Swanage Central Beach (Dorset)

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 and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

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

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Swanage, 56 beaches in Dorset, or check our list of Dorset Dog Friendly Beaches.

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.

Our weather forecast for Swanage in Dorset

Today (Thursday, Jan 21)


Expect a temperature in the range 6.4℃ to 8℃ with a wind speed 13.5 m/sec (W)

Friday, Jan 22


Expect a temperature in the range 5.6℃ to 5.8℃ with a wind speed 5.5 m/sec (W)

Saturday, Jan 23


Expect a temperature in the range 3.4℃ to 4.4℃ with a wind speed 4.1 m/sec (WNW)

Sunday, Jan 24


Expect a temperature in the range 2.8℃ to 6.3℃ with a wind speed 5.3 m/sec (W)

Monday, Jan 25


Expect a temperature in the range 1℃ to 2℃ with a wind speed 6.2 m/sec (NW)

Tuesday, Jan 26


Expect a temperature in the range 3.5℃ to 3.6℃ with a wind speed 5 m/sec (WNW)

Wednesday, Jan 27


Expect a temperature in the range 8.7℃ to 9.6℃ with a wind speed 10.3 m/sec (SW)

Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK


Tides

Our tide forecast for Swanage Central Beach in Dorset.

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