Tolpuddle is the middle cottage in the photo, the parking is behind the cottages, turn right before the white thatched cottage.
The sitting-area has books, games and a wood-burner effect electric stove for cosy winter evenings.
The open plan kitchen is very well-equipped and has plenty of space to create some delicious holiday treats.
Bedroom 1 has a comfy five-foot bed and en suite shower-room; it is at the back of the cottage.
The dining-area has French doors that lead out to the fully enclosed raised terrace.
This pretty area leads from the French doors up to the fully enclosed raised terrace.
The raised deck behind the cottage has steep steps, please supervise children. Steps and a little gate continue up to the parking-area.
This lovely open plan cottage allows for a very sociable holiday.
Another view of Bedroom 1 which shows the en suite shower-room.
Another view of Bedroom 1 which looks out at the terrrace at the back of the cottage.
Bedroom 2 has a six-foot 'zip and link' bed, seen here as two three-foot singles, but can be made up as a super-king size.
Bedroom 2 is at the front of the cottage and has a six foot 'zip and link' bed, which can be made up as two three-foot single beds if you prefer.
The family bathroom has a shower over the bath
The modern family bathroom is at the front of the cottage.
Bedroom 3 looks out over the garden and has a truckle bed, which has a second mattress beneath, suitable for sleeping two children.
Another view of the terrace, which catches the sun.
A very well-equipped kitchen with electric hob and oven.
This great little play area is a two minute walk from the cottage, it has an enclosed gated-area for small children.
The Tolpuddle Martyrs Museum in the village tells the story of the beginning of the Trades Union Movement, it is free to visit.
The little village green and memorial shelter gives details of the village's historic past.
This spectacular view is of Chesil Beach, with Portland in the background taken from the Jurassic Coast road between Weymouth and Bridport; fabulous views in both directions.
Nearby Monkey World is a great day out for all the family.
Corfe Castle stands imposingly above the village of Corfe. The Swanage steam railway runs along the side of the village and stops at the little station there.
Just a 15 minute drive will take you to Bovington Tank Museum.
Taken from the Corfe to Studland Road, from this viewpoint you can see Poole's natural harbour in one direction, and in the other Bournemouth bay. across to the Isle of Wight.
The World Heritage Jurassic Coast starts at Old Harry Rocks, near Studland.
Lyme Regis is a fabulous town to visit, always so much to see and do.
This cottage extends a warm welcome.
This is the parking space, up behind the three cottages.
The landing leads to the family bathroom.
Nearby Athelhampton House and Gardens are well worth a visit, they have a restaurant there too.
Tolpuddle Cottage is recently built but in a very traditional style.
The Isle of Portland from the clifftop car park at Ringstead, a short drive from the cottage.
Nearby Bockhampton woods - a great place to visit, Hardy's Cottage and visitor centre are here too.
Nearby Brownsea Island Nature Reserve is a short boat trip from Poole Harbour and makes for a great day out, the red squirrels and peacocks are delightful for children to watch.
Tolpuddle Cottage is surrounded by countryside with some fabulous views.
The magnificent Jurassic Coast, looking east from Durdle Door.
The Jurassic Coast as viewed from Greenhill Gardens at Weymouth.
The New Forest National Park is less than a one hour drive from Tolpuddle.

Tolpuddle Cottage


Tolpuddle / Sleeps 4 + cot*

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7 Nights from  £506

September 2020

A great location, as the cottage is so near to many Dorset places we wanted to visit.

September 2020

We had a cosy time in Dorset, very relaxed and good fun. We followed many of the recommendations, which were really helpful ideas of what to see and do and the cottage exceeded our expectations.

August 2020

Beautiful cottage in a quiet location. 30-40 minutes drive to nearest beaches. Car essential. Excellent customer service from Classic during our stay.

July 2020

A nicely decorated property in a convenient location. Lovely spacious bedrooms and plenty of toilets and bathrooms.

July 2020

A wonderfully furnished cottage that had been very thoroughly cleaned and provided a homely, comfortable base to explore Dorset!

August 2019

We absolutely loved our holiday in Tolpuddle cottage. It is a beautiful cottage and was well equipped and beautifully furnished. It was totally suitable for me with my 4 older children. The location was perfect for most of the major attractions being within a half hour drive of most. The pub in Puddletown provided the best food for our tastes. The Martyrs Inn was within walking distance and was pleasant enough although the food quality was adequate.

May 2019

We thought the location of the cottage was excellent. The peace and quiet of a village, but so many places within very easy reach. My granddaughter loved the play area, virtually over the road from the cottage. Highlights of our week. Monkey World, an amazing "rescue" centre for primates, they do a fantastic job. We enjoyed the Swanage to Corfe Castle steam railway. Excellent afternoon tea at Athelhampton House, literally just down the road, can recommend the Dorset Apple cake! We loved Dorchester and Weymouth has an excellent safe beach for children. We did not do all that we had planned,so will have to return and would certainly consider staying at Tolpuddle cottage again.

Reply from Classic Cottages

The cottage certainly offers the best of both worlds with plenty to do in the area but a lovely peaceful retreat to return to in the evenings. We think a second visit is a must, especially for another slice of that famous Dorset Apple Cake! Tanya, Customer Support

March 2019

Cottage was great (apart from heating); super king bed was nice, location is great, Netflix was available and enjoyed that, it is really quiet there, Dorset is wonderful. Athelhampton discount card was very useful, it is a great place.

The heating isnt a flexible heating system and not really suitable for holiday let where different people have different ideas about how warm a room should be in cold weather.

Reply from Classic Cottages

We're delighted that you enjoyed your holiday in Tolpuddle Cottage and liked the lovely Dorset location. We're really sorry that the cottage took a bit of time to warm up for you - underfloor heating can be a little slower to react but the housekeeper will make sure all is cosy for arrival in future, and guests can adjust the temperature thereafter on the room thermostat. Thanks so much for letting us know. Kari, Customer Support

September 2018

Lovely quiet cottage in a lovely village. Great pub within walking distance. Lovely comfy bed and beautifully furnished. Lovely soft towels also. Highly recommend. Thought it was a bit expensive though.

August 2018

Thank you for a lovely family stay at Tolpuddle Cottage, a good location to explore Dorset.

April 2018

A lovely cottage in a wonderful location, we felt blessed to have stayed here in Tolpupuddle cottage , we were able to visit so many places , words cannot express our thanks to the owners Mr and Mrs Hall for sharing there beautiful home , so we could experience this beautiful heavenly place , Dorset wow what a great place to encounter !!! Looking forward to our future stays , our thanks until next time God willing , Mr and Mrs Jackson from Derbyshire . Ps our little dog sends lots of doggie kisses too

April 2018

The cottage was lovely, very well equipped and modern, a home away from home, a lovely base to explore Dorset. We definitely recommend Tolpuddle cottage for a lovely break away.

September 2017

This cottage had far more in the way of equipment than any other in which we've stayed. Very well equipped and spotlessly clean

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