Hotel Lulworth Cove Inn Wareham
Character Country inn set on South Dorset coastal path forming part of the World Heritage Site with its Jurassic fossil area. Friendly Dorset atmosphere, just 3 minutes walk from the picturesque Lulworth Cove, being a `safe harbour'. Historic towns of Dorchester and Wareham within easy reach. Ideal for explorers and lovers of history. The inn has 13 comfortably furnished en suite bedrooms, some with terrace and excellent views of the Cove. Unfortunately dogs are not allowed at the inn. Full menu available lunchtime and evenings in lounge bar, with seasonal fresh local seafood and fine selection of real ales, beers and wines. Pleasant beer garden with sea views also available. Lulworth Cove is sign posted from the A352 Dorchester-Wareham Road. The hotel is located on the left at the end of the B3070.
Hotel The Priory Wareham
The Priory is a four star hotel in Wareham. As its name suggests it was a former nunnery, then a monastery, and its history can be traced back to the 7th century. Only the grounds remain of these early monastic settlements, although the current building dates from the 16th century and has many features of archaeological interest.
There are 18 rooms and suites, categorised as Standard Double, Superior Double/Twin, Mini Suites and Suites. Most are in the main building, but one Mini Suite and three Suites are in the Boathouse next to the river. All rooms have en-suite facilities, wifi, hairdryer and toiletries, bathrobes, phone, radio, TV, fresh fruit and water. The Boathouse is surrounded by its own gardens and its suites have jacuzzis.
The hotel has two restaurants. The Garden Room is used for lunch, with an outside terrace for fine weather. Dinner is served in the Abbots Cellar Restaurant. Drinks can be taken in the cloisters bar or the Drawing Room.
The surrounding grounds lead down to the River Frome where guests have private moorings if arriving by boat. The town centre is a few minutes’ walk.