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Welcome to Wyke Dorset Cottages

98% Customer Satisfaction

I have booked through Wykes many times. Always excellent

We have been providing holiday cottages in Dorset for over 30 years now and during that time we have built a local, friendly and knowledgeable team that is always is on-hand to help you with any queries.

We have a wide selection of great properties to choose from - whether it's a cute cottage for two or a large house that is ideal for family and friends get-togethers - we are sure we will find you that special place.

We take great pride in the quality of our accommodation and are confident we can provide you with the perfect home from home and if you need help with making a booking, please do not hesitate to give our friendly reservations team a call - we're only too happy to help!

Where are our cottages located?

We have cottages in Harmans Cross, Beaminster, Arne, Langton Matravers, Studland, Swanage, Wareham and Worth Matravers.

What is so special about the area?

Well the answer to that is simple; Swanage itself is a stunning Victorian coastal town that sits on the eastern edge of the Jurassic Coast, and enjoys mild temperatures all year round. The town is under an hour away from both Weymouth and Bournemouth and enjoys a short ferry ride to the coastal town of Poole. Arne is a delightful village just a short drive from the neighbouring historic market town of Wareham and is ideal if you enjoy beautiful scenery, the great outdoors, and love wildlife spotting.

Mentioned in the Domesday Book, Beaminster is truly one of Dorset’s hidden gems - nestling in the valley between Bridport and Crewkerne, it's a great place for that “get away from it all” holiday with great walks along the river and surrounding countryside, over 200 hundred listed buildings and some fascinating visitor attractions. Harman's Cross is a small village directly between Swanage and Corfe Castle with fantastic transport links via the railway from neighbouring Swanage. It is a great destination for exploring the rest of Dorset with it being so well connected to other exciting locations nearby. Langton Matravers is a Dorset village blessed with charm and beauty.

It's a very peaceful village location with old stone-built cottages aligning every corner and picturesque green fields filling the backdrop. Studland is a beautiful Domesday village nestled between 4km of golden sands managed by the National Trust on one side and spectacular Heathland on the other. Great connections across the Chain Ferry take you to Bournemouth and Poole and in the other direction a short journey to Corfe Castle and Swanage. Studland is at the start and end of the 630 mile South West Coast Path and the Jurassic Coast.

Wareham is known by the locals as the Gateway to Purbeck. The town has gained this name due to several walking and cycling routes starting in the centre. Worth Matravers is a tranquil hideaway perfect for relaxing and unwinding. In the centre you will also find a small gift shop, a café and the Square and Compass Pub. The café – Worth Matravers Tea Room – is a cracking spot, serving lovely lunches, vintage afternoon teas and delicious suppers.

Why should you let your property with Wyke Dorset Cottages?

We pride ourselves on being able to provide exceptional customer service, from a team of staff that are local, honest and knowledgeable. We also have a specialist marketing team to promote your property and being a local team, we are passionate about the area we live in. In addition to this, we have very high levels of property retention, which we believe speaks volumes for the service we provide.

Conkers is a very spacious, well positioned flat with very good outside space given it is right in town. Would (and have) recommend to friends. It takes dogs too which is great.

Mrs E

Property is AMAZING! Very easy straight forward booking and excellent communication.

Mrs C

"We have been coming to Swanage since 1981 and love it and the accommodation and service has been great, thank you very much."

Peter & Kate

"We found the staff to be very helpful and knowledgeable about the local area."

Mr. S

"Great location. The apartment was beautifully presented and clean! I'd recommend to anyone."

Mr. L

"A very clean, comfortable and well presented property. Stunning views and a very much appreciated basket. Many thanks."

Miss. H

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