Welcome From Tanglewood! We are now Super hosts!

Tanglewood farmhouse has 4 acres of woods and streams and 12 acres of grassland. There are plenty of great places to see, in an area with beaches, undulating hills and the highest floral diversity in the UK, not to mention the Jurassic Coast and its fossils. Local heathland is a protected European habitat, accessible on foot 300 m from Tanglewood, or take one of our walks to Wareham a mile away. There are lots of other places to visit, with excellent scope for eating out. Booking our guest apartment or shepherds hut is easy too.

Mid Week break in Dorset
08 Mar 2020

Book a cheeky mid week stay with us here at Tanglewood.


If you love the outdoors, you will be spoilt for choice in Wareham. The town is surrounded by beautiful countryside, sweeping cliff walks and breathtaking views. There are numerous walking and cycling trails and activities such as bird watching and fishing. Close to the town is Wareham Forest, with its nature reserve and large valley mire habitat.


Booking is easy, we have a cosy self contained apartment and an off grid Shepherds hut set in the Woodland. 


Contct me for more details. 

Happy Valentines Day
14 Feb 2020

Happy Valentines Day from all the Team at Tanglewood Farm. Hopefully you are spending the day with those you love. 

Celebrate Valentines Day in Dorset
06 Feb 2020

Fall in love with Dorset this Valentine’s Day and whisk the love of your life off on a fabulous romantic break to remember.

With everything you could want for those extra special few days together, Dorset is the perfect place for a romantic getaway. Wander along our beautiful beaches and watch the sun set, enjoy a woodland walk, or gaze into each others eyes in a candlelit restaurant. 


Our cosy apartment is available for Valentines Day, to book click the link here 


Fine Dining in Dorset
04 Feb 2020

There is no sincerer love than the love of food’ and Dorset provides the perfect larder. Fine dine like a king and queen in one of our many magnificent restaurants. Sit back, relax and wine and dine your loved one with some of the most sumptuous Dorset local food and drink. 

You’ll be highly impressed by the food on offer.


Or how about a romantic Champagne afternoon tea? Enjoy a glass of Dorset bubbly alongside scrumptious, delicate finger sandwiches, freshly made scones and a glorious array of cakes and delicacies at the Knoll House Hotel in Studland.


Push the boat out with some delicious local seafood at a coastal restaurant overlooking the moonlit ocean or spice up your night with some Far East flavours at one of Dorset’s finest Indian, Chinese or Thai restaurants.



Top places in Dorset to propose
02 Feb 2020

If you’re looking for the perfect setting to get down on one knee and pop the big question, there are many beautiful locations to create those everlasting memories.


Our amazing landscapes and iconic landmarks make the county a stunning backdrop for your romantic gesture. And with nearly 100 miles of coastline and two areas of outstanding natural beauty, you are spoilt for choice with places to propose.


Durdle Door

Durdle Door is one of Dorset’s and the world’s most remarkable and majestic natural landmarks.

Stand on the beach in-front of the ‘door’ as the sun rises in alignment with the stones through the arch for that perfect romantic ambience to ask that special question.


A glorious sight of the sun rising through the arc of Durdle Door


Corfe Castle

Show your loved one how much they mean to you with the magical, striking and fairy-tale setting of the romantic Corfe Castle ruins. Perfect for that all important gesture and idyllic for every history lover.


A pink sky blooms as the sun sets behind the romantic ruins of Corfe Castle


Swanage Pier

If looking out onto a picturesque ocean and watching the sunset is your idea of perfection, then Swanage Pier is exactly what you’re looking for. Being a Victorian landmark it gives that feeling of traditional romance with the bonus of a stunning view looking out onto the sea and the Jurassic Coast.


A beautiful view from Swanage Pier as the sun sets


River Boat in Wareham

How about hiring a boat and rowing gently up the river at Wareham with a picnic of all your partner’s favourite foods on board? There are plenty of scenic spots to moor up, or you could even propose on the water for that magical touch.


The picturesque town of Wareham has many scenic spots along the river


Shell Bay

A beach proposal always goes down a treat and Dorset has plenty of stunning beaches on which to go down on one knee - one of which is the white sandy shores of Shell Bay at Studland.

On a warm summer’s evening, you could be forgiven for thinking you were somewhere more exotic. Find the perfect spot to make your own for that intimate and romantic surprise and write your message in the sand for a personal touch.


The exotic white sands of Studland Bay






Looking for a quiet place to stay or bed and breakfast in the Purbecks? 


Look no further. Tanglewood is perfectly situated in the heart of the Purbecks for that relaxing break.


Our address is: 

Tanglewood, Holme Lane, WarehamBH20 5DH


Booking is easy  (from £70/night). There is a choice of a large and comfortable Guest Apartment (bedroom, bathroom, lounge-kitchenette), or a well-equipped Shepherd's Hut for more adventurous visitors. Book the Shepherd's Hut here. Like to know more about us


Or please feel free to contact us on    

 01929 550971


If you are interested in nature, Tanglewood is a perfect base. Within a rich local landscape, with reserves of RSPBNatural England, the National Trust and Dorset Wildlife Trust, we also provide and run conservation websites from international level (for IUCN, in most European languages) to local communities and businesses. Our Arne Parish pioneers such sites.