Gainsborough House Hotel

6 Cranborne Road, Swanage, Dorset, England, BH19 1EA, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on 6 Cranborne Road, Swanage, is near Corfe Castle, Durlston Country Park, Isle of Purbeck Golf Club, and Shell Beach.
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Travel Blogs from Swanage

Brixham to Weymouth

A travel blog entry by marlwhite on Sep 11, 2014

... They had a beautiful shop, nursery and farm produce shop, similar to Chatsworth bit on a smaller scale. It is worth a visit. It is close to the lovely little village of Kenton. Next we drove down to the beach in Sidmouth-the beach was very pebbly. Next drove to Lyme Regis which is similar to St Ives. Lovely drive down into the town-sat by the beach and had ice cream and walked a little way up the street. Have lovely shops. Next came Bridport ...

New Forest, 5 -12 Sept 2014

A travel blog entry by mcloughlin on Sep 11, 2014

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... on his Grand Tour in the 18th century. There are paintings by Rubens, Van Dyck, Titian, Brueghel and the largest individual collection of Egyptian antiques in the world. They were clearly a very wealthy family! Their money came from a graphite mine in Cumbria. Apparently graphite was used to make gunpowder and there were only two graphite deposits in Europe. The family received cash royalties per ton from the mine operators so were rolling in cash! ...

A Stonehenge drive-by

A travel blog entry by shutrbug on Sep 10, 2014

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... th century, as here is a natural ford for the Stour River. Its very picturesque and I’m looking forward to exploring in the morning. We found a wonderful old hotel, The Crown , We got adjoining rooms decorated beautifully, and enjoyed a very nice dinner in the restaurant downstairs. Paul ordered fish n chips and the fish fillet was at least a foot long! A little walk after dinner and then an early night. A very long ...

New Forest, 29 Aug – 4 Sept 2014

A travel blog entry by mcloughlin on Sep 05, 2014

3 comments, 28 photos

... and they built the Abbey by 1246. It lasted until 1538 when Henry VIII kicked the monks out and demolished most of it! The lay brother’s quarters survived and the monk’s refectory which is now used as the parish church. There is a set of wall hangings in lay brothers’ quarters made by Belinda, Lady Montagu, between 1991 and 1998, telling the story of the Abbey from 1204–1538 – they were very good! ...

The Inaugural Trip

A travel blog entry by mermaid_puffbal on Aug 29, 2014

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FRIDAY - successfully negotiated the traffic jam into and through Lymington and arrived at Setthorns where we chose our first pitch. It was fun getting the caravan (fairly) level using 'found items' to put under the corner steadies! Setthorns was chosen for its proximity to the cycle track ...

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