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Ulwell Cottage Caravan Park

England, South West, Dorset, Swanage

+44 1929 422823
1 March - 7 January.

Alan Rogers Review

Nestling under the Purbeck Hills on the edge of Swanage, in the Dorset and East Devon Coast World Heritage Site, Ulwell Cottage is a family run holiday park with an indoor pool and a wide range of facilities. A good proportion of the park is taken by caravan holiday homes (140), but an attractive, undulating area accessed by tarmac roads is given over to 79 numbered touring pitches interspersed with trees and shrubs. All have 10A electricity, 12 are fully serviced and 14 are available with hardstanding. The colourful entrance area is home to the Village Inn with a courtyard adjoining the heated, supervised indoor pool complex (both open all year and open to the public; limited pool supervision in winter months) and the modern reception.

The hill above the touring area, Nine Barrow Down, is a Site of Special Scientific Interest for butterflies and overlooks Round Down. It is possible to walk to Corfe Castle this way. With Brownsea Island, Studland Bay, Corfe village and the Swanage Railway close by, Ulwell Cottage makes a marvellous centre for holidays.


The modern, cheerful toilet block at the top of the site is heated and includes a unit for disabled visitors and baby changing. Laundry room. Well stocked shop with gas (Easter-end Oct). Bar snacks and restaurant meals with family room. Takeaway (July/Aug). Indoor pool with lifeguard (times vary acc. To season). Playing fields and play areas. WiFi throughout (charged).

  • Accommodation to Rent
  • Bar Nearby
  • Bar on Site
  • Bicycle Hire Nearby
  • Boat Launch Nearby
  • Childrens Play Area
  • Fishing Nearby
  • Golf Nearby
  • Indoor Pool Heated
  • Indoor Pool on Site
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Riding Nearby
  • Sailing Nearby
  • Seaside Beach Nearby
  • Shop Nearby
  • Shop on Site
  • Takeaway Food
  • Twin Axle Caravans Accepted
  • Wifi (all site)
  • Wifi Chargeable


From A351 Wareham-Swanage road, turn onto B3351 Studland road just before Corfe Castle. Follow signs to right (southeast) for Swanage and drop down to Ulwell. Park is on right 100 yds. after 40 m.p.h. sign.
Location Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (DD)
Latitude Longitude
50.62646 -1.969403
Degrees, Minutes & Seconds (DMS)
Latitude Longitude
N50 37 35 W1 58 9

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