Swanage Tourist Traps

  • Fun on the beach
    Fun on the beach
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  • Less crowded!
    Less crowded!
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  • View from Corfe castle
    View from Corfe castle
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    Steam train to Corfe Castle

    by tango_jd Written Aug 7, 2012

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    Swanage railway - arriving in Corfe
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    Take a steam railway ride to Corfe from Swanage station.
    in Summer 2012, an adult single was about 10.50GBP and a return about 16GBP - Children 7GBP and 11GBP respectively.
    However, many people take the train there and get the bus back.
    There are also "special occasions" - see the Swanage railway web site for details.
    http://www.swanagerailwaytickets.co.uk/

    Unique Suggestions: Book train tickets early on line for busy times (allow time for postage)

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    • Trains
    • Family Travel

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    Deck chair hell

    by LouiseTopp Written Aug 10, 2005

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    The harbour

    It's lovely basking along the Swanage seafront, seagulls calling, children laughing; then the deck chair attendent comes up and declares it's £1.50 to sit for four hours!

    Cheaper to bring one of them fold up chairs I think.

    Unique Suggestions: Make sure you got £1.50 (daylight robbery)

    Fun Alternatives: Bring a fold-up chair, or simply use you bum.

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    • Singles
    • Family Travel

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    Beach at Swanage

    by tango_jd Written Jul 11, 2012

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    Fun on the beach
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    Fabulous beach but can be a little crowded in parts and at peak holiday times.

    Unique Suggestions: Go towards Eastern end away from town centre - the sand is better and the crowds thin-out a lot by then!

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