The Grand Hotel
|Burlington Road, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1LU|
A three star Hotel suitable for all types of breaks.
The Grand Hotel
all the family with with local walks, watersports, golfers, steam rail, sea views
Swanage Bay. The Grand Hotel nestles in the heart of the beautiful
Isle of Purbeck, commanding a majestic situation providing a most
spectacular view across Swanage Bay and Peveril Point. Many of the
rooms and public areas take advantage of these delightful views,
where you can relax enjoying a drink, read complimentary newspapers
and magazines. All 30 bedrooms are individually decorated
complementing the ambience of a time gone by. A lift serves all
floors including lower ground where there are full leisure
Today the cosy town of Swanage is a busy holiday resort with a marvellous bay of yellow sands the beach is ideal for bathing. The white cliffs are flanked by downs grand for walking and views. It is about the only place between Poole and Weymouth where you can get your car right next to a good beach.
|The oldest and most attractive part of the town is about a quarter of a mile inland off the high street, round Mill Pool and St.Mary's Church, which is mainly Victorian, but whose tower was perhaps originally a fort, began by the Anglo Saxons.|
|The Grand Hotel Swanage|
|The ideal location for exploring and Enjoying Dorset|
Corfe Castle Swanage
RINGWOOD THE STREET MARKET IS HELD ON A WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE HISTORIC TOWN OF WIMBORNE WHICH IS 4 MILES AWAY HAS A VERY OLD AND INTERESTING MINSTER WHICH IS WELL WORTH A VISIT, HOLDS A MARKET EVERY FRIDAY AND SUNDAY WITH A CAR BOOT SALE EVERY SATURDAY. ONE OF THE LARGEST CAR BOOT SALES IN THE SOUTH IS HELD EVERY SUNDAY AT THREE LEGGED CROSS ONLY 3 MILES AWAY. MARKETS ARE HELD IN DORCHESTER ON WEDNESDAYS AND WAREHAM ON THURSDAYS. SAINSBURY'S IS LESS THAN A MILE AWAY IN FERNDOWN.
NEW FOREST, EASILY ACCESSIBLE BY ROAD WITH MAGNIFICENT VIEWS
OVER THE HAMPSHIRE COUNTRYSIDE, THERE ARE COUNTLESS TRACKS YOU
CAN WALK AND OF COURSE THE FAMOUS NEW FOREST PONIES AND DEER ARE
EVERYWHERE THIS IS AN AREA OF OUTSTANDING BEAUTY AND IS VERY
QUIET AND PEACEFUL.
THE HISTORIC TOWN OF POOLE
STEEPED IN HISTORY AND PARTS OF OLD POOLE TOWN ARE AS THEY WERE HUNDREDS OF YEARS AGO. THE HISTORY OF POOLE CAN ALSO BE FOUND IN ANY OF THE 3 MUSEUMS. POOLE BOASTS THE SECOND LARGEST HARBOUR IN THE WORLD AND THERE ARE MANY PLEASURE BOATS WHO DO TRIPS ROUND THIS FASCINATING PORT, DAY TRIPS TO BROWNSEA ISLAND, WHERE THE SCOUTING ORGANISATION WAS FIRST FORMED ARE EVERY 30 MINS.
THERE ARE MANY SAILING BOATS IN THE MARINA THEY COME FROM FAR AND WIDE AND ARE ALL SHAPES AND SIZES. POOLE HAS AN ARTS CENTRE WHERE SHOWS, CONCERTS AND EXHIBITIONS ARE HELD. THE MODERN UNDERCOVER SHOPPING CENTRE HAS A WIDE VARIETY OF SHOPS ON 2 FLOORS AND ON THE 3RD FLOOR YOU WILL FIND THE POOLE SPORTS CENTRE WHICH CATERS FOR A LARGE VARIETY OF SPORTING ACTIVITIES. THE DOLPHIN SWIMMING POOL HAS ONE LARGE AND ONE SMALL POOL AND ALSO HAS A GYMNASIUM. POOLE PARK WHICH HAS A LARGE BOATING LAKE AND MINIATURE TRAIN AND MANY PICNIC AREAS IS CLOSE BY. POOLE IS WELL WORTH A VISIT, YOU WONT BE DISAPPOINTED.
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