Often, it's the people of a city that make it special. In this part of Dorset, you'll find 11,000 of them.
This destination lies 6 miles southwest of Canford Cliffs, and 100 miles southwest of London, the national capital.
Take advantage of sunny weather by picnicking at one of Swanage's green spaces, such as Durlston Country Park or Old Harry Rocks.
If you're on the lookout for somewhere stunning to witness the sunset, lay down a towel and relax along the shoreline at Swanage Beach or Shell Bay Beach.
Looking for somewhere to recharge your batteries? Nothing is more invigorating than heading out into nature! Still your mind and let your troubles melt away at Dancing Ledge.
If the weather is a bit gloomy, the Langton Matravers Museum and the Swanage Museum and Heritage Centre could just save the day. No matter which one you visit, you can easily spend a few hours contemplating the displays.
Looming above the land and sea, Anvil Point Lighthouse has been a beacon for many sailors throughout the years. It's also the perfect spot to practise your photography skills!
Erected to commemorate past people and events, the Great Globe holds a special place in the locals' hearts.
Are you a fan of golf? Take to the green and try to shave some strokes from your score at the Swanage 18 Hole Pitch and Putt.
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