Region: South West

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Accommodation & Residential Trips

Address: Harrow Drive Swanage, , Dorset BH19 1PE

Contact: 01929 475081



The Swanage Centre offers superb full board accommodation and is perfectly located close to the Jurassic Coast in Dorset. Our location and unrivalled range of superb onsite facilities can provide you with everything that you are looking for in your school trip.

The Swanage Centre is perfect for Geography, Sports, Primary Schools, Team Building and Natural History Residentials and our dedicated team will do everything to ensure that your group has a first class residential learning experience.

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What group sizes do you cater for?
Up to 300

Please give information regarding room sizes and room facilities?
170 Dormitory style bedrooms all with sinks, wardrobe space, chest of drawers and individual security lockers. 2 – 6 beds per room.

What is the cost of the accommodation?
From £43 + VAT per night for full board accommodation.

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?
Risk assessments are available by contacting one of the team. Fire drills can be organised by prior arrangement.

Does your Accommodation have a booking contact?
Danny Layzell (The Residential Manager)  01929 475081

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?
The Swanage Centre is committed to, and prides itself on, the high level of welfare we offer, an area where our inspections demonstrate we both exceed expectations and which has long been one of our core strengths.
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 welfare team to ensure your stay is as safe and comfortable as possible.

Students’ health and happiness is our number one priority at all times. Our staff are fully trained in welfare and safeguarding.

Please list facilities available.
Onsite dining hall offering:
Self service hot breakfast, cereals, fruit and yoghurt. Tea, coffee and juice.
Hot lunch or packed lunch
Hot dinner serving rice, potatoes, pasta, various meat options, fish & vegetarian dishes as well as a salad bar and variety of desserts.

Large indoor sports Dome with floodlights
Heated indoor swimming pool
Cinema Room
Disco rooms
25 classrooms with interactive whiteboards
Basketball court
Tennis Courts
Football astro
Volleyball Court
Aeroball arena
Mini Golf
2 fully equipped computer rooms
Various meeting rooms and large social areas
American Pool, table football and Table Tennis

What are your disabled facilities?
Yes, we have accessible rooms and bathrooms.

What are your opening days and hours?
Open all year except July & August

Age of Children / Pupils: 5 – 7 years 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Months Open: January February March April May June September October November December

Accommodation Type: Bunkhouses Outdoor Residential Centres