the Castle Inn pub in Lulworth

West Lulworth

If you are visiting Lulworth Cove, allow extra time to meander the picture-postcard streets of West Lulworth village, which has thatched cottages and window…
Signage in front of thatched cottage in East Lulworth village

East Lulworth

The village of East Lulworth is considerably smaller than neighbouring West Lulworth, but is still worth a stop and explore for its simple charm.
The Old Granary on Wareham river


The historic market town of Wareham, with its beautiful river frontage, is a gateway to the Isle of Purbeck. If you spotted the signs for Wareham on…
Arne village and St Nicholas Church wooden sign

Arne village

Lying quietly between its larger and more well-known neighbours of Wareham, famous for its Saxon heritage, and the Arne Nature Reserve – a 565-hectare…
Lulworth Cove with boats and person


The area of Lulworth in Dorset comprises two picture-postcard villages, a 17th Century castle set in acres of grounds, and several of Britain’s most…
Duck pond in front of houses in Worth Matravers

Worth Matravers

The drive up to Worth Matravers from either direction (Swanage or Kingston), has some of the most far-reaching and impressive views of the Purbeck Hills and…
Swanage beach huts on Shore Road

Beach huts

Handy for storing all your seaside essentials and giving you that extra bit of privacy, beach huts in Swanage are available to hire all year round for daily…
The Bankes Arms pub in Studland

Studland village

Prepare to get side-tracked on your way to the stunning beaches of Studland Bay as you drive through the charming Studland village. Its back roads…