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“Flippin' Fabulous”
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View of Corfe Castle from the terrace
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A walk from the cottage
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The view whilst washing up
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Corfe Castle, Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, England

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Very good - based on 62 reviews
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Fayecause...
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7 reviews
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“Flippin' Fabulous”
Reviewed 23 February 2014 for a stay in February 2014

A gorgeous cottage with stunning views. A perfect location to get to all the attractions that you want to see. A pub over the road which allows dogs in. Definitely want to come back again and it is so useful that you can book nightly rather weekly. I have already recommended the cottage to friends and family.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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227Nicki0...
Hastings, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A beautiful retreat for the weekend.”
Reviewed 31 December 2013 for a stay in December 2013

The cottage has everything you could need for a weekend getaway and we would have loved to have stayed for longer. The location of the cottage is perfect. It's rural but close enough to interesting places that are easily accessible. The pub opposite has great food and a welcoming log fire. All in all I would definitely recommend The Old Reading Room to anybody who wants to get away from everything and we will definitely be back.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Sivyer208...
Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Perfect”
Reviewed 29 November 2013 for a stay in November 2013

The cottage is simply amazing. It has all the home comforts and everything you could need. The cottage is very cosy and comfortable and the view is to die for!! Cheryl and Scott went out of their way to make our stay as wonderful as it was, would recommend this cottage without hesitation.

Travelling group: Friends
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MartinNai...
Newbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Great location, great cottage”
Reviewed 17 September 2013 for a stay in September 2013

A wonderful place to stay. Stunning views over the Purbeck hills and Corfe Castle. Very comfortable and homely cottage. And a great pub just across the road. I have no hesitation in recommending.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

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Liked best: Cottage/garden
Liked least: Not a fan of old fashioned leather sofas!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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