Tourist Information

Swanage Tourist Information Centre (T.I.C.) is an excellent point of reference for all visitors to the area and local people. Our friendly staff will be delighted to help you plan your holiday and find out more about the area. By carefully assessing your requirements and interests the staff will ensure you have the very best information to make your holiday a real success.

The Centre has brochures on attractions, activities, walks, history trails and offers a postal service on some publications.  We have an extensive stock of maps, books, postcards, souvenirs and stamps for sale.

The T.I.C. can help you with:

  • Accommodation (including Book-A-Bed-Ahead)
  • Events
  • Boat Trips
  • Beach Huts (Spa Beach Bungalows & Shore Beach Bungalows)
  • National Express Bookings (U.K. and some European destinations)

Contact Details

Swanage Tourist Information Centre
Shore Road
BH19 1LB

Tel: 01929 422885

Opening Hours 

The Centre is wheelchair friendly and is open from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. daily from Easter to 31st October. From 1st November to Easter we are open from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Monday to Saturday.

Request a Brochure

To request a brochure or for more information about visiting Swanage and Purbeck, including accommodation, events and places to visit, please click here to visit the Swanage and Purbeck tourism website. 

Visit our Tourism Website

To search for accommodation availability, local attractions,  activities and events please see our tourism website

Accessible Dorset - Plan your visit

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