We are no longer able to directly display the webcam images on this page as our website is hosted using a secure certificate (https) and web browsers will not show images or content from non-https sources such as third party webcams when trying to view them on a secure website page. Whether discovering the history of the railway and the extraordinary battle to save and then rebuild every single panel of track, stepping back in time to a bygone era, catching a photograph of the iconic castle and steam trains, exploring the lovely village, enjoying a walk or cycle ride through Purbeck or just sitting back and enjoying the view and weather, Corfe Castle station should be on your itinerary when visiting Swanage Railway. Marvel at the narrow gauge railways, once common in this area, which transported the ball-clay to sidings connected to the Swanage branch before being made into a wide variety of household products. Experience the sights and smells as you and your family venture underground, experiencing Victorian life as a ball-clay miner. Step back in time as you open the door and enter our station, complete with wooden floors, coal fires and Ladies' Waiting Room, listen to the birds and ting-ting of signal bells coming from our heritage signalbox before the train steams into view. The passenger service was withdrawn in 1972, leaving a residual freight service over part of the line handling mineral traffic. No visit to Swanage Railway is complete without a trip to Corfe Castle station. Our station staff and the Tourist Information Office on the seafront adjacent to the sandy beach has lots of ideas to suit all families, and with lots of local accommodation why not stay a while in Swanage? This live streaming webcam is located at Swanage Railway Station and shows the railway station and platform from the signal box. Catch the Swanage Railway train from here to Herston, Harmans Cross, Corfe Castle and Norden (for Purbeck Park). There is a long association between Swanage Railway and the 11th Signal Regiment. This webcam is located on the South side of Swanage and shows Swanage Bay. You can catch an open top bus from Swanage station to Sandbanks, with more buses to Durlston Country Park, which offers commanding views of the Isle of Wight and Jurassic Coastline, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Sites of Special Scientific Interest. You can sit in our expertly restored coach or outside in the extensive picnic area and take in the sunshine while watching the trains and locomotives busy themselves. Local volunteers continue the traditions of station staff by carefully tending the station gardens, alongside period buildings typical of branchlines throughout Dorset – though you will find it unbelievable that the station was only opened in 1989! This live streaming webcam is located on the platform at Corfe Castle station and shows the station platform and Corfe Castle in the background. Norden is situated to the north of Corfe Castle, directly adjacent and accessible from the main A351 road before you reach Corfe. You might have worked up a thirst or hunger and we have a Station Buffet located at the end of the platform ready to serve a wide range of snacks, lunches, the famous Dorset cream teas and delicious locally produced ice cream, cakes and preserves. Save money with our accommodation special offers. This live streaming webcam is located at the Haven Hotel on the Sandbanks peninsula and overlooks the chain ferry and Poole Harbour entrance. Railway Station Approach The platforms, period buildings with Portland stone, signalbox and semaphore signals have all been rescued, restored and installed at Harmans Cross. Swanage Railway Live Cam, Train Station Webcam The Swanage Railway is a railway branch line from near Wareham, Dorset to Swanage, Dorset, England, opened in 1885 and now operated as a heritage railway. Local camp sites provide the ideal place to stay, our trains run frequently in both directions so you can explore further what the Purbecks have to offer. 1087318. You can view the action live at our webcam. this week. These offering something for all tastes as well as beach equipment if you have forgotten your bucket and spade! The regiment assisted the railway as it rebuilt the tracks and infrastructure to allow trains to once again run to Corfe, as well as maintaining and improving the facilities at Herston Halt and there is a memorial at the halt to acknowledge this assistance and ongoing relationship. BH19 1HB, Tel: 01929 425800 Explore the industrial past of Purbeck by visiting our new award winning Purbeck Mineral & Mining Museum. You can even see inside the original Station Master’s lounge restored to the 1950's, complete with old radio and newspapers. What's on Browse our wide range of events in Swanage With plenty of seating and picnic benches, it makes an ideal spot to stop off and watch the trains majestically steam in and out of the station. This live streaming webcam is located at the Swanage Lifeboat Station and shows Swanage Bay and across to Old Harry Rocks. The picturesque Swanage Bay is World Heritage Site “Jurassic Coast”, with stunning headlands to either end and an award winning sandy “Blue Flag” beach with calm clear waters, enjoyed by bathers for generations. This was the only new station built in Dorset since the days of steam.


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