Things to do in Purbeck

Swanage makes the ideal base for your holiday, the area has a wide range of attractions and many are open throughout the year.

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...

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...

Ride the Heritage 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...

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

See the Area
See photos of the area and in the gallery.. read more...

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Dolphin Tale 2 (U)

Pacific Curls

Live Music: Pacific Curls

What We Did on Our Holiday (12A)

Pacific Curl


Freeform carving with Jonathan Se...

The Art of the Letter

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Old Harry rocks kayak tour

Artist Demonstrations and Worksho...

” The Ultimate Beatles Tribute Sh...

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Swanage Walking Group

The Ultimate Beatles Tribute Show

Rock'n'Roll Dance


Old Harry rocks kayak tour

Freeform carving with Jonathan Se...

Dolphin Tale 2 (U)

'Autumn Song' With Canzonetta


Mythical Creatures

Meet a Moth!

InfraStrata Drop-In Information E...


Childrens have-a-go stone carving

Childrens have-a-go stone carving

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Wareham Camera Club


Kids Messy Art

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Introduction to stone carving wit...

Go Wild at Durlston!

Carry on carving with Val Quinn

Craft class with Jane Colquhoun

Needlecraft with Ros Sunley

Open studio with Geoff Jones

Needlecraft with Ros Sunley

Swanage Walking Group

'In Defence of War'


Experimental workshop

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Live music at The Greyhound Corfe...

Introduction to stone carving wit...

Learn to draw

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Hallowe'en with Cider & Sausages

Hats Off to Led Zeppelin


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