The bed icon stands for the number of bedrooms. Next is a number with the WC sign, this indicates the number of additional WCs, not including ones accounted for in a bath/shower room. Next a number with the bath icon, this is to show how many shower/bathrooms a property has, which will include a WC and hand basin. The dog icon is to show pets are welcome and the dog icon with a line through, is to show dogs are not accepted.
The simplest way to make a booking at any time is via our website. Select the individual cottage and complete the Booking Request Form for a standard 7 day stay. If you would like a longer or shorter break, complete the Booking Enquiry form.
Alternatively, telephone our Freephone number 0800 0923287 or 01929 480050 to check availability and make a booking or send an email with your requested dates.
The property descriptions aim to give you an accurate description of the property together with several photographs. Several properties have low ceilings, beams, doorways and winding stairs or uneven steps. Should you require further details regarding the property, its location or suitability, please contact us – we will always be happy to give you more information.
Our changeover days are Friday or Saturdays. You can find which changeover day the cottage has within the cottage description. There is flexibility with arrival and departure days, out of peak holiday season and over the Christmas/New Year period.
In your provisional booking confirmation correspondence, we will provide details of how you can make a bank transfer or make an online payment. Alternatively, you can call our office on 01929 480050 for help with making a payment by Credit or Debit card. You can also pay by cheque made payable to Corfe & Purbeck Holidays and send it to 25a West Street, Corfe Castle, Dorset. BH205HA.
You will receive a booking confirmation email or letter when the initial booking payment has been made. You will then receive a final confirmation email or letter once the remaining balance has been paid.
The balance of your holiday is payable 8 weeks prior to arrival. In your booking confirmation, we will provide details of the date the balance is due and how you can make a bank transfer or an online payment. Alternatively, you can call our office on 01929 480050 for help with making a payment by Credit or Debit card. You can also pay by cheque made payable to Corfe & Purbeck Holidays and send it to 25a West Street, Corfe Castle, Dorset. BH205HA.
We will send a reminder email to pay the balance if requested when making the initial payment. If the payment has not been received 8 weeks prior to your arrival we will send a reminder email.
After the holiday has been paid in full, you will receive a final confirmation email or letter. Closer to your arrival date, you will receive an email which will include travel directions to the property. You will receive a separate email which will include details of where the key safe is located, and the safe combination number. We ask for your help to ensure the key safe box is secure at all times.
All of our properties have their own key safe attached to the property. You will receive a separate email after the balance has been paid, closer to your arrival date, with details of the key safe code and where the key safe is located at the property. One set of keys will be inside the key safe, and some properties have a second set of keys located within the property. Please advise us as soon as possible if you lose your keys during your stay.
You can send a cheque made payable to Corfe & Purbeck Holidays along with your balance payment, the cheque will be destroyed once you have vacated the cottage and it has been left clean and tidy, with no breakages. Alternatively, once you call to make the final payment, we can hold your payment card details securely on file. The card details would be destroyed once you have vacated the cottage and it has been left clean and tidy, with no breakages.
If you make the final payment by bank transfer, you can either pay the additional £200.00 breakage security payment, which will be refunded to you once you have vacated the cottage and it has been left clean and tidy, with no breakages or you can telephone 01929 480050 with your credit/debit card, which will be destroyed once you have vacated the cottage and it has been left clean and tidy, with no breakages.
For your arrival we supply: Tea, Coffee, Sugar, Milk and Toilet Rolls, enough to get your holiday started. There will also be washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets (if appropriate), hand soap, 2 tea towels, and a supply of general cleaning products. You can arrange for a home delivery from many local supermarkets. We can advise which supermarkets deliver to the area.
Your accommodation will be equipped with bedding, pillows, bed-linen and towels, crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils. There will be a highchair and travel cot. The travel cots are the basic type, without mattresses and bedding is not supplied for the cot.
In accordance with our Conditions of Booking, we explain how a breakage security payment of £200.00 is required. We expect a certain amount of wear and tear is inevitable and this applies to the odd smashed glass or chipped plate. However, if something does get damaged whilst you are staying at the property, please inform our office at the earliest opportunity so it can be fixed or replaced. It will then be at our discretion depending on breakages/damages if we make a deduction from your breakage security deposit. We would be happy to clarify this in more detail if you have any queries and wish to call our office.
Arrival and departure times for your holiday property will be given in your confirmation email which you will receive once payment has been made. Arrival time is generally after 4.00pm and departure time is usually before 10.00am. There is, sometimes, flexibility with arrival and departure times, please enquire prior to your arrival.
Most of our properties offer free Wi-Fi access. You can find out if a property has Wi-Fi by looking at the individual property pages. Internet access may be intermittent or slower than you are used to due to the location of the property. The strength of the Wi-Fi signal can vary throughout the property, especially in some of the older properties, where the walls are thicker.
Smoking is not permitted inside any of our properties.
The majority of properties have private parking, with the number of spaces detailed in the property description. Some of the properties in the centre of Corfe Castle have a permit to allow free parking for one car in a nearby car park, located a short walk from the property. There is an additional parking permit available to allow one car free parking in the West Street car park. There is a charge of £35 for this additional permit.
If you have a problem upon arrival at your property or during your stay, we ask you to call our office on 01929 480050 during normal office hours or our emergency contact number. We will endeavour to resolve any issues as promptly as possible. You will be provided with an emergency contact number in the Key Code email, where you will be able obtain assistance at all times, including out of office hours. We request that you advise us of any problems as soon as possible, during your stay, so we are able to resolve issues promptly.
With your key code email you will be provided with a 24 hour emergency contact number in case of an emergency or problem. We request you contact us for assistance in dealing with any issues.
In accordance with our Conditions of Booking, you will be charged for your holiday if you need to cancel, so it may in your interest to have insurance for your holiday. We do not provide Holiday Insurance, but we can supply details of Companies offering Holiday Insurance.
Shortly after your holiday you will receive an email which will give you the opportunity to provide us with your feedback for the property you stayed in.
You can reserve a cottage for the following year. Pricing is normally confirmed in September, when we will contact you and ask for payment of the initial booking payment to confirm your provisional booking. If for some reason your holiday cottage is not going to be available for the following year, we will contact you as soon as possible.
If your questions have not been answered in this section, we would be happy to assist further if you telephone our office on 01929 480050 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org