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“Great cottage in a great location”
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Wissett Cottage - Character features abound inside and out with chocolate box charm.
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Wissett Cottage - Character features abound inside and out with chocolate box charm.
Wissett Cottage - Character features abound inside and out with chocolate box charm.
Wissett Cottage - Character features abound inside and out with chocolate box charm.
Living room - alternative view.
Master bedroom. Comfortable king-sized bed with good quality bed linen provided.
The dining room - another corner in which to relax
The sunny, south-facing aspect to the cottage edged with country garden plants and flowers.
Cosy nights in front of the wood burner. Some logs for your first fire are provided.
Relax in the pretty courtyard garden.
Cottage front - showing the thatched 'wing' extending to the rear.
The garage and drive provide parking for 2 cars
View over Worbarrow Tout from Flowers Barrow on the SW Coastal path - stunning walking country!
There's always a peaceful spot to be found on one of the area's fine, sandy beaches.
Climbing out of the village , the castle is a focal point in the scenery for miles around.
Beautiful views from Corfe Common.
A lovely play park to help entertain our younger guests is to be found within 1 minute's walk.
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Corfe Castle, Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, England

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Clare H
1 review
“Great cottage in a great location”
Reviewed 27 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Our second time at Wissett Cottage and every bit as good as the first. The cottage is brilliantly located for the village and with plenty of space for our 4 year-old to play. Very comfortable and well-equipped although we ate out at the pubs in the village every evening anyway!

Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Jim C
Bewdley, United Kingdom
1 review
“First Class”
Reviewed 3 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014

We were very impressed with the way this holiday let was handled from start to finish with . The communications with Kate were very friendly and efficient. The cottage was very clean, tidy and well equipped. This was our first visit to Purbeck which we found to be a beautiful area. For anyone who does not drive this would be a perfect base as the public transport is very frequent and runs late into the evening, plus the bus stops are right outside the door. For anyone with a young child the local play area is very well equipped and just a short walk away. I would suggest that if this is your first visit to the area it would be a good idea to study what is available before travelling because there is much to see and do. To sum up, we had a great time and are hoping to return later in the year if all goes well.

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Liked best: It was all good
Liked least: The traffic could be a bit noisey
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
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FourEyedF...
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
1 review
“A real home from home”
Reviewed 4 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014

The cottage is situated in a fantastic location with stunning views of the castle and surrounding countryside, practically on the doorstep. The cottage itself was extremely well equipped for a young family and very comfortable. I would definitely recommended it and would not hesitate to return!

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Having to come home!
Travelling group: Young Children
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RTri0
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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“Chocolate box perfect”
Reviewed 24 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014

Excellent accommodation with all you could wish for. Gorgeous scones upon arrival and a welcome cup of coffee. A lot of effort went into making your stay a memorable one. It is located in the heart of the village of Corfe Castle within easy walking distance from the castle and lovely views of the castle from your doorstep. The living areas are so comfortable and spacious and there is nothing you would miss in the kitchen. We had a lovely stay and from the minute we made the booking the interaction with the owner was swift and professional (to the point of keeping us updated on flood risk). When in the area again we would love to make use of this cottage again.

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Liked best: Feeling the cottage gave you when you entered - home from home
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Spett2014
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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“Wissett Cottage - stunning property in Dorset”
Reviewed 14 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014

This is our second year staying at Wissett Cottage and both times it has been extremely well equiped for all our needs. The rooms are full of character and charm while giving all round comfort. Supplies for a cuppa on arrival very welcome as was the kindling and logs for the wood burner. The addition of wi-fi this year was appreciated. Booking, contact and information given by owner was very efficient and friendly. The cottage has plenty of space for a family stay and having off road parking a real bonus. The surrounding area has a wide selection of activities and places to visit from the lovely seaside town of Swanage to the stunning castle at Corfe. A cottage and county not to be missed.

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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