Greyholme Manor – Location & Map
Greyholme Manor is set in a private estate, surrounded by the beautiful countryside of the Purbeck Hills and with beautiful rural views down towards the sea. The Estate is located just one mile from Kimmeridge, a small village on the Dorset coastline, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This stretch of coast is part of the world renowned Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The nearest shop is at Corfe Castle, for basic provisions and fresh fruit and vegetables. The closest town is Wareham, six miles away, which has a variety of shops including a Sainsburys Superstore, Co-op, 2 local Butchers and a Wholefoods Store.
In the Village is Clavells Café, which serves superb locally sourced food and won the ‘Taste of Dorset’ Award 2013.
Greyholme Manor is around 2.5 hours from central London, and around one hour from Southampton. The nearest train station is located at Wareham, a distance of 6 miles away. The closest airport is Southampton International Airport at 50 miles or London Heathrow is 107 miles or 2 hours away.
Kimmeridge Bay is famous for its fossils and has its own “nodding donkey” pumping shale oil up from a deep borehole. It is overlooked by Clavell’s Tower, built in 1831, and thought to have been used for signaling to smugglers’ boats.
The surrounding area offers a host of fantastic activities and great sports opportunities; with internationally recognised sailing waters, beaches, a pleasant climate and beautiful scenery. Walking, cycling, windsurfing, surfing, diving, fishing and swimming are just some of the many activity options all on your doorstep.
Restaurants and Pubs
There are a number of restaurants and pubs close by.