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Swanage Pier, Swanage

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  • The south coast at it's best with great beaches and scenic views. The pier has seen better days but it is still a great place for a stroll and to enjoy the fantastic sea air. Swanage is great for fami...  more »
  • One of the few small but well kept victorian piers still in use Small strolling fee, fishing available at cost as well as limited parking. Small Cafe/shop well priced I love it you will be touched by ...  more »
  • Beautiful for a stroll along at any time of the day. Examples of old nicely designed iron work, lighting and seating.  more »
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  • Plenty to see and do in Swanage. Parking is plentiful in town and along the road next to the beach or up by the pier. The latter is a bit better because of the views you have across the bay and towards Poole and Old Harry Rocks. You can also walk around the headland to Durlston Country Park and visit the castle and shop and the lovely cafe there. It also has a great walkway that relates the different periods of time to the distance you walk.
  • It's great to see a traditional pier being granted heritage lottery fund to be restored. Cannot comment too much as all the building work being carried out. The plans look great so fingers crossed. You have great views overlooking Swanage bay and Old Harry Rocks
  • Lovely Victorian pier. Very historic. Always something going on. Excellent for scuba. Restoration work progress at the moment (03/18) and for a few months, please check if access is possible before you travel)
  • Small charge to access the Pier which goes towards its maintenance. Little bit of History on the notice boards. 1000s of little plaques embedded in to the planks of the pier. We enjoyed wandering along and reading them. Lots of lovely places to eat nearby and shops.
  • Didnt understand why I had to pay entry to a pier. It should be gov funded. I'm sure the stores down on the pier would make more income if the fee was waved
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