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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. Our large photo gallery has images going back to the 1800's and Webcams.

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

28/03/2017

08:30 - Cath Newman Tuesday Yoga Group

10:00 - The Miracle of Migration: Exhibit...

10:00 - Miracle of Migration Exhibition

13:00 - U3a Committee

13:00 - Judy Robson Art Group

18:30 - Cardio Tennis!

19:00 - Belvedere Singers rehearsal

19:30 - Kong : Skull Island (12A)

29/03/2017

08:30 - U3a French Group

10:00 - The Miracle of Migration: Exhibit...

10:00 - Miracle of Migration Exhibition

10:00 - Swanage Walking Group

14:30 - Choir Practice

18:00 - Hold For Steves Table Tennis

18:00 - Table Tennis With Mike

18:00 - Beginners Tennis

30/03/2017

09:30 - Post Office In Foyer

10:00 - The Miracle of Migration: Exhibit...

10:00 - Miracle of Migration Exhibition

10:30 - Probus 2 of Purbeck

13:00 - Community Group Main Hall

13:00 - Community Group

18:00 - Cath Newman Thursday Evening Yoga

19:30 - Kong : Skull Island (12A)

19:30 - Native British Reptiles

19:30 - Native British Reptiles

20:00 - Poetry Night

31/03/2017

10:00 - The Miracle of Migration: Exhibit...

10:00 - Miracle of Migration Exhibition

19:00 - Barn Dance

20:00 - String Symphony

01/04/2017

All Day - Storytelling for families: King J...

All Day - Explorers Childcare Group Open Da...

All Day - Swanage Regatta & Carnival Charit...

09:45 - Swanage Walking Group

10:00 - The Miracle of Migration: Exhibit...

10:30 - Natures Harvest

10:00 - Miracle of Migration Exhibition

10:00 - Putting Green & 'Tea on the Green...

10:00 - Arts and Crafts Fair

19:30 - Requiem for Humanity by Helen Ost...

19:30 - Helen Ostafew: Requiem for Humani...

20:30 - Stargazing

20:00 - John Langan

22:30 - Enjoy Yourself! Club with Vinyl D...

02/04/2017

All Day - Storytelling for families: King J...

All Day - Dorset Countryside Volunteers

10:00 - The Miracle of Migration: Exhibit...

10:00 - April Bird Walk

10:00 - Miracle of Migration Exhibition

14:00 - Madama Butterfly

14:00 - David Celia

03/04/2017

08:30 - U3a Table Tennis

08:30 - U3a French Group

10:00 - The Miracle of Migration: Exhibit...

10:00 - Miracle of Migration Exhibition

13:00 - Pins And Needles

18:00 - Cath Newman Monday Yoga Group

04/04/2017

08:30 - Cath Newman Tuesday Yoga Group

10:00 - The Miracle of Migration: Exhibit...

10:00 - Miracle of Migration Exhibition

13:00 - Judy Robson Art Group

18:00 - Worth Matravers Parish Council

18:30 - Cardio Tennis!

19:00 - Hxvh Committee Meeting

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Purbeck Festivals

Swanage Railway's Diesel Gala

Swanage Railway's Diesel Gala

5th May 2017 to 7th May 2017

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

27th May 2017 to 11th Jun 2017

Purbeck Pirate Festival 2017

Purbeck Pirate Festival 2017

30th Jun 2017 to 2nd Jul 2017

Swanage Jazz Festival

Swanage Jazz Festival

14th Jul 2017 to 16th Jul 2017

Swanage Carnival Week

Swanage Carnival Week

29th Jul 2017 to 5th Aug 2017

Purbeck Chamber Music Festival

Purbeck Chamber Music Festival

31st Aug 2017 to 3rd Sep 2017

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Accommodation Offers

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Out of Season offer: 3 nights, Fri Sat Sun...
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Special Offer 4 nights for the price 3...
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Week commencing 17th Sept still available...
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28th MAY-5thJUNE AVAILABLE due to cancellation...
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Small ImageLittle Gem Guest House
10% discount for a 3, 4 or 5 night stay Sunday...
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Small ImageThe Parade - SeaView
22nd July now available - 15% discount...
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All year round Mini breaks available; Pirate,...
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Small ImageThe Sands Vegetarian Bed and Breakfast
Out of season offer of £5 discount per night...
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Small ImageGlenlee Guest House
** Bargain Spring Breaks ** £13 off per room...
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Short breaks (min 3 nights) available during...
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