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Swanage Bay View is the perfect base for exploring the area’s Christmas Markets this year, with something for all ages you will find the perfect Swanage Christmas Market for everyone in your family.
When: 3rd Dec
This one day Christmas Market in Swanage will have everything you could need for the festive season, with unusual gifts to browse, a lot of handmade delicate ornaments, fancy jewellery, beautiful clothing and so much more you will find something for that special someone in your life. There will be music playing on the main stage all day, mouth watering food stalls where you can purchase traditional mince pies, burgers, meats and cheeses ( I do love cheese), and then you can meet the jolly man himself and visit Santa’s Grotto! A wonderful Christmas Market with a fantastic festive atmosphere.
When: 9th – 24th Dec
Soak up the Christmas atmosphere on a cosy train ride, the Victorian Carol Train offers plenty of carol singing in fantastic period costume, where both guests and staff are dressed to the nines and a prize for the best costume is up for grabs! For one day only, on the 9th December, the Victorian Carol Train journey is the place to be in Swanage for fancy dress, mince pies, drinks and plenty of carol singing! The Christmas Belle will take place between 9th and 24th December, make sure to book before to avoid disappointment as this is a hugely popular event in Swanage. The one hour journey aboard the luxurious Pullman Observation, will travel through the beautiful Isle of the Purbeck countryside, indulging in champagne, canapés, a personal Christmas card and gift, you can sit back and soak up the festive atmosphere in comfy seating and gorgeous scenery.
When: 26th Nov – 24th Dec
A wonderful event for children of all ages! Meeting Santa Claus is the highlight of any child’s Christmas season, and when it’s on a train it’s even more magical! Children get a wrapped (and age appropriate) present from Father Christmas, Santa’s helpers will serve refreshments, with a festive drink and a mince pie, there will also be extra entertainment in each carriage to add to the seasonal atmosphere! Make sure to book if you are planning on meeting the big man for Christmas Eve, this is a hugely popular event and can book up quickly!
Swanage has lots to offer this Christmas, from meeting Santa (on a train!) to fantastic Christmas Market shopping, you will have a blast!
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