Local Attractions

Beaches around Purbeck

The beaches at Swanage and the surrounding area are said to be some of the best in the country, from the fine sandy beach that stretches continuously for 3 miles from South Haven Point to the chalk cliffs of Handfast Point and Old Harry Rocks at Studland.

The beach at Swanage with its gently shelving sandy shore and clear water that has won the prestigious European Blue Flag award on many occasions to the miles of golden sand at Weymouth this area has something for everyone.

The following facilities are available on the beaches at Swanage and Studland:

Swanage Beach: Sandy beach with toilets, Baby changing, Shops, Cafes, Water sport hire. Dogs allowed between 30th September and 1st May.

Studland - Knoll Beach: Sandy beach with toilets, Baby changing, Shops, Cafes, Water sport hire. Dogs allowed between 2nd September and 1st July.

Studland - Middle Beach: Sandy beach with toilets, Baby changing, Shops, Cafes. Dogs allowed between 2nd September and 1st July.

Studland - South Beach: Sandy beach with toilets, Cafe. Dogs allowed all year on leads.

Studland - Shell Bay: Sandy beach with toilets, Cafe. Dogs allowed all year on leads.

Kimmeridge: shale and some rocks with toilets available. Dogs allowed all year.

Beaches
Click to view Swanage Beach in January - Ref: 1491
Click to view Swanage Beach - Ref: 1415
Click to view Swanage Seafront - Ref: 1637
Click to view Swanage Beach - Ref: 1220
Click to view Painted beach huts - Ref: 674
Click to view Ballard Down - Ref: 1808
Click to view Studland beach at low tide - Ref: 2014
Click to view Studland Beach and Boats on Jetty - Ref: 2094
Click to view Linningtons Hygienic Bathing Tents and Beach - Ref: 2103

Location

Nearby...

Sandpit Field
Attraction - 0.02 miles away

Recreation Ground
Attraction - 0.12 miles away

Tourist Info Centres
Attraction - 0.14 miles away

Swanage Carnival
Attraction - 0.15 miles away

Santa Fe fun park
Attraction - 0.18 miles away

Beach Gardens
Attraction - 0.22 miles away

Swanage Railway
Attraction - 0.23 miles away

Public Transport
Attraction - 0.23 miles away

Electric Car Charging
Attraction - 0.25 miles away