Swanage and Purbeck Accommodation

Angela's Bed and Breakfast

Old Buttress Ulwell, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 3DG

The Accommodation

A grade 2 listed cottage with a bright modern ground floor double room with en-suite and your own entrance. Off-road parking. Opens onto a pretty garden the location for Rosamund Pilcher film Hello Goodbye and Clarks kid's shoe ad.
No stars or grades as I prefer to keep my price down, so you decide!
Breakfast is served in your room and you will find utensils and a mini fridge for a takeaway etc. If you would prefer room only for £75 a night let us know,
You are welcome to come and go and have use of the garden for your evening glass of wine! A single put-you-up is available for an extra £30 a night (includes breakfast)
Situated next to the footpath at the bottom of Ballard Down half a mile from Swanage Beach and 3 miles from Studland. The No 50 Bus stops outside for Swanage/ Studland/Bournemouth
Dogs by arrangement.


Arriving from Studland chain ferry.(B3351) Take left fork after Studland. We are situated about 200 yds on the left past the "Welcome to Swanage" sign. An old cottage opposite the bus stop just before the 30 mph zone.
If arriving thru' Wareham,(A351) either turn left at the bottom of Corfe Castle, signposted to Studland and follow the road approx 3 miles. Take a right-hand turning signposted to Swanage and continue downhill. Turn right at T junction and pass the "Welcome" sign as above.
If coming from Swanage follow the road along the seafront and carry on as if going to Studland where the road forks We are opposite the Vets on the right after the 30 - 40 mph sign

Visitor Reviews

4 reviews

Sam Smith

I experienced a really lovely overnight stay here with my boyfriend, the room was fab, over looking the garden. The owners were friendly and welcoming, we are looking forward to going again in the near future, when we can experience breakfast in the garden. Huge thanks for a great stay! Sam & Ben

Mrs Nicki Evans

Very welcoming hosts in a beautiful place . The garden is stunning & lovely to sit in with a cup of tea on the swing seat . Good well equipped room , fabulous breakfast & hostess tray with a good selection of teas , coffees & chocolate . Plus choccy biscuits . There are lots of things to do in the area , not least of all , the walks . All in all a wonderful place to stay . We certainly will be making a return visit .

Steve Walpole & Tracy Eaton

Angela and Des have a wonderful idyllic and very comfortable self contained room with views of their pretty garden. The room is perfectly appointed with everything that you could possibly need for a wonderful break. An excellent full English breakfast is served in the room on the little dining table. Everything is fresh and tasty including the delicious toast which comes with homemade preserves and a cafetiere of fresh coffee. There is a little fridge in the room that you can use to keep drinks cool and have some fresh milk for the tea and coffee making facilities. The shower room is smart and stylish like the rest of the room, the towels are replaced with fresh ones every day. Angela and Des are so welcoming that it truly feels like we were staying with friends. We can't recommend staying with them more highly if you want a romantic break in one of the best parts of the UK there is.

Sheila Walker

Good location - lovely to be able to walk straight out onto Ballard Down, and to have easy access to both ridge walking and coast. Accommodation bright and clean, with a gently nautical theme, and friendly, thoughtful hosts. Being welcome to come and go during the day was a bonus. Breakfast is quality: and the chef a mine of useful local information (don't miss the Square and Compass Inn at Worth Matravers...) Thoroughly recommended - only caveat being that (much) older/less mobile folk might not find enough room to manoeuvre in the room. Many thanks for a very enjoyable stay.

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Angela's Bed and Breakfast, Old Buttress  Ulwell, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 3DG

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Further Details

1 bedroom

Sleeps 2

0 floors

Check in at after 11-30am

Check out at 10am

Prices from £85 for 2 people per night with breakfast

Open April - October



  • Free WiFi


  • Digital TV available
  • DVD Player
  • Radio available
  • TV available

General Information

  • Advance booking recommended peak season
  • Central heating
  • Garden
  • Linen provided free
  • No smoking
  • Patio
  • Pets by arrangement
  • Private car parking
  • Shaver point
  • Tea/coffee facilities
  • Walkers & Cyclists welcome