On the rugged Jurassic Coast, you’ll find the fantastic waterside town of Purbeck. It sits at the top of spectacular cliffs and is bordered by water on three sides so while staying on this peninsula, you’ll never by far from stunning panoramic views out to sea. The landscape is the perfect mix of coastal and country with picturesque villages containing excellent restaurants and independent shops dotted throughout.
Why visit Purbeck?
The beauty and tranquillity of the area is a huge draw for travellers. Go to the beaches and stay for the wonder induced by the magical scenery. There are great places to fossil hunt along the coast and ancient castles and woodlands to explore inland.
Things to do in Purbeck:
The Purbeck Peninsula stretches from Corfe Castle to Ballard Down and covers an area dotted with ancient landmarks and exciting family attractions. If you need a day to slow down and unwind, grab a traditional fish and chips to enjoy whilst gazing at the gorgeous views.
Why stay in a Purbeck cottage?
As it’s located on a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the entire holiday will be spent in truly alluring surroundings. It’s a gorgeous and peaceful place to relax yet full of wonderful attractions. Discover something new every day in this elegant and sprawling region with a stay in one of our cottages in Purbeck.
Three must see things in Purbeck:
- The jewel of the south, Poole Harbour, has sandy beaches, independent shops and delicious eateries.
- Wander through the magnificent ruins of thousand-year-old Corfe Castle.
- Many chalk hills zigzag across the region but the summit of Nine Barrow Down is littered with stone age burial mounds.