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3 Star Cottage; Sleeps 6 in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome

Coastguard Cottage is beautifully situated in a truly exceptional position, on the cliff top of St. Albans Head, surrounded by the wonderful rolling hills and countryside of the Isle of Purbeck, with views of the sea and of the spectacular Jurassic coastline both westwards and eastwards. From the cottage enjoy beautiful coastal walks and miles of cycling along quiet lanes and bridleways. A wonderful spot for bird watching and the sandy beach of Swanage is within a 15 minute drive. This Purbeck Dorset cottage at Worth Matravers sleeps 6 people in 4 bedrooms. Coastguard Cottage has availability and prices for self catering holidays in 2018. Read full description

Walks
Pub
30min
Beach
20min
Walking
Area
Views
Rural Views
Sea Views
Outdoors
Garden
Entertainment
TV
+ Freeview
WiFi
Internet
Cottage Heating
Open
Fire
Woodburning
Stove
Cottage Kitchen
Electric
Oven
Electric
Hob
Fridge
Freezer
Cottage Bathroom
2 WCs
Cottage Laundry
Washing
Machine
Ground Floor Facilities
Ground
Floor WC

Coastguard Cottage Booking / Availability

5 Jan - 8 Feb 2018
489 per week
9 Feb - 15 Feb 2018
585 per week
16 Feb - 22 Mar 2018
499 per week
23 Mar - 29 Mar 2018
775 per week
30 Mar - 5 Apr 2018
875 per week
6 Apr - 12 Apr 2018
869 per week
13 Apr - 26 Apr 2018
514 per week
27 Apr - 3 May 2018
589 per week
4 May - 10 May 2018
625 per week
11 May - 17 May 2018
659 per week
18 May - 24 May 2018
665 per week
25 May - 31 May 2018
1385 per week
1 Jun - 7 Jun 2018
813 per week
8 Jun - 14 Jun 2018
819 per week
15 Jun - 21 Jun 2018
825 per week
22 Jun - 28 Jun 2018
895 per week
29 Jun - 5 Jul 2018
1009 per week
6 Jul - 12 Jul 2018
1199 per week
13 Jul - 19 Jul 2018
1375 per week
20 Jul - 26 Jul 2018
1495 per week
27 Jul - 30 Aug 2018
1565 per week
31 Aug - 6 Sep 2018
895 per week
7 Sep - 13 Sep 2018
835 per week
14 Sep - 20 Sep 2018
756 per week
21 Sep - 27 Sep 2018
699 per week
28 Sep - 11 Oct 2018
549 per week
12 Oct - 18 Oct 2018
565 per week
19 Oct - 25 Oct 2018
879 per week
26 Oct - 20 Dec 2018
489 per week
21 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
1195 per week

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Coastguard Cottage has live availability and prices.

Booking Fee £22.95 per booking Cot & High Chair £13.49 per week Pets (No. of) £31.00 per week Towels (Bath & Hand Towel) £4.35 per person per week Heating & Electricity Free of chargeBed Linen Free of chargeBooking Deposit 25% cottage rental (£249.00 min) Security Bond £100 per booking

Coastguard Cottage has short break self catering holiday availability on Purbeck. These are the short break periods.

Coastguard Cottage Short Breaks 2018 5th January to 8th February Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks Coastguard Cottage Short Breaks 2018 16th February to 22nd March Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks Coastguard Cottage Short Breaks 2018 26th October to 20th December Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks

Pricing and Booking Notes for Coastguard Cottage

Arrival Time 18:00 Departure Time 13:00 Sleeps 6 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 1
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Korine Bishop -
The location and the Cottage is amazing. This was our 6th visit and the views always amaze me. The Cottage is very clean and tidy and we love the Aga. Great place if you just want to get away from the world. - Dec 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Sarah Hollingsworth -
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Coastguards Cottage. A truly unique and very special location. We hope to return. - Nov 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Pamela Cragg -
Coastguard Cottage was awarded a 5 star review by Pamela Cragg - Nov 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Nic Lindsell -
Simply fantastic time in this beautifully remote spot the cottage is well appointed, spacious yet still cosy, with views to die for and walks to challenge you. If you want to get away from it all then this is the perfect place to visit. We'll be back soon, thank you. - Oct 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Jayne Owen -
We had a wonderful week at Coastguard Cottage and loved the remoteness. - Jul 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Giuliana Darabi -
Coastguard Cottage was awarded a 5 star review by Giuliana Darabi - Jan 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

J Shakesby -
Coastguard Cottage was awarded a 5 star review by J Shakesby - Mar 2016 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Seth Price -
Beautiful cottage and location - perfectly equipped, warm, cozy... Drive in was an adventure in the dark (when you take a wrong turning), but well worth it. Absolutely recommend the place (even when the weather is bad; we were there during storm Imogen) . - Feb 2016 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Clare Cox Hughes -
Coastguard Cottage was awarded a 5 star review by Clare Cox Hughes - Feb 2016 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

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Swift Cottage Langton Matravers Purbeck
Swift Cottage Langton Matravers Purbeck

Swift Cottage

Langton Matravers Purbeck

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.

Afflington Manor Lodge Corfe Castle Purbeck
Afflington Manor Lodge Corfe Castle Purbeck

Afflington Manor Lodge

Corfe Castle Purbeck

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.

Inglenook Cottage Swanage Purbeck
Inglenook Cottage Swanage Purbeck

Inglenook Cottage

Swanage Purbeck

New Cottage; Sleeps 5 + 1 child in 3 bedrooms;
This lovely grade II listed stone cottage stands close to the centre of Swanage and is less than a 5 minute walk from the beach. Here the golden sand gently slopes into the water making it ideal for paddling and swimming. The town centre is a 3 minute walk away and is particularly pleasant with its small shops, various restaurants, cafes and public houses.

My Home on The Pond Cottage Swanage Purbeck
My Home on The Pond Cottage Swanage Purbeck

My Home on The Pond

Swanage Purbeck

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.

Central Villa Swanage Purbeck
Central Villa Swanage Purbeck

Central Villa

Swanage Purbeck

Sleeps 6 in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome
Central Villa is attractively situated in a small lane in the centre of the lovely seaside town of Swanage. The sea is less than a 2 minute walk away. Swanage is renowned for its sandy beach and beautiful bay set amidst wonderful Purbeck countryside. This is part of the Jurassic coast and is a fantastic walking area. The coastal path, which is only 2 minutes walk away, leads westwards to the pretty Dorset villages of Langton & Worth Matravers, Kimmeridge and Lulworth.

Afflington Manor Cottage Corfe Castle Purbeck
Afflington Manor Cottage Corfe Castle Purbeck

Afflington Manor Cottage

Corfe Castle Purbeck

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.

Hill View Cottage Langton Matravers Purbeck
Hill View Cottage Langton Matravers Purbeck

Hill View Cottage

Langton Matravers Purbeck

Sleeps 5 plus a baby in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
Hill View Cottage has views across the Purbeck Hills from many of its windows, and provides very comfortable and attractive accommodation for five across three bedrooms. It is in an exceptionally good walking and cycling area, and is located within a short walk of a public house, village church and small shop. Fully renovated with great care in 2017, Hill View has a well equipped kitchen and open plan dining / living space, with a beautiful wood burner making a central focus, around which comfortable sofas are placed. Upstairs there are two bedrooms as well as a pretty single room, plus a newly installed shower room. The south facing garden is enclosed and has garden furniture and a BBQ, so guests can enjoy eating al fresco.

Burr Bank Cottage Langton Matravers Purbeck
Burr Bank Cottage Langton Matravers Purbeck

Burr Bank

Langton Matravers Purbeck

Sleeps 7 plus a baby in 4 bedrooms
Wonderful views over countryside to the Purbeck Hills from this comfortable and spacious house. Burr Bank stands close to the centre of the charming traditional Purbeck village of Langton Matravers. It is within a few minutes walk of the handsome church, village shop, small museum and public house. Stay in to enjoy the garden and gaze over fields, woods and hills or go out to explore the delightful coast and countryside of Purbeck. A fabulous network of footpaths and bridleways invites exploration - the south west coast path at Dancing Ledge is one mile over the fields. Sandy beaches at Studland (5 miles) and Swanage (2 miles).

Chapel Cottage Kingston Purbeck
Chapel Cottage Kingston Purbeck

Chapel Cottage

Kingston 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 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.

Wyncott Cottage Corfe Castle Purbeck
Wyncott Cottage Corfe Castle Purbeck

Wyncott Cottage

Corfe Castle Purbeck

Sleeps 6 + 1 child in 4 bedrooms
This delightful traditional stone cottage stands in a peaceful lane within a few minutes walk of both wonderful open countryside and the historic castle and central square of the picturesque village of Corfe Castle. The attractive square is a lovely spot with a number of small shops - these include a National Trust gift shop, a local bakers for wonderful breads, cakes and lunchtime rolls, a traditional sweet shop; a general stores offering a wide range of local produce plus public houses, and a number of tea shops and restaurants.

Priory Farm Cottage East Holme Lulworth Purbeck
Priory Farm Cottage East Holme Lulworth Purbeck

Priory Farm Cottage

East Holme Lulworth Purbeck

New Cottage; Sleeps 5 plus a baby in 3 bedrooms;
Priory Farm Cottage is a 'chocolate box' traditional thatched cottage surrounded by beautiful countryside and within a 10 minute drive of the sea at Lulworth. Here swimming, fishing trips, rib riides and the 'fossil forrest' can be enjoyed. There are also wonderful walks with the coast path extending westwards to Weymouth and eastwards to Studland. The cottage is furnished and equipped to a high standard. There is a 'king size' master bedroom, a smaller double bedroom and a charming single room. Outside there is a lovely fenced garden with large lawns and a patio area for enjoying meals plus a play area for children.

Castleview Cottage Kingston Purbeck
Castleview Cottage Kingston Purbeck

Castleview Cottage

Kingston Purbeck

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.

Vine Cottage Studland Purbeck
Vine Cottage Studland Purbeck

Vine Cottage

Studland Purbeck

New Cottage; Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms including a baby
Vine Cottage is a pretty thatched holiday cottage within a 1 minute walk of the sandy beach of Studland in the Isle of Purbeck. This traditional cottage has been equipped and furnished with care to provide very attractive and comfortable accommodation. Studland is 'An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' protected by the National Trust and there are over 4 miles of sandy beaches to enjoy. This is also a wonderful walking and cycling area. The coastal path from Studland, passes Old Harry Rocks and leads onwards to the small coastal resort of Swanage. Restaurant and public house plus beach cafe all within 5 minutes walk.

Willow Cottage Langton Matravers Purbeck
Willow Cottage Langton Matravers Purbeck

Willow Cottage

Langton Matravers Purbeck

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.

Green Leas Cottage Langton Matravers Purbeck
Green Leas Cottage Langton Matravers Purbeck

Green Leas

Langton Matravers Purbeck

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.

Flagstones Cottage Langton Matravers Purbeck
Flagstones Cottage Langton Matravers Purbeck

Flagstones

Langton Matravers Purbeck

New House; Sleeping 6 in 3 bedrooms. Children aged 5+ welcome
Beautiful secluded stone house, in the centre of Langton Matravers, with lovely views of the downs, wonderful walking and cycling area. Public house, church and village shop within a few minutes walk. The beautiful Jurassic Coastline and sea at Dancing Ledge is a 20 minute walk away and the small resort of Swanage, with its lovely sandy beach, is within a 5 minute drive. This property has a wonderful English Country House feel. It has been furnished and equipped with great care to provide very charming accommodation. French doors open on to a beautiful courtyard and garden where visitors can relax. Parking for 3 cars.

Seascape Cottage Swanage Purbeck
Seascape Cottage Swanage Purbeck

Seascape

Swanage Purbeck

New Cottage; Sleeps 6 in 3 bedroom
Seascape stands within a stones throw of the sea and enjoys lovely open sea views from several rooms. These views are panoramic, extending across the whole bay, from Ballard Down on the East to the westward extremity of Peveril point. The sandy beach of Swanage bay is only a half minute walk away. Here visitors can enjoy swimming, paddling and boating.

Tudor Rose Cottage Langton Matravers Purbeck
Tudor Rose Cottage Langton Matravers Purbeck

Tudor Rose Cottage

Langton Matravers Purbeck

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 public house with meals, local beers and ciders within 5 minutes walk.

Russett Cottage Corfe Castle Purbeck
Russett Cottage Corfe Castle Purbeck

Russett Cottage

Corfe Castle Purbeck

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.

Clematis Cottage Worth Matravers Purbeck
Clematis Cottage Worth Matravers Purbeck

Clematis Cottage

Worth Matravers Purbeck

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.

Coastguard Cottage is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided at Coastguard Cottage. Coastguard Cottage is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Friday to Friday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 18:00 and the normal departure time is 13:00. Short break weekend and midweek self catering holidays are available from 5th January 2018 to 8th February 2018, 16th February 2018 to 22nd March 2018 and 26th October 2018 to 20th December 2018.

Coastguard Cottage Guest Comments

Reviews and feedback for Coastguard Cottage and holidays on Purbeck

31 Guest Reviews for Coastguard Cottage
5 Stars - (22)
Korine Bishop - Dec 2017

The location and the Cottage is amazing. This was our 6th visit and the views always amaze me. The Cottage is very clean and tidy and we love the Aga. Great place if you just want to get away from the world. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Sarah Hollingsworth - Nov 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Coastguards Cottage. A truly unique and very special location. We hope to return. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Pamela Cragg - Nov 2017

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Nic Lindsell - Oct 2017

Simply fantastic time in this beautifully remote spot the cottage is well appointed, spacious yet still cosy, with views to die for and walks to challenge you. If you want to get away from it all then this is the perfect place to visit. We'll be back soon, thank you. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Jayne Owen - Jul 2017

We had a wonderful week at Coastguard Cottage and loved the remoteness. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Giuliana Darabi - Jan 2017

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

J Shakesby - Mar 2016

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Seth Price - Feb 2016

Beautiful cottage and location - perfectly equipped, warm, cozy... Drive in was an adventure in the dark (when you take a wrong turning), but well worth it. Absolutely recommend the place (even when the weather is bad; we were there during storm Imogen) . Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Clare Cox Hughes - Feb 2016

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Clare M Hoggett - Jul 2015

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Helen Perry - Jun 2015

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Jan Page - Mar 2015

Lovely warm spacious cottage. We loved the location and the views. Children loved to help make the fire (though it was warm enough without). They also loved the games room. The aga was easy to use (we had never used one before). Thoroughly recommend cottage. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Tina McIntyre - Mar 2015

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Shirley Lunn - Jan 2015

A beautiful, traditionally furnished cottage in a superb location. We loved being so close to nature and found this an ideal place for bird watching and photography. NB Follow the printed directions, don't trust your satnav - ours tried to take us down a footpath! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Jonathan Stone - Dec 2014

Coastguard cottage was a warm haven from the storm that was raging when we arrived! We all loved the cleanliness and log fires and aga cooker. The kids loved the games room!! I will be returning - that is probably the best recommendation! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Steve Best - Nov 2014

A lovely isolated place to stay, with amazing views and right on the coastal path. The track to the cottage is pretty bumpy and long, but it's well worth it! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

S Rogowski - Oct 2014

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Patrick Geldhof - Aug 2014

We had 2 marvellous weeks in the coastguard cottage. The weather was great and the surroundings of outstanding beauty. The house offered all the comfort we needed and after returning from a days walk, we've enjoyed the garden with its beautiful views. Thanks for the excellent service we've received. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Korine Bishop - Jun 2014

Beautiful cottage in a stunning location. Had the best week and will be booking again next year. Thankyou Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Sarah Vile - Apr 2014

Spectacular experience - the views from every window are amazing. The kitchen is very warm and comfy thanks to the Aga, and all the bedrooms are comfortable. We really enjoyed making a fire at night. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Peter Stanger - Oct 2013

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Jochen Briel - Sep 2013

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

4 Stars - (6)
Carl Ernsting - Jan 2016

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Maria J L Kieft - Nov 2015

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Elizabeth Parker - Oct 2015

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Emma O'halloran - Aug 2015

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Simon Willmoth - Aug 2015

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Robert Selby - Apr 2014

The location is outstanding and just what we were looking for, we saw the Peregrine Falcon and the Hares came very close to the cottage. Take good walking boots and enjoy the world class landscape. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

3 Stars - (3)
Jason Gillette - Aug 2017

Cottage Rating: 3 Stars

Jane Brueton - Mar 2017

Cottage Rating: 3 Stars

Tess lindfield - Jun 2015

A wonderful location which is worth the rocky road to get here. Fabulous views, wLks and birds. Very special. Cottage Rating: 3 Stars

2 Stars
1 Stars
Korine Bishop - Dec 2017

The location and the Cottage is amazing. This was our 6th visit and the views always amaze me. The Cottage is very clean and tidy and we love the Aga. Great place if you just want to get away from the world. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Sarah Hollingsworth - Nov 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Coastguards Cottage. A truly unique and very special location. We hope to return. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Pamela Cragg - Nov 2017

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Nic Lindsell - Oct 2017

Simply fantastic time in this beautifully remote spot the cottage is well appointed, spacious yet still cosy, with views to die for and walks to challenge you. If you want to get away from it all then this is the perfect place to visit. We'll be back soon, thank you. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Jayne Owen - Jul 2017

We had a wonderful week at Coastguard Cottage and loved the remoteness. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Giuliana Darabi - Jan 2017

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

J Shakesby - Mar 2016

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Seth Price - Feb 2016

Beautiful cottage and location - perfectly equipped, warm, cozy... Drive in was an adventure in the dark (when you take a wrong turning), but well worth it. Absolutely recommend the place (even when the weather is bad; we were there during storm Imogen) . Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Clare Cox Hughes - Feb 2016

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Carl Ernsting - Jan 2016

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Maria J L Kieft - Nov 2015

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Elizabeth Parker - Oct 2015

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Emma O'halloran - Aug 2015

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Simon Willmoth - Aug 2015

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Clare M Hoggett - Jul 2015

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Helen Perry - Jun 2015

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Jan Page - Mar 2015

Lovely warm spacious cottage. We loved the location and the views. Children loved to help make the fire (though it was warm enough without). They also loved the games room. The aga was easy to use (we had never used one before). Thoroughly recommend cottage. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Tina McIntyre - Mar 2015

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Shirley Lunn - Jan 2015

A beautiful, traditionally furnished cottage in a superb location. We loved being so close to nature and found this an ideal place for bird watching and photography. NB Follow the printed directions, don't trust your satnav - ours tried to take us down a footpath! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Jonathan Stone - Dec 2014

Coastguard cottage was a warm haven from the storm that was raging when we arrived! We all loved the cleanliness and log fires and aga cooker. The kids loved the games room!! I will be returning - that is probably the best recommendation! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Steve Best - Nov 2014

A lovely isolated place to stay, with amazing views and right on the coastal path. The track to the cottage is pretty bumpy and long, but it's well worth it! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

S Rogowski - Oct 2014

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Patrick Geldhof - Aug 2014

We had 2 marvellous weeks in the coastguard cottage. The weather was great and the surroundings of outstanding beauty. The house offered all the comfort we needed and after returning from a days walk, we've enjoyed the garden with its beautiful views. Thanks for the excellent service we've received. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Korine Bishop - Jun 2014

Beautiful cottage in a stunning location. Had the best week and will be booking again next year. Thankyou Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Robert Selby - Apr 2014

The location is outstanding and just what we were looking for, we saw the Peregrine Falcon and the Hares came very close to the cottage. Take good walking boots and enjoy the world class landscape. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Sarah Vile - Apr 2014

Spectacular experience - the views from every window are amazing. The kitchen is very warm and comfy thanks to the Aga, and all the bedrooms are comfortable. We really enjoyed making a fire at night. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Peter Stanger - Oct 2013

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Jochen Briel - Sep 2013

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

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Coastguard Cottage Holiday Availability

Popular Holiday Weeks Available for Self catering holidays at Coastguard Cottage

Coastguard Cottage has 262 days available for Purbeck self catering holidays from the 17th January 2018 to 31st December 2018. That means Coastguard Cottage is 24.93% booked for this holiday periods with 12.4 weeks confirmed so far.

Coastguard Cottage Local Holiday Information

Worth Matravers, Dorset local attractions for a self catering holiday at Coastguard Cottage

Worth Matravers is a pretty rural village within a short walk of the sea on the Southern side of Purbeck in Dorset. This charming and traditional village boasts a village duck pond, a historic church, attractive stone cottages and a renowned local public house (Square and Compass Public House) which has a calendar of traditional village activities including stone carving and pumpkin growing.

The coastline below Worth Matravers is well known for the dramatic landscape and abundance of wildlife. It is a popular spot with walkers who stop off while walking along the coastal path and some take the time to have a swim.

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 in Dorset

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/

Purbeck Holiday Guide

A selection of local attractions from thepurbecks.co.uk

Coastguard Cottage Pet Policy

Information about bringing your pets or dog to Coastguard Cottage Worth Matravers Purbeck

Specific Pet Policy for Coastguard Cottage

Two medium or three small dogs welcome at the cottage; any additional dogs need to be agreed before booking. The cottage gardens are walled and gated. Visitors are asked not to allow pets upstairs, on the furniture or in the bedrooms. We also ask owners not to leave their dogs on their own in the cottage and not to allow them to foul the garden. Puppies and also dogs with incontinence problems are not permitted without specific agreement. Please ensure that your pet's treatment for the prevention of fleas is up to date. A cat may be accepted by agreement.

General Pet and Dog Information

(applicable to all cottages if not conflicting with individual cottage policy)

Isle of Wight General Pet and Dog Information

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Purbeck Activities and Adventures 2018

Purbeck has an enormous number of activities and attractions available all year round. Some are just there to be enjoyed such as beautiful walks along the Jurassic Coast, bike rides across the Purbeck hills or wandering around the historic villages. Organised activities and places open to the public all year round make Purbeck an excellent …

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The best historic areas of the Purbecks

The Purbeck Isles are full of fascinating historic areas. From an 11th century castle to Victorian-era wonders, here’s our top pick of places to visit. Corfe Castle It had to be at the top of the list! A castle built by William the Conqueror in the 11th century, Corfe Castle is now owned by the …

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Coastguard Cottage New Photos 2017

Coastguard Cottage has a wonderful coastal location near Worth Matravers and enjoys views of the sea and dramatic landscape. This rural and coastal self catering cottage also enjoys a lovely garden and a welcoming cottage atmosphere. From the headland you can see local landmarks such as Kimmeridge Bay, Chapmans Pool, Durlston near Swanage and inland …

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New Langton Cottage Dorset – Bucklebury Cottage

We invite you to a first look at a new Langton Matravers Cottage in Dorset. Bucklebury is a beautiful and traditional Dorset cottage in a Jurassic Coast location which sleeps 5 people in 3 bedrooms. Bucklebury Cottage enjoys a wonderful location within a short walk of some of the Jurassic Coast’s most famous landmarks as …

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Hedbury – Jurassic Coast Purbeck Dorset

Hedbury is a dramatic bay on the Jurassic Coast between Dancing Ledge and Winspit. It is easily reached from both Worth Matravers and Langton Matravers via the coastal path or the Priest’s Way. Hedbury is popular with climbers but many come to enjoy the scenery and sit astride the cannon while looking out to sea.

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Coastguard Cottage New Photos Purbeck

Coastguard Cottage in Purbeck has a beautiful Jurassic Coast location with views along the coast. This wonderful cottage has a beautiful remote location and there are some new photos showing the cottage and location. From Coastguard Cottage you are only a short walk from Chapmans Pool and there is a walk to the nearby village …

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Purbeck Pubs with Open Fire Dorset

The traditional pubic house with roaring fire is something many of our holiday guests seek out when visiting Purbeck and southern Dorset. The rich choice of country pubs, local ales, local food and friendly rural atmosphere is an attraction of Purbeck in its own right. In the winter the open fire or woodburner becomes a …

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Purbeck Holiday Locations – Worth Matravers

The friendly and peaceful village of Worth Matravers is a wonderful rural community in Purbeck and often draws in holiday guests to the life of the village. Here is an overview of Worth Matravers as a holiday destination with photographs, comments and recommendations from holiday guests visiting Worth Matravers holiday cottages. In Worth Matravers local events happen …

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Purbeck Cottage Guest Reviews October

The Autumn months are a lovely time to see Purbeck and southern Dorset. The climate has remained mild and many days have been more summery than autumnal which means guests have enjoyed the beaches, walks in the woods and coastal path, visits to the historic sites and much more. Here are just some of the …

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Purbeck Cottage Comment October

The Autumn months are a lovely time to see Purbeck and southern Dorset. The climate has remained mild and many days have been more summery than autumnal which means guests have enjoyed the beaches, walks in the woods and coastal path, visits to the historic sites and much more. Here are just some of the …

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