Gainsborough House Hotel

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

Travel Blogs from Swanage

The Jurassic Coast

A travel blog entry by jo.kidd2

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... found parking for the vans. Well around the villages that is, as there are certainly places to park out away from the villages. Anyway it was a lovely area. Lunch was at Lymington in the New Forest down on the Coast, this is where Ben Ainslie the Americas Cup skipper calls home. A lovely little village. From there we headed through building traffic to the Jurassic Coast and to Durdle Door in particular. Don't you just love ...

Dorchester to Musbury 40m. 64k

A travel blog entry by sallyj22

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... I invested in new brakes. Spillers Farm, the B&B for the night was a short way along the main road. The owners, Bridget and Keith, had moved from London to run the 13acre farm and are self sufficient in fruit and veg, also from the sheep, chickens and Gloucester Old Spot pigs--no pigs there at present. They make their own sausages, etc and are probably influenced by the nearby River Cottage of TV fame. The strong head wind and hills took their toll and I was early to ...

A Step Too Far?

A travel blog entry by mickadams

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... offered a quiet B road that added a mile to the journey. This I thought is the very fellow for me. I meandered along for a few miles while consulting the GPS frequently and all was well. As I approached a left hand fork in the road and was about to receive instructions the network went down. I had to decide wether or not to turn off left or carry on. I made the wrong decision and carried on, ending up seven miles from Weymouth, a ...

Hordle to Dorchester. 42m + 12m by train 66k

A travel blog entry by sallyj22

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... up to the horrible main road, as every track was a No Cycling area. The road was long and hilly through Bournemouth and Poole, eventually finding the road to Sandbanks and the ferry . Bournemouth must be the most cyclist-unfriendly town I have ever come across! Crossing the ferry to the Isle of Purbeck, I thought I would be able to make good progress. However this proved to be the reverse. A cyclist ...

Day 2,of the walk. St Bees to Rosthwaite

A travel blog entry by bardon56

We have been instructed by our guide Chris to meet at 9 am to commence the walk, out side the B&B We had been advised to wear long pants although the weather was glorious, as we would be coming across sting nettles along the way. With a last minute rush on photos and a quick run to the post office for a supply of lollies. We headed towards the start of the walk and the beach, We all posed for a photo next to the official ...

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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