Follow the trail of paintings of Swanage by its famous artists…
Get the Map!Download the Swanage Seen Trail Map by right-clicking here (Acrobat PDF format). Also available in print from local Tourist Information Offices.
Swanage has a rich cultural heritage: the beauty of the unique coastline and town have drawn artists of international stature to paint here, including Walter Field, Charles Conder, Paul Nash, Mark Gertler, Augustus John and Graham Sutherland.
Swanage Seen celebrates this with an Art Trail - a display panel, showing the painting, a portrait of the artist and a short biography, placed on or near the site from where the original picture was painted.
Comments & Quotes“After my Swanage surgery I nipped over to the coffee shop to meet with Carlotta Barrow and the Strata group of local artists to find out about their ideas trail of sites where renowned artists have painted from. I was very pleased to give it my support and was pleased that the town council is doing the same.”
by Jim Knight