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  • 05 November 2019

    Big Winter Raffle

    It's that time of year again... no, not Christmas - the Swanage Pier Winter Raffle! Tickets are just £1 each. All proceeds raised go towards the ongoing maintenance of Swanage Pier, and th...

  • 31 October 2019

    Poppy on the Pier is back for 2019

    In support of remembrance, Swanage Pier Trust is bring back the Poppy on the Pier. Which last year raised over £750 for the Royal British Legion. "It is an honour to have the Poppy back ...

  • 27 September 2019

    Trip the Light Fantastic on Swanage Pier

    Swanage Pier will be lit up with a spectacular display of colourful lights on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th October 2019. The immersive lighting display will cover the whole Pier. Lamp posts will...

  • 20 September 2019

    Walking Together for the Anthony Nolan Trust

    While on the pier yesterday (19th September) one of our volunteers Rena Lang bumped into mother and daughter, Jane and Stephanie Wilson and dog Barney who are “walking together” to raise...

  • 14 August 2019

    Music on Swanage Pier

    On Saturday 24th August Swanage Pier welcomes local bands and choirs on to the Pier for a full day of music, with the perfect setting of the Pier and Swanage in the background, it is set to be a gre...

  • 06 August 2019

    Big Summer Raffle

    It's that time of year again... the Swanage Pier Summer Raffle! Tickets are just £1 each, on sale at the Pier gate. All proceeds raised go towards the ongoing maintenance of Swanage Pier, ...

  • 05 July 2019

    New Season, New Things to Explore at Swanage Pier

    Further to the major Pier refurbishment work carried out last year as part of the Heritage Lottery funding, we have a whole host of different activities to do on the Pier. With our new free to enter...

  • 18 June 2019

    Bournemouth & Poole College students sponsored walk in aid of Swanage Pier

    Students from Poole and Bournemouth Landsdowns College took part in a sponsored walk in aid of Swanage Pier on Friday 14th June, as part of their level 3 tourism course event assignment. The stude...

  • 12 June 2019

    Swanage Pier Writers

    The new creative writing and walking season has started this June on Swanage Pier, with the first session during Purbeck Arts Week finding inspiration from the pier history and perspective as a plac...

  • 21 May 2019

    The Reopening of Swanage Pier

    On Wednesday 3rd April, National Piers Society Patron, Timothy West, reopened Swanage Pier after 18 months of significant repairs and refurbishment work, creating a new visitor centre and replacing ...

  • 19 March 2019

    Shop at Co-op? Support our Community Radio Station

    Here at Swanage Pier we are setting up a media centre and community radio station serving the Purbeck area. Shop at Co-op? We want your support! How the fund works Every time Co-op members shop ...

  • 05 February 2019

    Foundations for the Future nominated for prestigious planning industry award

    Swanage Pier restoration project, Foundations for the Future, has been named as a finalist in the category for Excellence in Planning for Heritage and Culture at the Royal Town Planning Institute (R...

  • 13 December 2018

    Welcome to the New Marine Villas

    Cafe The 1859 Pier Café & Bistro (named after the construction date of the original Swanage Pier) opened in mid July and is now well established and very popular. Why not visit for breakf...

  • 06 December 2018

    Big Winter Raffle 2018

    UPDATE: *Raffle now closed - thank you to everyone who supported the Swanage Pier Trust. You raised £1000!* It's that time of year again... no, not Christmas - the Swanage Pier Winter Ra...

  • 03 December 2018

    Have you seen our Marine Aquarium?

    As part of the regeneration of Marine Villas, the new exhibition space houses a marine aquarium. Stocked with marine life taken directly from under the Pier, this is a great way to see into the live...

  • 01 December 2018

    Christmas Opening Hours 2018

    Why not enjoy a winter walk along the Pier, come and see our Christmas trees, or pop into The 1859 Pier Cafe & Bistro for something boozy and hot?! Christmas Opening Hours Swanage Pier normal ...

  • 19 October 2018

    Poppy on the Pier

    In support of remembrance, Swanage Pier Trust is installing a large Poppy on the Pier, which will be lit up at night. "It is important to take part in this event and pay tribute to the men a...

  • 04 September 2018

    Waverley Returns to Swanage Pier

    The majestic Waverley is returning to Swanage Pier this September for a series of South Coast Sailings. These will take place between 7th and 20th September, taking in The Isle of Wight, Portsmouth ...

  • 24 April 2018

    Foundations for the future

    Thank you to everyone who helped us raise the funds we needed to begin the restoration project. The work is now getting underway and exciting things are happening, as we begin a major project to r...