Swanage attractions

Swanage attractions

SwanageFrom Swanage you can explore the beautiful scenery of the South Downs, the museums, castles, historic houses and ancient monuments of the area, and the market towns and villages of the south of England. Dorset boasts rolling hills, glorious countryside and sandy beaches along a beautiful coastline. The county town is Dorchester, situated in the south of the county, about 130 miles from London.

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Attractions Swanage Railway, Station House, Swanage, Dorset BH19 1HB. Tel: 01929 425800. The award-winning Swanage Railway currently operates on the six miles of track between Swanage and Norden, through the beautiful Isle of Purbeck, passing the magnificent ruins of Corfe Castle. www.swanagerailway.co.uk. Location: Station in the centre of Swanage (Station at Corfe Castle - below).

Swanage Railway

Attractions Durlston Country Park & Marine Project, Lighthouse Road, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2JL. Tel: 01929 424443. Durlston is a fabulous 113hectare (280acre) countryside paradise, consisting of sea-cliffs, coastal limestone downland, haymeadows, hedgerows and woodland. www.durlston.co.uk. Location: On the outskirts of Swanage.

Durlston Country Park & Marine Project

Attractions Corfe Castle, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset BH20 5EZ. Tel: 01929 481294. Thousand-year-old castle rising above the Isle of Purbeck. Castle View visitor centre explores the lives (and deaths) of past residents. National Trust. Charges apply. Served by Swanage Railway (above). About 4 miles west of Swanage.

Corfe Castle

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