"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 Saturday 29 April

06:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 36%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
S
Pressure 1015
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 69%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
ESE
Pressure 1013
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
ESE
Pressure 1010
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
ESE
Pressure 1009
Humidity 76%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
06:05 BST
(05:05 GMT)
High Tide
11:37 BST
(10:37 GMT)
Low Tide
18:27 BST
(17:27 GMT)
High Tide
23:49 BST
(22:49 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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