As well as being a tourist attraction and a place of interest, Swanage Pier is also a very good site for educational visits. We welcome visits from school and college students from all over the country, even the world.

Learning outside of the classroom can enhance student learning and re-engage those students who have been hard to motivate. Swanage Pier delivers exceptional outdoor learning provision and offers information activities to ensure that schools get the most from their visit to Swanage and Purbeck.

Subjects could include history, geography, geology, art, physics, to name just a few

Guided tours of the pier and Marine Villas can be given to groups by prior arrangement. There is no charge for this but a donation to our Pier Appeal is appreciated.

Please contact us for more information

Teachers Information
We have a number of pieces of information that may be useful for teachers/lecturers prior to attending the pier. If you require any other specific information, please do not hesitate to contact us before to your visit and we will do our best to help.

i. Swanage Pier Timeline
ii. Swanage Pier Facts and Figures
iii. Swanage Pier History Quiz