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.
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 5 plus a baby in 3 bedrooms;
Lovely traditional Purbeck stone cottage in beautiful countryside with stunning open views of the dramatic ruins of Corfe Castle - a wonderful site as it stands majestically in the distance. Large cottage garden. Fantastic walking and cycling area with almost immediate access to footpaths and bridleways leading to Corfe Castle and the wonderful downs that link the coastal villages of Lulworth, Kimmeridge and Studland. East access to the costal path which is part of the renowned Jurassic Coast. The sandy beaches of Swanage are within a 10 minute drive. Great area for bird watching – nearby RSPB sites at Arne and Studland. Good public house for meals within 12 minutes walk.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
New Cottage; Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms;
Green Leas is situated in the Purbeck village of Langton Matravers and is in a lovely walking area - less than a 10 minute walk of Priests Way and within a 15 minute walk of the coastal path and the sea at Dancing Ledge. The sandy beach of the small coastal resort of Swanage is only 3 or 4 minutes drive away. Langton Matravers has a village shop, public house, small museum and lovely church.
This charming traditional stone cottage stands in the small hamlet of Acton, almost surrounded by National Trust land, amidst the beautiful Purbeck Hills. It is a ‘nature lover’s dream’ with a rich range of birds, butterflies and wildflowers. This is a wonderful walking and cycling area with paths and bridleways directly from the door. The sea at Dancing Ledge is a 15 to 20 minute walk away as are the villages of Langton Matravers and Worth Matravers. Nearby Priests Way - an ancient pathway used by priests travelling between Worth Matravers and Swanage, also provides a fairly direct path for walkers and cyclists. The nearby coastal path offers the most wonderful views and forms part of the South West Coast Path. The lovely sandy beach of Swanage is within a 5 minute drive and here swimming, paddling, boating diving and fishing can be enjoyed. Swanage steam railway links the town with the historic and picturesque village of Corfe Castle.
Highland Cottage provides a wonderful retreat away from busy roads. It is a cosy traditional quarryman’s cottage which stands at the end of a small terrace and enjoys lovely views from the upper floor across fields towards the coast. Original features have been retained. It has been furnished and equipped with care to provide attractive and comfortable accommodation for two people. On the ground floor there is an open plan living area with original beams and a flagstone floor with a sofa, flat screen television/Freeview/DVD and wood burning stove; a small dining area with a granite topped table by a window; a fitted kitchen equipped with an oak worktop, a butler sink, an electric cooker, 2 ring hob, microwave and refrigerator with ice box.
Steep open tread stairs, with a rope bannister, wind up to the upper floor where there is a lovely double bedroom with windows on both sides of the room and views across fields towards the coast; a well equipped shower room with a built in shower, basin and w.c. The cottage is warmed with a combination of storage heaters, electric heaters and the wood burning stove. WiFi internet can be made available. Please be aware that the steep stairs in the cottage are unsuitable for anyone with agility issues.
At the front of the Highland Cottage there is a walled and paved courtyard with an ungated open entrance. This is an attractive place to relax and garden furniture is provided so that meals can be enjoyed in the sunshine. Visitors can stop on the unmade track beside the cottage to unpack their car, and a parking space is available in the quiet lane within a short walk. Low slung vehicles need to extra care on this path. A regular bus service is within a 5 minute walk offering direct access to Swanage, Corfe Castle, Wareham and Poole - making this an ideal cottage for visitors wishing to leave their car at home. Public house and village shop available in Langton Matravers and in Worth Matravers there is ‘The Square & Compass’ renowned for its local beers and ciders plus coastal views.
Highland Cottage is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided at a charge of £12.00 at Highland Cottage. Highland Cottage is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Saturday to Saturday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 14:30 and the normal departure time is 10:00. Short break weekend and midweek self catering holidays are available from 6th January 2017 to 31st March 2017 and 30th October 2017 to 17th December 2017.
Highland Cottage - Swanage Dorset
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|Highland Cottage Prices Per Week|
|06 January - 31 March 2017 - £299||01 April - 21 April 2017 - £379||22 April - 28 April 2017 - £299|
|29 April - 05 May 2017 - £325||06 May - 12 May 2017 - £325||13 May - 19 May 2017 - £369|
|20 May - 26 May 2017 - £375||27 May - 02 June 2017 - £445||03 June - 09 June 2017 - £439|
|10 June - 16 June 2017 - £449||17 June - 23 June 2017 - £489||24 June - 30 June 2017 - £489|
|01 July - 07 July 2017 - £499||08 July - 14 July 2017 - £529||15 July - 21 July 2017 - £529|
|22 July - 25 August 2017 - £559||26 August - 01 September 2017 - £529||02 September - 08 September 2017 - £445|
|09 September - 15 September 2017 - £425||16 September - 22 September 2017 - £379||23 September - 29 September 2017 - £345|
|30 September - 20 October 2017 - £299||21 October - 27 October 2017 - £335||28 October - 17 December 2017 - £299|
|21 December - 11 January 2018 - £449|
Highland Cottage has live availability and prices. Click on the start date to begin you booking. Booking information and options and extras available at Highland Cottage are detailed below.Booking Fee £19.75 per booking Pets (No. of) £29.99 per week Towels (Bath & Hand Towel) £0.00 per person per week WiFi Internet £12.00 per week Heating & Electricity Free of chargeBed Linen Free of chargeBooking Deposit 25% (min £125.00)of cottage rental Security Bond None at Highland Cottage
Highland Cottage has short break self catering holiday availability on the Purbeck. These are the short break periods.Highland Cottage Short Breaks 2017 6th January to 31th March Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks Highland Cottage Short Breaks 2017 30th October to 17th December Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks
Pricing and Booking Notes for Highland CottageArrival Time 14:30 Departure Time 10:00 Sleeps 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms 1
The village of Acton in Dorset is a historic hamlet located between Swanage and Worth Matravers and is mostly comprised of small stone cottages. The location places you at the heart of Purbeck and within walking distance of some of the most interesting sites.
Acton is only a few hundred yards from the Priests Way that links Swanage with Worth Matravers and this well marked trail makes a pleasant walk to the celebrated Square and Compass public house at Worth Matravers where a true Dorset atmosphere and frequent folk music events can be enjoyed through out the year. A pasty and a pint in the sun is a great way to enjoy a sunny lunch time at 'The Square'.
Acton is affords excellent access to the numerous coastal sites along this part of Purbeck such as Winspit and Dancing Ledge as well as the very attractive coastal path. It is also possible to follow the coastal path to Kimmeridge to the West or past Swanage and on to Studland in the East.
The closest shop to Acton is in Langton Matravers which is only a short walk away. The village store keeps a good range of essential and Langton Matravers also has two public houses and the Ship Inn does lunches and dinners.
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 Highland Cottage Public Transport Purbeck Dorset »
For walking information on Purbeck Dorset visit Purbeck Walking Holiday Information »
One well behaved small/medium sized dog welcome, although please note that the paved garden is not fully enclosed.
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