The Swanage Centre offers high quality full-board accommodation for a variety of educational and recreational purposes from September to June.
The Centre enjoys splendid views of the surrounding Purbeck Hills, the sea and the Isle of Wight and is just a short walk to the beach and town centre. The site is enclosed in seven acres of private land and is protected by a comprehensive network of CCTV cameras.
Swanage is a gateway to the UNESCO Jurassic Coast and displays 185 million years of geological history. Swanage is one of the top seaside resorts in the UK, rated for cleanliness, safety and outstanding beauty.
We have over 35 years’ experience of welcoming residential educational groups and offer high quality full-board accommodation at a competitive price.
Bedrooms are spacious dormitories sleeping two to six per room. A secure keypad system controls entry into the various different residential buildings and separates male and female dormitory areas. Single and twin en-suite bedrooms are available at additional cost, subject to availability.
The Swanage Centre can tailor your booking to ensure it includes everything you need. You can pick and choose which of our on-site facilities you wish to use, subject to availability, or you can run a self-led course using our residential facilities. As well as our wide range of on-site facilities, we can offer many optional educational modules and recreational activities through our local partners.
All our package stays include a self service style breakfast, lunch (packed lunch if off site) and dinner. Additionally, snacks and drinks can be purchased from our LookOut Lounge and shop.
All academic and study needs are provided with over 30 purpose built classrooms each with interactive whiteboards. There are two high quality ICT suites, Wi-Fi connectivity in the main buildings, lecture hall, presentation rooms with projectors and two large meeting rooms.Read more
Our permanent residential staff, who are clearly identified by their uniform and name badges, are available for 24 hour support. We also have a matron and a welfare team to ensure your stay is as safe and comfortable as possible.Read more