New views of Purbeck's Blue Pool nature reserve are now possible from the UK's longest rope bridge UK’s longest rope bridge unfurled in Purbeck Visitors to a nature reserve near Wareham are now able to view the beauty spot from a new vantage point, after the UK’s longest rope bridge was opened to the ... 2 months ago
Culvin Milmer, Sarah Tattersall and the gold winning team from Swanage Information Centre Swanage information team strikes gold at regional tourism awards Swanage Information Centre has officially been declared best in the West - just in time for the start of the 2024 tourist season. 3 months ago
Punch and Judy are a traditional part of a Swanage seaside holiday A sunny Swanage Bank Holiday? That’s the way to do it! Weather forecasts for a mini heatwave to end August 2023 have come as especially welcome news for one Swanage beach business. 11 months ago
Sea going pedal cars, the only ones of their kind in the UK, are proving very popular at Knoll Beach, Studland Pedal powered Porsches set to make a splash at Studland A Studland beachside business is about to expand the UK’s greenest fleet of company cars with the addition of four open top Porsches. 1 year ago
West Lulworth House has a commanding view over the countryside Lulworth hotel unexpectedly goes on market for £2.2 million A Victorian hotel just a stone’s throw away from Lulworth Cove has been put up for sale by its owners. 2 years ago
The entrance to Carey's Secret Garden Purbeck secret garden seeks official status as visitor attraction A retrospective planning permission application has been submitted by the owner of a once derelict Victorian walled garden near Wareham. 2 years ago
Beach huts Race for Swanage beach huts leaves visitors out in the cold A surge in local people taking out bookings for seafront beach huts in Swanage could mean holidaymakers will struggle to find one this year. 2 years ago
Camping gear and rubbish dumped in Studland Plans to prevent staycationer hell, rolled out by Dorset Council Dorset Council says it’s putting in robust measures to prevent a repeat of last summer's beach overcrowding, littering, illegal parking and outdoor toileting. 3 years ago
Purbeck Police car at Swanage seafront As half term holiday looms, authorities warn against travel to Dorset Dorset Police have revealed that they’ve issued more than a thousand fixed penalty notices since the start of the pandemic, amidst a stern warning to “explore from your door”. 3 years ago
Historic boat plans to make return to Swanage A historic ferry is set to make its first trip to and from Swanage in years - and it could soon be offering trips to Brownsea Island too. 4 years ago
Durlston's Gold Visit England award Durlston’s gold national tourism award goes on display Following their impressive success, the team at Durlston Country Park finally get their hands on their gold Visit England trophy. 4 years ago
Barriers to allow for social distancing on Shore Road Social distancing passing places installed on Swanage seafront Some parking spaces along Shore Road have been removed to widen the pavement, to allow people to pass each other at a safe distance. 4 years ago