Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. It is situated at the eastern end of the Isle of Purbeck, approximately 6 1⁄4 miles (10 km) south of Poole and 25 miles (40 km) east of Dorchester. In the 2011 census the civil parish and two electoral wards had a population of 9,601. Nearby are ...
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The town of Swanage is on the Isle Of Purbeck, a spur of land jutting out into the English Channel. The wide Swanage Bay gives good views to the Isle of Wight in good weather. To the north are chalk cliffs leading to Old Harry Rocks. There are more great views from Durlston Head to the south of the town. Old Harry Rocks.
Beaches galore Looking to soak up the sun on a fabulous sandy beach, or enjoy an invigorating swim with a fantastic view? You are spoilt for choice. Swanage beach is one of the main attractions...
Virtual Swanage Tousist holiday guide with accommodation, attractions, events and sports activities, jurassic coast information for the seaside town of Swanage in dorset.
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Swanage Town Council is the parish council for the town of Swanage, including the settlements of Durlston, Herston and Ulwell. Its mission statement is to maintain and enhance Swanage for the well-being and prosperity of present and future generations. The Town Council is one of three tiers of local government and ...
Swanage Bay is a sandy bay facing east and protected from the major southwesterly storms. In the southern part there are low cliffs and banks of Upper Purbeck limestone and shale, largely built over.To the north, as shown here as it was in about 1890 , there are excellent cliff sections of Wealden strata. These are the cliffs ...