UNWIND & RESTORE

cosy bar and games room
cosy bar and games room

Welcome to Bishops Cottage, a hidden gem nestled into the cliff directly above Lulworth Cove. We understand the importance of finding a peaceful sanctuary amidst the hustle and bustle of daily life, and our tranquil retreat is designed to offer just that. With beautiful bedrooms, mature gardens, a pool, and hidden sun terraces, Bishops Cottage Guest House is the perfect place for a relaxing getaway or holiday. Originally two cottages dating back to the 1650s, our building is one of the oldest in the village of West Lulworth. Once the home of Bishop Wordsworth of Salisbury, son of the renowned poet William Wordsworth, our guest house retains its original architectural features, seamlessly blending history with comfortable accommodations.The breath-taking views from Bishops Cottage span across Lulworth Cove and encompass Bindon Hill and Hambury Tout. This 350-year-old establishment allows you to fully immerse yourself in the mesmerising beauty of the Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Our proximity to the sea, along with our swimming pool, makes us the ideal accommodation for those seeking to explore Lulworth Cove and the surrounding area. During the day, you can embark on adventures through the stunning Dorset countryside, including the Purbecks and the famous rock arch of Durdle Door, which is just a 20-minute walk away or hire from Lulworth Activities and get on the water (20% off when you book stay at Bishops Cottage).

At Bishops Cottage Guest House, we believe that a relaxing getaway should encompass all the senses, and our carefully crafted menu aims to delight and nourish.In addition to being a place to escape and unwind, Rudds Guest House is also a superb venue for weddings and parties. Our exclusive hire option allows you to create a truly memorable celebration surrounded by the charm and elegance of our property and grounds.Situated high on the cliff overlooking Lulworth Cove, Bishops Cottage boasts a quirky and unique location that offers breathtaking views. Being as close as you can get to the cove without sleeping on the beach, our guest house provides convenient access to the stunning coastline. Whether you choose to start your day with a stroll along the beach or watch the sunrise from the comfort of your room, every moment spent at Bishops Cottage Guest House promises tranquillity and rejuvenation.Our accommodation in Lulworth offers ten gorgeous and comfortable bedrooms, each offering views of either Lulworth Cove or the beautiful Dorset countryside. At Bishops Cottage, we want you to feel like this is your home away from home. Feel free to snooze in our garden under a tree, gaze at the serene Lulworth Cove, or explore the nearby Durdle Door and the South West Coast Path. If you prefer a more relaxed atmosphere, our cosy bar is perfect for unwinding at your own pace.

smugglers caves, Stair Hole, 5 minute walk away
smugglers caves, Stair Hole, 5 minute walk away

If you are seeking guest house accommodation in Lulworth, Rudds Guest House is sure to exceed your expectations. With comfortable rooms and our unique location just steps from Lulworth Beach and the South Coast path to Durdle Door, we offer an unforgettable retreat where you can unwind, restore, and take in the stunning surroundings.

Your journey to relaxation begins at Rudds Guest House. Contact us today to book your tranquil getaway.

Unwind and Restore

The benefits of a relaxing getaway at Bishops Cottage Guest House in the heart of Lulworth Cove.

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