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New events in the diary

Posted: 08 Apr 2019

We have added over 50 new events to the Swanage and Purbeck Diary

https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/whats-on/

New walking route

Posted: 28 Mar 2019

We have added a new 5.75 mile walking route from Durlston Country Park to Dancing Ledge returning via the Priests Way and Townsend nature reserve

https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/things-to-do/sports-and-activities/walking/walking-route-durlston-to-dancing-ledge

New directory listing for Howards Decor

Posted: 15 Mar 2019

Welcome to Howards Decor who have a new listing in the local directory.

https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/directory/info/howards-decor

New events in the diary

Posted: 12 Mar 2019

We have added 106 new events for Durlston Country Park to the whats on diary

https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/whats-on/

New accommodation and cafe listings

Posted: 01 Mar 2019

Welcome to F&A holiday flat in Swanage who have a new accommodation listing at Virtual Swanage
https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/accommodation/info/f-and-a-holiday-flat

Welcome to Bay lodge in Swanage who have a new accommodation listing at Virtual Swanage
https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/accommodation/info/bay-lodge


Welcome to the Smugglers cove cafe in Swanage which is a friendly family run cafe in swanage with sea views who have a new listing in the Directory
https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/directory/info/smugglers-cove-cafe

We have added new photos to the 1900 gallery

Posted: 25 Feb 2019

We have added two new photos to the historic photo gallery for the 1900s

https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/gallery/1923/the-millpond-and-church-hill

https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/gallery/1922/durlston-globe

Oil page updated

Posted: 10 Feb 2019

We have updated the oil industry page with new images and text

https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/things-to-do/education-resources/oilindustryinpurbeck

New Cycle Route

Posted: 21 Jan 2019

We have added a new 24 mile off road cycle route to the website

www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/things-to-do/sports-and-activities/cycling/cycling-route-purbeck-off-road-24

New historic photos

Posted: 14 Jan 2019

We have added new photos to the 1900s gallery

www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/gallery/1900/

New Gallery Photos

Posted: 04 Jan 2019

We have added 9 photos from the 1900's to the gallery.

https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/gallery/1900/year.aspx

metafit in the Directory

Posted: 30 Dec 2018

Welcome to metafit who have a new listing in the sports section of the Purbeck Directory

https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/directory/info/metafit-purbeck

New businesses and organisation listings

Posted: 24 Nov 2018

Thank you to the following businesses and organisations who have added their details to the local directory.

Swanage & Purbeck Development Trust

https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/directory/info/swanage-purbeck-development-trust

Swanage DofE Open Award Centre

https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/directory/info/swanage-dofe-open-award-centre

Burngate Stone Carving Centre 

https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/directory/info/burngate-stone-carving-centre

Oliver Miles estate agent listing

Posted: 01 Nov 2018

Welcome to Oliver Miles Estate Agents who have a new listing in the Swanage Directory

https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/directory/info/oliver-miles-estate-agents

New accommodation listing

Posted: 25 Oct 2018

Welcome to Caythorpe House who are advertising their accommodation business with us.

https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/accommodation/info/caythorpe-house

Pirate festival dates updated

Posted: 22 Oct 2018

We have updated the festivals section with the dates for the 2019 Purbeck Pirate Fesitval

https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/whats-on/festivaldetails.aspx?id=22

Cycle route videos on youtube

Posted: 14 Oct 2018

Mountain biker Mike JP from Mike's MTB Adventures has visited Swanage and the Isle of Purbeck on his holidays and created videos of his bike rides in the area. 

Mike used our cycle routes on https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/things-to-do/sports-and-activities/cycling for some of his videos.

You can view the videos from the links below:

Best Dorset MTB Trails - Part 1 - Swyre Head

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DotLDB0wcIs

Best Dorset MTB Trails - Part 2 - Old Harry Rocks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5ZaLnKgVDI

Dorset MTB Trails - Part 3 - Wareham Forest Disaster

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lkCV8YmX1I

MTB Ride Dorset - Part 4 - Dad's B-Day

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72AJ0l1_TQo

 

 

 

New walking route

Posted: 03 Oct 2018

We have added a new short walking route to the website with stunning views over the Isle of Purbeck. 

https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/things-to-do/sports-and-activities/walking/walking-route-corfe-castle-west-hill

New gallery photo

Posted: 16 Aug 2018

We have added a new photo to the gallery showing the effects of weeks of hot dry weather to one of the lakes on Studland Heath.

https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/gallery/1871/dry-lake-bed

New Directory listings and section

Posted: 27 Jul 2018

We have updated the local directory with a new section for hairdressers based in Swanage and the surrounding area. 

We have added the following hairdressers to the new section today:

Innovation - Unisex Hair & Beauty

https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/directory/info/innovation-unisex-hair-and-beauty

And

The Salon at 53

https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/directory/info/the-salon-at-53

 

 

New Events Added

Posted: 26 Jul 2018

We have added over 60 new events to the local diary 

https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/whats-on/

New Corfe Castle Panoramic Images

Posted: 09 Jul 2018

We have added two new interactive panoramic images to the website 360 tour section.

Corfe Castle South https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/gallery/pan/?t=castle1

Corfe Castle North https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/gallery/pan/?t=castle2

New electric car charging location

Posted: 20 Jun 2018

We have added the new charging location to https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/things-to-do/local-area-information/electric-car-charging

Directory Listing opening times now available

Posted: 18 Jun 2018

We have updated the Purbeck Directory to include opening times for each listing.

Business owners and organisations can update their opening times and details at any time in their admin section.

New events in the Diary

Posted: 05 Jun 2018

We have added over 100 new events to the Whats On events diary

https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/whats-on/

New H2oadventures ltd listing

Posted: 05 Jun 2018

Welcome to H2oadventures ltd who have added their details of their kayak and canoe trips and tours to the directory.

https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/directory/info/h2oadventures

Swanage Therapy Centre Directory Listing

Posted: 04 Jun 2018

We have added Swanage Therapy Centre to the local directory.

https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/directory/info/swanage-therapy-centre

Deja brew directory listing

Posted: 30 May 2018

A new café has been added to the local directory:

Deja brew at  27 Station road Swanage https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/directory/info/deja-brew

New Cafe, Get Board

Posted: 07 May 2018

Welcome to the new cafe, Get Board who have been added to the Purbeck Directory 

https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/directory/info/get-board-cafe