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Reasons to book your Dorset break now!

Busy lives, demanding careers and family commitments means making the most of your holiday is an absolute must. With so many options to consider, both at home and abroad, it can be a time consuming task looking for the perfect place to unwind. So we’ve put together a definitive list of reasons to book your break to Dorset and stay with us at Greenwood Grange…

Avoid disappointment

Greenwood Grange is extremely popular during the summer months and at this time of year we’re already looking quite full. Winning Self Catering Provider of Year at both the Dorset Tourism Awards and the South West Tourism Awards has been a great boost for us making us more popular than ever. The earlier you book your holiday, the better, as you’ve more chance of getting the dates that you want.

Save money on travel

Once your holiday home is booked, you can save even more money by booking your travel early too. Great Western Railway operates an advance booking fares system so the earlier you book, the cheaper it is.


With mile upon mile of Jurassic Coast to explore, amazing walks, stunning views, great food, fantastic accommodation and so much more, Dorset is a real-life holiday utopia. You’ll be sure to make your friends and family jealous when they see your holiday photos. Dorset is continually growing in popularity and has been voted one of the ten best places to go on holiday in the UK. More and more of us are choosing to spend their precious family holiday time in the UK and as Dorset is such a favourite, we are seeing an increase in the number of visitors each year. Staycation isn’t just a trend anymore; it’s here to stay.

Have something to look forward to!

Booking a holiday early in the year also gives you something to look forward to. Not everyone suffers from the winter blues but at this time of year, most people long for warm sunny days. Knowing a holiday is on the horizon is a great way to stay positive about the things coming up.

Don’t miss those sell out events

To really build the anticipation, you could also book some things to do while you’re here What’s On in Dorset lists events in the county month by month so you’ll never be stuck for something to do while you’re visiting Greenwood Grange.

Visit Dorset’s gems

Dorset is definitely a destination holiday, with so many places to visit while you’re here. For fans of the Jurassic Coast make sure you visit Durdle Door for one of the most breath taking views. The Tank Museum brings the history of tanks and tank crews to life in nearby Weymouth, while children will be hugely entertained at Monkey World and Farmer Palmer’s. We’ve miles of sandy beaches in Weymouth and Bournemouth and if you’re a fan of beautiful gardens you shouldn’t miss Athelhampton House and Gardens in Dorchester.

The best restaurants require advanced booking

Finding places that serve fabulous food can always make your holiday extra special. Food lovers will enjoy the wealth of local pubs and nearby restaurants including Restaurant 43, rated number one on Trip Advisor, the Dorset Burger Company and Yalbury Cottage, which boasts creative French menus. Avoid disappointment by booking early at these popular restaurants.

The Brexit effect

Exchange rates for the pound against the dollar and euro are at some of their lowest ever levels. Make your money go further by staying in the UK! Now all that’s left for you to do is the easy part – book your break at Greenwood Grange for 2017. Don’t forget to sign up to our emails on our website as our regular mailers will give you inspiration for things to do and places you’ve seen once you’ve booked your stay.

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