Cranborne House



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Opening status: Open
Our COVID-19 measures:
Key safe installed in car park to minimise contact Staggered check-in times Bedrooms aired for 48 hours between guests Time slots allocated in Guest Kitchen for self serve breakfast plus allocated time between to sanitise and clean Key drop system for check out BACS payments only - no cash or contactless to minimise contact


A warm welcome awaits you at this beautiful Victorian period property in the centre of Poole - home to the second largest natural harbour in the world, Brownsea Island, the gateway to the Channel Islands and the Blue Flag golden sand beaches of Sandbanks. The guest house accommodation, built in 2004, is in keeping with the grandeur of the original Victorian 1880's house and retains some of the original features, such as the original tiled flooring. The Guest House offers 5 charming rooms: a Family Room, a Twin Room and 3 Double Rooms all with their own private en-suite bathrooms.

Cranborne House
45 Shaftesbury Road, Poole, DORSET, BH15 2LU
Phone : 01202 685200
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About the area

Discover Dorset

Dorset means rugged varied coastlines and high chalk downlands. Squeezed in among the cliffs and set amid some of Britain’s most beautiful scenery is a chain of picturesque villages and seaside towns. Along the coast you’ll find the Lulworth Ranges, which run from Kimmeridge Bay in the east to Lulworth Cove in the west. Together with a stretch of East Devon, this is Britain’s Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, noted for its layers of shale and numerous fossils embedded in the rock. Among the best-known natural landmarks on this stretch of the Dorset coast is Durdle Door, a rocky arch that has been shaped and sculpted to perfection by the elements. The whole area has the unmistakable stamp of prehistory.

Away from Dorset’s magical coastline lies a landscape with a very different character and atmosphere, but one that is no less appealing. Here, winding, hedge-lined country lanes lead beneath lush, green hilltops to snug, sleepy villages hidden from view and the wider world. The people of Dorset are justifiably proud of the achievements of Thomas Hardy, its most famous son, and much of the county is immortalised in his writing. 

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