Key Facts

General Information

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

  • Sleeps up to 20 guests
  • Nine bedrooms all with en suite bathrooms
  • Seven double bedrooms | Two twin bedrooms
  • There is additional accommodation available for groups larger than 20. Rooms at Clifftops can be hired (subject to availability and for a supplement) for up to 20 more people in five, two bedroom apartments.
Bedrooms Sleeps Beds Features
Orpheus 2 Emperor En-suite
Raffles 2 Super-king En-suite
Half Moon 2 King En-suite
Cape Schanck 2 Super-king En-suite
Daintree 2 King En-suite
Royal 2 King En-suite
Botanical 4 2 x Super-king or 4 x Single En-suite
Print Halll 2 Super-king or Twin En-suite
Margaret River 2 Twin En-suite

Children Welcome

  • Board games for children
  • 3 travel cots available - linen not provided
  • 3 high chairs available
  • Swimming pool is accessed via a lockable door
  • Please note: There are several ponds within the grounds that are not fenced, please supervise children at all times


  • All bedrooms located on upper floors
  • Ground floor bathroom
  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor is accessible for wheelchairs - step free access throughout rooms
  • Steps and uneven surfaces into property, ramp available

Things To Do

Cooking and Dining

  • Large Dining Room for up to 60 guests
  • Fully fitted country kitchen
  • Range cooker with six ring hob
  • Fridge freezer
  • Microwave, dishwasher, kettle
  • Washing machine & tumble dryer
  • Tables and chairs on terrace
  • BBQ
  • Great dining nearby
  • Online deliveries


  • Large Flat Screen Smart TV's
  • Bose Sound System
  • Satellite TV
  • Wifi
  • Bar
  • Indoor pool (closed in some summer months - please see the availability calendars for dates)
  • Library


  • Beautiful English, Italian, Japanese and Tropical gardens
  • Terrace with table, chairs and BBQ
  • Extensive lawns & terraces
  • Helipad
  • Nearby Beach access


  • Country pursuits available nearby, including clay pigeon shooting and archery
  • Quad Biking
  • Water Sports
  • Sailing
  • Pampering and beauty treatments at the house

Top Things to Do for Children

  • Lulworth Cove & Lulworth Castle
  • Corfe Castle
  • Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre
  • Swanage Railway
  • Bovington Tank Museum

Location & Booking

House Restrictions

  • Sorry, not suitable for pets
  • Noise policy in place
  • Sorry, no fireworks
  • Sorry, not suitable for hen or stag parties
  • Weddings welcome
  • Please note: From until the end of February 2024 there will be scaffolding around the exterior of the castle turret and the kitchen courtyard

Where We Are

  • The Castle on the Coast is on Portland Isle, Dorset
  • The nearest airport is Bournemouth, 1 hour away
  • The nearest train station is Weymouth, 7 miles away
  • Walk to the Beach
  • Taxis available
  • Plenty of parking

Arrival and Departure

  • Check in 4pm
  • Check out 10am

What’s Included

  • Linen, towels and essentials
  • Utilities
  • Pool towels provided

Payment Process

  • We take a one third deposit at the time of booking
  • The balance is due three months before the date booked

Cautionary Deposit

  • £2,000 refundable deposit