Swanage Driftwood

Located in Swanage, Dorset

Swanage Driftwood is a detached house is in the town of Swanage in Dorset and can sleep 10 people in 5 bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

  • Sleeps: 10
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Pet Friendly: 2


Swanage Driftwood is a beautifully presented detached house situated in Swanage in Dorset and benefits from two private courtyard style patios. The house can sleep 10 people in 5 bedrooms, 1 x ground floor king-size double with French doors leading out to a small south-facing patio, en-suite with double shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size double bed, 3 x twin single beds (one with limited headroom) as well as a family bathroom, bath with hand shower, basin and WC. The rest of the house is made up of a fitted kitchen and an open plan (kitchen)/diner/lounge with Juliette balcony. To the outside of the cottage is garage parking for one small to medium size car and two private courtyard style patios with garden furniture. Swanage Driftwood is located in a beautiful coastal location and would suit a large family, group of friends or even two small families who want to explore South East Dorset.

Property Details

Swanage Driftwood lies just a few minutes walk to the Blue Flag awarded sandy beach in Swanage, Dorset. With 5 bedrooms, 2 private courtyards and 3 bathrooms it makes the perfect self-catering cottage for large families, groups of friends or families that want to holiday together. There are numerous places to eat out and lots of shops all within walking distance of the cottage meaning that once you have arrived you can ditch the car. You can go and explore the area on the Swanage Steam Railway which will take you to Corfe Castle. Or take one of the numerous walks in the area along the coast to Old Harries Rocks, Durlston Park or Studland for more excellent sandy beaches. All of this can be enjoyed with your pets as Swanage Driftwood allows up to two well-behaved dogs to stay as well.

The accommodation at Swanage Driftwood comprises of a ground floor king-size double bedroom with French doors leading to a south-facing patio. A double with en suite shower, basin and toilet, a twin room and a family bathroom with bath, hand shower, basin and toilet round off the ground floor. Up to the first floor, you will find an open plan living area with Juliette balcony with TV, blue tooth wireless speakers and WiFi-enabled throughout. The kitchen is equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and a range of accessories and utensils. The dining area has a table and seating for ten. A door leads to a second private terrace. Two steps down lead to a king-size double bedroom. Stairs to the second floor where there are a twin bedroom and bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and toilet. A cot, highchair and stairgate can be provided upon request.

Outside are the two private terraces complete with furniture. There is garage parking for one small to medium car. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.


  • Gas central heating
  • Dishwasher, Washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge, freezer
  • Cot, highchair and stairgates
  • Blue tooth wireless speakers, TVs, WiFi
  • Fuel and power included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Welcomes two well-behaved dogs
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • A range of relaxing yoga and spa sessions available to book separately with Purbeck Retreats via their website or telephone


Close to coast
Cot Available
Ground floor bath
Ground floor bed
Ground floor facilities
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Pet Friendly
Washing machine


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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