The Swallows Cottage
Shitterton, Bere Regis, Dorset
The Swallows Cottage is a very picturesque 18th century thatched cottage situated in Shitterton, on the outskirts of Bere Regis. It has two bedrooms and can accommodate up to five people in comfort.
About The SwallowsThe Swallows Cottage has two bedrooms, one with a double and single bed, along with space to put up a travel cot. The smaller bedroom has two single beds. Downstairs there is a large lounge with open fire and upright piano, TV, DVD player, fully equipped kitchen, a modern bathroom with shower, basin and toilet and a cloakroom that has a second toilet and basin. There is a large, secure sunroom in the garden where guests can keep bikes, prams etc.
This is an ideal property for family holidays and will appeal to walkers, cyclists, and those keen on angling and diving.
Local AreaShitterton is a quiet lane that does not carry through traffic. From here, the many beauty spots of the Isle of Purbeck are in easy reach, including the stunning Jurassic Coast, the spectacular ruins of Corfe Castle, Poole Harbour and Brownsea Island, the sandy beaches around Swanage, Monkey World and Bovingdon Tank Museum.
Bere Regis is about five miles from Wareham, which has the nearest local supermarket, Sainsbury's, and about nine miles south of Blandford Forum, which has a large branch of Tesco (both will deliver to this address).
There is parking directly outside the property for two cars. The village shop is a short walk away in the centre of Bere Regis, next to The Drax Arms. Honeycombe Cottage, a beautiful B&B, is next door if you have visitors during your stay.
There are numerous attractions and beauty spots within easy reach of the cottage. The nearest towns are Wareham and Blandford Forum, which both have an excellent range of shops and amenities. The countryside is stunning and as a result is extremely popular with walkers and cyclists, not least for the spectacular Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site. Coastal beauty spots such as Lulworth Cove, Studland, Durdle Door and Swanage are all close by, as are world famous tourist attractions such as the Cerne Abbas giant, Brownsea Island in Poole Harbour, and the stunning ruins of Corfe Castle, from which visitors can take a steam train to Swanage and back. This is also the heart of Thomas Hardy's Wessex and offers the opportunity to visit the real places that provided the backdrop to his classic novels.
For younger visitors, there are numerous activities within easy reach. Bovingdon Tank Museum is less than five miles away, as is Monkey World.
The area also offers excellent walking, cycling, sailing, fishing and golf. The Jurassic Coast has some of the best snorkelling and scuba diving sites in England with outstandingly clear water ensuring great visibility.
There is a sports centre in Wareham with a public swimming pool and tennis courts.
Short breaks available for £80 per night.
For more information please call 07932 051203.
Rates: £375 to £680 per week depending on season.
Maximum of 5 people.
Children are welcome.
Sorry, no pets.
Off street parking.
Please note that map locations may be approximate.
Some of the Amenities available are:Wireless Broadband Available
Off Street Parking
Open / Log / Gas Fire
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To make a reservation or to request more information about staying at this accommodation
Call the owner, Mr Andy Davies on 07932 051203 or, send an email below.