Swanage Central Beach, Swanage, Dorset
  • About Us

    Swanage Central Beach Info

    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.

    Swanage Central Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    Swanage Central Beach has dog restrictions. No dogs allowed May - September.

    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 Central Beach Bathing Water Quality


    Water 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.
  • Tides
  • Weather


    Swanage Central 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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       73%  63%   27 mph
      8:02 am    4:35 pm

    Thursday, Jan 18th
     Windy until evening and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       86%  73%   21 mph
      8:01 am    4:36 pm
    Friday, Jan 19th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       39%  69%   17 mph
      8:00 am    4:38 pm

    Saturday, Jan 20th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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       33%  61%   16 mph
      7:59 am    4:40 pm
    Sunday, Jan 21st
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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       72%  41%   12 mph
      7:58 am    4:41 pm

    Monday, Jan 22nd
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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       63%  99%   12 mph
      7:57 am    4:43 pm
    Tuesday, Jan 23rd
     Light rain and dangerously windy overnight.
     
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       62%  59%   10 mph
      7:56 am    4:44 pm

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