Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
This lovely Elizabethan stone cottage enjoys an attractive position just on the edge of the charming purbeck village of Langton Matravers and within a few minutes drive of the seaside resort of Swanage with its wonderful sandy beach and traditional entertainments. Langton Matravers still retains its village shop/post office and public house with meals, local beers and ciders within 5 minutes walk.
New Property: Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms. Babies under 12 months and children 4+ welcome
This wonderful property is beautifully situated on the estate of Leeson in the Purbeck Village of Langton Matravers with delightful open views from the upper rooms and garden across fields to Swanage Bay. The accommodation is comprised of 3 double bedrooms upstairs with en-suite bath/shower rooms and there is a further twin bedroom with en-suite shower room on the ground floor. There is a very spacious sitting room, separate dining room and open plan kitchen with a further sitting area in front of a wood burning stove. The property is centrally heated and furnished and equipped to a high standard. Wifi internet available.
Stone Cottage with stunning views; Sleeps 5/6 in 3 bedrooms
Lovely traditional stone cottage beautifully situated in the charming hill top village of Kingston. There are wonderful rural views from the cottage and the large garden and terrace overlook the picturesque village of Corfe Castle which nestles below in the valley. These panoramic views extend across the valley to the downs. There is a good public house for meals within a few minutes walk and almost immediate access to some of the most wonderful walks in Purbeck. Great for both walking and cycling. The sandy beaches of Swanage are within a 10 minute drive. Bird watching is excellent at the RSPB site at Arne. Golf courses in nearby Studland and Wareham.
Sleeps 6 + 1 in 3 bedrooms; children 5+ welcome
Swift Cottage is attractively situated in a quiet lane of the small village of Langton Matravers amidst the beautiful countryside of the Isle of Purbeck. It is only a mile from the coast and is in a wonderful walking/cycling area with footpaths and bridleways leading from close to the cottage to the coastal path and nearby downs with wonderful coastal views. Only five minutes drive from the sandy beaches of the small resort of Swanage. Bird watching at nearby RSPB site at Arne. Good public house for meals and village shop within 5 minutes walk.
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 3 bedroom
Seascape stands within a stones throw of the sea and enjoys lovely open sea views from several rooms. These views are panoramic, extending across the whole bay, from Ballard Down on the East to the westward extremity of Peveril point. The sandy beach of Swanage bay is only a half minute walk away. Here visitors can enjoy swimming, paddling and boating.
Sleeps 5 (including a baby) in 3 bedrooms
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 Doomsday 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.
New House; Sleeping 6 in 3 bedrooms. Children aged 5+ welcome
Beautiful secluded stone house, in the centre of Langton Matravers, with lovely views of the downs, wonderful walking and cycling area. Public house, church and village shop within a few minutes walk. The beautiful Jurassic Coastline and sea at Dancing Ledge is a 20 minute walk away and the small resort of Swanage, with its lovely sandy beach, is within a 5 minute drive. This property has a wonderful English Country House feel. It has been furnished and equipped with great care to provide very charming accommodation. French doors open on to a beautiful courtyard and garden where visitors can relax. Parking for 3 cars.
Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
Lovely traditional stone cottage in the Isle of Purbeck - wonderful walking and cycling area with nearby coastline which is part of the wonderful Jurassic Coast. Village shop, public house and beautiful church within a few minutes walk. Only a short drive from the sandy beach of the small resort of Swanage and a 10 minute drive from the historic village of Corfe Castle.
This lovely stone cottage is beautifully situated in the grounds of Afflington Manor – a superb manor house, mentioned in the Domesday book, surrounded by beautiful gardens, lakes and farmland which is home to Alpacas, 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 which is renowned for the majestic ruins of the castle and pretty thatched cottages. Here there is a National Trust shop and tea rooms, a village shop with lots of local produce, restaurants and public houses. Visitors may enjoy pleasant walks directly from the cottage to the pretty Purbeck hill villages of Langton Matravers, Worth Matravers and Kingston where meals can be enjoyed and local ciders sampled. The Isle of Purbeck has a dramatic coastline with beautiful small bays. It is renowned for its fossils and is part of a “World Heritage Site’ known as the Jurassic Coast. The sandy beach of the small resort of Swanage is within a 10 minute drive and here there are traditional seaside entertainments such as Punch & Judy, pedalos and fishing as well as a diving school and various boating activities.
Afflington Manor Lodge is one of two adjoining stone cottages which date back over 200 years. It enjoys a secluded position and there are lovely views from the cottage over the surrounding attractive countryside. The cottage has just been completely renovated to provide attractive and comfortable accommodation for 5 people in three bedrooms. It has been furnished and equipped to a very high standard and is centrally heated. On the ground floor there is a lovely fitted kitchen equipped with an electric cooker, ceramic hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, refrigerator and freezer; a lovely bathroom with a bath, a large built in shower, basin and WC; a pretty sitting room furnished with comfortable sofas, a flat screen television/Freeview/DVD player and a wood burning stove so that visitors can relax in front of a real fire in colder weather; a lovely spacious, heated, conservatory with a dining area and further comfortable seating. Double doors open from here directly into the pretty garden. Upstairsthe cottage has three very attractive, charming bedrooms – one double room with a Queen size bed; a twin room and a single room. There are fitted wardrobes and all of the bedrooms have garden views. Central heating and electricity without extra charge. A travel cot and high chair can be provided if required. Visitors should be aware that this is a traditional property with low doorways. WiFi connection available.
The cottage has a pretty enclosed garden with a beautiful weeping willow tree, a large lawn and pretty borders. Visitors can open a gate which crosses a small stream and gives direct access to the fields and paths which can be followed across the farmland. Garden furniture is provided. There is a private parking area just outside of the garden gate where two cars can be parked. Bus service within 5 minutes walk; village stores and public house within two minutes drive. A newly installed astroturf tennis court is now available for visitors to hire by the hour.
Afflington Manor Lodge is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided free of charge at Afflington Manor Lodge. Afflington Manor Lodge 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 Lodge 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 - 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 Lodge has live availability and prices. Click on the start date to begin you booking. Booking information and options and extras available at Afflington Manor Lodge 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 Lodge has short break self catering holiday availability on the Purbeck. These are the short break periods.Afflington Manor Lodge Short Breaks 2017 28th October to 17th December Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks Afflington Manor Lodge Short Breaks 2018 6th January to 8th February Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks Afflington Manor Lodge Short Breaks 2018 17th February to 22nd March Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks Afflington Manor Lodge Short Breaks 2018 27th October to 20th December Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks
Pricing and Booking Notes for Afflington Manor LodgeArrival Time 15:00 Departure Time 10:00 Sleeps 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 1
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 Lodge 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 Lodge Corfe Castle, Dorset were updated on 16/09/2017 10:11:38
Afflington Manor Lodge has 58 days available for Purbeck self catering holidays from the 24th September 2017 to 31st December 2017. That means Afflington Manor Lodge is 41.41% booked for this holiday period with 5.9 weeks confirmed so far.