Local Area

Swanage in the Isle of Purbeck is the ideal base for your holiday.The area has many local attractions including indoor and outdoor activities.

Purbeck has something to offer for everyone - award winning beaches, beautiful countryside, coastal walks, cycling, etc. There is so much to see and do.

The town has a good selection of shops ranging from small gift shops to two medium sized supermarkets.The following banks have branches in the town: Lloyds TSB,  Barclays, HSBC and NatWest. There are two Post Offices in the town. The main Post Office is located in the town centre and a small Sub-Post Office at Herston, near the cottage.

Swanage has a wide range of tourist attractions, The Steam Railway, Durlston Country Park, Victorian Pier, Public swimming pools, Tennis courts, Indoor & Outdoor bowling greens and between Swanage and Studland is a large golf course. 

Monkey World, Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door, Shell Bay and Studland are not far from Swanage and are well worth a visit.

The area has many miles of footpaths and bridleways making it the ideal place for walkers, cyclists and horse riders to explore.