The Castleton Hotel, Swanage

The Castleton is situated in the picturesque Victorian coastal resort of Swanage, just 2 hours south of London on Dorset’s stunning and spectacular World Heritage Jurassic Coastline and is truly a “once discovered, never forgotten” place to stay.

Ideally located just 100 metres from Swanage’s beautiful sandy beach and a short level stroll along the sea front to the town centre with its many shops, restaurants, bars and attractions to suit everyone.

Offering 9 well appointed en-suite Guest rooms which are arranged over 3 floors, ranging from single, cosy & romantic doubles to bright & spacious superior king size & doubles. There are 2 comfortable Family suites and a spacious, accessible ground floor twin or super king size room

All rooms are en-suite, furnished and equipped to the highest standards with: • High Definition Flat Screen TV & DVD player • Radio Alarm • Hair Dryer • Trouser Press • well stocked Hospitality Trays with Tea & Coffee making facilities.

The perfect base for walkers and bird watchers and exploring the many and varied delights of the Stunning Purbeck countryside and breathtaking scenery of the Jurassic Coast….or just a wonderful place to unwind and get away from it all….

Public Transport Directions

There is an hourly train service from London Waterloo to Wareham (journey time approx. 2 hours) A taxi from Wareham will take around 20 minutes, alternatively the number 40 bus can be taken from Wareham Train station to Swanage.

There is a Bus stop right outside the Castleton with hourly services of the Number 50 service to and from the centre of Bournemouth and the Train station with numerous connections.

Road Directions

From London take the M3 and then the M27 and A31 route to Poole then follow the A351 via Wareham into Swanage. When you reach the sea front, turn left into Ulwell Road, as you start to ascend the hill away from the beach the Castleton is located on your right approximately 100 metres from the beach.

Alternatively take the A338 to Bournemouth and follow the signs to Sandbanks where the chain ferry can be taken between 7.00am and 11pm and costs £3.00 per car. Follow the road through Studland Village and into Swanage the Castleton is located on the left hand side as you enter the Town approximately 100 metres from the beach.

Contact Details:

Julian & Maggie Maughan

The Castleton

1 Highcliffe Road



BH19 1LW

TEL: 01929 423 972

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