Swanage on the Isle of Purbeck has a lovely sandy beach, traditional amusements, great views and cliff walks to the Old Harry Rock and plenty of local attractions.
Nearby Studland has many more miles of sandy dune beaches, including an area for those that like to indulge in an 'all-over tan'.
Swanage also has a traditional seaside pier.
Swanage's Local Attractions
Visitors to the adventure farm are encouraged to explore and make contact with many of the 50+ farm animals in a relaxed atmosphere. You can feed the lambs and goats throughout the day and sometimes even a go at the hand milking and with both indoor and outdoor play areas, a bouncy castle and pony rides there will be plenty to keep the kids amused.
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.