Visit Swallows Rest and discover Dorset, England’s World Heritage Site known as the Jurassic Coast, a county of outstanding natural beauty which boasts rolling hills, breath taking countryside, beautiful villages, sandy and award winning beaches and spectacular coastline.
A LUXURY FARMHOUSE
Swallows Rest is a luxury farmhouse accommodation located on the Jurassic Coast. With an enclosed garden of 34 acres and a footpath leading down to the sea, Swallows Rest is in a quite rural location near Portland, within 4 miles of the sandy beaches at Weymouth.
Comprising of a luxury family room, two double en-suite rooms, one twin en-suite bedroom and a single en-suite bedroom, Swallows Rest are beautifully decorated with an eclectic mix of furniture and are named after birds which frequent the Fleet.
THE SWALLOW SUITE
The room ,we stayed, was named as the Swallow Suite. It was a very large luxury room with spectacular sea views across our farmland and campsite to Chesil Beach and beyond. The suite comprises of a 6ft bed, two single beds, a sofa, table, chairs and TV. Breakfast is served downstairs but with sea views from the amazingly comfortable bed you may wish to order room service and enjoy breakfast in your room at no extra charge as well.
PRICE OF THE ROOMS
B&B rooms cost from £75-£115 for double occupancy and from £50-£60 for single occupancy.
HOME MADE CAKES, COFFEE AND TEA ON ARRIVAL
Keith and Jane, the owners of Swallows Rest, were lovely and very welcoming. Chocolates and home made cakes, tea and coffee were waiting for us in our suite on Denby and Wedgewood china collections. Egyptian cotton bedding and towels and luxurious shower gels and hair products were used in the room and bathroom. Original artwork by Roger Smith of Jurassic Coast Gallery were displayed throughout the property.
ROOMS WITH A SEA VIEW
Rooms have sea views of the Fleet Saltwater Estuary and Chesil Beach across the field where the horses and sheep graze. Guests have access to the gardens, the summer house and fields with a footpath leading down to the sea.
GARDEN WITH A HOT TUB AND A LAKE WITH DUCKS
Swallows Rest has a large garden with a hot tub, a lake with ducks, chicken, bantams.They have a resident Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Archie.Their pet pigs George and Mildred wander freely in the gardens along with rare breed chicken and ducks. In the fields they have Wiltshire Longhorn sheep, horses, miniature Shetlands Coco, Charlie and Fudge and alpacas Kim, Barney and Angus.
SUBERB BREAKFAST FROM THE FARM
Keith and Jane use their chicken and duck eggs for breakfast, dry cured bacon and sausages from local butchers, and homemade cakes, granola, jams and marmalade are their speciality. Fresh fruits are to die for.
WINNERS OF FOUR IN A BED IN CHANNEL 4
Four in a bed is a British reality television game show that has been airing on Channel 4 since 21 April 2010. The show involves four B&B owners, who take turns to stay with one another and pay what they consider fair for their stay. The winner is the establishment named best value for money. Keith and Jane were the winners on February 2017.
The holiday resort of Weymouth is perfectly positioned on the south coast of Dorset. For over 200 years since first being popularised by George III the town has remained amongst the most popular seaside resorts in the UK . For many visitors Weymouth’s historic Old Harbour and pristine sandy beach are reason enough to visit the town but it is also a superb base from which to discover both the spectacular coastal scenery of Dorset’s Jurassic Coast as well as the counties rural charms made so popular in the novels of Thomas Hardy.
With a year round events programme rivalled by few resorts on the south coast, beautiful beaches, rich heritage and huge range of activities and attractions to keep you occupied on a visit Weymouth continues to build year on year on it’s traditional popularity.
41 Southr Rd. Weymouth DT4 9NR UK
+44 1305 785244