Kingston Country Courtyard, Kingston
Kingston Country Courtyard is situated in open countryside on a picturesque ridge amid the beautiful Purbeck Hills, and offers spectacular views stretching from historic Corfe Castle, across Swanage Bay, to the distant shores of the Isle of Wight. Here is an opportunity to spend some time in one of the most beautiful parts of England, either in self catering, or in bed and breakfast accommodation. We can also organise and cater for your wedding in our mediaeval barn.
Kingston Country Courtyard gives you a taste of authentic farmstead life in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Situated in open countryside on a picturesque ridge amid the beautiful Purbeck Hills, it offers spectacular views stretching from historic Corfe Castle, across Swanage Bay, to the distant shores of the Isle of Wight. Here is an opportunity to spend some time in one of the most beautiful parts of England, based either in self catering, or in bed and breakfast accommodation.
We can plan and cater for your wedding in our mediaeval barn, and you and your guests can stay in the on-site accommodation. As well as traditional farmhouse accommodation, Kingston Country Courtyard offers a variety of apartments and suites in tastefully converted Purbeck stone outbuildings. Furnished to a very high standard and offering the comforts of modern living, they retain much of their original character and charm.
Kingston Country Courtyard is situated in the heart of the Purbecks, which, at the eastern end of the Jurassic coast world heritage site, provides an abundance of activities and attractions. A short walk takes you to the Dorset Coastal Path that meanders from Shell Bay to Lulworth Cove and the famous Durdle Door - a dramatic coastline offering an outstanding variety of scenery. Popular local attractions include the 10th century Corfe Castle - one of the most impressive mediaeval ruins in England; the nature and wildlife reserves of Brownsea Island, Durleston Country Park, the RSPB reserve at Arne, and the marine reserve at Kimmeridge Bay.
You can step back to the steam age with the Swanage railway, visit the world famous Tank Museum at Bovington, and the nearby Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre at Wool, or visit the Courtyard Craft Centre near Poole.Golf, walking, watersports, riding, bicycling, cliff climbing, leisurely pub meals, the list is endless! Or simply relax on the golden sands of Studland bay and watch the world go by!
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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Worth Matravers, St Nicholas Church - 1.3 miles (Historic Church)
Corfe Castle, St Edward the Martyr Church - 1.7 miles (Historic Church)
Corfe Castle - 1.7 miles (Castle)
St Aldhelm's Chapel - 2.3 miles (Historic Church)
Studland, St Nicholas Church - 5 miles (Historic Church)
Brownsea Island - 6.7 miles (Countryside)
Lulworth Castle - 6.9 miles (Historic House)
East Lulworth, St Andrew's Church - 6.9 miles (Historic Church)
Lulworth Heritage Centre - 7 miles (Museum)
Compton Acres - 8.5 miles (Garden)
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