“The nearest place to heaven” So close to the ocean that on a wild day the spray splashes on the windows. The flat is very cosy and comfortable. Everything you need is right there. The owners have thought of everything from crab nets to a great selecti
Although this apartment was advertised as having wheelchair access, the bathroom was totally inadequate for anyone with mobility problems. The bath is very high and impossible for my friend to get int… More
I always discuss with new guests the limitations of the flat with regard to wheelchair users - we are on the ground floor and it is quite easy to access the flat and great for those with limited mobility to watch the passers by and boats etc in the bay - however we are not a disability flat, we have only standard width doors etc. and yes the bathroom is difficult for those who have no ability to walk but we have provided grab rails and the bathroom is large enough for a wheelchair to get into.
The previous guests advised us the microwave was broken and I immediately ordered another one. My caretaker provided one of his own for the guests to use so they would not suffer without one and when my new one arrived he replaced it at the next changeover so as not to disturb them. The keysafe was not known to be broken and when we checked it it was working properly but it has now been replaced for security.
“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
“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
“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
“We want to come back next year!” The lodge is warm, clean, bright, well equipped, comfy. We could see the sun rise and set from its windows. As we were on a walking weekend it was such a nice home to come home to at the end of the day.
The chalet was in the perfect location for exploring Dorset. Was very well appointed for a comfortable stay and would recommend a visit.… More
“Comfortable and Pleasant”
Reviewed 10 Nov 2016
Nice little holiday lodge. Stayed there 3 adults + a 1yr old. it's on a farely steep hill. Walking distance to the pebble beach. Walking distance to the local pub and an organic farm where we bought f… More
Self catering one bed luxury cottage for two.
Beautiful rural location.
Ideal romantic, bolt hole in the countryside
Only one mile from Lyme Regis town and beach
Local pub and shop 10 mins walk through woodland glen.
Luxury bed linen , waterfall show …see 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.
“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
“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
“Delightful home from home by the sea” This is a truly lovely home from home, in the heart of Swanage and accessible to all the amenities the town and its surroundings has to offer. Everything at Baytree is beautifully thought out, it's comfortable, s
“Great location, great facilities, great welcome - highly recommended 4*” Easy to find and in a great location, I can highly recommend Acorns Garden Apartment at Hedgehog Corner if you;re looking for a luxurious, relaxing place to stay. Joy's welcome i
Acorns is wonderful for a short break and has everything you need for your stay.
The apartment has plenty of space, a large conservatory, fantastic kitchen and bathroom
and the hot tub is just great… More
And it was brilliant welcoming you back again!
Here's to your next visit!
“Amazing, peaceful, relaxing, everything you could possibly need all wrapped up in a beautiful, romantic retreat”
Reviewed 7 Sep 2015
Joy was fabulous from start to finish. She was very accommodating with my wishes to surprise my partner for our anniversary by making it extra special. We had email communication over several weeks be… More
Thank you for your generous words. I am delighted it all went so well for such a special anniversary. Yes, this guest is absolutely correct, if there are any one nights available between bookings they are bookable on my home web site where you can also see a film of the Hot Tub and property and other sister property with same facilities including a private Hot Tub too.
Thank you for being such special guests and hope to see you again one day soon!
“Cosy and relaxing”
Reviewed 20 Mar 2015
Ideal for short break or holiday, close to River Cottage and the Jurassic Coast.
The breakfast basket was superb every taste catered for.… More
Thank you for your time in writing such lovely lines about our Acorns Apartment.
I am very grateful to you for choosing to stay here and delighted you enjoyed your visit.
Anyone renting our lovely caravan will be sure to have a great holiday on a beautiful 5* site with great facilities to keep the whole family amused. The caravan is sited in the historic town of Christchurch, Dorset and is within walking distance to the beach and withi …see more
“Beautiful cottage in great location” 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 cook our own
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
“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.
“Fantastic” Our high expectations were far outreached when we first walked through the door into an inviting and homely house.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this inspirational and relaxing environment thanks to the numerous books to browse throug
“We enjoyed it so much I have already paid my deposit for next year.” We had a good week and the flat was great. I enjoyed looking out of the window in the morning at the sea whilst drinking my coffee.
i stayed here with my family (wife and 2 daughters 6 and 9) and we had a fantastic time. We were very lucky to have the weather and this was a real bonus. Osbourne house is lovely and in the best posi… More
“Great cottage next to Bridport, which in itself is a great little town.” Really great cottage, nice and spacious for a cottage, stayed in a lot more cramped accommodation before.
Accommodation itself was also really clean and bright, with lots of pe
Our stay at Buzzards Swoop was excellent. Alastair and Lisa have thought of everything, the little touches like the cake when you arrive and enough milk to make a cuppa are very thoughtful. They poppe… More
“Smashing place to stay”
Reviewed 22 Apr 2014
Alistair and Lisa were very helpful from the booking through to the final stage, our break in buzzard swoop
The cottage was lovely and heaven for our staffie Roxy who had a lovely time in the 6 acre… More
Reviewed 6 Oct 2013
Returned today from a short break (3 nights) at Buzzards Swoop, Alistair & Lisa were very welcoming, lovely muffins, milk & tea bags were waiting for us on our arrival.
A very relaxing stay, lots o… More
“Well kept, clean cottage in central location” 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 local sup
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
“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
“Lovely Dorset house” Lovely, big and well equipped house, swimming pool and games room a huge hit with the kids and adults!! Surprised with a welcome pack, the biscuits went down well! Only issue was the lighting in the swimming pool and kitchen at ni
“Large house superbly equipped and beutifully maintained.”
Reviewed 8 Apr 2013
We were a party of 10 - 6 adults and 4 children. The house was warm and welcoming and plenty of room so that we could all have our own individual space if required. The swimming pool was the reason we… More
“5 star, with personal touches, plenty of space and facilities for all ages”
Reviewed 28 Apr 2013
The owners were very welcoming when they showed us around and very quick to refund the deposit. The house was clean and well presented. It had all the equipment necessary including child friendly cu… More
“A Gem of a Holiday” 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 would love to come back again ,
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.
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.
“Brilliant” The owner of this lodge is fantastic, very friendly and was fantastic to us. The lodge is perfect, its bright, spacious and the beds are lovley. The kitchen is full of modern features including an Amercian Style fridge / freezer which wa
Just returned from a fabulous week in Swanage (early August) and found this flat to be perfect for our families needs. With two small(ish)children (4/7)it was brilliant to be so close to the seaside a… More
Thank you so much for your positive comments, we hope to see you again.
“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
“Beautiful retreat” We stayed at Sundial House for a family Xmas holiday. The location is perfect for all the pubs & shops, with simply stunning views day & night of the sea & harbour. We all loved watching the sun rise every morning from the kitchen/d
Lyme Regis has a huge family, nostgic meaning to the family so it was wonderful to go back. This house is in the best location - right on the sea front. A great base for beach, pottering and people wa… 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
If you need a very fine house with a perfect equipement in a lovely surrounding than book this property. You can use the silent garden with a very short way to the livingroom and the kitchen.
It´s … More
“Lovely House in a great coast side location”
Reviewed 15 Mar 2014
Despite the weather (!) we found the house charming and cosy and warm. Clean and tidy rooms and a comfortable bed. Local shop nearby ideal for stocking up for the weekend and Weymouth is only a short… More
Reviewed 25 Jun 2016
Situated in an estate with minimal view of the sea from front bedroom only ,We considered this to be over priced for what it is. During the first week we reported a fault in the bathroom light fitting… More
“Very nice and clean property in a great location” If you are visiting the Poole area this property is in a great location from the quay and 5 minutes fro the town centre for an excellent selection of shops and superstores.The property was cleaned to a
We stayed over Christmas, and it was amazing from the moment we arrived. The cottage was so clean and inviting really cosy with an open fire the kitchen was great with everything and more you could ne… More
Thank you so much for your lovely review - I'm so pleased you had a great Christmas at the Cottage and look forward to welcoming you again soon!!
“FANTASTIC ACCOMMODATION, REALLY WELL SERVICED AND VERY CLEAN, AN ABSOLUTE PLEASURE TO ARRIVE AND STAY THERE”
Reviewed 1 Aug 2016
On arrival I was very very pleased that the property was so beautiful. My party consisted of myself, 1 husband and 3 teenage girls and a little boy of 9 - I had booked to take my two dogs with me but… 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
“Highly recomended, great attention to quality and detail” We had a lovely stay at Lyttle Manet. The owners Wendy and Trev were very welcoming and attentive to any needs we had without being intrusive. The cottage is extremely well appointed with a lov
“Beautiful, spacious apartment.” Well presented apartment with all the equipment you could possibly need - including a very useful shopping trolley for visits to the local supermarket. Plenty of space for all the family and the balcony is a pleasant e
“Lovely flat, great location, hospitable and clean!”
Reviewed 6 Nov 2014
We really enjoyed our stay. The flat was spacious and comfortable especially given we were in a group encompassing three generations. Lots of unexpected extras in the kitchen that meant we didn't ha… More
“A home away from home”
Reviewed 9 Sep 2014
We felt at home the minute we walked through the door. The standard of decor was very high, and yet the place felt cosy and very homely. The owner had left lots of very useful things for us to use, li… More
“Excellent home from home” My daughter and her two children stayed here with me in June. The house was excellent everything was there that we needed - a short walk to beach I didn't have to use my car at all-very relaxing, clean and roomy
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
“Amazing location, beautiful views, proper beach holiday” 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
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
“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
“Very pleasant retreat”
Reviewed 24 Apr 2012
We stayed in at "The Steps" for the week before Easter and thouroughly enjoyed the location. West Bay and the surrounding coastal area (Weymouth to Lyme Regis) is very quiet during this period which m… More
single level property set within 30 acres with breathtaking surroundings regret
no children or babies
the compact accommodation has been renovated with great care and is a perfect location for enjoying the countryside and makes the perfect tour... …see more
Sunnybrook is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac only three minutes level walk from Bridport town centre. This comfortable and spacious two-bedroomed bungalow offers visitors all the facilities of a medium sized Dorset market town, combined with the stunning scenery of the …see more
Shore Cottage is a unique detached house bordering the seashore with three double bedrooms, each with truly magnificent views over the sea and rolling countryside. The cottage is the last house on an unmade track in Ringstead Bay, Dorset; the large grassy garden runs …see more
“Very comfortable accommodation in a great location” This apartment was perfect for a long weekend stay, right on the coast road, without the hustle and bustle of being closer to Bournemouth but conveniently situated for visiting lots of places such as
“Mrs” An amazing cottage equipped with everything and more you could need. It is especially great the toys and equipment provided for children.
Great location in delightful village but so close to Weymouth. Bus service at the door if you prefer not t
We stayed at Laurel Cottage with our son, daughter in law and two young grandchildren last week.
Laurel Cottage lived up to all our expectations - a delightful property in a very pretty village setti… More
“Lovely cottage in beautiful village”
Reviewed 26 Jun 2016
We thoroughly enjoyed our week at Laurel Cottage, plenty of room for 7 of us (5 adults and 2 children). Good pub in the village, another 2 pubs and fish & chips within walking distance, handy for Wey… More
“Clean, well appointed, comfortable, stunning views” Lovely situation for a 'get away from it all' break. fantastic views, great cliff walking, good regular bus service to Weymouth. Nice clean flat, comfy beds, everything you need for a relaxing stay.
Lovely, clean, comfortable apartment with a fantastic view of the sea and Portland Bill lighthouse. Very quiet, no traffic noise to intrude, plenty of local amenities and parking. There are lots of re… More
Thank you very much for your great review. I'm pleased you enjoyed the sea views and quietness of the location. I look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
Reviewed 15 Apr 2014
Needed reasonably priced but good quality accommodation to visit family. Suited us perfectly for this short break as well furnished with very comfortable beds and a stunning view from the window. Wo… More
Thank for your very kind review.I am glad that it suited you perfectly and that you slept well in the comfortable beds. What a great view to wake up to.Cooking facilities are provided by means of a microwave and the on site world class restaurant is just a 1 minute walk away. I look forward to welcoming you for your return visit.
“Lovely apartment in an historic building with a difference”
Reviewed 27 Oct 2013
Lovely, clean apartment with every effort taken to ensure a comfortable stay. The austere building has an interesting history and there is easy access to hotel facilities. All this plus great coastal … More
Thank you for your kind review. I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay in this stunning location.