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Norden Car Park

BH20 5DW

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Cyclexperience Cycle Hire at Purbeck Park, Norden.
  • Cyclexperience Cycle Hire at Purbeck Park, Norden.
  • Adventure playground at Purbeck Park, Norden.
  • Summer bus services linking with Norden Station at Purbeck Park
  • Purbeck Mineral and Mining Museum
  • Norden Car Park facilitiies

Telephone: +44 01929 556561

Opening Times

Autumn Opening (1 September 2019 - 31 October 2019)
Monday - Sunday07:00 - 21:00*
Winter Opening (1 November 2019 - 30 November 2019)
Monday - Sunday07:00 - 19:00*
Winter Opening (1 December 2019 - 28 February 2020)
Monday - Sunday07:00 - 18:00*
Spring Opening (1 March 2020 - 30 April 2020)
Monday - Sunday07:00 - 21:00*
Summer Opening (1 May 2020 - 31 August 2020)
Monday - Sunday07:00 - 23:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Car parking - all day£3.50 per ticket
Coach parking£5.00 per ticket

Please note the parking prices do not include onward travel by bus or train.

Telephone: +44 01929 556561



Establishment Features

  • Open All Year

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From Wareham: Follow the A351 along the Wareham By-pass. At the Stoborough/Furzebrook roundabout, follow the brown signs for Norden Park and Ride. At the roundabout just before Corfe Castle village, turn left and then right.

Public Transport Directions

FROM THE WEST: the nearest mainline railway station is Wareham (on the London Waterloo to Weymouth line). Transfer to bus number 40 to Castle View Visitor Centre bus stop and follow the wooden signs to the Park and Ride (10 min walk).

FROM THE EAST: catch a train to Bournemouth Railway Station, transfer to the number 50 bus to Swanage, then transfer again to bus number 30 which calls into Norden Car Park or bus number 40 to Castle View Visitor Centre bus stop and follow the wooden signs to Norden Park and Ride (10 min walk). Number 30 bus: A daily service will run during the May half term (25 May - 2 June) and again during the summer peak season (24 June - 21 September). A Saturday/Sunday only service will run from 3 June to 23 June.

BY HERITAGE RAILWAY: At times when the Swanage Railway is running, catch a train from Swanage, Herston, Harman's Cross or Corfe Castle to Norden Station. Tel: 01929 425800 or visit their website:

JOURNEY PLANNING: To plan your journey using public transport, contact Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit their website: to look up bus timetables.

Telephone: +44 01929 556561


Swanage Railway - photo taken by Andrew P.M. WrightSwanage Railway, SwanageEnjoy a nostalgic steam-train ride on the Purbeck line. Trains run for most of the year - daily from April to October and most weekends throughout the year. Park at Norden then catch a train to travel 6 miles south to Swanage, passing through Corfe Castle village.

Cycling with CyclexperienceCyclexperience, Corfe CastleCombine tranquility, exercise and discovery on a bike and explore the woodland, heath, beaches and hills of Purbeck.

Swanage Railway's Norden Station is located next to Norden Car ParkNorden Railway Station, Corfe CastleNorden Railway Station is situated to the north of Corfe Castle, directly adjacent and accessible from the main A351 road before you reach Corfe Castle village. Just follow the clearly marked brown tourism signs to Norden Car Park, where there is space for 350 cars. You can park all day long…

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