Swanage bay has a gentle shelving beach that runs the length of the town and is backed by a promenade lined with amusements and attractions. On a clear day it is possible to see all the way over to the Isle of Wight.
Swanage beach is home to many water sports. Swanage pier is one of the best diving locations in the country with diving training programmes and excursions running regularly from Swanage, the shallow bay and clear waters offer excellent training grounds for this sport. Other water sports include sailing, water-skiing and windsurfing.
Swanage beach is part of the South West Coast Path with superb views over the Jurassic coast.
- tourist information centre
- amusement arcades
- Post Office
- Pay and display parking
- Marker buoys cordon off a swimmers-only area in Swanage Bay.
We have no dog information for Swanage Bay beach.