#Swanage # The Isle of Purbeck


#Tourist attractions in Swanage #Places to visit in Swanage #Things to do in Swanage #isle of Purbeck #Dorset

Here in The Isle of Purbeck you are spoilt for choice in terms of local attractions to visit.

We thought we would summarise a number of our favourites below to help you prioritise the Swanage Tourist Attractions that are of most interest, whilst you stay with us at #The Castleton Hotel. Two weeks may not be enough time to enjoy all that The Isle of Purbeck has to offer

#Durlston Country Park #Durlston Castle

Over two hundred & eighty acres of countryside and coastline to explore. Extensive wildlife, a Castle with interactive exhibits for the children, a café and the famous Great Globe.

#Swanage Railway

The Swanage Railway has a more intensive heritage steam and diesel train service than nearly all other railway networks in Europe.

Diesel and steam events, Family entertainment and regular Dining and Sunday Lunch services are available throughout the year.

Many awards have been won. Visitors can experience a unique journey through six miles of beautiful scenery passing the magnificent ruins of Corfe Castle.

#Corfe Castle

An incredible Castle in ruins to explore, regular battle re-enactments, popular with Romantic Couples and families.

#Durdle Door

One of the most iconic landmarks on the south coast in Dorset. A limestone Arch on the Jurrasic coast line near Lulworth Cove

#Lulworth Cove # Lulworth Castle

This was created by the extreme forces of nature being the sea and a huge river that was once breached by melting ice during the last Ice Age. Lulworth castle is truly spectacular with over twelve thousand acres to explore, regular festivals and events are held here, check the Castleton Hotel website for details

#Tilly Whim Caves

Are located close to Swanage and surrounded by excellent places to hunt for fossils on The Jurassic Coast Line, Unesco World heritage Site. They were once Limestone Quarries.

#Great Globe

Near Swanage at Durlston Country Park is one of the largest STONE SPHERES on this planet, ,made of Portland stone it weighs a staggering forty tonnes!!

#Swanage Pier

Is locally known as the banjo pier and is a super place to view the bay and #seafishing

#Sand Banks

Is a peninsula or spit that is one square kilometre in size, next to the entrance to Poole Harbour. This is one of the most expensive places in the world to buy properties and home to the rich and famous. There are many beaches that are perfect for water sports and your visit does not have to break the bank…

#Studland Bay

Is close to the village of studland and civil parish within “the Isle of Purbeck” in Dorset. It is famous for its beaches and nature reserves and visitors flock here from all over the world to enjoy this magical place.

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