Swanage has several parks and gardens of various sizes for both locals and visitors to enjoy the beautiful scenery in and around the town.
Donated to Swanage by John Mowlem, Beach Gardens has a putting green and tennis courts, perfect for a warm summer afternoon.
The park includes a recreation area and a large grassed area where ball sports can be played
260 acres of nature reserve on the southern edge of Swanage. Durlston Country Park is a part of the Jurassic Coast world heritage site.
Landscaped gardens with an open-air amphitheatre with views over the bay
Large open playing fields and play park in the middle of town
Childrens play area, the Bandstand and the Santa Fe childrens play park
Sandpit field is located between Shore Road and De Moulham Road
The Downs is a large open grassland area in the south east of Swanage