The Coach House
Mount Pleasant Lane
Swanage
Dorset
BH19 2PN

Phone 01929 426146
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Swanage and the Isle of Purbeck

Swanage Beach, Swanage The red Arrows in Swanage

Known as the 'Jewel of the Isle of Purbeck', Swanage has everything for a superb and memorable holiday.
Located on the east coast of Dorset, the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site, starts at the headland of Ballard Down.

The town boasts of a beautiful sheltered bay with soft, safe beaches. Swanage has won the prestigious European "Blue Flag" award on many occasions as well as the Tidy Britain Group's "Seaside Award" and offers the perfect place for a family seaside holiday.

Beautiful cliffs and countryside surround the town, with surprises around every corner, thatched cottages, secluded bays and scenery that is equal to anywhere in the world.

A vibrant night life offers those that want to party with a choice of pubs and clubs. Swanage has a wide selection of restaurants and cafes, to suit all tastes, ages and price brackets.

Swanage also host numerous festivals on both land and sea. Jazz, Folk, Blues, sailing and rowing, all take place during the summer.

The largest of all is the annual Swanage Carnival which take place over eight days and boasts the biggest and best carnival procession on the South Coast, it also has three firework displays throughout the week
 

Fireworks Swanage Carnival, Swanage The Waverly in Swanage

Nearby towns and villages are all worth visiting, medieval Corfe Castle is a must and steam trains from the Swanage Steam Railway run a regular service.

Poole and Bournemouth are easy to reach, a recommended route is by using the chain ferry at Sandbanks; this takes vehicles across the mouth of Poole Harbour, which is the second largest natural harbour in the world.

Brownsea Island, in Poole Harbour is a haven of wildlife and has the last population of red squirrels in Dorset; a regular water ferry runs from Sandbanks to the island.


Swanage is an ideal place for a family holiday or a weekend break at any time of the year.

Further Information on Purbeck can be found here