"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Swanage - Central Beach

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.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Swanage

Local authority: Poole Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ031792

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

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Things to see and do near Swanage - Central Beach

  • Swanage Railway (0m)
  • Swanage Museum and Heritage Centre (0m)
  • Leslie Gibbons A.T.D The Owl Pottery (0m)
  • Durlston Country Park (1m)
  • Putlake Adventure Farm (2m)
  • Corfe Castle Model Village and Gardens (5m)
  • Corfe Castle (5m)

Tourist Information

Swanage
Tourist Information Centre
The White House
Shore Road
Dorset
England
BH19 1LB

Phone 01929 422 885
Email mail@swanage.gov.uk
http://www.visit-dorset.org.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 23 March

06:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NE
Pressure 1011
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
NNE
Pressure 1011
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 50%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
NE
Pressure 1012
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 78%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
NE
Pressure 1012
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 56%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
NE
Pressure 1013
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 66%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
NE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:25 GMT
Low Tide
11:57 GMT
High Tide
21:10 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Tell us what you think about Swanage - Central Beach

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.

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