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 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 bridgeways 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
This traditional stone cottage is attractively situated in the small hamlet of Acton amidst the rolling hills of beautiful Isle of Purbeck countryside and is within a five minute drive of the sandy beach at Swanage.
New Cottage; 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.
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 Swange is also within a 15 minute drive where there is also a long sandy beach.
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. Below the castle there is a pretty square with an exceptional bakers, a sweet shop, two public houses and a National Trust tea shop serving delicious cream teas. The wonderful beaches of the sandy peninsular of Studland are within a 10 minute drive, as are the more lively entertainments of the beach resort of Swanage. This is in a marvellous walking area with panoramic coastal views from the downs. Visitors can stroll directly from the cottage to the downs and follow paths to the coast at Swanage and Studland or towards the pretty coastal villages of Kimmeridge and Lulworth.
Penny Cottage is a lovely traditional Dorset cottage with a thatched roof, exposed Purbeck stone walls, many beams and a wonderful inglenook fireplace. It is one of a small terrace of stone cottages and has been furnished and equipped with great care. It is centrally heated and partially double glazed. The cottage has been skilfully extended to provide a spacious, light and airy, open plan kitchen equipped with attractive fitted units, an electric cooker and gas hob, an integral microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and fridge freezer. There is a particularly pleasant dining area with large windows and a French door which opens into the pretty garden at the rear of the cottage. The sitting room is a charming, spacious room with comfortable sofas and a beautiful inglenook fire place. There is a a small dining table for more intimate meals plus a television/Freeview/DVD player. On the ground floor there is also a modern well equipped bathroom with a bath, overhead shower, w.c. and basin. Stairs lead up from the hallway to a pretty double bedroom. This room is furnished in a traditional style with a king size bed, attractive beams and with views of the purbeck hills. There is also a pleasant bunk bedroom for children. (Height above the upper bunk is restricted to two feet). Plus a cloakroom with w.c and basin. Heating and electricity are included without extra charge. Wifi internet connection available.
The cottage has is a pretty enclosed garden at the rear with garden furniture. The patio is a real sun trap. (We regret it is not possible to have a barbecue or open fire in the garden due to the fire risk with the thatched roof). Within a 2 minute walk there is a regular bus service to Swanage, Wareham and Poole with links to a good train service to London and Weymouth. Visitors may also enjoy taking the steam train from Corfe Castle to Swanage. A special permit is available for free parking in the village car park which is within a 5 minute walk. General stores, bakers, post office, telephone, public house and two good restaurants within a 3 minute walk.
Penny Cottage is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided at a charge of £10 at Penny Cottage. Penny 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 and 1st November 2014 to 19th December 2014.
Penny Cottage - Corfe Castle, Dorset
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|Penny Cottage Prices Per Week|
|30 August - 12 September 2014 - £565||13 September - 19 September 2014 - £455||20 September - 26 September 2014 - £365|
|27 September - 03 October 2014 - £299||04 October - 10 October 2014 - £299||11 October - 17 October 2014 - £299|
|01 November - 19 December 2014 - £299||21 December - 27 December 2014 - £525||28 December - 03 January 2015 - £525|
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. www.greyhoundcorfe.co.uk
Clealls Village Shop - The newly reimagined grocery shop in Corfe Castle was made famous by Mary Queen of Shops (BBC TV) and now offers an great range of local food as well as daily essentials. Clealls now also have a little coffee shop with a wide range of local tourist information. You can pop in for a coffee and see what is happening locally. For more information visit the Clealls website clealls.co.uk.
Oliver's Cafe Bistro, Corfe Castle - Corfe Castle coffee shop and bistro with lovely atmosphere. - coffeeatolivers.com
The Sweet Shop, Corfe Castle -A traditional sweet shop selling a wide range of weight out sweets and confectionery from a stone built shop on the edge of the square in centre of Corfe Castle. This pretty little shop also strives to find thesweets we remember from our childhood but we also sells a range of luxury chocolates. In order that no one misses out there is also has a range of sugar free sweets, chocolates and biscuits as well as a diabetic Ice cream. The Sweet Shop is also one of the centres of village life in Corfe Castle as it is where many people go to pick up their daily news paper or a magazine.
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/
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