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Heritage railway on the Isle of Purbeck. The Wareham-Swanage line was closed in 1972. Thanks to local support and the efforts of volunteers, the Swanage Railway is probably the best thing in town and ran its first service in 1979. The frequent service runs about 6 miles between Swanage and Norden, via Corfe Castle.  Journey time between Swanage and Corfe is about 20 minutes.

Location/Address: Station House
County: Dorset
Post Code: BH19 1HB
Main Historic Period: Modern
Useful Website Address: Swanage Railway's website
Tip/Nearby: Park at either end and enjoy a day trip. Or travel from Swanage to Corfe, visit the castle, have lunch and walk back enjoying fabulous views.
Primary Management: Other
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