"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Swanage - South 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.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Swanage

Local authority: Poole Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ031787

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Things to see and do near Swanage - South Beach

  • Swanage Museum and Heritage Centre (0m)
  • Swanage Railway (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)

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 Friday 28 July

06:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 75%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 50%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 21%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 46%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
SW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 44%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
SW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
07:41 BST
(06:41 GMT)
High Tide
12:55 BST
(11:55 GMT)
Low Tide
20:08 BST
(19:08 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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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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