Located in Corfe Castle, Dorset
Corfe Lodge rests in Corfe Castle, sleeping eight in four bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 8
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: No
The living areas in the property consist of a kitchen/diner with oven with Range cooker, microwave, 2 x fridge-freezer, dining seating for eight people, a TV, and a sitting room with TV and woodburning stove. The bedrooms consist of a king with an en-suite shower room, a double, a ground floor double and a twin with TV, along with a bathroom and a cloakroom. Outside, there is an enclosed garden with lawn, furniture and parasol, as well as off-road parking for three cars. Within 0.5 miles, you will find a shop and pub, and please note that this is a non-smoking property. WiFi, fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price. Pets are not permitted. Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am. Escape to Dorset in style with a stay at Corfe Lodge.
Tucked away on the outskirts of the historic village of Corfe Castle in Dorset, is this lovely four-bedroom cottage, Corfe Lodge. Enjoying a superb setting within the Dorset AONB with easy access to the local amenities, Corfe Lodge is a fantastic dwelling for a group or family of eight. Leave your vehicle in one of three off-road parking spaces, before entering your new abode.
Look forward to whipping up delicious meals in the well-equipped kitchen/diner, ready to enjoy at the large dining table for eight over a bottle of wine, there is also a TV, so you don’t have to miss out on your favourite shows! If the weather is nice, why not dine alfresco out in the large rear enclosed garden, where you can savour the last of the day’s rays and views of Corfe Castle. After dinner, retire to the sitting room where you can fire up the wood-burning stove and sink back into the plush sofas, as you select a family favourite from the TV. Completing the ground floor is a well-presented double bedroom, served by a handy cloakroom, ideal for those with limited mobility.
Climb the stairs up to the first floor, where you can wash away the day with a soak in the bath or a refreshing shower, before choosing from three remaining bedrooms on this floor, a king with its own en-suite shower, a double and a twin with TV, perfect for leisurely wake-ups watching your favourite shows.
Wander into the local village, where you can treat your loved ones to a meal at the welcoming The Bankes Arms or The Pink Goat, perfect for when you fancy a night off from cooking! Within the historic village, you can enjoy leisurely strolls along Corfe River as you make your way up towards the remarkable Corfe Castle, where you can explore fascinating ruins, views overlooking the village and scenic wildlife walks. There is also the delightful Corfe Castle Model Village and the fun-filled Dorset Adventure Park nearby.
From here you can easily access the popular destinations of Wareham and Arne, well-known for their expansive RSPB site, sure to entice any keen twitchers! For a day at the beach, head to Swanage, where you can bathe on the sands, walk along the pier with fish and chips in hand or enjoy the delights of the Sante-Fe Fun Park. Continue on along the stunning Jurassic Coast, where you will find Poole, home to a local history museum, picturesque parks, and the National Trust site of Brownsea Island with great wildlife spotting opportunities. The gorgeous Studland Beach rests nearby and offers a coastal haven to try your hand at watersports or soak up the sun.
Or venture further afield to Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door or find both Weymouth or Bournemouth, hosting even more fantastic attractions to suit all ages.
Your Dorset adventure begins at Corfe Lodge.
- Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x ground floor double, 1 x twin with TV
- Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
- Cloakroom with basin and WC Kitchen/diner with TV
- Sitting room with TV and woodburning stove
- Central heating with a wood-burning stove
- Oven with Range cooker, microwave, 2 x fridge-freezer, washer/dryer
- 3 x TVs, WiFi
- Fuel, power and starter pack for a wood-burning stove are included in the rent
- Bed linen and towels are included in the rent
- Cot and highchair available
- Off-road parking for 3 cars
- Enclosed garden with lawn, furniture and parasol
- Sorry, no pets and no smoking
- Shop and pub ½ a mile
- Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am
Corfe Castle is a small, picturesque village nestled in the Isle of Purbeck. The ruins of Corfe Castle provide the backdrop to the village and is very popular with visitors. Walking around the village there local craft shops to explore and plenty of tea rooms with homemade scones and cakes. Enid Blyton holidayed here often and some of the areas appear fondly in her books. Enid explored the ruins in 1814 and it's believed she arrived by steam train on the Swanage Railway. Corfe Castle became her inspiration for Errin Castle in the Famous Five book. Take one of the many trails in Corfe itself, download a treasure map and away you go on your own adventure.
Built in 1086 but destroyed in 1646, some of the ruined stone appear in the buildings in the village. The ruins are owned by The National Trust and are full of history and fascinating facts. During the day, history comes alive with expert talks and demonstrations. In the evening, with the castle lit up, outdoor performances will wow you. If you want to see what the castle would have looked like in its heyday, then visit the Model Village which depicts life as it was in 1086. Sat in beautiful magical gardens, experience what life was like.
If you want to stay in a village that not only is peaceful, but steeped in history, then look no further. In addition, is the knowledge that the busier towns of Swanage and Wareham are nearby.