April Cottage & Lapland Lodge

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Our Accommodation

As the name already suggests our accommodation in the main house is in a very cottage style. On the first floor we have one large, en suite, double room, which is accessible by a spiral stair case. You can sleep under the big Velux window which has fantastic views of the surrounding countryside and a clear view of the stars at night. The room also offers a comfortable, sitting room area, with a large selection of old books.

The power shower, with its handmade French tiles, has been added recently and the double room can be fitted with an extra bed. The twin room, with private bathroom (bath and shower), is situated on the ground floor with views on to the garden and the lodge. The private bathroom is opposite the bedroom and is for twin room guests' private use only.

Our Lapland Lodge offers unique accommodation for up to 3 – 4 guests (max. 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 not grown-up children). We have provided sleeping bags with silk liners which lie on top of cushions and sheep skins. Guests have a separate and adjoining cabin with a Belfast sink (hot and cold water) and toilet. Just outside there is a 300 year old pine tree where you may experience the sounds of the owls and other visiting birds. The many candles and the fairy light make a stay at the lodge an unforgettable cosy experience.

The decked platform of the lodge is the ideal place to have your sun downers or late night drinks, certainly one of the most romantic settings one can imagine. All rooms offer tea and coffee facilities, hair dryers and free WIFI (cottage rooms only). Breakfast for all guests is being served in our gardens or the breakfast room in the Cottage (no breakfast served in the Lodge).

 A mobile outside grill is also available to all our guests who may enjoy a private BBQ in our lovely garden. During the colder season we also offer Swiss cheese fondue or raclette evenings (pre-booking essential).

For all information please call mobile 07753 244 328 or landline 01929 477173, thank you.

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Single Room B&B £55 - £65

Twin B & B £85.00 – £105.00

Double B & B £100.00 – £120.00

Double + Extra bed B & B (Triple) £130.00 - £150.00

Minimum stay 2 nights.

For availability and enquiries please call mobile 07753 244 328 or landline 01929 477173. All bookings to be made / confirmed in writing (see “contact” on this website), thank you.

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Lodge B&B only £50.00 - £60.00 (1 person)

Lodge B&B only £70.00 - £90.00 (2 persons)

Lodge B&B only £100.00 - £120.00 (3 persons)

Lodge B&B only £130.00 - £150.00 (4 persons)

Minimum stay 1 night / weekends 2 nights.

Use of Weber BBQ grill in garden £20.00 (includes charcoal, wood, cutlery & crockery, glasses, BBQ tools, herbs, cleaning).

For availability and enquiries please call mobile 07753 244 328 or landline 01929 477173. All bookings to be made / confirmed in writing (see “contact” on this website), thank you.

Testimonials 2021

“Wow... unique and excellent This was our first time away with the baby as we had a wedding to attend nearby - got moved twice due to covid....
It was just amazing, from the friendly welcome till the goodbye we felt welcome. I have to say the breakfast is another level - best breakfast I ever had staying away in a B&B!!!
Highly recommend it to anyone!!”

“Just back from the loveliest weekend away. Such a warm welcome, perfect nights’ sleep and delicious breakfast. A unique cottage and stayed in the loft apartment. Highly recommended and should we go back to that area will book again. Thank you to contributing to lovely memories.”

"Beautiful house and garden, amazingly eclectic mix of furnishings from the hosts years of travelling, their backgrounds, their experience. Great welcome, fabulous breakfast, secure parking, beautifully decorated and comfortable room, and use of garden for my dog. Loved it."

"Our family had enjoyed our stay with Peter and Joey so much last year that we booked another visit this summer. April Cottage has 2 bedrooms (and 2 bathrooms) that you can book so perfect for a family of 4. It is comfortable, spotless and has a beautiful garden where, weather permitting, Peter lays out the most delicious 5* breakfast. It is in a great location, near Corfe Castle, Studland and Swanage etc. and Peter and Joey have a helpful folder of where to go and which restaurants to go to (don't go to any others or you will be sorry!). They are a delightful couple and more than happy to help with any questions or give you suggestions of what to do if you are stuck. A great stay."

"Fabulous breakfast and wonderful hosts! The full English breakfast plus fresh local fruit were served every morning in the breath-taking garden by Peter. We stayed in the double bedroom (with en suite) upstairs and our sons stayed in the twin bedroom (with private bathroom) on ground floor. The rooms were meticulously cleaned and very nicely decorated with artifacts from Peter and Joanna's travels around the world. Our hosts were warm and welcoming and helped us with directions and tips for local visits. The whole place is wonderful; we would definitely stay here next time we come to Dorset."

"After driving past April Cottage and Lapland Lodge so many times in the past, my interest was piqued when I saw them on Airbnb! I am so glad I booked as we had the most wonderful time, Peter and Joey are fantastic hosts and made us feel so welcome. The cottage and lodge are cosy and beautifully decorated. You are given all that you will need in the rooms for a comfortable stay and the hosts were very accommodating if we had extra requests. The setting and garden are stunning, and thanks to good weather we enjoyed Peter's amazing breakfasts in the garden every day! Location is easy to find and ideal for getting to various places around Purbeck, I miss being there already and can't wait to go back! Would a million percent recommend to other Airbnb-ers :)"

" A little gem in Harmon’s Cross. We loved the way it felt like we were really in a Lapland Lodge and the fairy lights at night made it so pretty. Peter is a very hospitable host and made us feel very welcome. We really enjoyed the cheese fondue evening we had, and breakfast was delicious. We would be very happy to stay again."

"We had a great stay at the lodge. The garden is perfect for grounding and sun gazing. A very clean and cosy lodge in a convenient spot to explore the surrounding areas. Top hosts who take care of you and give a fantastic breakfast."

"Peter is a fantastic host. Thoroughly enjoyed the stay, including the special Swiss Cheese Fondue, and not to mention the special recipe scrambled eggs for breakfast!
Highly recommended."

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Tel. 07753 244 328 or Landline 01929 477173