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Swanage Pier

Pier Approach
SWANAGE
Dorset
BH19 2AW

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Telephone: +44 01929 425806

Opening Times

2019 Opening (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)

* Swanage Pier is open daily all year round (except Christmas Day). The shop and cafe operate seasonal hours.

Summer (April – September)
During the summer months Swanage Pier is normally open from 9am-5pm weekdays and 7am to 5pm at the weekend.

Winter (October - March)
Swanage Pier is normally open daily from 9am to 4pm, or some days at 3pm during December, January and February.

Guide Prices

Adult £1.50
Child (5-14 years accompanied by paying adult) FREE

Diving Rate:
Heritage Diving Charge £1.50

Fishing Rates:
Adult £4.00
Junior £1.00

Telephone: +44 01929 425806

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    245
  • Very Good
    165
  • Average
    50
  • Poor
    11
  • Terrible
    5

Recent Reviews:

  • Lilian_dreis
    Sao Paulo, SP
    A calm and quiet place in the winter
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 10th October 2019
    If you want to have some rest in January, go to Swanage in January. This small coast city in England is the best place to be far from everything. Read full review
  • wtpsg121
    Stroll on pier
    3 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 12th October 2019
    Took a stroll on the pier . As it had been restored would have liked to see info on the restoration as we went for stroll. Interesting reading the plaque messages and the divers place had very... Read full review
  • Angie B
    Corby, United Kingdom
    Pier Visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 17th October 2019
    We always like to have a stroll along the pier in all holiday resorts that we visit. There is an entrance fee for this one, lovely views not the best as the weather was very dull. Lots of plaques to... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop
  • Tea Rooms

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities
  • Dog Friendly
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Event Venue
  • On-site parking or valet parking
  • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
  • Open All Year
  • Picnic Area
  • Shop
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (charge) - Parking spaces on the pier are limited and are offered on a first come first served basis. Reservations are not accepted and spaces tend to fill up quickly, particularly in the summer months, so we advise early arrival. We charge a daily parking fee which varies depending on the season. Your entry and parking fees help to contribute to the on-going restoration work on Swanage Pier.

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From Bournemouth/Poole via ferry (01929 450203 www.sandbanksferry.co.uk): From the Ferry take the B3351 through Studland Village.  After approx. ½ mile, turn left onto the Ulwell Road, signposted Swanage.

From Bournemouth/Poole via road: Take the A35 to Bakers Arms roundabout. Take 1st exit onto A351, signposted Wareham.  Follow signs for Corfe Castle and Swanage.

From Dorchester: Take the A352 signposted Wareham. At Worgret roundabout, take 3rd exit onto A351, signposted Corfe Castle and Swanage.

From Weymouth: Take the A353 signposted Wareham. At Warmwell roundabout, take 3rd exit onto A352, signposted Wareham. At Worgret roundabout, take 3rd exit onto A351, signposted Corfe Castle and Swanage.

Swanage Pier is situated at the southern end of Swanage Bay. Park on the Pier or in nearby Broad Road Car Park.

Public Transport Directions

From the west: the nearest mainline railway station is Wareham (on the London Waterloo to Weymouth line). Catch the number 40 bus from Wareham Railway Station to Swanage Bus/Railway Station. At times when the Swanage Railway is running: Travel on the number 40 bus to Corfe Castle (East Street stop) then catch the steam train from Corfe Castle Station to Swanage. Tel: 01929 425800 or visit their website: www.swanagerailway.co.uk

From the east: Catch the train to Bournemouth Railway Station then transfer to the number 50 bus to Swanage Bus/Railway Station.

Telephone: +44 01929 425806

Related

Saturday, 26th October 2019 - Sunday, 27th October 2019

Light up Swanage Pier
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Monday, 28th October 2019 - Monday, 28th October 2019

Tuesday, 29th October 2019 - Tuesday, 29th October 2019

Saturday, 2nd November 2019 - Saturday, 2nd November 2019

Swanage Pier History Walks
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Tuesday, 29th October 2019 - Tuesday, 29th October 2019

The Handwritten Letter Appreciation Society at Swanage Pier
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Monday, 28th October 2019 - Sunday, 3rd November 2019

Halloween Fun on Swanage Pier
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