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South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2019/2020 GOLD WINNER for Visitor Information service of the Year!
Dorset Tourism Awards 2019 GOLD WINNER for Visitor Information Service of the Year!
Delivering a wealth of information for visitors and residents alike, we stock helpful leaflets all about Swanage and Purbeck area including heritage and countryside walks.
A great selection of books and souvenirs plus walking and cycling leaflets for sale.
Booking agents for: National express, beach huts, local boat trips and local events.
Contact us for suggestions on local accommodation.
|2020 Opening (26 May 2020 - 31 October 2020)|
|Monday - Friday||10:00||- 17:00*|
* Swanage Information Centre is wheelchair accessible and dog friendly.
We are currently open seven days a week, during the following hours:
Monday 10:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 10:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 10:00 - 16:30
Thursday 10:00 - 16:30
Friday 10:00 - 16:30
Saturday 09:00 - 16:30
Sunday 09:00 - 16:30
From The West: Follow the A351 to Swanage into Victoria Avenue. Turn right at the junction with Shore Road. We are located on the right.
From The East: From the ferry follow the B3351 through Studland village, turn left towards Swanage and continue on the Ulwell Road to Shore Road. We are on the seafront on Shore Road opposite the beach.
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 seasonal number 30 or 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.
Journey Planning: To plan your journey by public transport visit the Traveline website: www.travelinesw.com.
Swanage Beach Gardens, Putting Green, Tennis & Outdoor Bowls, SwanagePutting Green, Tennis Courts, Outdoor Table Tennis Table and Outdoor Bowls in a tranquil setting.
Swanage Beach, SwanageSwanage has a gently sloping white sand beach which is sheltered and generally calm. The award winning beach is well served by local businesses providing refreshments and services.
Swanage Beach Huts, SwanageOnline booking has now re-commenced. Swanage Beach huts are let daily, weekly or longer term. Hire a beach hut, and your trips to the beach are made easier without having to take all your towels, swimwear and children’s toys down to the beach every day!
Swanage Town Hall Weddings, SwanageSwanage Town Hall is licensed to hold both Marriage and Civil Partnership ceremonies.
Online booking has now re-commenced. Swanage Beach huts are let daily, weekly or longer…
Swanage Railway has now re-opened. Enjoy a nostalgic steam-train ride on the Purbeck line…
*LATEST UPDATE* The Museum is currently closed. Containing information on the history,…
Swanage Pier has now re-opened. Restored Victorian Pier, stroll, visit the exhibition,…
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The National Trust car parks are open at Shell Bay, Knoll Beach, Middle Beach and South…
Corfe Castle, the National Trust car park and toilets are now open. You will need to book…
Brownsea Island has now re-opened for pre-booked ticket holders. A beautiful island with…
*LATEST UPDATE* The Blue Pool is now closed until further notice (from 17/09/2020)
The Museum has now re-opened. The finest single collection of Late Jurassic age fossils…
Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum has now re-opened. The Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and…
Splashdown Poole has now re-opened with updated opening hours and operating procedures to…
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Farmer Palmers Farm Park has now re-opened - pre-booking admission is now essential.…
The Castle and Parklands are open now. Walk in the footsteps of Kings & Queens as you…
Adventure Wonderland has now re-opened for pre-booked ticket entry. Dorset’s number 1…
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