“Delightful Dorset hideaway for birdwatchers, beachlovers and walkers” - VisitEngland Assessor
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Entrance gate left open. Property only suitable for 2 adults; visitors not allowed. Hand sanitiser and soap to be used whenever entering the building. Have referred guests to Assessment Services for the requirements and measures to be taken to obtain a Covid-19 Confident Accreditation. Cleaning materials include Virucidal disinfestant, bleach, anti-bacterial hand wipes and hydroalcoholic cleaning spray.
Our Inspector's view
Stable Cottage is a cosy holiday spot perfectly placed for exploring the beaches and sand dunes of the village of Studland with the World Heritage Site Jurassic Coastline right on hand. A short trip by chain ferry takes visitors to the beautiful Studland peninsula for a happy day birdwatching, rambling or just enjoying the great outdoors.
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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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