Located in Wakeham, Dorset
Cove Lodge is a holiday cottage in Wakeham, Portland, sleeping 6 in 5 star luxury with amazing, panoramic sea views over Freshwater Bay
Set high on the cliff overlooking the sea with panoramic views over Freshwater Bay, Cove Lodge sits next to Cove Park and Pennsylvania Castle. With some of the best sea views on Portland you can sit back, relax and watch the world sail by. Owned by the same people that run Penn Castle, their expertise in hospitality and their attention to detail show throughout. A number of services can be provided for you during your stay including gourmet food hampers; bespoke fine wine hampers; group or individual outdoor adventure activities; private boat charter experiences; or guided coastal walks and bike rides. A bespoke experience can also include chef and maid services.
The accommodation at Cove Lodge comprises of an open plan living area with large expanses of glass doors that fully open up to the large terrace so that inside and out blend together perfectly. From the living area you can start to appreciate the views and you can still enjoy them over the dining table with seating for six. The kitchen is well equipped and includes a dishwasher so you can enjoy every part of your holiday. There are three bedrooms one of which is en-suite.
Outside is the large terrace with those amazing sea views, table and chairs and barbecue. There is parking available for three cars and all your bed linen, towels, gas and electricity are all included in the price.
Wakeham is full of traditional quarryman's cottages dating back two to three hundred years. Although a small area it is packed with interest. Pennsylvania castle was built in 1800 by John Penn, grandson of the founder of Pennsylvania, and is now a private residence. Just round the corner from this is the Portland Museum, Rufus Castle, the ruins of St Andrews Church with its "pirate" graves and onwards to Church Ope Cove.Read more
There are several good walks again from Wakeham including the two butterfly reserves within easy reach. A walk along the coast down to Portland Bill will take about 45 minutes depending on how long you stop to take in the views and the wildlife. Walks along the old railway line and back to the top of the island are also available from Wakeham.
The Hayloft Cafe is open throughout the summer season for coffees and light lunches. Otherwise, it is just a short walk into Easton where there are a number of choices or by car you can reach any of Portland's eating out establishments in under 5 minutes.Read less
Bournemouth is 36 miles away
Exeter is 54 miles away
Bristol is 60 miles away