Swanage Railway Station, Swanage BH19 1HB
Experiences, Sports and Adventure
Our guide to the great selection of local attractions which offer unique fun activities in and around Purbeck
Adventurous ways to explore Purbeck
For those that are looking for a less active, but nonetheless fun adventure make sure not to miss Purbeck’s heritage railway, with opportunities to climb onboard a traditional steam or diesel train to Corfe and Swanage. Or take a boat trip along the river at Wareham or out to sea at Swanage.
For a more personalised trip book a Purbeck Safari trip where you an access and experience stunning views around the Purbeck coast and countryside including Poole Harbour.
Golf and Cycling in Purbeck
Golf enthusiasts are very lucky to have a several golf courses in and around Purbeck. One of the most stunning is the Isle of Purbeck Golf Club which possesses one of the finest views in British golf across Poole Harbour.
For cyclists and walkers there are some amazing places to explore in and around Purbeck. There are also facilities to hire bicycles in the area such as at Cyclexperience in Purbeck Park.
Purbeck is also included in the Purbeck Walx festival which includes some iconic local walks in their week long annual festival. Find out more on the Walx Festival website.
Water-sports in Purbeck
Unique experiences on offer in Purbeck
For fun and unique experiences there are some excellent interactive arts and crafts courses on offer in the area. Try your hand at Stone Carving at the Burngate Stone Carving Centre at Langton Matravers.
Many local attractions in Purbeck also offer a good variety of fun seasonal events and experiences throughout the year. Check out the events listed below for more details…