Flying Scotsman at Swanage, Dorset
In the autumn of 2022 the iconic steam engine, the Flying Scotsman, was loaned to Swanage Railway based in Swanage, a seaside town in Dorset. For several days residents and visitors to the town could enjoy the thrilling sight of the Flying Scotsman travelling along the line between Swanage and Norden. It was then on static display for a few days before returning to its home at the National Railway Museum.
Swanage – A Story in Stone
As I meandered through crowds of holidaymakers dodging swinging buckets and whirling spades I found it hard to believe that Swanage had once been a simple fishing village on the Dorset coast. In those days the centre of the community had been the Mill Pond and it was here I began my walk around the town ...
Ticket to Ride Swanage Railway
I was enticed into the train station at Swanage by the aroma of grilling bacon and the thought of a bacon buttie.