Swanage Bay Beach, Swanage, Dorset
  • About Us

    Swanage Bay Beach Info

    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.

    Facilities include restaurants, cafes, shops, supermarkets, theatre/cinema, amusement arcades, car parking and marker buoys cordon off a swimmers-only area in Swanage Bay.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Swanage Bay Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 8 beaches around Swanage, 56 beaches in Dorset, or check our list of Dorset Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Swanage Bay Beach Bathing Water Quality


    No water quality measurement available for Swanage Bay Beach.

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  • Weather


    Swanage Bay Beach 7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain today through Sunday, with temperatures bottoming out at 5°C on Saturday.

    Today's Forecast
     Windy throughout the day and light rain in the afternoon.
     
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      8:03 am    4:33 pm
    Wednesday, Jan 17th
     Dangerously windy throughout the day and mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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      8:02 am    4:35 pm

    Thursday, Jan 18th
     Windy until evening and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      8:01 am    4:36 pm
    Friday, Jan 19th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      8:00 am    4:38 pm

    Saturday, Jan 20th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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      7:59 am    4:40 pm
    Sunday, Jan 21st
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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      7:58 am    4:41 pm

    Monday, Jan 22nd
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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      7:57 am    4:43 pm
    Tuesday, Jan 23rd
     Light rain and dangerously windy overnight.
     
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      7:56 am    4:44 pm

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