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 has two good public houses for meals plus local beers and ciders within 5 minutes walk.
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.
New Cottage; Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms
This pretty stone cottage is beautifully situated, in a quiet lane, in the picturesque conservation village of Corfe Castle, nestled amongst the rolling hills of the Isle of Purbeck – An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are lovely views from the cottage garden of the dramatic ruins of the castle which stands majestically above the village. The delightful village square is within 10 minutes walk.
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 Cottage; Sleeps 5 + 1 in 3 bedrooms (maximum of 4 adults)
Clematis Cottage is beautifully situated in the charming village of Worth Matravers amongst the lovely rolling Purbeck hills. This is conservation village in "An area of outstanding natural beauty" within a 20 minute walk of the sea. The village is renowned for its stone cottages, pretty duck pond, tea shop/bistro and traditional public house where local ciders can be enjoyed by open fires or whilst enjoying the wonderful sea views in summer.
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 6 in 3 bedrooms
Brantwood is a charming Victorian villa close to the centre of the seaside resort of Swanage Dorset. This beautifully equipped holiday home is within a 10 to 15 minute walk of the sandy beach at Swanage. It has a south facing walled garden and a parking space available. Public house, general stores and good bus service all within a 5 minutes walk.
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.
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.
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 £12.00 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 31st October 2016 to 18th December 2016, 7th January 2017 to 10th February 2017, 18th February 2017 to 3rd March 2017, 11th March 2017 to 24th March 2017 and 11th November 2017 to 15th December 2017.
Penny Cottage - Corfe Castle Dorset
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|Penny Cottage Prices Per Week|
|22 October - 28 October 2016 - £505||29 October - 21 December 2016 - £309||07 January - 10 February 2017 - £312|
|11 February - 17 February 2017 - £373||18 February - 03 March 2017 - £312||11 March - 24 March 2017 - £312|
|01 April - 21 April 2017 - £549||22 April - 28 April 2017 - £359||06 May - 12 May 2017 - £425|
|13 May - 19 May 2017 - £455||20 May - 26 May 2017 - £469||03 June - 09 June 2017 - £535|
|10 June - 16 June 2017 - £545||17 June - 23 June 2017 - £571||01 July - 07 July 2017 - £699|
|08 July - 14 July 2017 - £732||15 July - 21 July 2017 - £756||22 July - 28 July 2017 - £885|
|12 August - 25 August 2017 - £885||09 September - 15 September 2017 - £509||23 September - 29 September 2017 - £365|
|30 September - 20 October 2017 - £312||21 October - 27 October 2017 - £515||28 October - 03 November 2017 - £312|
|11 November - 15 December 2017 - £312|
Penny Cottage has live availability and prices. Click on the start date to begin you booking. Booking information and options and extras available at Penny Cottage are detailed below.Booking Fee £19.75 per booking Towels (Bath & Hand Towel) £4.29 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 £100 per booking
Penny Cottage has short break self catering holiday availability on the Purbeck. These are the short break periods.Penny Cottage Short Breaks 2016 31th October to 18th December Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks Penny Cottage Short Breaks 2017 7th January to 10th February Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks Penny Cottage Short Breaks 2017 18th February to 3rd March Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks Penny Cottage Short Breaks 2017 11th March to 24th March Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks Penny Cottage Short Breaks 2017 11th November to 15th December Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks
Pricing and Booking Notes for Penny CottageArrival Time 14:30 Departure Time 10:00 Sleeps 4 Bedrooms 2 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 Penny Cottage Public Transport Purbeck Dorset »
For walking information on Purbeck Dorset visit Purbeck Walking Holiday Information »
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The cottage description, photos and cottage details for Penny Cottage Corfe Castle, Dorset were updated on 14/10/2016 11:44:15
Penny Cottage has 33 days available for Purbeck self catering holidays from the 24th October 2016 to 31st December 2016. That means Penny Cottage is 52.17% booked for this holiday period with 5.1 weeks confirmed so far.