Swanage Lifeboat Station is one of more than 230 RNLI lifeboat stations situated around the UK’s coast and within the Republic of Ireland. RNLI is the life-saving charity, comprised of 30 sea going crew and 4 onshore members, that has been saving lives off the Dorset coast since 1875. On the lifeboat’s website, you can view previous excursions and sort by year (all the way back to 2,000), which boat(s) were launched, and what type of casualty to the vehicle (windsurfer, jet ski, canoe, etc.) occurred to require the group to send help. The crew has helped people in multiple locations across Swanage, including Kimmeridge Bay, Chapmans Pool, Anvil Point, Old Harry Rocks, St Albans Head, Sheps Hollow, and many more. Tourists and locals alike will likely recognize many of these infamous locations, which attract families, fishermen, divers, surfers, and a diverse variety of other visitors every year.
Corbens Estate Agents Webcam
Corbens Estate Agents – This webcam is located on the Southern side of Swanage and provides views of Swanage Bay. Established in 1896, Corbens is a family-based business specialising in residential and commercial property sales, with their location focus being on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset.
Swanage Station Webcam
Swanage Station – This live streaming Swanage webcam is located at the popular Swanage Railway Station. Views from this cam show the railway station, as well as the platform from the signal box. The Swanage Railway offers an intensive heritage steam and diesel timetable train service via their proudly preserved railway.
Corfe Castle Station Webcam
Haven Hotel Webcam
The Haven Hotel – This live streaming Swanage webcam is located at the Haven Hotel. The hotel sits on the Sandbanks peninsula and overlooks the chain ferry, along with the Poole Harbour entrance. Surrounded by sea and sand, the Haven Hotel is a four-star hotel and spa. Visiting guests have access to a seven-mile stretch of beach and are just steps away from the Shell Bay chain ferry and Purbeck. The Haven features large bedrooms, modern comforts, and suites that offer ocean-view balconies.
Swanage Snackbar Webcam
Snackbar Swanage – This cam shows the street, looking out from the Snackbar located on 10 High Street. Snackbar opened its doors in May of 2006 and offers hot baguettes, pizzas, coffee, and more. A popular nightlife spot for several years now, the Snackbar is also known for serving up cocktails, beers, and a wide variety of liquors.
Poole Quay Webcam
Poole Quay Webcam – The Poole Quay Webcam is a live streaming webcam that is situated within the Poole Quay and Harbour which is a large natural harbour found in Dorset. The webcam is situated at the Salterns Marina and gives you a view directly down one of the docking areas with a number of larger and smaller boat positioned on each side, out into the harbour you can see the protective sea wall which shelters the harbour form larger waves. On occasions, you can see the harbour cruises sailing past the camera, nearby to the webcam’s location are million-pound seafront houses.
The Salterns Marina has a history that dates back to the 1700s where the site was actively used in the salt mining trade, this is where it got its name of Salterns. There has also been a yacht club at the site since 1935. Back in 1964, an archaeological dig at Poole Harbour brought up the remains of a fortifies 2000-year-old Iro Age longboat which was dated back to 295 BC, it is the oldest known artefact that has been found within the harbour.