New Cottage; Sleeping 8 in 4 bedrooms
Beautiful stone Grade II listed cottage situated close to the centre of the picturesque and historic Purbeck village of Corfe Castle. It is a substantial property furnished and equipped to a very high standard with 4 charming bedrooms upstairs - 3 double rooms and a large attic style twin room on the 3rd floor. It has a bathroom, basins in two bedrooms plus an inset bath in the master bedroom. In addition there is a lovely shower room on the ground floor. The house has a superb fitted kitchen with 'bespoke' wooden units, granite work tops, an AGA, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator and wine cooler. (Washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer also provided in separate utility area). The kitchen is open plan with comfortable seating beside a wood burning stove. There is a second sitting room with a large sofa, arm chairs, wood burner and flat screen television; a charming dining room with panelled walls and an inglenook fireplace; a conservatory style office area. One of the particularly wonderful features of St Edmunds is its beautiful large fenced garden with its terrace, lawns and beautiful shrubberies. A gate opens from the garden onto open grassland with a footpath leading across the common to the outskirts of the village or towards the village square. Two special permits are available for free parking within a 3/4 minute walk.
New Cottage Sleeps 6 in 4 bedrooms. Children 3+ welcome
'Chocolate Box' thatched cottage with beautiful garden in central location and with easy access to a network of arterial roads. Making it ideal for exploring Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire. Situated on the eastern fringe of the market town of Wimborne it is within an easy drive of The New Forest, Kingston Lacy, Salisbury, Bournemouth, Poole and the Isle of Purbeck.
New Cottage Sleeps 6 + 1 in 3 bedrooms
Lovely fishermans cottage located in the old part of Swanage within a one minute walk of the sea. Swanage is a small resort with a sandy beach which is ideal for paddling, swimming and boating. The cottage has accommodation on 3 floors and there are views across the sea to the Isle of Wight from the top floor. The cottage has two double bedrooms and one twin bedroom plus a small courtyard garden and parking for one car.
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children age 4+ welcome or 1 baby age six months or under; Pets not permitted
This lovely 17th century stone cottage is situated in the centre of the picturesque village of Corfe Castle amongst the beautiful countryside of the Isle of Purbeck. The famous castle, which was attacked by Oliver Cromwell, stands majestically on a small hill within a 2 minute walk of the cottage and is the focal point of the village.
New Cottage; Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms
This former chapel has wonderful views from the cottage and garden of Corfe Castle and the Purbeck Hills. The cottage has two bedrooms, a lovely modern fitted kitchen and spacious sitting room. Central heating and wood burning stove plus WiFi internet access. Good public house for meals within a 12 minute walk. Wonderful walking area with footpaths close to the cottage.
Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms; children welcome
Purbeck House is a beautiful, Grade II listed, stone property, dating back to the 1700’s with a large garden and views of the lovely Purbeck hills. It stands close to the centre of the picturesque village of Corfe Castle - almost at the very heart of the wonderful Isle of Purbeck with its rolling hills and sandy beaches.
New Cottage; Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms plus a baby
This delightful stone cottage stands in a quiet lane close to the centre of the picturesque village of Corfe Castle. The dramatic ruins of the castle provide a wonderful backdrop to the village and marvellous open views can be enjoyed from the hill on which it stands. This is a superb walking and cycling area - the village is surrounded by beautiful countryside and the rolling Purbeck hills.
New Corfe Castle Cottage; Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms plus a baby.
Lovely stone cottage within 5 minutes walk of the centre of Corfe Castle sleeping 4 in 2 bedrooms. It has been furnished and equipped to a high standard to provide very attractive and comfortable accommodation. Care has been taken to retain original features of this Grade II listed cottage. It has been renovated with care to retain original features such as the beams, flagstone floors, open fire and attractive doors and windows. Wonderful walks across the common at the rear of the cottage. Centrally heated. Sandy beach at Swanage within a 10 minute drive.
New Cottage; Sleeps 6 in 4 bedrooms
Coastguard Cottage is beautifully situated in a truly exceptional position, on the cliff top of St. Albans Head, surrounded by the wonderful rolling hills and countryside of the Isle of Purbeck, with views of the sea and of the spectacular Jurassic coastline both westwards and eastwards. From the cottage enjoy beautiful coastal walks and miles of cycling along quiet lanes and bridleways. A wonderful spot for bird watching and the sandy beach of Swanage is within a 15 minute drive.
Sleeps 5 (including a baby) in 3 bedrooms
This lovely stone cottage is beautifully situated in the grounds of Afflington Manor – a superb manor house, mentioned in the Doomsdaybook, surrounded by beautiful gardens, lakes and farmland which is home to Alpachas, pedigree cows and sheep. The lakes in the grounds encourage a great deal of bird life. There are resident ducks and herons are frequent visitors.The cottage is in ‘An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Corfe Castle.
Sleeps 4 + 2 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
This lovely stone cottage is peacefully situated within 1 mile of the beach of Swanage – a lovely sandy beach which curves around the bay and gently slopes into the water making it ideal for paddling and swimming. There are a variety of boating activities available including canoes and paddle boats. On the shore there are a variety of seaside entertainments including crazy golf and Topsail House is within a 10 minute walk of the coastal path as it winds its way past Durlston and heads towards some of the most beautiful parts of the coastline of Worth Matravers, Kingston and Kimmeridege.
Sleeps 6 in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome
Central Villa is attractively situated in a small lane in the centre of the lovely seaside town of Swanage. The sea is less than a 2 minute walk away. Swanage is renowned for its sandy beach and beautiful bay set amidst wonderful Purbeck countryside. This is part of the Jurassic coast and is a fantastic walking area. The coastal path, which is only 2 minutes walk away, leads westwards to the pretty Dorset villages of Langton & Worth Matravers, Kimmeridge and Lulworth.
Adjoining cottages provide accommodation for large families or groups which require seperate cottages.
Things to see and do in Purbeck Dorset. Holiday activities for families on Purbeck.
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The Isle of Purbeck is famous for it's long sandy beaches, quiet coves, peaceful countryside and rolling hills. In recent years the Isle of Purbeck has built a prestigious reputation for local food and the quality of its restaurants and public houses.
Durlston Country Park - Coastal nature reserve near Swanage. www.durlston.co.uk
Studland Sea School - Outdoor adventures in Purbeck studlandseaschool.co.uk
Swanage Steam Railway - Classic steam railway between Corfe Castle and Swanage. swanagerailway.co.uk/