The Arc

Swanage, Dorset

  • 3 Star Gold
  • The Arc is a cosy cottage located in the heart of Swanage, tucked away yet close to local amenities and the town centre. 

You can book this property from:

  • £455 per week
  • £65 per night
  • 3 Star Gold


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher


  • Towels provided
  • Bath


  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair


  • Garden or courtyard

How far to ...?

  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles
  • Shop 0.1 miles

Special Features

  • Open fire or woodburner

Nearby activities

  • Walking

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.


This pretty cottage is a true home from home. The Arc is a beautifully presented period bolt hole located close to Swanage town centre, sandy beaches and the Swanage Steam Railway. The current owner has finished the property to a high standard throughout and has created a cosy and comfortable hideaway for you to enjoy during your stay. With so much on offer in this corner of Dorset every day will bring a new adventure.

As soon as you step inside The Arc the heritage of the cottage is there to be seen. The living space features flagstone floors, wood burner and fantastically deep window sills. With lounge and dining seating it is an atmospheric room to relax in after a day out. The kitchen has a door to the garden, and is a delightful space to cook and make picnics in!

Stairs rise from the living space to the 1st floor, the twin bedroom is at the front and looks over Church Hill to the rear is the double bedroom and a well appointed family bathroom.

Outside is a cottage courtyard, an ideal space for an evening meal.

Swanage is a traditional seaside town its victorian pier, sandy beaches and access to the coastal path - it makes a great base to explore the local area as well as other parts of Dorset. Close by you will find - Corfe Castle - maybe take the steam train from Swanage to Corfe Castle; a real Enid Blyton experience. You can also visit Studland, The Tank Museum and Monkey World all nearby. With lots of walking to pick from and the beach to explore Swanage has something for everyone.

Living/Dining Room: Country styling, sofa seating and dining table. TV. 

Kitchen: Modern, light and airy. Kettle, toaster, microwave, gas hob, electric oven, washing machine and dishwasher, fridge.

2 Bedrooms: 1) twin beds 2) double bed.

Family Bathroom: Bath with shower over, WC and hand basin.

Garden: Sunny courtyard garden on 2 levels (not enclosed).

Line and Towels Provided: please bring your own beach towels.

WiFi- Included.

Fuel: Gas central heating, stove.

Parking: On street parking in residential roads close by.



Access Statement

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Access Statement

Property has uneven stone floor, with bathroom on first floor and shower overhead of bath.