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Travellers give high marks for the seaside in Swanage, which is also known for its gardens. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its golf courses. Top sights around the area include Corfe Castle, Brownsea Island and Poole Harbour.
The city's cultural venues include Langton Matravers Museum and Swanage Museum and Heritage Centre. The city is notable for landmarks like Swanage Pier, Anvil Point Lighthouse and Great Globe. The the sea and gardens highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Swanage Beach, Isle of Purbeck and Old Harry Rocks.
Top places to visit around the area include Corfe Castle, 3.5 mi/5.7 km from the city centre, and Brownsea Island, which is 4.8 mi (7.8 km) away.
If you want to journey outside the city, hop aboard a train from Swanage Herston Halt Station, Swanage Station or Wareham Harman's Cross Station. Swanage might not have as many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.