Please note, with effect from Friday 28th October 2016: Swanage Tourist Information Centre - temporary relocation to the Town Hall during the 2016-17 autumn/winter period whilst extensive refurbishment works are carried out to the TIC building in Shore Road.


Tourist Information   

Swanage Tourist Information Centre (TIC) is an excellent point of reference for all visitors to the area, as well as local residents. 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 TIC can help you with:

  • Accommodation (including Book-A-Bed-Ahead)
  • Events
  • Boat Trips
  • Beach Huts (Spa Beach Huts & Shore Road Beach Huts)
  • National Express Bookings (UK & some European destinations)         

Contact Details

Swanage Tourist Information Centre                                                                                                                               The White House
Shore Road
BH19 1LB

Tel: 01929 422885                                                                                                                                                                     Email:                                  

Opening Hours

The TIC 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.