Kingston Holiday Cottages Dorset

Kingston is a beautiful rural village on the hill overlooking Corfe Castle and a pleasant walk from the sea at Chapmans Pool. The village has an excellent public house as well as a beautiful church and a number of attractive stone built and thatched cottages. Kingston is only 35 minutes walk from Corfe Castle or Worth Matravers. The beaches at Swanage and Studland are within a short drive.

For more Purbeck holiday location information about Kingston Dorset visit the Kingston Holiday Information below the Kingston cottages.

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Dorset » Purbeck » Kingston

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
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. View The Chapel Kingston, Dorset

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Dorset » Purbeck » Kingston

Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
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. View Chapel Cottage Kingston, Dorset

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Traditional Dorset village on the hill above Corfe Castle and a few minutes drive from the beach at Swanage. Short walk from the coast at Chapmans Pool.

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Dorset » Purbeck » Kingston

Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
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. View Castleview Cottage Kingston, Dorset

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Kingston is a pretty village of stone cottages and a historic church. The village is best known for the public house which enjoys views over Corfe Castle.

To See and Do in Kingston

Walk to Chapmans Pool - Walk up through the village to the left of the village church and along the road through a woodland and down to a gate. Cross the gate and follow the track to where it curves sharply to the left around the hill. As to almost completely round the hill take a path marked for Chapmans Pool on the right. Follow signposts down to the beach.

Walk to Hounds Tout - Walk up through the village to the right of the village church into some woodlands. Continue along the quiet open road out of the woods and across open fields till you get to a small car parking area. Turn left after this parking area and down to a gate. Go through the gate and walk up to Hounds Tout which is marked with a burial mound and views along the purbeck coast.

Visit the Historic Church - Kingston has a beautiful historic church at the centre of the village and from the entrance there are views across the valley to Corfe Castle.

Eating and Drinking in Kingston

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Holiday Attractions & Activities

Swanage Steam Railway DorsetSwanage Steam Railway - A wonderful day out for the family with a step back in time to the age of steam. The Swanage Steam Railway offers a chance to learn about the trains and travel across Purbeck from Swanage to Corfe Castle by train. For more information visit

Studland Sea SchoolStudland Sea School - Studland Sea School we offer a wide range of kayaking tours and hire, kayak fishing, coasteering and snorkeling catering for all levels of ability. For more information visit

Purbeck Adventure Activities Go Ape - 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 .For more information visit

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Purbeck Walking Holiday

Many of our guests tell us about the lovely walks they enjoy in Purbeck and they range from short walks along the beach to exploring the whole of the Jurassic Coast. To help new visitors to the Isle of Purbeck we are preparing some simple instructions for suggested walks in the area. They include some ... Read more »

Houns-tout on the Purbeck Jurassic Coast

The following photographs show part of a lovely Purbeck walk out to the Jurassic Coast from Kingston in Dorset. The views from the sea are from Houns-tout and from here you can see along the coast to Chapmans Pool and St Alban’s Head (or St Aldhelms Head). The walk starts in Kingston where there is ... Read more »

August Holiday Reviews Purbeck Cottages

We have already received some lovely comments this August for self catering Purbeck holidays in July and August. Here is a selection added in the previous week. Click on any of the self catering Purbeck cottages to view more guest comments and information about the cottage. Speedwell – Worth Matravers, Dorset “Great views, great location, ... Read more »

Jurassic Coast

The Jurassic Coast is a wondrous place of beauty and adventure due to its dramatic scenery, enormous seascapes and palpable history displayed in the fossils and the signs of smuggling and hand quarrying. A number of the best loved and most dramatic Jurassic Coast locations are found on the coast of Purbeck and include Dancing Ledge, ... Read more »

Purbeck Holiday Photos

For photos of Purbeck and the Jurassic Coast try our new Isle of Purbeck Photo Gallery. Each photo comes with extra information about the place and what you will see there. You can use it to get ideas on where to go when visiting Purbeck. We will also be adding new photographs of Purbeck every ... Read more »

Kingston Holiday Cottage Dorset

Castleview Cottage in Kingston is a new self catering cottage in the pretty hilltop village of Kingston on the Isle of Purbeck. This attractive stone built cottage has views of Corfe Castle and over to the Purbeck hills. Kingston in Dorset is an attractive holiday destination in Purbeck and is within a pleasant walk of ... Read more »

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