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Dorset B&B Accommodation - Peveril House Family Room

Family Accommodation

We are pleased to announce the introduction of our new - Family Garden Room - ideal for families of up to 4 people.

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Attractions, Activities, And More!

Leisure Activities and Places to Visit

Bed and breakfast accommodation near Swanage in Dorset

The many nearby attractions within easy reach include:

  • Kingston Lacy House (National Trust): A fine house with gardens open in February with gardens of snowdrops
  • Gold Hill at Shaftesbury: The hill used in the famous 'Hovis' TV advertisement and several other films in the lovely Saxon market town of Shaftesbury
  • Cranborne Chase: Walks, Roman Road and ancient Long Barrows
  • Badbury Rings (National Trust): Bronze Age Hill Fort with magnificent views across the sea to the Isle of Wight
  • Compton Abbas Airfield: pleasure flights over the local area and flying instruction
  • Maiden Castle at Dorchester: The largest Bronze Age Fort in the area familiar from the film 'Far From The Madding Crowd'
  • Peveril House offers Dorset B&B Accomodation
  • Lulworth Cove and Durdle Dor: Lulworth is a horseshoe shaped sea cove and a mile or so along the coast is the natural rock arch of Durdle Dor
  • South West Coast Path: Stunning walks along the path which starts at Poole and continues on along the coast to Lands End and then along the northern coast to Minehead in Somerset
  • Dorchester and Hardy Country: Explore Thomas Hardy's town of Casterbridge and the beautiful countryside of 'Tess of the D'Urbevilles'
  • Monkey World: A great family day out at this monkey and primate rescue sanctuary featured on the TV show 'Monkey World'... chimpanzees, Orang Utans and other monkeys, also playgrounds and cafe
  • Tank Museum at Bovington - which is very close to Monkey World
  • Clouds Hill (National Trust): The last home of T E Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia). He was killed in a motorcycle accident a mile or so from this house
  • Peveril House Gardens in Bloom
  • Swanage Steam Railway: Leave the car at Norden near Wareham or Corfe Castle and take the train to Swanage through lovely countryside... have an ice cream on the beach or lunch and return or walk back the 6-7 miles along the Purbeck Hills!
  • Corfe Castle and Village (National Trust): Climb up to the ruined castle in a stunning location which was besieged in the seventeenth century English Civil Wars
  • Poole Harbour: Take a boat trip from Poole Quay around the second largest natural harbour in the world and stop off at Brownsea Island Nature reserve - recently featured on BBC TV's AutumnWatch series - and home to red squirrels as well as being a bird watcher's paradise
  • Rockley Sailing School: The quiet waters of Poole Harbour is on the of the best places in the UK to learn to sail as it is sheltered and very shallow
  • Poundbury: Just outside Dorchester, this is the now internationally known small town development sponsored by Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales
Accommodation with Gardens nr Poole, Dorset

The seaside towns of Swanage and Weymouth (where the 2012 Olympic sailing events took place) both have sandy beaches and good diving opportunities. Swanage and Weymouth are about 40 minutes away by car, as is the old Cathedral city of Salisbury.

Canford, Bryanston and Milton Abbey Schools are also within easy reach making this an ideal location for visiting these schools on Sports Days, Exeats, Prize Days or for similar events.

For those interested in gardening or gardens generally, there are some fabulous gardens in the area that can be easily visited. For example Abbostbury Sub-Tropical Gardens (this is close by the world famous Abbotsbury Swannery), Compton Acres, Mapperton, Sticky Wicket and Knowle Gardens.

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