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The Beauty of Dorset

Dorset is ideal for a self catering holiday cottage. Near London and South East Asia and has more sun and less rain in Devon and Cornwall. Our holiday homes are old, the gardens, most have open fires, many are thatched and over half allow animals. For the withdrawal of English Country Houses take a vacation with Dorset Coastal Cottages. Each rural Dorset is located in a traditional village within 10 miles of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Coast and Path. Holiday or weekend will feature, among the rolling hills to the sea.

The sea is always close and there are sandy beaches at Studland, Swanage, Weymouth and Lyme Regis, along with several pebble beaches, snorkeling and diving are available off ledges and rocky coves. The South-West Coast Path allows you to travel the coast from Poole to Lyme Regis, inland, there are 3000 km of footpaths, so you can walk in the beauty of the landscape of each holiday cottage.

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Enjoy the mild climate in Dorset offers one of the blue flag beaches. Studland beach curated by the National Trust is just one of many to provide safe fun for the whole family in the beautiful coastal resorts. Swanage Weymouth beach and one of the few in England, with direct access from the city on the beach, a stone's throw from your holiday home, bucket and spade in hand.

Dorset ’s all costs is recognized as a world natural heritage, the area is recognized for its unique geology, the image of Lulworth Cove is one of the reasons why! The Heritage Places like Lulworth Cove and Durlston Country Park (Swanage) will bring you back to the time of the dinosaurs.

Walkers Paradise

Dorset 's unusual landscape offers a variety of environments on foot. Hundreds of miles of trails on horseback and cliff walk from there to Old Harry Rocks (Swanage), through a rare Studland heath habitat on the landscape typically English hedgerow and field until the end enjoying a cream tea at Corfe Castle.

Although too numerous to list, Dorset has every type of entertainment for the family at any time of the year. Dorset is home to the famous Monkey World, Corfe Castle, the Monument Hardy, Badbury Rings and unusual, but equally enchanting, Putlake Adventure Farm, Teddy Bear Museum in Corfe Castle or Blue Pool at Wareham. The village's largest island of Purbeck that has become famous for the ruins of the castles, villages and the model steam train are within the city of Swanage. Inside the village there are many good pubs, shops, bars and tea room. Most homes in Corfe Castle are several hundred years, and from local Purbeck Ston.

A small village only two kilometers from the seaside resorts of Swanage. Surrounded by open countryside, Langton Matravers is a quiet village with a small shop and pub. Many of the houses are former smugglers Olde Cottage with hidden corners to hide contraband. Adventure Putlake Farm in the village is a must for children.

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