New Cottage; Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms;
Vine Cottage is a pretty thatched holiday cottage within a 1 minute walk of the sandy beach of Studland in the Isle of Purbeck. This traditional cottage has been equipped and furnished with care to provide very attractive and comfortable accommodation. Studland is 'An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' protected by the National Trust and there are over 4 miles of sandy beaches to enjoy. This is also a wonderful walking and cycling area. The coastal path from Studland, passes Old Harry Rocks and leads onwards to the small coastal resort of Swanage. Restaurant and public house plus beach cafe all within 5 minutes walk.
Sleeps 3/4 plus a baby in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
This charming Grade II Purbeck stone cottage is within a 7 minute walk of the central square of the picturesque village of Corfe Castle. Situated on a quiet lane in a wonderful walking and cycling area. Short drive to sandy beaches of Studland and Swanage. Pretty walled garden with glimpses of the castle, open fire and 'smart tv"
New Cottage; Sleeps 5 + 1 child in 3 bedrooms;
This lovely grade II listed stone cottage stands close to the centre of Swanage and is less than a 5 minute walk from the beach. Here the golden sand gently slopes into the water making it ideal for paddling and swimming. The town centre is a 3 minute walk away and is particularly pleasant with its small shops, various restaurants, cafes and public houses.
New Cottage; Sleeps 5 plus a baby in 3 bedrooms;
Priory Farm Cottage is a 'chocolate box' traditional thatched cottage surrounded by beautiful countryside and within a 10 minute drive of the sea at Lulworth. Here swimming, fishing trips, rib riides and the 'fossil forrest' can be enjoyed. There are also wonderful walks with the coast path extending westwards to Weymouth and eastwards to Studland. The cottage is furnished and equipped to a high standard. There is a 'king size' master bedroom, a smaller double bedroom and a charming single room. Outside there is a lovely fenced garden with large lawns and a patio area for enjoying meals plus a play area for children.
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.
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms
This lovely stone cottage stands in a quiet lane within a 3 minute walk of the central square of the picturesque village of Corfe Castle. Corfe is renowned for its dramatic and majestic castle which is protected by the National Trust. The wonderful sandy beach of Studland is within a 15 minute drive. Here there is a two mile stretch of sand where swimming, paddling and boating can be enjoyed. The more lively small resort of Swanage is also within a 15 minute drive where there is also a long sandy beach.
New Cottage; Sleeps 5 + 1 in 3 bedrooms
Willow Cottage is attractively situated in Langton Matravers - a small village amidst the beautiful Purbeck Hills. This is a wonderful walking and cycling area with easy access to the World Heritage coastline. Footpaths lead almost directly from the cottage to the coast near Dancing Ledge. Visitors also have direct access across National Trust fields to nearby woodland and can follow footpaths along the valley to the pretty village of Corfe Castle.
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.
Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms
This delightful stone cottage with the green front door is beautifully situated overlooking the large scenic mill pond in the pretty, old part of Swanage. The pond is home to ducks and moorhens and is beside the charming church of St Mary’s. This is a lovely peaceful setting with no passing traffic. The cottage is within a pleasant 5 minute stroll of the beautiful sandy beach of the small seaside resort.
This lovely stone cottage is beautifully situated in wonderful countryside close to the picturesque village of Corfe Castle in ‘An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’. It is approached by a private drive and stands in the grounds of Afflington Manor – a superb manor house mentioned in the Domesday book. The farmland of the manor house extends to over 600 acres and visitors can walk across the nearby fields and follow footpaths to some of the loveliest villages of the Isle of Purbeck such as Kingston, Worth Matravers and Langton Matravers. The nearby Jurassic Coast with its wonderful coastal path is in an area renowned for its fossils, dramatic cliffs and small coves. Within 10 minutes drive of the cottage there is the small coastal resort of Swanage with its sandy beach and a variety of entertainments including Punch and Judy, swimming, boating and diving. A 15 minute drive takes you to Studland, a beautiful remote sandy peninsula with over 4 miles of sandy beach.
Afflington Manor Cottage is built of Purbeck stone and dates back over 200 years. In the early part of the last century the painter, Augustus John, regularly stayed at the cottage. The cottage has a lovely secluded position and enjoys views over the surrounding countryside. The cottage has recently been completely renovated to provide very attractive accommodation for 5 people. It is centrally heated and has lovely wooden floors with rugs on the ground floor and deep fitted carpets in the bedrooms and on the stairs. On the ground floor there is a modern fitted kitchen equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge freezer and washing machine; an attractive sitting room with a pretty window seat, two comfortable sofas, a wood burning stove, television/Freeview/DVD; a delightful centrally heated conservatory with a dining area; a charming ground floor single bedroom. Stairs lead up to two beautiful double bedrooms, with views across the fields, and a bathroom which is very well equipped with a bath, separate built in shower, basin and WC. All heating and electricity are provided without extra charge. A travel cot and high chair can be provided if required. A folding bed can be added into one of the double bedrooms to enable children to sleep separately. Visitors should be aware that this is a traditional property with low doorways. WiFi Internet connection available.
The cottage is semi detached and has a delightful sunny enclosed garden with a large lawn and a patio area with garden furniture so that meals can be enjoyed outside. A small gate from the garden opens onto a path which crosses a tiny stream and leads directly into the fields. The surrounding farmland is a mixture of arable land and grazing for cows, sheep and a small number of Alpacas. There are two large ponds nearby which encourage a wide range of birds including herons and the occasional cormorant. Cars can be parked in the private drive just outside of the fenced garden. Public transport, general stores, public house and bakers within ½ mile. A newly installed astroturf tennis court is now available for visitors to hire by the hour. Places to visit include the majestic castle of Corfe Castle, the NT manor house of Kingston Lacey and Lulworth Castle. There is a steam railway which links Corfe Castle to Swanage and rowing boats and motor boats can be hired at Wareham for trips along the river.
Afflington Manor Cottage is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided free of charge at Afflington Manor Cottage. Afflington Manor Cottage is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Saturday to Saturday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 15:00 and the normal departure time is 10:00. Short break weekend and midweek self catering holidays are available from 28th October 2017 to 17th December 2017, 6th January 2018 to 8th February 2018, 17th February 2018 to 22nd March 2018 and 27th October 2018 to 20th December 2018.
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|Afflington Manor Cottage Prices Per Week|
|23 September - 29 September 2017 - £445||30 September - 20 October 2017 - £395||21 October - 27 October 2017 - £595|
|28 October - 17 December 2017 - £389||18 December - 05 January 2018 - £756||06 January - 12 January 2018 - £389|
|13 January - 26 January 2018 - £389||27 January - 09 February 2018 - £389||10 February - 16 February 2018 - £435|
|17 February - 23 March 2018 - £389||24 March - 30 March 2018 - £695||31 March - 13 April 2018 - £705|
|14 April - 27 April 2018 - £458||28 April - 04 May 2018 - £479||05 May - 11 May 2018 - £525|
|12 May - 18 May 2018 - £559||19 May - 25 May 2018 - £579||26 May - 01 June 2018 - £935|
|02 June - 08 June 2018 - £665||09 June - 15 June 2018 - £676||16 June - 22 June 2018 - £699|
|23 June - 29 June 2018 - £799||30 June - 06 July 2018 - £835||07 July - 13 July 2018 - £909|
|14 July - 20 July 2018 - £945||21 July - 27 July 2018 - £1075||28 July - 31 August 2018 - £1139|
|01 September - 07 September 2018 - £695||08 September - 14 September 2018 - £665||15 September - 21 September 2018 - £609|
|22 September - 28 September 2018 - £465||29 September - 05 October 2018 - £399||06 October - 12 October 2018 - £395|
|13 October - 19 October 2018 - £399||20 October - 26 October 2018 - £609||27 October - 21 December 2018 - £389|
|22 December - 04 January 2019 - £769|
Afflington Manor Cottage has live availability and prices. Click on the start date to begin you booking. Booking information and options and extras available at Afflington Manor Cottage are detailed below.Booking Fee £19.75 per booking Cot & High Chair £13.49 per week Towels (Bath & Hand Towel) £0.00 per person per booking WiFi Internet Free WiFi Internet Heating & Electricity Free of chargeBed Linen Free of chargeBooking Deposit 25% (min £125.00)of cottage rental Security Bond Refundable Deposit £100 per booking
Afflington Manor Cottage has short break self catering holiday availability on the Purbeck. These are the short break periods.Afflington Manor Cottage Short Breaks 2017 28th October to 17th December Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks Afflington Manor Cottage Short Breaks 2018 6th January to 8th February Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks Afflington Manor Cottage Short Breaks 2018 17th February to 22nd March Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks Afflington Manor Cottage Short Breaks 2018 27th October to 20th December Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks
Pricing and Booking Notes for Afflington Manor Cottage
Corfe Castle is a historic town at the heart of Purbeck. This pretty Dorset village is best know for the ruins of the 11th Century castle of Corfe Castle which sits above the village of the same name. The village has a good range of shops, cafes and restaurants and the surrounding countryside is well served with footpaths and cycle tracks.
View sights and sounds from Corfe Castle with our Corfe Castle Holiday Sights and Sounds Video
The Greyhound Public House - A traditional village pub with a warm and friendly atmosphere and a good selection of pub food. The pub garden in which you can enjoy meals or a drink has beautiful views of the castle of Corfe Castle and is a popular place to rest and have lunch when walking the Purbeck hills.Website:. www.greyhoundcorfe.co.uk
Corfe Castle Village Stores - Local village shop in Corfe Castle. An excellent local shop with good range of daily essentials and local food.Website: corfecastlevillagestores.co.uk
The Sweet Shop Corfe Castle - A traditional sweet shop selling a wide range of sweets and confectionery from a stone built shop on the edge of the square in centre of Corfe Castle. This pretty little shop sells traditional sweets we remember from our childhood but we also a range of luxury chocolates. In order that no one misses out there is also has a range of sugar free sweets and biscuits as well as a diabetic Ice cream. The Sweet Shop is also one of the centres of village life in Corfe Castle where many people go to pick up their daily newspaper or a magazine.
Corfe Castle Bakery - Local bakery with bread, pastries and warm food items ideal for picnic food when exploring Corfe Castle or for preparing lunch at your self catering cottage.
Castle Inn Corfe Castle - Local public house with local food and local beer.Website: www.castleinncorfe.com
More Purbeck Holiday Food
Corfe Castle - The impressive ruined castle at Corfe Castle is one of the most iconic structures in Purbeck and is open to the public throughout the year. The view from the castle as well as all the places to explore makes this a fun day out for the whole family or a good place to relax in the sun.
Swanage Steam Railway - Corfe Castle is connected with the seaside town of Swanage by the Swanage Steam Railway. The railway is now a popular attraction in its own right but can also be used as an effient means of transport between Corfe Castle and Swanagee and can be incorporated in to a cicular walk along the Purbeck hills. www.swanagerailway.co.uk
Walk to Swanage - There is a lovely hill top pathway running from Corfe Castle to Swanage. The walk starts on Sandy Hill Ln (under the railway bridge) where you follow signposts to up the hill to a view of Corfe Castle. Simply follow the ridge all the way to Ulwell from where you can follow the pavement into Swanage. The return journey can be done on the Steam Railway or walk back to enjoy the views in the other direction.
View a list of Corfe Castle Cottages at www.cottagecorfecastle.co.uk.
It's for anyone who likes to live life adventurously - you don’t have to be a seasoned explorer to enjoy a Go Ape experience! Go Ape offers up to three hours of tree top fun. It’s a great way to get outdoors and have some fun. The Moors Valley GoApe Country Park is within a 40min drive of Purbeck and is a great day out for the whole family. goape.co.uk
The Isle of Purbeck is a peninsular of land located in the South of Dorset and is famous for its sandy beaches, beautiful countryside and the Jurassic Coast World Heritage site. The sea surrounds Purbeck on three sides and nowhere is for from the coast. Apart from the small town of Swanage, the Isle of Purbeck is made up of small rural hamlets and traditional villages.
The North side of Purbeck is dominated by a wooded and heathland nature reserve and where it meets the water of Poole Harbour it attracts a great deal of bird life. The East coast of Purbeck is known for the two long sandy beaches at Studland and Swanage but also for the limestone pillars at Old Harry's Rocks. Along the South Coast is the start of the Jurassic Coast which is characterised by impressive coastal formations like Dancing Ledge and Durdle Door but also for quiet coves and peaceful beaches for swimming.
Much of Purbeck has been declared an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the vast majority of Purbeck remains in the hands of nature. This is ideal for walkers and cyclists who are free to explore large areas of countryside and take in a number of wondrous locations.
The Isle of Purbeck has a number of events which take place throughout the year. To find out more about local events go to our Purbeck Events pages.
Walking, Nature & Wild Life Links:
Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Details of Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and ways to enjoy them with walking and cycling information as well as some great places to see. - www.dorsetaonb.org.uk
Purbeck Marine Wildlife Reserve - Find out more about the efforts to conserve the marine wildlife, where you might find some sea horses and how you can also get involved with fun projects. - www.dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk
Purbeck Coast Walks - A walking route along the Purbeck Coast with links to other walks nearby - www.walkingbritain.co.uk/walks/walks/walk_a/2579/
Where to Ride Purbeck - Cycle routes and information for Purbeck - www.britishcycling.org.uk/
Bus and train travel is an excellent way to see Purbeck and can be very useful when walking or exploring the peninsula. For all your local public transport information as well as taxis visit Afflington Manor Cottage Public Transport Purbeck Dorset »
For walking information on Purbeck Dorset visit Purbeck Walking Holiday Information »
The access statement is designed to help our guests with disabilities to choose a suitable self catering holiday cottage and check that the accommodation matches specific requirements. If you have any questions about disabled access in any of our holiday cottages please call us on 01929 481555.
Our self-catering cottage is semi-detached, adjoining Afflington Lodge. It is set in the beautiful countryside of Dorset and has only Afflington Manor and the Lodge as neighbours. We have tried to provide as much information as possible in this statement but if you have any queries please do call. We look forward to welcoming you. Pre-Arrival
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The cottage description, photos and cottage details for Afflington Manor Cottage Corfe Castle, Dorset were updated on 22/09/2017 09:35:50
Afflington Manor Cottage has 49 days available for Purbeck self catering holidays from the 23rd September 2017 to 31st December 2017. That means Afflington Manor Cottage is 51.00% booked for this holiday period with 7.3 weeks confirmed so far.