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Swanage Pier, Swanage

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Swanage's Victorian pier is over 100 years old and is one of two built, although it is the only one that survives complete today. The pier extends into the southern end of Swanage Bay near Swanage, a small town in the south east of Dorset, England. It is situated on the eastern coast of the Isle of Purbeck, approximately 10 km south of Poole and 40 km east of Dorchester in the United Kingdom.
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  • August 18, 2017
    I understand that this pier has to be maintained, but surprised we were charged to walk along what is a fairly short pier - nothing really to see what cannot already be seen from the entrance to the p...  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    Gorgeous place to relax in the evening after a long hard day sunbathing and swimming. Lovely old pier which affords very good views of the coast, town and sea.  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Nice to visit a pier that isnt full of rides and amusements. We enjoyed strolling along the pier and then brought our fish & chip tea onto the pier and sat eating it overlooking the sea. Beautiful :) ...  more »
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  • Lovely town! Lovely sea view..! The pier its a fantastic location and provides a fantastic view for some fantastic photos.
  • Brilliant staff, lovely pier and great little shop/cafe museum. The cafe is a lovely place for a cup of tea.
  • A wonderful place to take in the majesty of Swanage bay and an unusual pier because there is land around three sides. A great programme of activities and a number of very interesting visitors during the summer season.
  • Beautiful place and clean beach
  • My first dive was in Swanage bay my second was under and around the pier, in 1971 and bought my first set of fins from Divers Down. I've since had many a great holiday and dive weekend's over the years, and often divert from Cornwall to Essex, I would call in even for SA few hours just to make sure it was not just a dream!! My last visit to the pier was in July 2016.on my way home from Cornwall. Had dinner in the Black Swan and home at midnight. Skipper Terry B X

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