Local information

Travel Information

Swanage is located on the south coast of England in the county of Dorset.

By Car

Travel directions from the M27 motorway which is easily accessible from London and and north of the UK via the M3 motorway.

  1. From the M27, head West bound until you come to Ringwood

  2. From Ringwood, continue along the A31 to Bournemouth and follow signs for Poole/Dorchester

  3. When you get to Poole follow the A35 until you get to the roundabout which gives you the option to go to Dorchester or Wareham, take the Wareham exit.

  4. Follow the A351 to Sandford and continue to Wareham

  5. From Wareham take the A351 past Corfe Castle and continue to Swanage

By Bus

From Poole use the Breezer 40 service.

From Bournemouth use the Breezer 50 service.

By Rail

The nearest mainline railway station is in Wareham and there are connecting busses to Swanage at the station. Taxis are also available.

Travel Problems

The latest travel problems and roadworks for the area can be viewed on www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/travel/