Anvil Point Lighthouse
Anvil Point Lighthouse is situated within the grounds of Durlston Country Park and approximately 2 miles up the hill from Swanage town centre.
Donated to Swanage by John Mowlem, Beach Gardens has a putting green and tennis courts, perfect for a warm summer afternoon.
Visit the nature reserve of Blue Pool to see the deep blue waters in the abandoned clay pit.
Castles and Houses
Find out about the castles and manor houses that can be found within the Isle of Purbeck.
The park includes a recreation area and a large grassed area where ball sports can be played
Why not visit some of the many museums that can be found around the Isle of Purbeck.
Durlston Country Park
260 acres of nature reserve on the southern edge of Swanage. Durlston Country Park is a part of the Jurassic Coast world heritage site.
The Jurassic Coast is a 95 mile stretch of outstanding geology in between Dorset and East Devon which is now designated as a World Heritage Site.
Old Harry Rocks
Old Harry is the name given to the chalk stack that can be found below the cliffs at Ballard.
Parks and Gardens
Find out about the various parks and gardens that can be found within the Isle of Purbeck.
The Isle of Purbeck has a beautiful and varied countryside that will appeal to walkers, cyclists and horse riders.
Childrens play area, the Bandstand and the Santa Fe childrens play park
Sandpit field is located between Shore Road and De Moulham Road
Santa Fe fun park
Santa Fe fun park is a family run amusement park situated on the beautiful marina of Swanage.
Once every year at the start of August Swanage comes alive as the carnival comes to town.
Swanage Museum and Heritage Centre
The centre is situated at The Square off the towns lower High Street. The centre is open from Easter to October each year from 10 am to 5 pm, even opening until 8pm in July and August.
Swanage Pier was built in 1896 and was originally used for the thriving paddle steamer industry that worked in the area.
The award-winning Swanage Railway currently operates on the six miles of track between Swanage and Norden.
The Downs is a large open grassland area in the south east of Swanage
Tilly Whim Caves
Tilly Whim caves is the most easterly quarry in a stretch of quarries that exist along cliffs of the southern Purbeck ridge.