Located in Wool, Dorset

Wayside is a semi-detached cottage in Winfrith Newburgh, Dorset and can sleep two people in one bedroom and is pet-friendly.

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


Wayside is a charming semi-detached cottage resting in the village of Winfrith Newburgh, Dorset. Hosting one four-poster king-size bedroom, along with a ground-floor bathroom, this property can sleep up to two guests. There is also a kitchen and a living room/diner with an open fire. Outside there is a gravelled garden with seating and a barbecue, along with an off-road parking space for one car. Wayside is the perfect retreat for a romantic break to Dorset.

Property Details

Sitting within the centre of the charming village of Winfrith Newburgh, Wayside is a white-washed semi-detached cottage offering a romantic retreat for two. Boasting a four-poster king-size bed in its one bedroom, along with characterful cottage features, and within a few miles of the shores of Lulworth Cove and the famous Durdle Door, Wayside makes a great base for a Dorset holiday for two.

Enter into the property after parking up on your off-road parking space and be welcomed into a handy entrance with coat hooks and the door to the ground-floor bathroom with a bath and overhead shower. Continue into the kitchen and find a host of appliances to make use of when rustling up a delicious dish for two, you can perch at the breakfast bar with a glass of wine while you plan an itinerary for your break. Head to the next room to dine at the dining table and chairs placed nicely before the window, with an open fire to warm you on cooler nights adding to the homely character. Relax on the sofa or armchair while you're entertained by the Smart TV with Freeview, a perfect way to end another exciting day. Head out of the rustic stable door to the rear garden, an enclosed gravel space for your canine companion to stretch their legs, sit at the outdoor table and chairs for alfresco dining or your morning cup of tea.

When it's time to retire for the day, travel up the steep and turning cottage staircase to find a beautiful and spacious bedroom featuring an elegant four-poster king-size bed, with a dressing table here too, timber floors and neutral hues, it's a truly tranquil space.

With plenty of walks to enjoy right from the doorstep, Wayside is a perfect pick for those who love exploring the outdoors, with plenty of space to store bikes as well, you can choose how best to get to know this idyllic area The village of Winfrith Newburgh is a peaceful spot offering a village shop and a pub, with a nearby farm shop, Jurassic Coast Farm Shop, selling local produce and fresh ingredients for your home-cooked meals and picnics on-the-go. Begin your adventures with a walk from the village down to Lulworth Cove, considered one of the best places in the world to study geology thanks to its amazing landforms and five types of rock, it's a scenic spot to enjoy, whether you're sunbathing on the clean sands, swimming in the bluest waters, or admiring the ancient formations, including the famous Durdle Door.

Visit the beautiful Lulworth Castle too, an incredible 17th-century building steeped in history and set in a large estate, you can roam at your leisure through the woodland trails, walk your dog here, enjoy a picnic or stop in at The Castle Tearoom for an afternoon treat. Explore Thomas Hardy's town, the county town of Dorchester, finding Roman ruins just a stone's throw from the high street, Thomas Hardy's picture-perfect cottage following the Thomas Hardy Trail, The Dinosaur Museum telling the tales of Dorset's Jurassic Coast and the Dorset County Museum.

For classic seaside fun discover the delights of Weymouth where brightly coloured beach huts, donkey rides and beachfront amusements will take you back to childhood holidays by the sea, indulge in fish and chips by the harbour, boat trips out to sea and sunbathing on the beautiful beach, with SEA LIFE Centre offering a great outing. Also within easy reach is the South West Coast Path, the Isle of Portland, Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre, The Tank Museum and Tyneham Village, offering something for everyone. Delight in a Dorset break at Wayside with your loved one.


  • Gas central heating inglenook fireplace with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine, Freeview Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and initial log supply included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed gravelled garden with seating and barbecue
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 350 metres, pub 500 metres
  • Note: This property may not be suitable for those with limited mobility due to the steep and turning staircase to the first floor
  • Note: Children are not permitted at this property


Four Poster
Great View
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Washing machine



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Area Details


Wool is a small and peaceful village near Bovington and Wareham. Dotted with quaint thatched cottages, this village is very photogenic. The River Frome runs through here and on the banks you can spot the 17th-century Woolbridge Manor where "Tess of the D'ubervilles spent her honeymoon night in the Thomas Hardy novel. There is a convenience store here and 2 pubs. Visit The Tank Museum a little drive away, in Bovington. Discover how the tanks advanced through the years, experience an action display and take a ride in a tank. For those who enjoy walking, pick up the Lawerence of Arabia trail. Explore the flat, 7 mile trail and stop for refreshments in the tea rooms along the way at Moreton. West Lulworth and Durdle Door are within driving distance.

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