Visit the Swanage Railway with SWR

Swanage Railway

Connecting the blue flag beach at Swanage with Wareham

Image courtesy Andrew P M Wright

Linking Swanage and Wareham, the Swanage Railway is widely considered one of the premier heritage railways in the South of England. Running a more intensive service than virtually any other heritage railway in the UK, you'll find trains running every day of the week through most of the year. The line runs for six miles through the English countryside, through beautiful scenery including the spectacular ruins of Corfe Castle.

You'll also find the unique Devon Belle Pullman Observation car here - with it's large windows and sightseer-friendly seating, there's few better ways to experience the journey. Regular dining trains and events add even more life to the line, allowing you to enjoy sumptuous food alongside the incredible views.

Trains to Swanage Railway

The summer sees a direct service from Salisbury via Weymouth to Corfe Castle, but outside these times, you can change at Wareham station for the hourly morebus route 40.

Wareham is served by trains from London Waterloo, Basingstoke, Southampton, Bournemouth, Poole and Weymouth.