Things to do in Purbeck

Things to do in Purbeck

Swanage makes the ideal base for your holiday, the area has a wide range of attractions with many open throughout the year. Our large photo gallery has images going back to the 1800's

Sports & Activities

The Isle if Purbeck offers many sports and activities from a relaxing walk in the countryside to cycle routes for all abilities and for the more adventurous rock climbing and water sports. read more...

Food and Drink

Find a restaurant, cafe, pub, bar or local food in the Isle of Purbeck.

Swanage Steam Railway

The 6 mile long line joins Swanage, Herston Halt, Harmans Cross, Corfe Castle and Nordon Park & Ride, the railway follows the route of the old Purbeck line read more...

The Jurassic Coast

The Jurassic Coast is a 95 mile stretch of outstanding geology in between Dorset and East Devon which is a World Heritage Site read more...

Clubs & Businesses

Find a local club, business, or website in the Purbeck A-Z directory.. read more...

Whats On this Week

06/05/2015

10:00 - Introduction to stone carving wit...

10:00 - Adult have-a-go stone carving wit...

10:00 - Kids Messy Art

13:00 - Carry on carving with Val Quinn

15:00 - Needlecraft with Ros Sunley

19:00 - Needlecraft with Ros Sunley

19:00 - Open studio with Geoff Jones

Swanage Probus

07/05/2015

10:00 - Experimental workshop

11:00 - Clifftop Tour

Swanage Trefoil Guild

08/05/2015

09:00 - Gallery Level Closed for a Weddin...

10:00 - Introduction to stone carving wit...

10:00 - Learn to draw

11:00 - Printmaking with Heather Gibbons

18:00 - Seabird Boat Trip

19:00 - Seabird Boat Trip

19:30 - Avengers: Age of Ultron (12A)

Diesel Gala & Dorset Beer Festiva...

Diesel Gala

Purbeck Railway Circle

Wetherman

09/05/2015

09:00 - Gallery Level Closed for a Weddin...

10:00 - Cutting Letters in Stone an Intro...

10:00 - Nature Nursery Open Day

11:00 - Printmaking with Heather Gibbons

Saxon & Viking Academy

Freebay Tabletop Sale

Swanage Garden Society

Swanage Garden Society Plant Fayr...

Swanage Garden Society Plant Fayr...

10/05/2015

07:15 - Wiggle Jurassic Beast

09:30 - Old Harry rocks kayak tour

14:30 - Spring Flowers Walk

Christian Aid Service

Anna & Elizabeth

11/05/2015

10:00 - Mythical Creatures

14:30 - Avengers: Age of Ultron (12A)

Wareham Area Senior Forum

12/05/2015

10:00 - Childrens have-a-go stone carving

10:30 - Castle Tour

14:00 - Childrens have-a-go stone carving

14:00 - Childrens have-a-go stone carving

19:30 - The Vienna Festival Ballet

Isle of Purbeck Golf Club Coffee ...

Purbeck Parkinsons

Vienna Festival Ballet 35th Anniv...

Wareham Camera Club

13/05/2015

10:00 - Adult have-a-go stone carving wit...

10:00 - Introduction to stone carving wit...

10:00 - Kids Messy Art

13:00 - Carry on carving with Val Quinn

15:00 - Needlecraft with Ros Sunley

19:00 - Needlecraft with Ros Sunley

19:00 - Open studio with Geoff Jones

Stoborough WI Meeting

Studland WI Meeting

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Purbeck Festivals

Purbeck Arts Weeks Festival

Purbeck Arts Weeks Festival

23rd May 2015 to 7th Jun 2015

Swanage Jazz Festival

Swanage Jazz Festival

10th Jul 2015 to 12th Jul 2015

Swanage Carnival Week

Swanage Carnival Week

25th Jul 2015 to 1st Aug 2015

Swanage Lifeboat Week

Swanage Lifeboat Week

7th Aug 2015 to 16th Aug 2015

Purbeck Valley Folk Festival

Purbeck Valley Folk Festival

27th Aug 2015 to 30th Aug 2015

Swanage Folk Festival

Swanage Folk Festival

11th Sep 2015 to 13th Sep 2015

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