Seaview Cottage is located in the pretty Dorset village of Worth Matravers on the Isle of Purbeck. The cottage enjoys wonderful views of the sea and Purbeck Coast which is also known as the Jurassic Coast.

Worth Matravers has a number of stone cottages gathered around the village pond and also has an excellent local public house which serves local beer and home made cider.

From Worth Matravers there is a short walk to the bay at Winspit as well as the coast at Dancing Ledge where there is a salt water swimming pool cut out of the rocks. The sandy beach at Swanage is a short drive away or can be reached on foot or by bike via a rural footpath. The historic village of Corfe Castle is also within 5 minutes drive. Studland Beach is within 15 minutes drive.

 

 

Corfe Castle

Corfe Castle, Dorset

A lovely place to explore and discover the local history. This ruined castle enjoys beautiful views over the surrounding countryside and over to Studland and Poole Harbour. The National Trust who administer the site also have games and events for children.

Address: Corfe Castle, Dorset
Telephone: 01929 481294

Durlstone Country Park

Swanage, Dorset

This coastal nature reserve and castle is a beautiful spot to enjoy the Purbeck Coast which forms part of the Jurassic Coast. From Durlstone it is possible to view all sorts of wildlife including puffins and occasionally dolphins. Can be reached within 25mins via the Coastal Path from Swanage.

Website: www.durlston.co.uk
Telephone: 01929 424443

Arne Nature Reserve

Arne, Dorset

A chance to walk and see some rare bird and gracefully deer. Beautiful moorland covered in heather and crisscrossed with footpaths.

Arne is on the edge of Poole Harbour and you get views of Brownsea Island and the town of Poole in the distance.

Website: www.rspb.org.uk/arne/

Monkey World

Wool, Dorset

The ape rescue centre is a popular attraction in Dorset and has apart from the rescue work also has a lot of things for visitors to see and do.

Website: www.monkeyworld.org
Address: Nr Wareham, Dorset, BH20 6HH

Swanage Steam Railway

Swanage, Dorset

The traditional steam railway running between Corfe Castle and Swanage has become one of the most popular attractions in Purbeck. Enjoy the sounds, smells and sensation of the steam railway.

Address: www.swanagerailway.co.uk
Telephone: 01929 425800

Studland Sea School

Studland, Dorset

Studland Sea School we offer a wide range of kayaking tours and hire, kayak fishing, coasteering and snorkeling catering for all levels of ability.

Address: www.studlandseaschool.co.uk
Telephone: 01929 450430
Telephone: 07977 179941

Moors Valley Country Park

Ashley Heath, Dorset

Go Ape Moors Valley Country Park

It's for anyone who likes to live life adventurously - you don’t have to be a seasoned explorer to enjoy a Go Ape experience! Go Ape offers up to three hours of tree top fun. It’s a great way to get outdoors and have some fun.

The Moors Valley GoApe Country Park is within a 40min drive of Purbeck and is a great day out for the whole family.

Website: goape.co.uk

Jurassic Jaunts

Jurassic Coast, Dorset

Go Ape Moors Valley Country Park

Guided walks and tours along the Jurassic Coast and across Dorset. An excellent way to explore the coast of Dorset and learn more about the history and environment along the way.

Website: jurassicjaunts.co.uk

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