A Swanage Wartime Childhood

Steeped in World War Two history, areas of the Isle of Purbeck were used for military training excercises and the attacks destroyed many houses in the town of Swanage.  

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Our New Magazine has Arrived!

We are very excited to announce that our brand-new lifestyle magazine has arrived! This edition includes some exclusive interviews, area guides and of course, all of our fabulous properties in our Wyke Dorset Cottages portfolio.

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Gold Trusted Service Award

We’ve done it again! Here at Wyke Dorset Cottages, we are the proud owners of our second Gold Trusted Service Award in the Feefo Trusted Service Awards 2018!

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A Beginner's Guide to the Dorset Dialect

Perhaps fuelled by renewed interest in the work of the poet William Barnes, or maybe on account of the rising numbers of so-called ‘in-comers’ to the county, Dorset’s centuries old dialect is enjoying something of a revival.

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She Sells Seashells

We all know the tongue twister she sells sea shells by the sea shore but do you know the inspirational lady behind it? Mary Anning was an incredible Dorset woman.

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Refill your water bottle for free

We are very pleased to have joined the Refill Dorset scheme!  The scheme is part of a nationwide scheme which offers you the opportunity to top up your water bottle for free, saving you money and helping the environment.

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