Located in Swanage, Dorset
Newton Manor House is a holiday cottage in Swanage, Dorset, sleeping 16 with views over Swanage Bay and beautiful landscaped gardens
Newton Manor House is a listed building dating back to the early 1600s just 1 mile away from the sandy beaches of Swanage Bay. Made from the local Purbeck stone, the house offers perfect holiday accommodation for large families or groups of friends. From the first and second floors there are commanding views over the landscaped gardens, over Swanage and to the sea beyond.
The accommodation at Newton Manor House comprises of a hall leading to a spacious, beamed living room with open fire, TV, DVD player, radio/CD player and WiFi. Double doors link through to the dining room that seats 16 people. The spacious kitchen comes equipped with oven and hob, microwave, washer/dryer, dishwasher, freezer and two fridges. There is a utility area that also features a pool table. The ground floor is rounded off with a shower room with toilet and basin.
Up to the first floor where there is a beamed double bedroom with king-size bed, sofa bed for alternative sleeping only and an en-suite bathroom with toilet and basin. There is another king-size double which leads onto a sitting/dressing room with two single fold-out beds, each for plus one child. The en-suite bathroom has a shower cubicle, toilet and basin. Finally there is a further double bedroom with en-suite shower, toilet and basin.
Up to the second floor where there is another king-size double bedroom with an additional day bed for alternative sleeping only and an en-suite shower room with toilet and basin. There are to twin bedrooms, one having an en-suite shower room and toilet, the other having an en-suite bathroom and toilet. Finally, up to the third floor attic bedroom which is arranged as a twin with an en-suite shower room, toilet and basin. A cot, travel cot and two high chairs can be provided.
Outside there are large, landscaped gardens complete with furniture and barbecue. There is ample parking for everyone. Your gas, electricity, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
Originally a small fishing port, Swanage came to prominence in Victorian times when it became a holiday resort for the rich of the day. Today it has grown and tourism is a big part of the area helped by an amazing coastline featuring Old Harry Rocks and is considered the eastern gateway to the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. All of this can be enjoyed by many miles of the South West Coast Path.Read more
To the west of Swanage lies Langton Matravers while to the north lies Ulwell and Studland. If you travel south or east from Swanage then you had better be in a wet suit as you will then be in either Durlston Bay or the English Channel having passed the Anvil Lighthouse!
The Purbeck Film Festival is held in mid October and shows films around the region. In July the Swanage Jazz Festival is held over three days and celebrates jazz from around the world with many different styles on display. At the end of July is Swanage Carnival week culminating in a large firework display and decorated floats travelling through the town. In August is Swanage Lifeboat week with a variety of events from a charity duck race to Gig racing all in a great cause. At the end of August is the Purbeck Folk Festival, an award winning festival that has grown year on year. As well as folk, there are open mic and jam sessions, a cinema, archery and knotting workshops. In mid September is the Swanage Folk Festival, with hundreds of Morris dancers, join-in-sessions, concerts and workshops. At the end of September is the Swanage Walking Festival that celebrate this beautiful area with no fewer that 35 guided walks so you can find out about the history of the area as you take in the views.
The Swanage Railway has just celebrated its 35th anniversary and runs steam trains from Swanage taking in Norden, Harmans Cross and Corfe Castle. They have dining trains and even a 'drive a train' experience. There is an evening Sunset Shuttle and even a Sea Train Adventure combing sea travel with the steam railway. If you are staying in Swanage and thinking of visiting Corfe Castle for the day then this is the way to do it.
Durlston Country Park is a must for any keen naturalist or lover of British wildlife with amazing views over the coastline as an added bonus. Plenty of walking that is pushchair friendly, and many additional sites to see on your route including the Anvil Point lighthouse, Tilly Whim Caves, Durlston Castle, the visitor centre and cafe and shop. Studland Beach is a 4 mile stretch of golden, sandy beach with views of Old Harry Rocks and the Isle of Wight. This is a great place for watersports and also is the most popular naturist beach in all of Britain. Back from the beach there are designated trails through sand dunes and into woodland to explore the wealth of nature in the area.
Huge variety of places to eat in Swanage with over 60 to choose from. A wonderful choice of world cuisine as well as a good choice of English dishes with local seafood on many menus.Read less
Bournemouth is 14 miles away
Bristol is 67 miles away
Exeter is 77 miles away