Lobster Lookout

Located in Swanage, Dorset

Lobster Lookout rests in Swanage, Dorset, sleeping six in three bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 2


The living areas in the property consist of an open-plan living area with a kitchen with oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dining seating for six, a sitting area, and a sitting room with TV. There are three double bedrooms, along with a bathroom and a cloakroom/utility with a washing machine and tumble dryer. Outside, there is a rear garden with lawn, patio and furniture, as well as off-road parking for three cars. Within 0.5 miles, you will find a shop, and within 0.2 miles, a pub, and please note that this is a non-smoking property. WiFi, fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price. Two well-behaved dogs are welcome. Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am. Whisk the ones who mean the most away at Lobster Lookout.

Property Details

Located in the seaside resort of Swanage in Dorset, is this lovely three-bedroom house, Lobster Lookout. Enjoying a fabulous location just moments away from Swanage’s beautiful beach and set within the Dorset AONB, Lobster Lookout is a fantastic dog-friendly dwelling for groups or families of six’s escape to Dorset. Off-road parking for up to three cars will greet you on arrival so you can unload your bags with ease.

Step into the light and airy open-plan living space, where you can rustle up delicious meals for your loved ones, ready to enjoy at the dining table for six or alfresco out in the rear garden. After dinner, why not relax on the sun loungers with a good book or your favourite tipple as you soak up the sunshine? As the evening cools, retire to the sitting room where you can curl up on the plush seating and enjoy a family film night on the TV. Completing the ground floor is a handy cloakroom/utility, housing a washing machine and tumble dryer for your convenience.

Climb the stairs up to the first floor, where you can indulge in a relaxing soak in the bath or wash off sandy toes under the overhead shower. When sleep calls, choose from three beautifully decorated double bedrooms to catch your rest in.

Pack up your bathing suits, swimming trunks and towels and head straight for the golden sands of Swanage Beach, where you can bathe on the golden sands, paddle the shores or wander up towards the Victorian Swanage Pier Trust, where you can explore the delights of the maritime museum, grab a light bite at the café or embark on a boat trip. You will be spoilt for choice for places to dine, with a variety of cuisine on offer including fresh seafood at Gee Whites Seafood Restaurant and Sea Breeze Restaurant, whilst pub classics can be enjoyed at The White Horse and Red Lion. Time your visit right to attend the popular jazz festival which takes place annually in July.

For a relaxing ride through the stunning countryside, hop aboard the historic Swanage Railway, where you can sit back and enjoy the views for six miles. Be sure to check out the breath-taking surroundings of Durlston Country Park and National Nature Reserve, where you can spot the local wildlife or wander the visitor centre and gallery set within a former Victorian Castle. Continue onto Wareham, where you can enjoy more wildlife rich hikes through the popular RSPB Arne or test out your swing at the excellent Wareham Golf Club.

Further afield, you will find Poole, where you can picnic in the picturesque Poole Park, delve into history at the Poole Museum, hop aboard a boat to visit the historic spot of Brownsea Island or drive over to the renowned Sandbanks Beach for a fun-filled day and views across the English Channel.

All this and more awaits at Lobster Lookout.


  • Three bedrooms: 3 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom/utility
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area
  • Sitting room
  • Central heating
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power are included in the rent
  • Bed linen and towels are included in the rent
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Rear garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop ½ a mile, pub 300 metres, beach just over ½ a mile
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am


Close to coast
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Washing machine




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Area Details


Swanage is a large, pretty, coastal town on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset. The town has an array of shops, cafes and restaurants and is a great base for exploring what Swanage and the surrounding areas have to offer. Enjoy the charm and the atmosphere of the town, join in with regatta in the summer months. For those walking enthusiasts, enjoy amazing views along this stretch of the South West Coast Path. The chalky cliffs of Old Harry's Rock are spectacular and are well worth your time to visit. The rocks mark the most eastern point of the Jurassic Coast. Visit Durleston Country Park and Nature Reserve and explore the 320 acres of stunning countryside. Discover the vast species of wildlife and marvel at the spectacular views. There are plenty of water sports to try out here and great waters to try them out in.


Swanage beach is 4 miles of golden, sandy beach. Sheltered waters, and lifeguards patrolling the beach in the summer months, makes it very popular with families. This beach holds the prestigious Blue flag award for beach cleanliness. Why not hire out a traditional beach hut for the duration of your stay, this will save you carrying your beach luggage everywhere. Pedalos can be hired on the beach as can deckchairs, although dogs are not allowed on this beach from May to September. Pier Beach is a tiny sand and shingle beach near the traditional pier, perfect for sitting and watching the world go by. The clear waters make it great for snorkelling or angling. Dogs are allowed on this beach all year.

Swanage Railway

Swanage Railway is a fantastic and exciting way to see the Isle of Purbeck in style. This heritage railway has a steam and diesel train running the five and a half miles from Norden. It takes in Corfe Castle and Swanage with picnic tables at most stations for you to make the most of the day. Take a day trip to Corfe Castle, explore the castle and then make the return journey back. At Christmas, join the Swanage railway for a magical Christmas adventure for not only the children to enjoy but the adults too.

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