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Holidays Here

Gatton House is ideal for Holidays in Lulworth Cove, Purbeck and Dorset. There are many interesting activities and places to visit within easy walking or driving distance of Gatton House. This includes:-

  • Beaches Boat Trips Cycling Eating Out Event Diary Golf Horse Riding Places to Visit Shooting Walks
  • For those who like walking holidays, the walks along the Coastal Path, or in the Army Ranges and Wareham Forest are second to none.
  • Holidays Corfe Castle, Purbeck, Dorset Holidays Chapmans Pool, Purbeck, Dorset Holidays in Lulworth Cove, St Oswalds Bay, Purbeck, Dorset
  • A chance to embark on a mission to create Fruit & Vegetable juices, homemade, with our selection of juicers; including the Breville 800JEXL and the Omega J8006

The Coastal Path is now included as part of the Jurassic Coast which has recently been awarded World Heritage Status, alongside the likes of the Grand Canyon and the Taj Mahal. The Jurassic Coast is England’s first Natural World Heritage Site, its rock recording 185 million years of the Earths History, including the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods.

Numerous walks, guided tours, bus trips and boat trips are available to help you to enjoy the scenery whilst learning about the unique geology of the area and taking part in the fun of fossil hunting.

Holidays Tyneham Church, Purbeck Dorset

The Army Ranges provide a unique sanctuary for thousands of deer and a large number of birds, plants and wildlife. It also encompasses the deserted village of Tyneham, which was absorbed into the Tank Ranges towards the end of the Second World War, as part of the preparations for D-Day. This provides a unique opportunity to walk along Warbarrow Bay and see a snapshot of the 1940s in Tyneham Village School House and Church.

Alternatively, you could just relax on one of the many beaches and simply do nothing. The Lulworth area has several exceptional beaches, notably Lulworth Cove, St Oswalds Bay, Durdle Door and Mupe Bay. Studland, and the seaside resorts of Swanage and Weymouth are also within easy driving distance. Ferry boat trips are also available, either to Brownsea Island, where Red Squirrels can still be found, or along the coastline on fast water rides or by steam boat.

If you would like to find out about local history, you could visit Lulworth Castle and see some Jousting, marvel at Corfe Castle, or experience the Elizabethan splendour of Athelhampton House.
Alternatively, you could swan around the Swannery at Abbotsbury, go ape in Monkey World, spend half the day in the Chococo Chocolate Factory and when suitably full, trundle off to the Tank Museum. Alternatively, you could take a boat trip to Brownsea Island, go on a Fossil Hunt in Charmouth, or ride on a steam train from Corfe Castle to Swanage. The possibilities are endless!

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