Swanage is a traditional seaside village, it has outstanding beaches, quaint villages such at Lulworth, Corfe and the market town of Wareham. Purbeck is the perfect place to visit anytime of the year. You are spoilt for choice with walking, and their are many historical places such as Corfe castle. Purbeck is also the Eastern gateway to the Jurrassic Coast. This is England's only national World Heritage Site. Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door reveal millions of years of the Earth's history. For the family you have Monkey world, The Tank Museum, Putlake Adventure Farm and lots and lots more! You can take a ride on the award winning Swanage Steam train or a boat trip from the pier to Brownsea Island. You can spend the day relaxing on the beach or play a round of golf on one of the many golf courses in the area. The options are endless. We have a good range of leaflets of the many places you can visit whilst here in our reception area.



Blues Festival

Fri 4th- Sun 6th March
This free festival features several different gigs with acclaimed national and international blues musicians. Further info: www.swanage-blues.org


Easter specials

Fri 22nd - Mon 25th Free hot cross bun for every passenger on the steam railway Good Friday and Easter Saturday. Hand made easter eggs for every child travelling on Easter Sunday and Monday


Walking Festival

Sat 30th April - Sun 8th May Purbeck offers something for everyone, and the walks have been designed to show as much of the area as possible.


Jazz festival

Fri 8th - Sun 10th July For more information please visit: www.swanagejazz.org.uk


Swanage Carnival and Regatta

Sat 30th July - Sat 6th Aug For further information please visit: www.swanagecarnival.com


Folk Festival

Fri 9th - Sun 11th September Featuring dance displays, concerts, crafts, work shops, children's activities and sessions. Many events are free and include street processions


Blues Festival

Fri 7th - Sun 9th October For further information please visit: www.swanage-blues.org