Swanage Railway

Swanage Railway

Board your train from Swanage Railway and take a five-and-a-half-mile journey on a historic Steam Train. Explore, Purbeck, Corfe Castle and Swanage.

Explore some of the finest parts of Dorset’s famous Jurassic Coast, on a classic and historical train journey for all the family.

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The Swanage Railway is an experience for the whole family to enjoy, suitable for all ages. You will start your journey at Norden and head to Corfe Castle, then it’s down to the Victoria seaside town of Swanage. It’s a five-and-a-half-mile journey that lets you explore some of the finest parts of Dorset’s famous Jurassic Coast, on a classic and historical vehicle of beauty.

The railway is located in the Isle of Purbeck, where you will board a full-size steam and diesel passenger train. There are stations at Corfe Castle and Harman’s Cross as well as a halt at Herston, on the outskirts of Swanage. At the stations you will be able disembark the train and explore, picnic tables are also available for you to enjoy the views and grab a bite to eat and drink.

What’s included?

  • Return Railway Ticket
  • Free Entry to Swanage Railway Museums

Meeting and Pickup

Days of Operations: Daily,
From 11 September Days of Operations: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sundays

Location: Swanage Railway, Station House, Swanage, Dorset BH19 1HB

Meeting Point

Swanage Railway – (Swanage,Station), Station Approach, Swanage, UK

What To Expect

Return five-and-a-half-mile journey on a Steam Train where you can explore, Purbeck, Corfe Castle and Swanage.

A great experience for the whole family.

Swanage Railway Live Webcam

Additional Info

  • A Family ticket is valid for 1 adult and up to 4 children or 2 adults and up to 3 children.
  • Days of Operations: Daily
  • Swanage Railway Museum is open 10.30am to 4pm on dates passenger train is operating. Located at the Corfe Castle Station.

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