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Swanage Beach Gardens, Putting Green, Tennis & Outdoor Bowls


De Moulham Road, SWANAGE, Dorset, BH19 1PQ

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Tel+44 01929 424339

Tel+44 01929 766081

Swanage Beach Gardens

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Beach Gardens is a haven of activity from April to the end of September each year.

Enjoy an 18 hole Putting Green, outdoor Bowling Green, Tennis Courts and a Basketball Court (which is open 24/7). All equipment can be hired. Membership is not required. We are also have an ‘outdoor’ table tennis table free to use, we charge a small amount for ball and racket hire,or bring your own.

Light refreshments and Ice Creams are available at ‘Tea on the Green’, a brand new refreshment stop set amongst a beautiful view of the gardens, the sea and the Purbeck Hills. Try one of our coffees whilst you take in the view, including mocha, latte, or cappuccino. Free WiFi available.

You can join the Swanage Tennis Club ( or Swanage Bowling Club (

The Sports Park was established in 1930 when John Mowlem offered the site to Swanage Town Council and they developed it into a Sports Park.

Follow signs for Beach Gardens Sports Park when on foot.

For booking enquiries: April to September please call 01929 424339. October to March please call Swanage Information Centre 01929 766018.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Bowling Green-Adult - AdultFree
Bowling Green-Under 16 (with Adult) - ChildFree
Putting Green-Adult - Adult£3.50 activity
Putting Green-Children - Child£1.80 activity
Putting Green-Family (2 adults and 2 children - Family£9.00 activity
Tennis court-Adult non member hourly rate - Adult£9.00 activity
Tennis court-Adult with club member hourly rate - Adult£5.50 activity
Tennis court-Under 16's hourly rate - Child£3.50 activity

We now offer putting season tickets. By purchasing one of these you will be able to play as many times as you like when we are open. These cost £35.00 for one adult, £65.00 for two adults or £125.00 for a family (2 adults plus 2 children or 1 adult plus 3 children). For further information please visit the ‘Tea on the Green’ kiosk at Beach Gardens during opening hours



  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering

Children & Infants

  • Cot Available - Family fun at Putting

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking - on road side.

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted

Target Markets

  • Family Fun



Road Directions

Entering Swanage from Wareham and Corfe Castle (on the A351), follows signs for Main Beach Car Park. Take the second left after car park into De Moulham Road and the Beach Gardens is at the 4th turning on the left.

Entering Swanage from Poole and Studland (on the B3351), follow signs to Swanage. At the seafront turn right onto the A351 (Victoria Avenue) and take the first right into De Moulham Road. The Beach Gardens is at the 4th turning on the left.

Public Transport Directions

From the west: the nearest mainline railway station is Wareham (on the London Waterloo to Weymouth line). Catch the number 40 bus from Wareham Railway Station to Swanage Bus/Railway Station (this bus route starts in Poole). At times when the Swanage Railway is running: Travel on the number 30 or 40 bus to Corfe Castle (East Street stop) then catch the steam train from Corfe Castle Station to Swanage. Tel: 01929 425800 or visit their website:

From the east: Catch the train to Bournemouth Railway Station then transfer to the number 50 bus to Swanage Bus/Railway Station.

Journey Planning: Visit the Traveline website: 

When on foot, follow signs for Beach Gardens Sports Park.

Opening Times

2020 Summer Opening 9am - 5.30pm (20 July 2020 - 27 Sept 2020)

* Open between April - September.
Please check the website for more detailed opening times

There may be occasions when the facilities at Beach Gardens will be closed due to inclement weather conditions.

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