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Bungalow for 8 people, with garden
8 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1.6km to the beach
5.0
7 reviews
Swanage, Purbeck Heritage Coast
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£245per night
Apartment for 6 people
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 45m², 150m to the beach
5.0
5 reviews
Swanage, Purbeck Heritage Coast
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£96per night
Holiday home for 5 people, with garden
5 pers., 2 bedrooms, 23m², 400m to the beach
3.8
1 review
Swanage, Purbeck Heritage Coast
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£124per night
Holiday home for 12 people, with garden
12 pers., 4 bedrooms, 210m², 650m to the beach
4.7
20 reviews
Swanage, Purbeck Heritage Coast
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£246per night
Holiday home for 8 people, with garden
8 pers., 4 bedrooms, 900m to the beach
3.2
2 reviews
Swanage, Purbeck Heritage Coast
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£132per night
Holiday home for 2 people
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 500m to the beach
Swanage, Purbeck Heritage Coast
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£118per night
Cottage for 5 people, with garden, with pets
3.8
1 review
Swanage, Purbeck Heritage Coast
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£52per night
Cottage for 4 people, with pets
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 150m to the beach
Purbeck Heritage Coast
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£50per night
Cottage for 6 people, with balcony/terrace
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 650m to the beach
4.8
20 reviews
Swanage, Purbeck Heritage Coast
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£139per night
Holiday home for 12 people, with garden
12 pers., 6 bedrooms, 550m to the beach
5.0
3 reviews
Swanage, Purbeck Heritage Coast
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£363per night
Holiday home for 9 people, with garden
9 pers., 4 bedrooms, 145m², 550m to the beach
Swanage, Purbeck Heritage Coast
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£316per night
Holiday home for 6 people, with garden
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 150m to the beach
5.0
13 reviews
Swanage, Purbeck Heritage Coast
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£107per night
Holiday home for 2 people, with garden
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 850m to the beach
Swanage, Purbeck Heritage Coast
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£98per night
Apartment for 5 people, with balcony
5 pers., 3 bedrooms, 150m to the beach
4.7
20 reviews
Purbeck Heritage Coast
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£90per night
Holiday home for 5 people, with garden
3.4
11 reviews
Swanage, Purbeck Heritage Coast
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£214per night
Holiday home for 15 people, with garden
15 pers., 6 bedrooms, 800m to the beach
5.0
6 reviews
Swanage, Purbeck Heritage Coast
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£494per night
Holiday home for 11 people, with garden
11 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1.7km to the beach
3.8
1 review
Swanage, Purbeck Heritage Coast
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£248per night
Holiday home for 4 people, with balcony, with pets
Swanage, Purbeck Heritage Coast
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£63per night
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Highlights in Swanage

  • A steamy train ride
  • Fantastic flavours of Dorset
  • Great outdoor experiences
  • Active holidays in the Jurassic Coast
  • A festival town

Most popular in Swanage

Pool 4
Internet 186
Pet allowed 52
Balcony/Terrace 92
TV 194
Garden 124
Parking 172
Washing machine 167
Heating 195

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Prices and availability

Prices

August
September
October
November
December
£192
04 Jul - 11 Jul
£154 per night
11 Jul - 18 Jul
£160 per night
18 Jul - 25 Jul
£165 per night
25 Jul - 01 Aug
£172 per night
01 Aug - 08 Aug
£174 per night
08 Aug - 15 Aug
£167 per night
15 Aug - 22 Aug
£166 per night
22 Aug - 29 Aug
£168 per night
29 Aug - 05 Sep
£165 per night
05 Sep - 12 Sep
£157 per night
12 Sep - 19 Sep
£152 per night
19 Sep - 26 Sep
£149 per night
26 Sep - 03 Oct
£138 per night
03 Oct - 10 Oct
£134 per night
10 Oct - 17 Oct
£136 per night
17 Oct - 24 Oct
£135 per night
24 Oct - 31 Oct
£143 per night
31 Oct - 07 Nov
£149 per night
07 Nov - 14 Nov
£134 per night
14 Nov - 21 Nov
£138 per night
21 Nov - 28 Nov
£138 per night
28 Nov - 05 Dec
£162 per night
05 Dec - 12 Dec
£192 per night
12 Dec - 19 Dec
£164 per night
Average price per week

Availabilities

August
September
October
November
December
68 %
04 Jul - 11 Jul
2 %
11 Jul - 18 Jul
6 %
18 Jul - 25 Jul
4 %
25 Jul - 01 Aug
2 %
01 Aug - 08 Aug
3 %
08 Aug - 15 Aug
3 %
15 Aug - 22 Aug
3 %
22 Aug - 29 Aug
3 %
29 Aug - 05 Sep
13 %
05 Sep - 12 Sep
15 %
12 Sep - 19 Sep
14 %
19 Sep - 26 Sep
31 %
26 Sep - 03 Oct
32 %
03 Oct - 10 Oct
36 %
10 Oct - 17 Oct
33 %
17 Oct - 24 Oct
35 %
24 Oct - 31 Oct
25 %
31 Oct - 07 Nov
57 %
07 Nov - 14 Nov
62 %
14 Nov - 21 Nov
65 %
21 Nov - 28 Nov
64 %
28 Nov - 05 Dec
67 %
05 Dec - 12 Dec
68 %
12 Dec - 19 Dec
68 %
Percentage of available lettings

Holiday rentals and lettings in Swanage

Holidays in a Victorian seaside town

This charming old-fashioned coastal town is surrounded by the stunning countryside of Purbeck To find a place to stay during your holidays here, look around Durlston Country Park and the Natural reserve. Many rentals are a few steps from the beach, for those who wish to be close to the sea. In and around town, several spacious lettings can host up to 8 people in modern and renovated properties. Enjoy your stay in Swanage.

Fabulous rentals by the sea

Swanage positioned itself as a holiday destination during the Victorian era and that is why many properties feature the traditional architecture of that specific time. Fabulous rentals with all the necessary amenities and lovely terraces and balconies with the best sea views. For families with kids, properties with gardens and swimming pools are a good option and they still are within walking distance from the beach. Swanage caters to all of your needs for a memorable stay.

Holidays in Swanage

The area and getting around

A unique seaside resort

The coastal town of Swanage is on the peninsula of the Isle of Purbeck. The stunning towering cliffs overlooking the sea, are one of the features of this resort perched on the Jurassic Coast. Holidaymakers are attracted to this lovely town to take in the beautiful scenery and enjoy the allure of its laid-back vibe. A sublime beach with crystal waters give you the chance to enjoy a relaxed and easy day basking in the sun. Walking around town is very easy by foot so you have the time to peruse some trinket-filled shops, enjoy a coffee at the cosy cafes and have a nice meal at the restaurants where you can have the traditional British classic - beer-battered fish and chips.

The beautiful Dorset Coast and its villages

Swanage is an ideal base for exploring other towns nearby. Along the Jurassic Coast you find several pretty villages worth a day trip to. Weymouth, Poole, Bournemouth or Christchurch are some of them. Not far from town, the Purbeck Heritage coast offers dramatic scenery, rugged cliffs and secluded coves where you can walk, swim or lay down on your towel and enjoy the sun and sea. It is time to take a tour and discover the wonders of the south.

Travellers and activities

Swanage for water sport lovers

A seaside resort always offers plenty of activities to make the most of the sea. The bay provides a sheltered environment ideal for swimming, kayaking, canoeing, sailing and going on a pedalo and exploring the coastline at your leisure. Need an adrenaline fix? Jet skiing, surfing or a donut ride might give you the solution! Underwater there is also a whole world to explore. Scuba diving under the piers or going to coastal wrecks sites will be a great experience in this town considered the British home of scuba diving. Come and explore Swanage!

Swanage for festival lovers

Annual festivals and events are held throughout the year. The summer season hosts a carnival with fireworks, races, a regatta and several concerts with live music. Well known jazz, blues and folk festivals draw in many fans of these musical styles. New Years Eve has become a tradition that locals celebrate dressing up and gathering at High Street and the square. Jingle and mingle with the locals and enjoy a great celebration as the rounding off of the year!

Did you know the Isle of Purbeck Golf Club was owned by Enid Blyton and her husband Dr Darrell-Waters?

Top 5 travel tips in Swanage

1. Discover the flavours of Dorset

When looking for somewhere to eat in Swanage you are spoilt of choice. You can choose from great places like a cosy pub for a pint or a fine dining to celebrate a special occasion. The Corner Restaurant is one of the most popular in town and its menu is based on British cuisine with game, meat and poultry from the area and local markets. Locals prefer The Canteen, though. For a meal with sea views, The Bull and Boat will serve you fish, vegetarian dishes or meat with unbeatable views. If you add a delicious coffee with the same views, the Cabin is the place to be.

2. Get on the steamy train

From Swanage you can go as far as Norden mostly all year round. The thing about this route is that you can get on a restored heritage steam railway. You can travel either way on this 12 mile return trip. Along the way you can enjoy the stunning views of Purbeck countryside and the remains of Corfe Castle while having a cup of tea or a snack on-board. Enjoy your nostalgic steam-train ride on the Purbeck line!

3. Visit Brownsea Island, a wildlife sanctuary

In the middle of Poole Harbour there is the little island of Brownsea. The visitor centre offers insights of the history of the island, the crafts that were made here and the remains of the village of Maryland. The island was home to several industries including daffodil farming and cattle farming. Nowadays, you can go camping at the Outdoor Centre and practice archery, mini golf, orienteering, and low ropes. If you go with the kids, as a family you can do the tree-climbing trees, the Trackers Pack and let the children play in the natural playground area. Special events are held during school holidays and different seasons like the Open-Air Theatre and cinema under the stars.

4. Have an outdoor adventure

Adventure experiences and lots of fun for families, groups and team building. Enjoy a fantastic day out with activities tailored to your needs and led by experienced instructors. Try the Ropes Course, climbing, abseiling, bushcraft, kayaking, canoeing or coasteering in the Isle of Purbeck.

5. Get active

There is plenty to do in Swanage during the holidays. Practice some tennis or basketball and have a go at bowling or putting some crazy golf. The Isle of Purbeck has 2 courses in the middle of incredible surroundings and stunning views of Poole Harbour. Have you ever tried carving? Now you have the chance to do it at Burngate Stone Carving Centre where they offer courses for children and adults. Try your artistic skills and carve an animal, a sculpture or any other object you fancy!

FAQ: Frequently asked questions about holiday rentals in Swanage

How much do you pay on average for holiday lettings in Swanage?

Our data shows that Swanage has an average price of £157.83 per night, which is a relatively high one under the cities in the United Kingdom.

Are there usually many holiday lettings available in Swanage?

If you decide to discover Swanage, we suggest planning your travels long before you go because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average occupation of 71% in the year 2019.

How many holiday lettings does Holidu have in Swanage?

In Swanage we offer you an extensive catalogue of approximately 350 properties, with options of all kinds, thanks to our 12 local and international partners.

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