Bumper crowds

Thanks to bumper crowds, the 2016 Swanage Fish Festival was a tremendous success! Swanage restaurants and public houses kicked off the weekend on Friday evening with special fishy menus. Seafood and fish stalls tempted thousands of visitors to Prince Albert Gardens on Saturday and Sunday and the crowds enjoyed the sunshine and stayed for the [...]

By | June 22nd, 2016|Eat, Entertainment, Evening, Kids, Sea|0 Comments

Catch a fillet while you can…

Black bream is caught in Swanage Bay for the next few months. Catch a fillet while you can. There are some 200 species of bream, some of which are vegetarian! Try these dishes this spring. Baked bream with roast tomatoes, green beans and tapenade dressing A dish that is more than the sum of its [...]

By | April 8th, 2016|Eat, Entertainment, Sea|0 Comments

Get your skates on!

The skate season is drawing to a close, so if you fancy a meal of this mild fish, you’d better do it before the end of April, when spider crabs take over their dwelling at the bottom of the sea. Skates and rays are a large group of fish with a distinctive sweet taste and [...]

By | March 22nd, 2016|Eat, Entertainment, Sea|0 Comments

Time to start eating light!

Spring is in the air and our thoughts turn to cleaning our homes and packing away the winter woollies. So, time to take a break from heavy foods and turn on our taste buds to lighter foods. Fish! Fish and seafood are thick in protein and Omega-3s to help our bodies shake off the last [...]

By | March 16th, 2016|Eat, Entertainment, Sea|0 Comments