Knoll House

Studland Bay, Dorset

Old Harry Rocks

Courtyard Double room

Sea View Double room


Two Bedroom suite

Studland and Godlingston Heath

Two Bedroom suite

Two Bedroom suite

A cosy beach bolthole sitting pretty on Dorset's Studland Bay, just steps from the coastline and a nature reserve

  • A glorious sliver of golden coastline in Dorset, the Isle of Purbeck peninsula is dotted with caramel beaches, sandy dunes and crumbly cliffs. A stone’s throw from Studland Bay – a soft golden arc edged by a rugged nature reserve – you’ll discover Knoll House, a blue-shuttered gem with trailing plants tumbling down its white facade.

  • With idyllic views stretching across the bay, The Restaurant serves up traditional British-French plates, rustled up using the freshest of ingredients and served in an elegant but laid-back setting. For a more casual vibe, make a beeline for The Bistro (chargeable), where you can feast on sharing platters, fresh seafood and classic dishes.

  • Surrounded by overflowing hanging baskets, swimmers can take a dip beneath the soaring wooden ceiling in the indoor plunge pool, or swim al fresco in the seasonal outdoor pool (heated until the end of September). The wellness area also includes a sauna and steam room.


- Dog-friendly (at extra cost)
- Restaurants
- Cream tea
- Indoor plunge pool
- Seasonal outdoor pool
- Golf course
- Sauna
- Steam room
- Tennis courts

How to get there

A 45-minute drive from Bournemouth, the hotel sits in the very south of England. It is also accessible from Southampton and Portsmouth via the M27 in under two hours; on-site parking is available.

Good to know

Please note that in the indoor pool is located off-site and is open between 8.30am and 6pm (last entry is 5pm), from 1 April until the end of September.

Inland Double rooms and Two Bedroom suites are allocated in the courtyard which is detached from the main building. Sea View Double Rooms are located in the main building.

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