Located in Wool, Dorset
Little Meadow Cottage is a holiday cottage in East Burton, near Wool, Dorset, sleeping 2 and pet friendly and close to many attractions.
Little Meadow Cottage lies in the hamlet of East Burton down a country lane with no through traffic in a rural location with countryside views surrounding you. There are great attractions close by, the Tank Museum and Monkey World are both very close to Little Meadow Cottage. The coast is within very easy reach with Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door just to the south and the sandy beaches at Studland, Poole and Bournemouth a short drive away.
The accommodation at Little Meadow Cottage is all on one floor and comprises of an open plan living/dining/kitchen area with Freeview TV, TV, DVD player, stereo/CD player, iPod docking station and a broadband connection. There is a table and two chairs for dining and the kitchen has a has hob and electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine. The bedroom has been arranged as a double and the shower room has toilet and basin.
Outside is a small garden with patio area. There is parking and a cycle store on request. One dog can stay free of charge and there is stabling available upon request. A welcome pack will await your arrival and your gas, electricity, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
Wool is a large village in the district of Purbeck on the bridging point of the River Frome half way between Dorchester and Wareham. The Church of Holy Rood has been around since the 13th century and is well worth a visit.Read more
To the north of Wool lies Bovington, home to the Tank Museum and Monkey World (see below), to the west you will find East Knighton, to the south Coombe Keynes and to the east, West Stoke.
There are a large amount of events happening in the area with most based around either the Tank Museum or Monkey World. Please do check those websites close to the time of your visit so that you can find out what is going on when you visit.
Clouds Hill in Bovington is a tiny brick and tile cottage that was the retreat for T. E. Lawrence ('Lawrence of Arabia'). The rooms are pretty much as he left them and the cottage is open 5 days a week from March to October. Also in Bovington is the world's best Tank Museum. The museum tells the story of armoured warfare from its very beginning all the way through to the present day. There are several huge halls to explore with many displays as well as themed exhibitions that change on a regular basis. There are over 200 vehicles on display including the world's first ever tank. During school holidays there are also tank displays with life like explosions and expert commentary. There are also many events held at the museum including the annual tankfest, lectures and experience days.
Monkey world is an all year round attraction in Bovington, Dorset. Although a major tourist attraction, Monkey World does serious work and helps governments around the world to stop the smuggling of primates from the wild. There are over 230 primates at Monkey World of 15 different species. Included in that are 58 chimpanzees, living in 4 different social groups, and is the largest group of chimpanzees outside of Africa itself. There are 5 different species of gibbon, 3 groups of orang-utans including the home of Europe's only Orang-utan creche. There are 7 species of monkeys and prosimians, capuchin, common marmosets, cotton-top tamarins, ring-tailed lemurs, squirrel monkey, stump-tailed macaques and wooly monkeys.
There are only 3 places to eat out actually in Wool itself, The Black Bear and Cafe Bijou being the pick of the bunch. However, there are many fine pubs, restaurants and cafes in the surrounding area and even more choice in Dorchester just over 10 miles away.Read less
Bournemouth is 23 miles away
Bristol is 55 miles away
Exeter is 63 miles away