Swanage Information Centre

The Visitor Services Team can be followed on contacted by telephone on 01929 766018, or via email to mail@swanage.gov.uk 

Tourist Information

Swanage Information Centre is an excellent point of reference for all visitors to the area, as well as local residents. Our friendly Visitor Services Team will be delighted to help you plan your holiday and find out more about the area.

By carefully assessing your requirements and interests, the Team will ensure that you have the very best information to make your holiday a real success.

The Centre has brochures on local attractions, activities, walks, and history trails, and offers a postal service on some publications. There is also an extensive stock of maps, books, postcards, souvenirs, postage stamps, and local produce and artisan goods for sale.

The Visitor Services Team can help you with:

  • Accommodation
  • Events
  • Boat trips and excursions
  • Beach Huts
  • National Express bookings (UK & some European destinations)         

Contact Details

Swanage Information Centre

The White House
Shore Road
BH19 1LB

Tel: 01929 766018                                                                                                          

Email: mail@swanage.gov.uk 


Opening Hours

The Centre is wheelchair friendly and is open from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. daily from Easter to 1st October.

Please note, from 2nd October to Easter we are open from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Monday to Saturday, and closed on Sundays.

Visitor Guide

For more information about visiting Swanage and Purbeck, including accommodation, events and places to visit, and an interactive map, please download the Swanage and Purbeck Visitor Guide

Visit our Tourism Website

To search for accommodation availability, local attractions,  activities and events, or to request a brochure, please also see our tourism website:

Visit-Dorset - the official tourism website for Dorset

Accessible Dorset - Plan your visit

For more information regarding accessibility, a selection of helpful access guides and assistance for visitors with additional needs, please visit:

Visit-Dorset - Accessibility Guides