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Swanage overview

Visitors to Swanage have positive things to say about this welcoming city and its seaside. There's a nice selection of bars to enjoy during your stay. You can take in the local culture of Swanage at Langton Matravers Museum and Swanage Museum and Heritage Centre. In the surrounding area, popular sights include Corfe Castle and Brownsea Island.

Where to stay in Swanage

A welcoming city for everyone, Swanage has a variety of hotels and other lodging options. There are 27 hotels in Swanage and you can shop as many as 787 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 40%. We have room prices starting at 16 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Swanage as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 7 5-star hotels from 86 USD per night
  • • 140 4-star hotels from 50 USD per night
  • • 176 3-star hotels from 36 USD per night
  • • 14 2-star hotels from 36 USD per night

How to get to Swanage

Fly into Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), 12.6 mi (20.3 km) from the heart of Swanage.

Train stations include:
  • • Swanage Herston Halt Station (0.7 mi/1.1 km from the city center)
  • • Swanage Station (1.4 mi/2.2 km from the city center)
  • • Wareham Harman's Cross Station (1.8 mi/2.9 km from the city center)

What to see around Swanage

The area is recognized for its natural setting, offering these places to visit:
  • • Swanage Beach
  • • Durlston Country Park
  • • Dancing Ledge
  • • Old Harry Rocks
  • • Shell Bay Beach
Recommended sights include:
  • • Swanage 18 Hole Pitch and Putt
  • • Langton Matravers Museum
  • • Swanage Museum and Heritage Centre
  • • Anvil Point Lighthouse
  • • Great Globe

When to visit Swanage

If you're beginning to plan your vacation, you may be wondering when is the best time of year to visit. Here's a list of seasonal norms to help you arrange your travel schedule:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 52°F day, 38°F night
  • • April-June: 65°F day, 42°F night
  • • July-September: 67°F day, 51°F night
  • • October-December: 61°F day, 40°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.24 inches
  • • April-June: 0.20 inches
  • • July-September: 0.39 inches
  • • October-December: 0.24 inches