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Ranging poles for everyone ...

School Fieldtrip .... lovely clean beach. Lovely view. Great place to measure beach profiles... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
TeleOp
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London, United Kingdom
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Typical English seaside

Swanage is a delightful little seaside town with a lovely sandy beach and clean seawater the beach... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
70ish
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

First time here and it’s got everything you need for a few hours/full day out....we found parking easy and free just up from the seafront....as it was October we were able to walk our dogs on the beach which was a bonus....cafes,bars and restaurants in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gmoklo
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Provided you have somewhere to park it, your car will love Swanage as, if that's where you are staying, it will get most of the week off. At least that's what we found, as Swanage had everything we needed: sun, sea, sand, coastal and countryside...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ianhobsonuk
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We went for the day, we sat on the Beach with loads of Families, everyone was paddling or swimming as the sea was very warm, the sand is very nice but not quite as good as Weymouth, we talked to some families who told us...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RonGLondon
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Visited recently and cant wait to visit again. Lovely place, nice clean beach. Views are great and what a great array of shops some seem to be of another era making it so quaint. Lovely atmosphere around the town, unhurried and friendly. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank elizabeth l
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Swanage is an excellent place to visit with a beautiful beach, quaint shopping area and lots of places to relax & enjoy the bay views.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jolewis123
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

School Fieldtrip .... lovely clean beach. Lovely view. Great place to measure beach profiles, longshore drift and groynes! You also need a group of polite young ladies to make the day wonderful. Barry's boys made the day great!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank TeleOp
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Bad things first. Right, having got that over with, good things. Views. Cleanliness of whole town. Fun things to do. Steam train. Fantastic park. Pier. Lulworth cove. Corfe castle. Tank museum. Beach a given. All great. Real mystery is how good are the food outlets....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Swanage is a delightful little seaside town with a lovely sandy beach and clean seawater the beach has easy access and is a real delight with cafes little shops and the museum all close by

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 70ish
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Fine sandy beach sloping gently to the water. Easy water entry, which is safe for kids. Lifeguards were on duty when we visited. Parking available on Shore Road.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Gla_Rangers
Reviewed 6 July 2017

On a sunny July day the view from the square/museum looking north over the bay was wonderful. Swanage is a quintessential English resort and looking over the beautifully clean beach and sea: watching the kids playing in the sea and a seagull diving for crabs...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Watchman077
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