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Place Category: Beaches
The Central beach at Swanage is a great family beach set within a Victorian town with a pier.
Swanage is a nice traditional family seaside resort whilst the beach is a sandy beach and is part of a larger stretch of sand that lasts for approximately 2km.
Facilities include pier, promenade, cafes/restaurants, shops, children’s play area, beach huts, seasonal lifeguards, toilets with disabled facilities, showers and car parking.
Swanage Central Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.
No dogs allowed May - September.
Swanage Central Beach Weather Forecast
Light rain today through Sunday, with temperatures rising to 21°C on Wednesday.Light rain and breezy in the morning.Today's Forecast
15->2075% 65% 17 mph
6:00 am 8:26 pmMostly cloudy in the morning.Friday, Aug 18th
14->1810% 40% 16 mph
6:01 am 8:24 pmPartly cloudy starting in the afternoon.Saturday, Aug 19th
13->191% 18% 15 mph
6:03 am 8:22 pmLight rain in the morning.Sunday, Aug 20th
13->1921% 65% 14 mph
6:05 am 8:20 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Monday, Aug 21st
15->201% 39% 13 mph
6:06 am 8:18 pmPartly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Tuesday, Aug 22nd
14->200% 16% 9 mph
6:08 am 8:16 pmPartly cloudy starting in the afternoon.Wednesday, Aug 23rd
13->210% 16% 10 mph
6:09 am 8:14 pmPartly cloudy in the evening.Thursday, Aug 24th
13->200% 9% 5 mph
6:11 am 8:12 pm
Swanage Central Beach Tide Times
Swanage Central Beach Water quality
Samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
- Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
- Good: generally good water quality
- Sufficient: meets minimum standards
- Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
Photos from around the surrounding area