Located in Swanage, Dorset

Sundial in Swanage, Dorset, sleeps six guests in three bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 1


The living areas in this property consist of a kitchen with a fan oven, electric hob, microwave, and fridge/freezer, a living/dining room with a TV, and a garage with a washing machine and storage. The bedrooms consist of a ground-floor king-size, a further king-size, and a twin, along with a ground-floor shower room, and a bathroom. Outside there is an enclosed wrap-around garden with a lawn and a private driveway for one car. One well-behaved dog is welcomed, but please, no smoking. A travel cot can be requested. WiFi, fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price. You’ll find a shop in 0.8 miles, a pub in 0.6 miles, and a beach in 0.7 miles. Sundial is a lovely dwelling for a family break to Dorset. Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 9am. Note: Please bring your own linen for the travel cot and beach towels.

Property Details

Situated in Swanage, a coastal town in Dorset, is this lovely three-bedroom cottage, Sundial. Within proximity to the famous Jurassic Coast and an array of local amenities, whilst boasting ground-floor living arrangements, an enclosed garden, and a private driveway, Sundial welcomes six guests and one well-behaved dog, perfect for families and friends alike.

The cottage enjoys a contemporary kitchen, well-equipped for a self-catering stay, where you can rustle up some delicious meals, ready to savour around the six-seater dining table; plush sofas, homely decor and a TV can also be found in the living/dining space, perfect for gathering the entire family. Outside you will find a fully enclosed garden, child and pet-friendly, complete with a luscious lawn, ideal for an afternoon picnic and a relax in the sunshine. As sleep calls, retreat to three spacious bedrooms, one of which is a king size and situated on the ground-floor with a neighbouring shower room, whilst a further king, twin, and the main bathroom will be located on the first-floor.

Beyond Sundial, make the most of the wealth of amenities and attractions on offer, from strolls upon the resident beach, to dining out at Sea Breeze Restaurant, and the 1859 Pier Cafe and Bistro. Swanage Museum is also paces away, perfect for getting to know the local history, whilst Purbeck Heritage Coast, and Swanage Pier trust are ideal settings for outdoor enthusiasts, offering far-reaching views across the Dorset coastline.

Wareham, a riverside town is a short journey away, home to The Blue Pool, a natural swimming area, beautifully positioned around a popular hiking woodland, Wareham Town Museum is also worth a visit whilst on your travels, whilst Dorset Adventure Park is recommended for the energetic members of your group, featuring a large inflatable assault course, resting on Arfleet Mill Lake.

Travelling towards Poole, enjoy lakeside walks across its pier, head to Poole Quay to people watch at its bustling harbour, or perhaps tour the tranquil setting of Scaplen's Court Museum and Garden, a 15th century building, displaying some of the county's heritage.

Enjoy a trip to Dorset by gathering your loved ones at Sundial.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor king-size, 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room
  • Garage
  • Gas central heating
  • Fan oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power are included in the rent
  • Bed linen and towels are included in the rent
  • Travel cot available
  • Private driveway for 1 car
  • Enclosed wrap-around garden with lawn
  • One well-behaved dog is welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop just under 1 mile, pub and beach just over ½ a mile
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 9am
  • Note: Please bring your own linen for the travel cot and beach towels


Close to coast
Cot Available
Ground floor bath
Ground floor bed
Ground floor facilities
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Washing machine


Area Details


Swanage is a large, pretty, coastal town on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset. The town has an array of shops, cafes and restaurants and is a great base for exploring what Swanage and the surrounding areas have to offer. Enjoy the charm and the atmosphere of the town, join in with regatta in the summer months. For those walking enthusiasts, enjoy amazing views along this stretch of the South West Coast Path. The chalky cliffs of Old Harry's Rock are spectacular and are well worth your time to visit. The rocks mark the most eastern point of the Jurassic Coast. Visit Durleston Country Park and Nature Reserve and explore the 320 acres of stunning countryside. Discover the vast species of wildlife and marvel at the spectacular views. There are plenty of water sports to try out here and great waters to try them out in.


Swanage beach is 4 miles of golden, sandy beach. Sheltered waters, and lifeguards patrolling the beach in the summer months, makes it very popular with families. This beach holds the prestigious Blue flag award for beach cleanliness. Why not hire out a traditional beach hut for the duration of your stay, this will save you carrying your beach luggage everywhere. Pedalos can be hired on the beach as can deckchairs, although dogs are not allowed on this beach from May to September. Pier Beach is a tiny sand and shingle beach near the traditional pier, perfect for sitting and watching the world go by. The clear waters make it great for snorkelling or angling. Dogs are allowed on this beach all year.

Swanage Railway

Swanage Railway is a fantastic and exciting way to see the Isle of Purbeck in style. This heritage railway has a steam and diesel train running the five and a half miles from Norden. It takes in Corfe Castle and Swanage with picnic tables at most stations for you to make the most of the day. Take a day trip to Corfe Castle, explore the castle and then make the return journey back. At Christmas, join the Swanage railway for a magical Christmas adventure for not only the children to enjoy but the adults too.

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