Welcome to Swanage
Welcome to Swanage

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.

Whats On this Week

25/06/2017

All Day - 'Under the Surface'

All Day - Helen Muspratt Exhibition

08:30 - Wedding Reception - Clearing

09:30 - BCU 2 Star 2 Day Course 09.30 - ...

09:30 - BCU 3 Star Sea Kayaking Assessme...

09:30 - Half Day Old Harry Rocks Kayak To...

17:00 - Church Service

19:30 - My Cousin Rachel (12A)

26/06/2017

All Day - 'Under the Surface'

All Day - Helen Muspratt Exhibition

08:30 - U3a Table Tennis

08:30 - U3a French Group

10:00 - Wareham Area Senior Forum

13:00 - Pins And Needles

14:30 - My Cousin Rachel (12A)

14:30 - Helen Muspratt, Photographer Talk...

18:00 - Cath Newman Monday Yoga Group

19:30 - My Cousin Rachel (12A)

27/06/2017

All Day - 'Under the Surface'

All Day - Helen Muspratt Exhibition

08:30 - Cath Newman Tuesday Yoga Group

10:30 - Durlston Pramble: Buggy-Friendly ...

13:00 - U3a Committee

13:00 - Judy Robson Art Group

13:00 - Blood donation in Swanage

18:30 - Cardio Tennis!

19:00 - Hxvh Committee Meeting

19:30 - My Cousin Rachel (12A)

28/06/2017

All Day - 'Under the Surface'

All Day - Helen Muspratt Exhibition

07:00 - Table Tennis

08:30 - U3a French Group

14:30 - Choir Practice

18:00 - Hold For Steves Table Tennis

18:00 - Table Tennis With Mike

18:00 - Beginners Tennis

19:30 - My Cousin Rachel (12A)

29/06/2017

All Day - 'Under the Surface'

All Day - Helen Muspratt Exhibition

09:30 - Post Office In Foyer

10:00 - Coffee Junction In The Meeting Ro...

10:30 - Probus 2 of Purbeck

13:00 - Community Group

13:00 - Sue Blake Art Group

13:00 - Hold For Sue Blake

18:00 - Cath Newman Thursday Evening Yoga

19:30 - My Cousin Rachel (12A)

19:30 - The Rex Players 'Summer Loving' S...

30/06/2017

All Day - 'Under the Surface'

All Day - Helen Muspratt Exhibition

All Day - The Shtandart Arrives in Swanage!

16:00 - Rex After School Special: Spark a...

19:00 - Sea Bird Boat Trip

19:30 - Churchill (PG)

20:00 - Annie Keating

01/07/2017

All Day - 'Under the Surface'

All Day - Helen Muspratt Exhibition

All Day - Purbeck Pirate Festival

All Day - Dorset Countryside Volunteers

09:30 - Old Harry Rocks Kayak (half day ...

10:30 - Meet a Moth

10:00 - Arts and Crafts Fair

10:05 - Swanage Walking Group

11:00 - Durlston Dog Day

11:00 - Drawing and Pen Workshop

11:00 - Dog Day

11:00 - Dog Day

13:30 - Half Day Old Harry Rocks Kayak To...

19:30 - Caerphilly Male Voice Choir

19:30 - Churchill (PG)

19:30 - Caerphilly Male Voice Choir

20:00 - Lost Coyotes

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

02/07/2017

All Day - 'Under the Surface'

All Day - Helen Muspratt Exhibition

All Day - Purbeck Pirate Festival

All Day - Arty Crafty Drop-in

All Day - Dorset Countryside Volunteers

09:30 - Half Day Old Harry Rocks Kayak To...

11:00 - Swanage Record and CD Fair

13:30 - Old Harry Rocks Kayak Fishing (...

14:30 - Dementia Friendly Stroll

14:00 - Formidable Vegetable S. System

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Purbeck Festivals

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

Swanage Walking Festival

Swanage Walking Festival

16th Sep 2017 to 24th Sep 2017

Purbeck Film Festival

Purbeck Film Festival

13th Oct 2017 to 28th Oct 2017

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Accommodation Offers

Small ImageLittle Gem Guest House
10% discount for a 3, 4 or 5 night stay Sunday...
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Small ImageBelow Decks
Out of Season offer: 3 nights, Fri Sat Sun...
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Small ImageThe Parade - SeaView
due to cancellation - Week of 26th Aug available...
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Small ImageGlenlee Guest House
** Bargain Autumn Breaks ** £13 off per room...
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Small ImageThe Sands Vegetarian Bed and Breakfast
Out of season discount £5 per person per...
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Small Image3Quarters Bed and Breakfast
Stay with us for 4 nights and get the 5th...
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Small ImageLavender Cottage
Short breaks (min 3 nights) available during...
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Small ImageDurlston Bay
Mini Breaks available....
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Small ImageFlat 3, Garfield House
A 10% discount is available for rentals greater...
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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...