Swanage & Purbeck
Fancy a day at the beach? Enjoy Swanage’s Blue Flag sandy beach or the more rugged 4 mile stretch of sand at Studland National Nature Reserve.
If nature is more your thing, Durlston Country Park is a perfect place to discover the area’s rich wildlife, as is Brownsea Island and Wareham Forest.
Swanage Purbeck Highlights
When it comes to accommodation, you really are catered for.
In terms of places to visit, we definitely recommend historic Wareham and Corfe Castle, the traditional Victorian resort of Swanage or the coastal towns and villages of Studland, Kimmeridge, West Lulworth and Worth Matravers.
If you are looking for things to do and family friendly attractions - castles, steam railways, children’s animal farms, model villages and country parks and gardens – there is something for everyone in Swanage and Purbeck.
You could also try kayaking, sailing, horse riding, outdoor pursuits or a boat cruise along the coast, around Poole Harbour or along the River Frome.
When it comes to food and drink, with lots of restaurants, cafés, bistros, pubs and tea rooms in Swanage and Purbeck, there is something on offer for all tastes and budgets. If you fancy eating in, we have tasty takeaways too!