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Swanage Central Beach

Dorset, England

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A gentle shelving sandy beach flanked by a promenade and backed by colourful gardens, an ideal family beach in a traditional Victorian seaside resort.

Surrounded by areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty – so much to discover you will want to come back again and again.

Swanage Central Beach is adjacent to the Bournemouth Coast Path and the South West Coast Path.


Weather and tides for Tuesday 18 June

Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 7mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 1%
Min temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 11mph

The tide at Swanage Central Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 6:42 PM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 2:05 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   14.9°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Swanage Central Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Swanage Railway (0.2 miles)
Pursenalities Handbags & Accessories (0.2 miles)
Durlston Country Park (1.2 miles)
Cumulus Outdoors (2.1 miles)
Studland Stables (2.2 miles)
Studland beach and Nature Reserve (2.3 miles)
Old Harry Rocks (2.5 miles)
Corfe Castle (4.7 miles)
Dorset Waterpark (4.9 miles)

All distances are approximate

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Location: Swanage

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: SZ031791

County: Dorset

Country: England

Local Authority: Purbeck

Parish: Swanage

Nearest postcode: BH19 1NP

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Visitor information for Swanage Central Beach, Dorset, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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