Located in Corfe Castle, Dorset
Tavern Way is a stone terraced cottage is in the village of Corfe Castle, Dorset and can sleep 4 people in 2 bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 4
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: 2
Tavern way is a stone terraced cottage situated in the village of Corfe Castle near to the town of Wareham in Dorset and benefits from a large garden with castle views. The cottage can sleep 4 people in double and twin single bedrooms as well as a family bathroom. The rest of the cottage is made up of a galley kitchen, a sitting/dining room. To the outside of the cottage is roadside parking subject to availability and a lawned fenced garden with furniture. Tavern way is suitable for couples or families who enjoy being surrounded by rolling hills in a historic site.
Tavern Way is set in the heart of Corfe Castle on the Isle of Purbeck just a couple of minutes away from the famous castle ruins. Tavern Way is the perfect gateway to explore both the countryside and the coast of this region which can be enjoyed with up to two well-behaved dogs. Lots of things to do and visit close by including Corfe Castle with plenty of independent shops, cafes and restaurants and of course Corfe Castle itself where the first castle on the site dates back to the 9th century and was made of wood. The first stone castle was built in the 11th century and it was used all the way through to 1646 where it was systematically destroyed. Swanage Steam Railway starts/finishes in the town and allows you to visit Harmons Cross, Herston and Swanage with its award-winning sandy beach. RSPB Arne, Studland Beach, Durdle Door, Lulworth Cove, Lulworth Castle, The Blue Pool, Durlston Country Park, Monkey World, Bovington Tank Museum and the Fossil Forest which takes you back 135 million years. Partake in activities such as sailing, bird watching, walking, windsurfing, diving and kite surfing. The towns of Dorchester, Poole and Bournemouth are all within easy reach or take the ferry and explore the National Trusts' Brownsea Island.
The accommodation at Tavern Way comprises of a sitting room with dining area TV, WiFi and a selection of books. The kitchen has an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge and washing machine. The ground floor is rounded off by the bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and toilet. Upstairs there are two bedrooms arranged as a double and a twin. A cot can be provided.
Outside is a long fenced garden with lawn and patio complete with furniture. There is roadside parking subject to availability. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
- Night storage heating, electric oven and hob, fridge, washing machine, TV, WiFi, selection of books
- Fuel and power included in rent
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- A cot is available
- Roadside parking for one vehicle only subject to availability
- Long fenced garden with lawn leading to open fields, with furniture
- Two well-behaved dogs welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop and pub 5 min
- Corfe Castle 5 min
- Note: wooden cottage stairs are slightly steep
Corfe Castle is a small, picturesque village nestled in the Isle of Purbeck. The ruins of Corfe Castle provide the backdrop to the village and is very popular with visitors. Walking around the village there local craft shops to explore and plenty of tea rooms with homemade scones and cakes. Enid Blyton holidayed here often and some of the areas appear fondly in her books. Enid explored the ruins in 1814 and it's believed she arrived by steam train on the Swanage Railway. Corfe Castle became her inspiration for Errin Castle in the Famous Five book. Take one of the many trails in Corfe itself, download a treasure map and away you go on your own adventure.
Built in 1086 but destroyed in 1646, some of the ruined stone appear in the buildings in the village. The ruins are owned by The National Trust and are full of history and fascinating facts. During the day, history comes alive with expert talks and demonstrations. In the evening, with the castle lit up, outdoor performances will wow you. If you want to see what the castle would have looked like in its heyday, then visit the Model Village which depicts life as it was in 1086. Sat in beautiful magical gardens, experience what life was like.
If you want to stay in a village that not only is peaceful, but steeped in history, then look no further. In addition, is the knowledge that the busier towns of Swanage and Wareham are nearby.