Walkers are welcome.
The hotel was built as the home of George Burt who worked with his uncle John Mowlem on many London buildings. Burt’s garden is littered with old bollards and posts brought back from the capital as ballast in ships which had taken Purbeck stone to London.
It is a good place to spend a first night on the coast path.
Bed and breakfast for two is Â£94 this month but gets cheaper from October.