Knoll House

Studland Bay, Dorset

Old Harry Rocks

Two Bedroom suite


Double room

Two Bedroom suite

A cosy beach bolthole sitting pretty on Dorset's Studland Bay, just steps from the golden coastline and a nature reserve – includes breakfast, dinner and an optional suite

A glorious sliver of golden coastline in Dorset, the Isle of Purbeck peninsula is dotted with caramel beaches, sandy dunes and crumbly cliffs – an unsullied pocket of natural beauty, much of it under UNESCO protection. 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 to the flower-filled garden.

On your doorstep is a tangle of walking trails, weaving along the clifftop coastline, across rippling sand dunes and through the rugged heathland of the wildlife-rich reserve. After long, windswept rambles, retreat to your cosy bolthole for a decadent cream tea in The Bistro, followed a few laps of the plant-lined indoor pool to make room for dinner.

Elsewhere, you’ll discover a sauna, steam room and hot tub with views across the Downs, alongside two tennis courts, a seasonal outdoor pool and a pitch-and-putt golf course with wonderful views over the Studland Bay beaches and Old Harry Rocks.

Excellent for
Beach Country Relaxing Scenery Family UK and Ireland


  • Staying in a cosy coastal bolthole with views across Studland Bay and Old Harry Rocks
  • Taking long, rambling walks through the rugged heathland, rippling sand dunes and clifftop coastline in this picture-perfect pocket of Dorset
  • Treating yourself to an indulgent cream tea in The Bistro, a laid-back haunt with teal-blue walls and industrial-chic lighting

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