Kingston holiday cottages available for self catering holidays on Purbeck in Coastal Dorset sleeping 3 to 9 people in 1 to 4 bedrooms . 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 information about visit the Holiday Information below the selection of cottages.
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. View Plum Tree Cottage Corfe Castle Dorset
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. View Afflington Manor Lodge Corfe Castle Dorset
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. View Penny Cottage Corfe Castle Dorset
Stone cottage with lovely open view across fields to the sea, situated in the delightful Purbeck village of Worth Matravers. Wonderful walking and cycling area. The cottage is within a ten to 15 minute walk of the coastal path and from here visitors can walk westwards to Chapman's Pool, Kimmeridge and Lulworth or eastwards to Swanage and Studland. Renowned public house for local ciders within 5 minutes walk. Also attractive tea shop/supper room overlooking the pretty village duck pond. The historic village of Corfe Castle is within a 5 minute drive as is the sandy beach of the small resort of Swanage. View Seaview Cottage Worth Matravers Dorset
Purbeck House is a beautiful, Grade II listed, stone property, dating back to the 1700’s with a large garden and views of the lovely Purbeck hills. It stands close to the centre of the picturesque village of Corfe Castle - almost at the very heart of the wonderful Isle of Purbeck with its rolling hills and sandy beaches. View Purbeck House Corfe Castle Dorset
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. View Afflington Manor Cottage Corfe Castle Dorset
Traditional Purbeck holiday cottage in the picturesque village of Worth Matravers. This spacious, charming detached cottage is a few moments walk from the heart of Worth Matravers and its delightful village green and duck pond. Worth Cottage has 4 lovely bedrooms, a large fitted kitchen and a charming sitting room with wood burning stove. Beautiful gardens of almost an acre. The sandy beach at Swanage is a 10 minute drive away and the cottage is only a 15 minute walk from the sea at Winspit. This beautiful area is part of the Jurassic Coast and is a wonderful walking and cycling area. View Worth Cottage Worth Matravers Dorset
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. View Clematis Cottage Worth Matravers Dorset
This charming Grade II Purbeck stone cottage is within a 7 minute walk of the central square of the picturesque village of Corfe Castle. Situated on a quiet lane in a wonderful walking and cycling area. Short drive to sandy beaches of Studland and Swanage. Pretty walled garden with glimpses of the castle, open fire and 'smart tv" View Daisy Cottage Corfe Castle Dorset
Beautiful stone, Grade II, listed cottage with delightful gardens, within a two minute walk of the lovely ancient square of Corfe Castle and the majestic castle. The village is renowned for its excellent restaurants, tea shops, old fashioned public houses, superb local bakers and general stores. Corfe Castle is in the heart of the isle of Purbeck with wonderful walks to the Jurassic coastline and along the beautiful downs. The sandy beach of the small resort of Swanage is within a 10 minute drive. Alternatively the steam train, which runs from Corfe Castle to Swanage, offers a delightful way to travel. Also nearby are the wonderful miles of sandy beaches and dunes at Studland. View St Edmunds House Corfe Castle Dorset
Charming detached stone cottage situated in the picturesque village of Worth Matravers - a coastal village in the heart of the wonderful rolling hills of Purbeck. The cottage is beautifully furnished and equipped. It has a large garden with panoramic views of the sea and surrounding countryside. View Speedwell Cottage Worth Matravers Dorset
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. View Russett Cottage Corfe Castle Dorset
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
Cherry Tree Cottage is situated just outside the picturesque village of Corfe Castle, in a wonderful walking and cycling area, and within a short drive of the beaches at Swanage and Studland. With views across the Purbeck Hills and accessible via foot to many of the pretty Purbeck villages, Cherry Tree Cottage is an ideal retreat for a couple or small party looking for a country getaway. The property is all on one level and has been furnished with great care, providing spacious accommodation in a very attractive setting. View Cherry Tree Cottage Corfe Castle Dorset
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. View Wyncott Cottage Corfe Castle Dorset
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
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
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. View Honeypot Cottage Corfe Castle 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.
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.
Swanage 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 www.swanagerailway.co.uk
Studland 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 www.studlandseaschool.co.uk
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 goape.co.uk
More Purbeck holiday attractions can be found at The Purbecks Holiday Guide
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