The Swanage Centre Residential Education Facility

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South West

Harrow Drive Swanage, , BH19 1PE

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5 to 7 years, 8 to 10 years, 11 to 13 years, 14 to 16 years, College, University

The Swanage Centre offers superb full board accommodation and is perfectly located close to the Jurassic Coast in Dorset.

Listed under: Accommodation & Residential | Bunkhouses | Outdoor Residential Centres

What we offer

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.

Group Sizes Catered For

Up to 300

Risk Assessment Details

Risk assessments are available by contacting one of the team. Fire drills can be organised by prior arrangement.

Pricing Information

From £43 + VAT per night for full board accommodation.

First Aid Information

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.

Available Facilities

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 and vegetarian dishes as well as a salad bar and variety of desserts.
(SAMPLE MENU CAN BE DOWNLOADED HERE: http://www.theswanagecentre.co.uk/downloads/example-menu.pdf

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

Accessibility & Disabled Facilities

Yes, we have accessible rooms and bathrooms.

Opening Hours & Information

Open all year except July and August

Room Sizes and Facilities

170 Dormitory style bedrooms all with sinks, wardrobe space, chest of drawers and individual security lockers. 2 - 6 beds per room.

Booking information

Danny Layzell (The Residential Manager) 01929 475081

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