A break in a Swanage Holiday Cottage will put you on the doorstep of the award winning golden sandy beach, the prettiest walks along the Purbeck Way and the South West Coastal Path, Swanage Railway with its old-fashioned steam train, Corfe Castle and Durlston Country Park National Nature Reserve, the 280-acre countryside paradise.
Swanage Beach is completely beautiful and has won awards for being one of the cleanest beaches in Britain. The glorious 4 mile long stretch of sandy beach, with its gentle sloping waters, make it a safe place to swim with care. The bay is set against the backdrop of the promenade with the traditional amusements, ice cream parlours, coffee shops and fish and chip shops. Add to this the traditional brightly coloured beach huts lining the beach, and you have all the trappings of a quintessential English seaside town.
Pack a picnic, rent a deck chair and bask in the sunshine, while the kids build sandcastles and paddle in the sea. Then head back to your holiday cottage for an alfresco supper!
Even in the colder months, Swanage has plenty to offer. Enjoy lazy pub lunches by an inglenook fire, long walks and then stop for one of the finest afternoon teas around, at the quirky Worth Matravers Tea and Supper Room. Explore the village of Corfe Castle, or the acclaimed Durlston Country Park and National Nature Reserve, or perhaps take the ferry across from Poole to Brownsea Island.