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Swanage South Beach

Dorset, England

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The safe sheltered bay is flanked by magnificent chalk headlands on either side.

The gently sloping sands form a good 2km family beach with a promenade, providing all the facilities of a small seaside resort.

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


Weather and tides for Sunday 9 August

Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 31°C
(feels like 31°C)
Wind 7mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 3%
Min temp. 19°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 7mph

The tide at Swanage South Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 7:43 AM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 1:02 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Moderate

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Recommended holiday cottages near Swanage South Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Pursenalities Handbags & Accessories (0.1 miles)
Swanage Railway (0.2 miles)
Durlston Country Park (1 miles)
Cumulus Outdoors (2.1 miles)
Studland Stables (2.4 miles)
Studland beach and Nature Reserve (2.5 miles)
Old Harry Rocks (2.6 miles)
Corfe Castle (4.8 miles)
Dorset Waterpark (5 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Swanage

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: SZ031789

County: Dorset

Country: England

Local Authority: Purbeck

Parish: Swanage

Nearest postcode: BH19 1LA

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

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