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A Great Escape Guest House
6 Argyle Road

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A Great Escape Guest House is located 7 minutes walk to the award winning Blue Flag beach; and the famous Swanage Steam Railway is 5 minutes away. Here's a map of our location as well as directions if you are travelling to us by car.Less than 5 minutes walk from A Great Escape Guest House; you will arrive at the fascinating Swanage Steam Railway Station. Take a train to the 1;000 year old Corfe Castle in a carriage from yesteryear and marvel at the engine from the Age of Steam.If you enjoy walking; Durlston Country Park is well worth a visit. We are on a doorstep of the spectacular Jurassic Coast; a UNESCO designated Heritage Site with its dramatic cliffs and wonderful birdwatching - ideal for twitchers! We are also a short distance from Brownsea Island; birthplace of scout camping and home to the almost extinct red squirrel.If you like rock climbing; Swanage is a must-climb for you! Or how about scuba diving? Swanage boasts some of the best diving in the UK with a host of wrecks to explore and dive boats to help you find them. You can even bimble under Swanage pier if you fancy a morning or afternoon of leisurely diving.

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