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Olive Alpha

These two attractive stone holiday cottages (both are grade II listed) are conveniently situated in a picturesque passageway between the High Street and Marshall Row.  They are well placed for an ideal family seaside holiday, being just a short distance from shops, beach, pier, public slipway, the Downs, restaurants and theatre, in this conservation area of Swanage.

The cottages are maintained and equipped to a good standard for our own family's use.  They are equipped for a maximum of four or six and each cottage has two bedrooms.The cottages are non-smoking.

Please ask for reduced occupancy booking for Alpha Cottage if Olive already booked; immediate booking can be made using the search button at the top of the page 

Olive Cottage
Alpha Cottage

Whether your ideal holiday is the sea and its varied sports, wildlife, visiting stately homes and gardens, walking, riding, or just lots of sand and safe bathing - Swanage, on the Dorset Coast (England's first Natural World Heritage Site), is a perfect place for the whole family whatever their interests.

The cottages are heated throughout and have comfortable sitting rooms with flatscreen televisions with freeview and DVD, also Wi-Fi. The fitted kitchens are well equipped - fridge/freezer, automatic washing machine or washer/dryer, microwave and electric cooker.  Duvets are provided for all beds.  Beds are all full sized single or double.

Olive Cottage has parking within the rear courtyard; the bedroom on the first floor has twin beds and the top room has a double bed. 

Alpha Cottage has a 13'6" long garage with a similar length driveway.  Both bedrooms are on the first floor, the main bedroom has a double bed and the second one has 3' bunk beds.  There is also a double sofa bed in the large lounge.

Towels and polyester/cotton bedlinen are available with extra charge to cover laundry costs.  Cot and highchair are available at no extra charge; electricity is included in prices. No smoking allowed in either cottage. 

To book what we hope will be a very enjoyable holiday, please use the search button at the top of the page to make an immediate booking, or send completed booking form to:
Mrs. J Ferrar, Benington Old House, Benington, Stevenage, Herts. SG2 7BT.  For further details and latest availability please telephone Stevenage (01438) 869281.
Provisional bookings can be arranged via e-mail to