This mini break was a surprise trip i booked for my best friend who has very high standards. We searched high & low for a big house with a hot tub in a nice location open to anywhere in the country r… More
Reviewed 7 Mar 2017
Absolutely fantastic property had a great girls weekend fab location
Lovely walks to the beach and surrounding area… More
“Fabulous House for a family celebration”
Reviewed 15 Mar 2017
We stayed at 32 Brownsea Road for long weekend to celebrate my husbands & daughters birthdays. The house is situated perfectly to explore the surrounding area & the house was very comfortable and well… More
“Fantastic house, breathtaking views, a real seaside beauty.”
Reviewed 21 Aug 2016
The photos do not do this house justice! It is amazing, from the boat oar coat rack and the rope mirrors to the seaside theme bedrooms and breathtaking view - it is an absolute beauty!! When we first … More
“Great Location, Lovely house.” We stayed for a long weekend with the whole family, the house was very comfortable.
Great location we were able to walk into town to the pubs and restaurants.
We would definitely stay again.
Had a wonderful holiday at `Henley House'. Spacious house for the six of us but would have been comfortable for 8+, perfect location for the whole of Weymouth, Portland and beyond. Really nice to be a… More
“Fabulous holiday home”
Reviewed 20 Aug 2016
Henley house is fabulous. 4 bedrooms, 2 lounges, spacious kitchen and dining room. It had everything we wanted and more. The garden is also lovely and a real sun trap.
The house is at the top of a st… More
“Excellent house and location”
Reviewed 10 Nov 2016
A perfect house for the slightly larger family with everything you need for your stay. The location was lovely with the coast literally across the green from the bottom of the garden. Lovely walks a… More
“Truly Amazing!!” I stayed at Beach View with my extended family and 2 small children. We all had high expectations and Beach View certainly exceeded even those. We loved every bit of this family friendly, luxury accommodation from the amazing sea view
We stayed as a family of 8 to celebrate my mother-in-law's birthday. On arrival we were greeted with a champagne welcome hamper full of goodies, a real treat. The house was very spacious and easily ac… More
We are delighted you had a wonderful time for your special occasion. We are pleased you booked through Tripadvisor. We are usually booked via a different holiday company and so there has not been much opportunity for Tripadvisor guests to stay and leave reviews but we hope this changes. We too love the view and relaxing sound of the sea but never assume our guests will be won over just by the view and location hence the 100%cotton sheeets, 3D tv,amazing power shower etc Best
“A beautiful cottage in a lovely village” Since we booked the cottage Helen has been fantastic at providing us with more than enough information to make our stay as easy as possible, particularly with 2 dogs in tow!! Quite simply the cottage is beauti
“Excellent cottage in a picturesque dorset village in an ideal location”
Reviewed 20 Nov 2011
Piddlehinton is a charming Dorset village and West Lane cottage will make you immediately feel at home. Logically and well equipped with all you are likely to want or need. Information about local pub… More
Thank you for your review. We do welcome all feedback from our visitors as we can only improve something if we identify a need for it. It is great to hear when people appreciate our efforts to make West Lane Cottage a real "home from home".
“Complete rural relaxation”
Reviewed 17 Nov 2011
West Lane Cottage is in the delightful village of Piddlehinton, about 5 miles outside Dorchester. The cottage is comfortable, warm and very, very well equipped. A host of footpaths run from the vill… More
Thanks for your review of West Lane Cottage. The Thimble Inn has a new landlord (chef) and landlady with effect from late March 2012 and we visited for Sunday lunch on April 1st. A small menu but we tasted a good range between us and all was obviously fresh, home made and delicious. The chef told us that the only thing that had come out of the freezer was our ice and that all that could be home made, would be, and the menu certainly reflects this with homemade bread and brioche, and home cured salmon evident on the Sunday lunch menu. There was also a good smattering of locals in who proclaimed the new residents most welcome and friendly and we agree!
Rectory Road is a small road at right angles to the B314, the High Street running through the village. We do get some farm traffic (especially at harvest time) and some commuters. There is a 30 mph speed restriction, the cottage is double glazed throughout and very few people comment on the traffic. However, if holidaymakers feel that a peaceful lie in is particularly important to them, we would suggest our sister cottage Wren Cottage, Tolpuddle which is beautifully quiet and also offers a countryside view from the bedrooms!
“Well equiped, very comfortable cottage in great location for Dorset highlights”
Reviewed 15 Nov 2011
We have stayed at West Lane Cottage at least half a dozen times and have always been impressed by the standard of accommodation and the attention to detail. West Lane Cottage is in an ideal location … More
Now I know that I should respond to all reviews, those received after April 2011 will get a swift reply! So, retrospectively, thank you for your kind comments which I hope prospective visitors will find useful. It is so nice when people come back as it is the most positive recommendation one can get!
“Comfortable family house in very convenient location” This was a very comfortable house with all of the facilities that you would want in a home from home. The owners left some milk in the fridge and other items, which was handy. They were friendly in
A nicely kept property with excellent facilities.
Close to the town centre and handy for local attractions, particularly handy for the steam railway, it is also within walking distance of the loca… More
“Splendid house with convienent acess to town”
Reviewed 16 Oct 2013
Well furnished and comfortable house in favourable location close to town. Clean throughout and only minor criticism is that it would have been appreciated if some small welcoming parcel ie Tea and bi… More
“Fantastic cottage, lovely location”
Reviewed 6 Sep 2011
The cottage was brilliant, the images on the website are very accurate. Very spacious, decorated and furnished to a high standard.
Great location, easy to get to the beach and into town. The Steam … More
“Fantastic location, lovely cottage with everything you need.” The cottage is conveniently located just above corfe castle within easy reach of swanage beach and studland bay. The cottage is safe and well equipped with everything you need. The owner is
Holidaying with other half, sis and only slightly grouchy 14 year old nephew for a week in a cottage in a quiet Dorset village could have gone one of two ways....happily, the Old Reading Room was abov… More
“Superb” Superb cottage. We didn't feel as if we were in a holiday let - more like staying in someone's home. Very convenient location for village amenities. Cosy warm cottage furnished to a high standard throughout. A lot of thought by the owner to pr
Three generations of us stayed at Wissett Cottage and we all loved it. It's a beautiful character cottage, spacious, tastefully furnished and very comfortable. It has a well equipped kitchen for us to… More
Reviewed 24 Jul 2013
Lovely cottage in idyllic situation, well-appointed, couldn't be better. The location is lovely with access to surrounding countryside including Corfe Castle and Wareham. The family friendly seaside r… More
“Beautiful cottage in perfect location”
Reviewed 27 Mar 2013
This was our second stay at Wissett Cottage, this time with a toddler, a young baby and a Granny in tow. Both times we found the property spacious, yet cosy in the colder evenings. The kitchen was mod… More
“Feels like a better version of home as soon as you arrive” We have stayed for two weeks for the last few summers and have already booked next year. The cottage is lovely, with a beautiful enclosed garden. It has been thoughtfully equipped and has ma
“Everything about the house was lovely with great welcoming touches.” From the moment we entered the house we knew we were going to love staying there. The tastefully furnished rooms were spacious and spotlessly clean. All the beds were really comforta
“Superb Holiday” We had 3 generations of our family stay here for a week and all agreed that the stay was wonderful. A beautiful 18th century ( I think? ) cottage just a few minutes from the seafront and the start of spectacular walks along the coast a
“Wow!” A group of us all came to Sunny Swanage to celebrate our 50th birthdays and stayed in this beautiful Swanage house. No surprise though as I have stayed before. There is everything in the house you could wish for. Everything is well thought out.
We have recently returned from a weeks holiday over Easter to this fantastic property in Swanage. It is extremely well equipped with everything that you might need and more. It is very tastefully deco… More
“Simply stunning holiday home”
Reviewed 29 Aug 2015
From the moment we arrived until we reluctantly departed I have to say it was a very impressive holiday home which myself and the family immediately felt at home in.Everything you could wish for [and … More
A very comfortable, warm house that has been done up to a very high spec which makes for a wonderful holiday experience. The kitchen has been well equipped, the beds are comfortable, parking is easy … More
“Fabulous holiday in a beautiful cottage.” Only half way through our holiday but what a fabulous time we are having. The annex is a beautiful place with everything that you could need. The wifi is great which is rather important for our 14 year old dau
“Welcoming, cosy, tastefully furnished, near to great places to visit”
Reviewed 1 Sep 2013
I stayed here with my husband and teenage daughter. We found it comfortable, with plenty space inside and a nice terrace with a BBQ. It has been recently renovated and has all you could need. Wifi wor… More
Reviewed 13 Apr 2013
Our first visit to the Annexe with our grandchildren aged 5 and 9. Situated in beautiful countryside just outside Bridport this is a delightful property, light and airy with every need anticipated. … More
“An absolutely perfect country visit with home comforts, and the most comfortable stay we could have hoped for!”
Reviewed 19 Mar 2013
Right from our arrival, Yvonne and Graham made us feel so welcome on their beautiful small holding farm... complete with pigs and chickens! We even had a breakfast hamper of local produce left out for… More
“Fantastic weekend spent at the Whitehouse” We had a lovely weekend going down memory lane in Lyme Regis made even more special by staying at the White House. Everything was provided and in excellent condition, we even arrived to a bottle of wine and
“Excellent!” Stayed at Summer Lodge for a week in October. Very nicely appointed, quiet residential area, and conveniently located within a five minute walk from the town centre, supermarkets (Tesco and Budgens), local restaurants, pubs etc. Hostess Da
“Very Comfortable cottage, well equipped and good position” My husband and I with our 2 grown up boys stayed here to celebrate my youngest's 30th birthday. It was a perfect location for us to discover the island on our bikes and also the Jurassic coast
We stayed in Seagull Cottage for 5 nights to attend a training camp at the WPNSA Sailing Academy. The cottage was ideally located for us as it was walking distance to the academy (or 2 minutes in the … More
“Excellent cottage for families and couples alike”
Reviewed 23 Nov 2014
We stayed in July this year as we intended to visit Weymouth and this seemed like the ideal base . David was really helpful both in the lead up and during our stay. The cottage is great , has everythi… More
“Lovely, clean, modern accommodation - close to Chesil beach”
Reviewed 28 Aug 2013
We had a wonderful holiday staying at Seagull Cottage. The house was clean, bright and modern, with good sized rooms throughout. My family of 5 slept comfortably in the 2 bedrooms, with plenty of spac… More
“Comfortable, spacious holiday home in fantastic location.” We loved this house, it was perfect for our family & in a brilliant location with beautiful views especially from the bathroom. It was easy to pop back to & change or get something we'd forgot
“Fantastic home from home in a brilliant location”
Reviewed 4 Apr 2016
We enjoyed a very relaxing week, everything you need is there for your stay, a true home from home. When we arrived waiting for us was tea, coffee and a home baked cake, a lovely touch to help you se… More
“Spacious, comfortable and quiet.”
Reviewed 11 Apr 2016
Roe Barn is ideally situated for exploring the Dorset coast and countryside. Very peaceful with lovely views. Our grandchildren enjoyed the play area especially the trampoline and we all loved the wal… More
Reviewed 16 Jun 2015
Stayed for a week in Roe Barn with my wife, our 2 children aged 2 and 8 months and my parents. The barn is exceptionally well appointed with all the mod-cons you need to make it feel like home. We h… More
“Extremely helpful owner and assistant. Beautiful house” before our stay I spoke to Sonia on a number of occasions regarding my husband who is in a wheelchair. I can only say I have never had such good service regarding the information given for a dis
This property was homely, relaxing and comfortable.
acccessible for parents and with twin bedroom with ensuite they felt they they could manage the facilities provided… More
Thank you. This couple brought their elderly parents with them and are referring to the fact that the parents found the downstairs twin en suite room and other equipment very good for their needs. We have a level M2 accessibility award [partial wheelchair user] from VisitBritain of which we are very proud.
“Very cosy stay with the Ducklings” A neat and tidy cottage, originally an Almshouse. Very cosy and comfortable - I didn't need to use the heating very often or for very long, The small kitchen is very well equipped and organised. The bed was comf
“Charming, well appointed cottage in central location”
Reviewed 26 Jun 2016
This amazing 1835 almshouse right in the centre of Weymouth was clean, charming and perfect for a stress-free holiday. Everything was provided, including the newly installed Wi-Fi. There is so much … More
Reviewed 28 Feb 2017
Compact cottage, full of character.
Everything we needed for a weekend.
Beds were really comfortable.
Host very prompt with enquiries. Definitely recommend this stay.… More
“Cosy little cottage, excellent location, lovely.”
Reviewed 15 Jan 2015
stayed for three nights, charming little cottage, the decor was welcoming and homely. Close to everything one could ever want or need in life. Had a fantastic stay, would recommend. Look forward to st… More
“Ideal location for families” The key was available so we were able to get straight into the apartment. Mrs McWilliams was very friendly and helpful. The apartment is very spacious. It has lovely views over the gardens, and the swimming pool was nic
We recently spent a week in this apartment, it was great value for money and the facilities were excellent! My daughter learnt to swim in the pool within two days of being there and my son learnt to s… More
“Had potential, but very disappointing, definitely not good value for money.”
Reviewed 6 Nov 2011
We are writing this because if we had had the opportunity to read this before booking, we wouldn’t have! We have tried to keep it short – believe me, the first version being more like an essay!
As owners of Purbeck Cliffs Apartment we welcome comments and suggestions and have run the apartment very successfully for over 20 years. Each year we are visited by an independent Quality Assurance Assessor recognised by the Tourist Board to check the Apartment and we have consistently maintained our four star rating.
We were sorry this contributor did not enjoy her holiday, despite the beautiful weather they experienced. The comments about the pool were particularly unfair; the pool is kept heated to 81 degrees and above. It is checked at least twice a week and there is certainly no algae growing in it. It is unrealistic to promise to keep the pool totally insect free but we are always happy to give the pool an extra clean if requested.
Each year we redecorate and renew equipment and as part of this ongoing programme items such as the garden seats would clearly have been replaced, had this or some of the other points raised been brought to our attention at the time these would have been dealt with.
Purbeck Cliffs Apartment with its own private swimming pool and 2 acre garden presents outstanding value for money and compares very favourably with similar types of holiday where the swimming pool, sauna and snooker room are shared with other guests.
“A lovely well positioned holiday house, beautifully set up for us for our Christmas stay!”
Reviewed 29 Dec 2016
This is a lovely sunny and well equipped house, full of all those nice extra touches that make a holiday extra special. It is also within walking distance of all that Poole has to offer and very close… More
Thank you Tina, it was a pleasure. Have a great 2017.
“Hill view Corfe castle” Fabulous week met by friendly owners cottage very clean and comfortable and situated in a quiet part of a lovely picturesque village. Area was great for walking and very dog friendly will definitely return
The cottage itself is a beautiful place that's well maintained and in a really handy location for the village. We went with my 7yr old daughter too and she loved the thatched roof and easy access to … More
“Perfect bit of escapism close to numerous attractions”
Reviewed 28 Mar 2017
The cottage was lovely, and even better than we were expecting. It's very roomy, has everything you'd expect, and is in near proximity to the village and castle. The town is lovely - very quiet genera… More
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
A love cottage with a lovely garden in a wonderful town. Very comfortable throughout but being a tall Person I did have to watch my head… More
“Really relaxing holiday” We enjoyed our stay and visited places around Weymouth. The apartment was lovely will great sea views and a lovely garden.
the bed was very comfortable.
the only things we found was the patio door didn't locK.
Little Gem is a very clean, well equipped apartment. It has a lovely garden with views across Portland Harbour. It takes fifteen minutes to walk into the centre of Weymouth and is a short walk to Ches… More
Thank you for your kind review and leaving the property clean & tidy, much appreciated. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at 'Little Gem' and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.
“A Gem of a Holiday”
Reviewed 16 Jul 2016
We have just returned from a two week stay at Little Gem and have had a great time. The views were amazing, everything was just as advertised. And the bed was so comfortable. So much to see and do,we … More
Hello Phil, we are so pleased you enjoyed your two week stay at Little Gem and the comfy bed. We would love to welcome you back again soon and trust your long journey back to Scotland was without incident.
Thank you for your review.
Jon & Linda
Reviewed 22 Mar 2013
Clean and perfectly kitted out. Great property, great location, great views. If you want to walk a bit, this is for you. Not in the town centre, but a lovely coastal walk gets you there in 30 minute… More
A direct walk into the town centre will take you 20 minutes.
“New Year's Eve 2016” We had a fantastic time at the Bournemouth house, our stay was perfect. Ideal social house for a small group who want to cook and eat together in the comfort of a warm welcoming home. The owner was very helpful and great for commu
“Chill out” Had a wonderfull time , perfect position. Plently of room for dogs and grandchildren , spacious living accommodation for families.Beds,towels and linen provided comfortable nights sleep!will definitely be booking again .
We stayed at The Steps for a week with our two dogs in April and had a fabulous time even though the weather was pretty poor. The view from the house is stunning, the house itself is fairly basic but… More
First of all I would like to thank the owner for letting us stay in this amazing holiday home.
We could not have been happier here for the week.
The location attracted us in an instant to book t… More
“Views to die for....”
Reviewed 18 Jul 2016
If you google West Bay, the white house you see on the views over West Bay Cliffs, is this house. It's a unique building probably of some years that has been loved and characterised by the current ow… More
“Everything we were looking for.” We have just returned from a lovely week at Bluebell Cottage. The cottage was immaculate and very well equipped. We were warmly welcomed by Alistair and Lisa and enjoyed the home baked cakes on arrival! Our children lo
The cottage was warm, welcoming and well equipped. The garden large, and very dog secure. Located near super walks and good pubs, what more can you ask for? Owners, Alistair and Lisa couldn't have be… More
“Clean and tidy Great Value”
Reviewed 15 Apr 2014
The cottage was very modern, it was great to have WiFi. Lovely large garden with gas BBQ. Great walks from the cottage, very peaceful and quiet. Warm and cosy.… More
“A splendid quiet week with everything taken care of”
Reviewed 11 Apr 2014
Melplash is a very beautiful location just outside the town of Bridport. We loved the beautiful outside with plenty to explore for our son of 4.
Inside was a very warm and welcome atmosphere and enou… More
“A fantastic base for exploring Dorset” I found the Annexe at Rusper House a fantastic base for exploring Dorset, a county I hadn't visited in a few years. Wherever I wanted to visit (and I travelled in all directions from Piddlehinton) wasn't too far
“Perfect Annexe, clean,comfortable and peaceful.Jo was perfect too!We hope to return next year!”
Reviewed 11 Apr 2017
Location beautiful, perfect Dorset village with old church and pub. Cerne Abbas near, a larger lovely village approx. 2 miles away...also Cerne Giant...very interesting old church again,and abbey too.… More
Reviewed 28 Mar 2017
The property was spotless and well provided. The only noise was the birds as they sang to establish their territories. The welcome we received was very warm and we were sorry to leave after just a lon… More
“Spacious, classy accomodation in superb location”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2013
This was our fourth stay in this capacious house. The four bedrooms and three bathrooms are ideal for our children and grandchildren. The house is very well equipped and decorated and has been consi… More
“Lovely home - lovely location!”
Reviewed 24 Oct 2012
We had a fantastic weekend at the White House. The house is very spacious with great high ceilings and calm, neutral decor. Fantastically comfy couches with log fire, huge kitchen table to spend hou… More
“great house and brilliant location for beach/walking holidays”
Reviewed 12 Sep 2012
I have stayed at the White House twice, once on a tennis/walking holiday and this September with the whole family, grandparents and grandchildren. Both worked really well. The bedrooms are light and s… More
“Wonderfully relaxing holiday in a super cottage in a beautiful, peaceful location” Buckingham Cottage was everything it said on the website, and more - eg in an absolutely secluded and quiet location with its own private garden; reclining leather sofa
A wonderful set of cottages in a very quiet spot . There are all the facilities needed onsite for a self-catered break. The remote location does demand a car for getting around but waking up in the mo… More
“Superb accommodation and location” This is a stylish, modern, open plan property equipped with top quality appliances, really comfy beds and a great patio with sun loungers. The added benefit is that it is in a great location and within walking distan
“Lovely cottage” Stayed here over Christmas week and it is a absolutely beautiful cottage. The reason why it hasn't got 5 stars is because cooking xmas dinner for 6, we struggled with baking trays and had to buy more. Also the garden wasn't totally sec
“Perfect in Every Way” This cottage was a wonderful surlprise. It was beautifully and practically decorated, and its location really excellent...very close to all facilities. The owner, Ashley was both very friendly and helpful, and her thoughtfullness
The cottage itself is sweet. The main bedroom is quite spacious with the second one being on the smaller side. The bathroom and kitchen are very modern and everything is in good condition. I had a … More
“Five go exploring at Christmas” Five of us (and a German shepherd) spent a very happy Christmas in this beautiful home. The estate is incredible! So peaceful, and the other residents were very friendly and welcoming. The house is stunning; beautifully
“A beautiful place to spend a week with family” An excellent location and a beautiful place to spend time with our family. If it was our home I couldn't bare to rent it out to others. All of the furniture and fittings were to the highest quality and st
I enjoyed a relaxing break in October in Uplyme with friends at the gorgeous Cedar House. What a completely fabulous and luxurious property in the perfect location! With top of the range appliances,… More
Thank you for your wonderful review, we look forward to having you again. Sarah
Reviewed 15 Apr 2016
We really could not have asked for more. The house itself was, of course, fantastic. Wonderful views across the valley, beautifully designed, beautifully presented, very well equipped (to 5* hotel sta… More
“Gem of a cottage close to everything in Swanage” Lovely cottage, plenty big enough for 3 adults and 2 kids. They particularly loved the 'upstairs kids lounge' with pool table and chill out space to look out at the boats or the stars at night. Everyt
A very comfortable and welcoming property, furnished to a high standard with many thoughtful little touches. After using many previous holiday rentals, this is definately the best so far.
The propert… More
“Beautifully presented cottage near all the amenities - attention to detail”
Reviewed 21 May 2012
This cottage surpasses any holiday let that I have ever stayed at. It was like being in a luxury, boutique hotel and at such reasonably prices. Every little detail was catered for and the owners have … More
“Great place to stay”
Reviewed 19 Nov 2015
We had a great weekend in a lovely house within easy walking distance to beach and town. Lovely decor throughout the house with everything you could need. We highly recommend this house.… More