Swanage Regatta and Carnival is the premier carnival on the South Coast.
For one week at the end of July and the beginning of August, Swanage will be radiating to the sound, fun and excitement of the annual Regatta & Carnival, the South Coast’s Premier event.
This ‘must do’ attraction has so much to offer everyone, from the magnificent two mile carnival procession, vibrant with dance, sound and colour, to the beat of live bands playing on the Main Stage and in the carnival marquee.
Three amazing firework displays, art competitions for children and adults, talent show, treasure hunts, dog show, parachute jumps, and all the water and land sports, and not to be missed, the amazing Aerostars Acrobatic Air Display, about one hundred events in total and far too many to list here.
If you buy our wonderful full colour carnival magazine on line, you can plan your week’s entertainment in advance to be sure not to miss anything, it’s a great magazine to sit and browse through before you come for your holiday.
In 2015 we donated £20,000 to good causes, both local and national, and we hope to beat that this again in 2016 with the help of our sponsors and your donations.
Swanage is on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset, on the south coast of England, near
to Bournemouth, Poole and Weymouth with magnificent views of the the Isle of Wight from the beach.
Swanage has a gently shelving, golden sandy beach and clear unpolluted water that has won the
prestigious European "Blue Flag" award on many occasions as well as the Tidy
Britain Group's "Seaside Award".
Find out more about Swanage here