Honeypot Cottage
Double bedroom
Relax with the warmth from an open fire
Dining area
Twin bedroom with ensuite
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Honeypot Cottage - Corfe Castle

Isle of Purbeck, Dorset
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • This beautiful cottage is full of character and makes an ideal holiday retreat
  • Perfect for enjoying the glorious beaches of Studland and Swanage
  • Ideal for exploring the Purbeck Hills and the stunning Jurassic Coast
  • A wonderful holiday base for walkers, families, cyclists and nature-lovers
  • Visit Worborrow Bay, Kimmeridge and Brownsea Island
  • Take a trip back in time on the Swanage Steam Railway
Property code: IC064

Close to the heart of the picturesque village of Corfe Castle, this lovely 18th century Grade II listed stone cottage is a delightful base for guests exploring the Purbeck Hills or Jurassic Coast.

This Grade II listed stone cottage is situated in the picturesque village of Corfe Castle; a village nestled amongst the Purbeck Hills and renowned for its castle ruins, thatched cottages, teashops and public houses. Honeypot Cottage is within a five-minute stroll of the village square. This is a wonderful walking area and visitors can walk directly from the cottage across the common to join footpaths to the nearby downs and to the coastal path - two miles away. This dramatic area of coastline extending from Swanage to Weymouth is part of the Jurassic Coast; England's first natural World Heritage Site The four miles of sandy beach at Studland are within a 15-minute drive and the seaside resort of Swanage is within a ten-minute drive. Here, swimming, paddling, fishing, boating and diving can be enjoyed. Swanage and Corfe Castle are linked by a steam railway which offers a real step back in time.

Honeypot Cottage is one of a terrace of stone cottages dating back to 1780. It has recently been skilfully renovated to retain the original features of wooden beams, flagstone floors and attractive windows and doors. It has been furnished and equipped with great care to provide charming accommodation for four people in two bedrooms which is centrally heated and has secondary glazing at the front of the property. On the ground floor there is a sitting room with two comfortable sofas, an open fire, flat screen television with DVD player and Freeview, an elegant dining room with a circular table and chairs; a fitted kitchen equipped with an electric cooker and hob, microwave, dishwasher and refrigerator. A washing machine and freezer are also provided. There is also a ground floor WC with basin.

Narrow cottage stairs lead up to a beautiful double bedroom and a family bathroom which is newly equipped with bath, walk in shower, basin and WC. A doorway opens from the landing to fairly steep stairs which lead up to a spacious attic twin bedroom which extends across the length of the cottage and has attractive downland views in the distance. This room has a small en-suite shower room with restricted head room, equipped with a walk in shower, basin and WC. A travel cot and high chair can be made available. Central heating and electricity are without extra charge. A telephone and WiFi internet access is available

The cottage has a small enclosed garden at the rear of the cottage, and a lovely sun room with garden furniture. It is paved and has a gravel area which accommodates the garden furniture so that meals can be enjoyed in the sunshine. A garden gate offers direct access via a small pathway on to the Corfe Castle Common. Here, children can play games and this provides an attractive rural route to walk to the village centre. There is a small adventure play area for children within a five-minute walk. The cottage is situated on the main road which links Wareham and Swanage. Unallocated Off road parking is available for one car in front of the cottage. A regular bus service is within a few minutes walk.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

Please note there is a refundable £100 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 double, 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom with bath, walk-in shower and WC
  • 1 en-suite shower room, with restricted head room, with walk-in shower and WC
  • 1 ground-floor WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge
  • Washing machine and freezer are also provided
  • Open fire, TV/DVD in lounge
  • Enclosed rear garden with sun room with garden furniture
  • Unallocated off-road parking available for 1 car
  • Security deposit - £100 per booking
  • Fairly steep stairs lead up to attic bedroom
  • Central heating and electric included
  • Bed linen included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 small to medium sized dog welcome
  • Telephone access available
  • Within walking distance of the centre of Corfe Castle, 6 miles from Swanage

This property is personally managed by Claire.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 27 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Karen 15th June 2019

Delightful location, excellent amenities in Corfe Castle village. Pub opposite cottage, tasty meals. Parking directly outside. Within walking distance of steam railway and bus routes. Lots of places to explore. Beautiful beaches.

Reviewed by Robert 8th June 2019

It was our second time at the cottage excellent for walks with the dog, convenient for days out by bus or train and being able to park close to the property was a bonus.

Reviewed by Lisa 20th May 2019

The cottage is in a great location, it was clean and comfortable and we really enjoyed our stay there.

Reviewed by Colin 11th May 2019

This cottage is really well located and was very accurately described. The instant access straight out of the back garden on to the Common was so convenient for dog walking and was also the most pleasant walk into the village. The cottage was well equipped and everything worked well. Parking right outside the door was greatly appreciated. For walkiRead moreng and for quick access to the coast - this is an ideal village to be based in, very good amenities without industrial scale tourism. Hide

Reviewed by Barbara 6th April 2019

Honeypot cottage is a pretty and well maintained cottage in a ideal location. We really enjoyed our week there. It has a lovely little garden with a summerhouse. The village of Corfe Castle is very pretty with plenty of places to eat and a useful bakery. Of course don't forget the castle and railway to Swanage. I would definitely recommend this cotRead moretage. Hide

Reviewed by Andrew 9th March 2019

The cottage was all wed hoped for. Its location was our only problem as its on a very busy main road and we were constantly aware of traffic noise. The cottage is very cosy and well equipped and we loved the village itself. The owner provided everything we needed and its great for dog walks with the common behind.

Reviewed by Charlotte 23rd February 2019

Lovely cottage. Very well equipped.

Reviewed by Lisa 16th February 2019

Fantastic comfortable cottage with everything you would need. Only fault I could give it would be the main road it is on is very busy and noisy. Would like to pick the cottage up and move it to the quiet village behind. Parking could be an issue in the summer also, although we didnt have a problem it being February.

Reviewed by Tracey 8th February 2019

Perfect stay for my birthday celebrations! Honeypot Cottage was so cosy and Anneka was quick to reply to any questions we had. Our little puppy felt very at home and loved her daily walks at nearby Studland Bay. We cant wait to come back!

Reviewed by Lorraine 1st February 2019

The cottage was just perfect for a weekend escape. Great to find such a high standard and dog friendly. Booking process was easy and keysafe access was brilliant.Location is brilliant and close to the shops, pubs etc and to have the common just at the back was great for our dog. Plenty of cutlery/plates/cooking utensils and good range of cookware tRead moreoo (not usually the case). Spotlessly clean, and great to have milk (we'd forgotten ours) and some cake for an afternoon cuppa on arrival. Faultless. Hide

Reviewed by Robert 22nd December 2018

An ideal centrally located cottage for exploring Corfe Castle and the surrounding countryside. The steam train to Swanage and Wareham was a lovely experience and meant the car could be left at the cottage. We will certainly be returning in the Summer.

Reviewed by Francine 30th November 2018

A wonderful cottage in the heart of Corfe Castle, perfect for couples, small families and pets. Honeypot offers everything you need for your stay.

Reviewed by Martin 17th November 2018

A charming, cosy and well appointed cottage in a picturesque and friendly village. In easy reach of both countryside and beaches. Good pubs and dog friendliness everywhere. A relaxing and confortable place to visit.

Reviewed by Paul 3rd November 2018

Clean, tidy, well laid out, new white goods etc, no complaints. Except.... some indication of where bins were would help and when collection days are for general rubbish, glassware and recycled materials so each one could be put out the front.

Reviewed by Geoffrey Ayling May 2018

We had a lovely stay at Honeypot Cottage. The cottage was very homely & welcoming and everything was extremely clean & well equipped. Corfe Castle village is so beautiful & most of the pubs & tea rooms are dog friendly & served delicious food. Would definitely stay here again.

Reviewed by Peter Pitkin April 2017

Cottage was very well equipped and attractively decorated and there were two very good-sized bedrooms.

Reviewed by Liane Harris January 2017

such a beautiful cottage very clean and exactly as described in website. owner had left a nice note advising us of all local activities and places to eat and a nice cake !

Reviewed by Julie Knight November 2016

Well presented and equipped Cottage, perfect location for exploring the Dorset coast and surrounding area

Reviewed by Sue Taylor September 2016

Exceptionally well equipped & beautifully presented cottage in a perfect location. Top quality linen & towels & tasteful furnishings. Made to feel very welcome.

Reviewed by Malcolm Lemon February 2016

Delightful cottage furnished and equipped to a very high standard. The cottage has an open log fire which as it was February proved lovely and also atmospheric. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would recommend it as a winter getaway as there are plenty of good pubs for food nearby.

Reviewed by Barry Walker November 2015

Superb cottage, very well equipped for a perfect stay. Location excellent, walks from the door, pubs and shops to walk to. Would love to return!

Reviewed by Helen Richardson October 2015

We loved Honeypot Cottage, the owner has thought of everything! She even thought of things to do and the milk and cake were a lovely surprise. We most definitely will be returning next year, that's if its not already booked?

Reviewed by Anne Tyler August 2015

We really enjoyed our stay in this lovely cottage, would recommend. In particular the welcome card, information and cake were unexpected so a lovely surprise. Thank you.

Reviewed by Sarah Bryan August 2015

Return visit to this lovely cottage, well situated for Purbeck's many attractions including Corfe, Studland, Brownsea, Tynham and Worborrow Bay, Kimmeridge. No doubt - we will return!

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