Woodlands Cottage

Located in Ringstead, Dorset

This secluded bungalow is in the village of Ringstead near to Weymouth in Dorset and can sleep 6 people in 3 bedrooms.

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


Woodlands is a secluded bungalow situated just outside the village of Ringstead, near to the town of Weymouth in Dorset and benefits from a large garden. The cottage can sleep 6 people in 3 bedrooms as well as a family bath & shower room. The rest of the cottage is made up of a fitted kitchen, a dining room and a sitting room. To the outside of the cottage is off road parking for 2 cars and a lawned garden to the rear. Woodlands is a fantastic location for walking the South West Coast Path and exploring the Jurassic Coastline.

Property Details

Woodlands Cottage is a secluded bungalow which is set amongst the trees on the edge of Ringstead Wood and lies about half a mile from the beach. Glimpses of the sea can be seen through the trees in the garden. The very large enclosed garden is laid to lawn and faces south. It is ideal for dogs and children to play, this property feels like a real escape to the country.

From your doorstep and onto the local walking paths, you will find yourself in places like Ringstead Bay just a ½ miles away where there is a seasonal shop for provisions and the morning paper and a picnic area. Woodlands cottage is an ideal for a relaxing getaway retreat with its open plan style kitchen, comfortable dining sitting room, you can all relax together.

There are many other walks along the glorious coastal path to be had. The area is appealing through all seasons making it hard to pick a favourite. If you are feeling energetic walk the coastal path towards Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove, be sure to treat yourselves with an ice lolly or cream tea.

A relaxing drive into Weymouth will take where you can find lovely restaurants or enjoy fish and chips by the harbourside. A stroll along the esplanade with its sandy beach after is sure to be a favourite. If you are looking to learn about the natural world, try the amazing Monkey World which is an Ape rescue Centre or fancy some military history visit The Bovington Tank Museum or Tynham Village. Dorset really does have lots to offer whatever the weather. This property would suit a family or a group of walking friends and all their family members including the dog as it welcomes 3 well-behaved dogs.


  • Oil fired central heating, fridge/freezer washer/dryer, dishwasher, CD Player/radio, DVD player
  • TV
  • Wifi
  • Fuel and power included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Private off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Cot
  • Garden with table and chairs
  • Sorry, no smoking


Close to coast
Cot Available
Ground floor bathroom
Ground floor bedroom
Ground floor facilities
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Pet Friendly
Real Fire



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Area Details


Ringstead is a small hamlet dominated by Ringstead Bay and beach and is part of the Jurassic Coast. The beach is a mix of pebble and shingle with some sand. You can often find rock pools at the Western end of the beach at low tide. There is a reef close to shore which becomes revealed at low tide. Therefore, the beach can be a good place to look for fossils. A shop and cafe are available in the car park for the beach. For those that are windsurfing from here please note the reef has no respect for fins. I have lost count the number of times I have connected with it. Ringstead has excellent views of Weymouth and Portland. It is an excellent base for walking with many options open to you including continuing on to Durdle Door. The Smuggler’s pub at Osmington Mills is the next village on. This is within easy walking distance along a coast path so you don’t have to resort to taking to the car if you don’t want to.

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