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Swanage Railway

11.5 mile round trip between Swanage and Norden through the beautiful Isle of Purbeck passing the ruins of Corfe Castle. Steam locomotives haul most trains, with park & ride facilities available at Norden.

Facilities

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Operator

Swanage Railway Trust

Address

Station House Swanage Dorset BH19 1HB

  • 01929 425 800
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  • View website

Open days

Daily 10-18 Feb. Sat-Sun 24 Feb-25 Mar. Daily 30 Mar-28 Oct. Tue-Thu 30 Oct-1 Nov. Sat-Sun Nov, Santa in Dec. Daily 26-31 Dec.

Travel

By Bus: 40, 50

By Rail: Wareham / 4 miles

The award-winning standard gauge preserved steam railway is located in Dorset with easy access from neighbouring Hampshire and the South of England. Visitors can experience a unique journey through six miles of beautiful scenery passing the magnificent ruins of Corfe Castle, travelling down to the blue flag beach at Swanage.

Events

Sat 1st - Mon 24th Dec 2018: Santa Specials

Visit website for more details and on-line booking opens early August this year.

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