Park Lodge B&B, East Lulworth

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Park Lodge B&B, East Lulworth

Park Lodge is a 17th Century guest house situated on the beautiful Lulworth Estate.

Summary

  • 17th century buildings
  • Breakfast included
  • Free car parking (on site)
  • No smoking
  • Minimum age 10
  • Historic Property

Facilities

  • Television

Food and Drinks

  • Continental breakfast (included)
  • English breakfast (included)

Nearby recreations

  • Recommended walks
  • Beach (a short drive)
  • Pub (a short drive)
  • Museums (a short drive)
  • Historic houses
  • Gardens
  • Golf course (a short drive)
  • Tennis courts (a short drive)
  • Recommended restaurants (a short drive)

Park Lodge is situated on the Lulworth Estate in the grounds of Lulworth Castle. With stone mullioned windows and other internal features of great historical importance, Park Lodge has been sympathetically modernised and is now offering comfortable Bed and Breakfast in its two large guest rooms. For Single Occupancy please view the available rooms.

Please note that single night bookings are not available on Saturdays from Easter through to October and there is a minimum stay of 3 nights on Bank Holiday weekends. Check-in is not before 5.00pm.  Unfortunately, we are unable to take dogs.

History to the present day

Built in the 1600s in Jacobean style, the lodge is said to have originally been used as a Dower House for the nearby Lulworth Castle built in the early 17th Century as a hunting lodge, became a country house at the heart of a large estate. Thomas Howard, 3rd Lord Bindon, built the Castle in order to entertain hunting parties for the King and Court. The Howards owned it until 1641 when it was purchased by Humphrey Weld, the direct ancestor of the present owners.

The exterior of the Castle changed little over the years but the interior evolved in line with changing fashions until it was gutted by a disasterous fire in 1929. Restoration work began on the ruin by the Department of the Environment and was followed through to completion in 1998 by English Heritage.

Food and Drinks

Breakfast is taken in the large family dining room. A full English breakfast is provided with plenty of tea and toast or for those on a lighter diet, why not enjoy a range of yogurts and cereals. If you have a particular dietary requirement, please advise in the Additional Information section of the booking form.

Grounds and gardens

Within easy walking distance of Lulworth Castle, Park and the Lulworth Lake with its hidden bird hides and pleasant country walks, Park lodge is surrounded by history and natural beauty. Park Lodge makes an ideal retreat for a relaxing break in the countryside and the attractions of the World Heritage Coastline, just a few miles away.

Arrival information and how to find us

Address: Henrietta Weld, Park Lodge B&B, East Lulworth, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5QS, United Kingdom

Check In: Only between 5.00pm-7.00pm    Check Out: 10.30am

Directions: From Wareham: Take the A352 towards Wool, approx 1 mile take the left hand turning signposted to Lulworth Castle, the B3070. As you come into East Lulworth by the village green turn right, signposted to Coombe Keynes. Approx 1 mile you will see the Park Lodge B&B sign, turn left up the concrete track, go past all the farm buildings and it is the last house on the right hand side with a gravel drive.

From Wool: Turn left immediately after the railway crossing, following signs to Lulworth Castle. Approx 2 miles turn left signposted Coombe Keynes. Go past the Equestrian Centre, just after the row of white houses on the right hand side you will see the Park Lodge B&B sign. Turn right up the concrete track, go past all the farm building and it is the last house on the right hand side with a gravel drive.

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, August 2013: Perfect location for family history research & to get a feel for the country side. Loved it 5/5