Right on your doorstep

Your gateway to exploring the Jurassic Coast

The golden sands and shimmering sea of Swanage Bay are the perfect place to soak up the sun. Or head just along the coast and enjoy the sweeping sands and dunes of Knoll beach at Studland, with views over to Sandbanks or the secluded cove of Lulworth before visiting the majestic castle. Explore the ruins of Corfe Castle and stop for an afternoon tea in the village. There are plenty of chocolate box villages and seaside resorts to discover, just around the corner. Bustling Poole will keep everybody happy with its vibrant harbour, shops and restaurants and there is plenty of scope for keen walkers, with beautiful scenery to take in whilst you stroll.


All the essentials close to your home

  • Nearest supermarket - Co-op 1 mile
  • Nearest beaches - Swanage 1 mile, Studland 7 miles, Lulworth Cove 17 miles & Sandbanks 24 miles
  • Wareham 10 miles, Poole 20 miles & Dorchester 26 miles
  • Nearest post office is 1 mile away
  • Nearest petrol station 1 mile
  • Nearest hospital is Swanage Hospital - 2 miles

All this to explore

Whenever you wish...

Coastal treats

Golden sands & dunes

The nearby towns of Swanage, Studland and Lulworth offer a huge range of beaches with golden sands, shifting dunes and chalky cliffs to choose from.

Teeter on vertiginous cliff paths, marvel at the natural architecture of Durdle Door and seek out hidden fossils amongst the salt soaked pebbles. 

Whether your idea of a day at the beach is relaxing in a secluded cove, building sandcastles and jumping waves or fishing quietly from the shoreline, there is a bay, just right for you.

History and heritage

Brimming with history

Dorset is brim full of historic sites and attractions, so you can walk in the footsteps of history right from the days of the dinosaurs. Discover the spectral ruins of Corfe Castle, rising out of the Purbeck Hills and while away an hour mooching around the quaint village that sits at its feet. Follow in the footsteps of legendary literary giants and indulge in a touch of nostalgia in pretty stone villages, capped with thatched roofs.

The great outdoors

What will you choose?

Scale rocky peaks on some of the best UK climbing locations, take to the seas on your vessel of choice or perch on two wheels for a scenic cycle ride. Dorset brings the outdoors to you and you can sample it in every which way! From gentle walks to adrenaline filled bursts, you choose!