jurassic coast swanage
jurassic coast swanage
Old Harry Rocks off Swanage

Learn about Purbeck's early settlers and its connection with the Isle of Wight.  How was Purbeck useful to the Romans?  Did you know 120 viking long ships were lost off Swanage in the year 877?

The Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site

Find out more about this wonderful coast line which stretches from Orcombe Point in East Devon to The Old Harry Rocks near Swanage.

Purbeck Dinosaurs

These include the large vegetarian Iguanadons and Sauropods and also the carnivous Megalosaurus.  Find out more about the creatures, see some actual footprints.

Purbeck's Early Settlers
The Ulwell skeleton