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.
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The tide at Swanage South Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 2:42 AM tomorrow, and the next high tide will be at approximately 8:16 AM tomorrow.
Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low
Approximate sea surface temperature: 9.7°CDetailed weather and tides »
Parking available. Disabled parking is along the seafront past the clock tower - more spaces in the town.
Dogs not allowed June 1st to September 30th
Beach cleaned daily during the summer
Daily - 28th May - 11th September
Water quality not measured here
From £256.00 per week at Sykes Cottages
Romantic Durweston Cottage
From £394.00 per week at Holidaycottages.co.uk
From £275.00 per week at Sykes Cottages
From £892.00 per week at Holidaycottages.co.uk
Rural Corfe Castle Cottage
From £453.00 per week at Holidaycottages.co.uk
Flat 8 Hazelhurst
From £230.00 per week at Sykes Cottages
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
around 3 miles north as the seagull flies, around 4 miles by road.
around 6 miles north as the seagull flies, around 8 miles by road.
around 6 miles north-northeast as the seagull flies, around 9 miles by road.
around 7 miles north-northeast as the seagull flies, around 10 miles by road.
around 8 miles west as the seagull flies, around 11 miles by road.
less than a mile north as the seagull flies, less than a mile by road.
Location type: Urban
OS Grid: SZ031789
Local Authority: Purbeck
Nearest postcode: BH19 1LA
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