Itinerary

Swanage Central Beach

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 9 beaches around Swanage, 57 beaches in Dorset, or check our list of Dorset Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Beach 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.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Today
Expect a temp in the range 16.6℃ to 19.3℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, Jul 06
Expect a temp in the range 13.7℃ to 15℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (NNW)
Thursday, Jul 07
Expect a temp in the range 15.9℃ to 16.8℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (NW)
Friday, Jul 08
Expect a temp in the range 15.4℃ to 16.8℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (N)
Saturday, Jul 09
Expect a temp in the range 15.4℃ to 17.3℃ with wind speed 5.1 m/sec (NNW)
Sunday, Jul 10
Expect a temp in the range 15.8℃ to 17.6℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (NNE)
Monday, Jul 11
Expect a temp in the range 16.1℃ to 16.8℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (WNW)

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

Swanage Central Beach Tide Times

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