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Travelers give high marks for the seaside in Swanage, which is also known for its gardens. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its golf courses. Top sights around the area include Corfe Castle, Brownsea Island, and Poole Harbour.
The city's cultural venues include Langton Matravers Museum and Swanage Museum and Heritage Centre. The seaside and gardens highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Swanage Beach, Isle of Purbeck, and Durlston Country Park. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Swanage 18 Hole Pitch and Putt and Dancing Ledge.
As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 38 hotels and other lodging options to pick from in Swanage. Below are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:
Top places to visit around the area include Corfe Castle, 3.5 mi/5.7 km from the city center, and Brownsea Island, which is 4.8 mi (7.8 km) away.
If you want to journey outside of the city, hop aboard a train from Swanage Herston Halt Station, Swanage Station, or Wareham Harman's Cross Station. Swanage might not have very many public transit choices so consider renting a car to explore more.