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Swanage Railway

All aboard the Swanage steam railway…

Harking back to a time gone by, the much-loved Swanage Railway has posted its events for the coming year. With both steam and diesel powered units pulling the vintage carriages there's set to be many fans of the railway – ...
Ballard Down

Walking over Ballard Down

This week we enjoyed some super sunny February days and took advantage of the dry weather to walk over Ballard Down and then via Old Harry Rocks to Studland. What a glorious day, and the views from on top of ...

Martin’s opened his B&B

Martin Jones's new B&B in Carmarthenshire opens on 17th November 2017. You can check out the facilities, rooms and surrounding area at Bryn Hebog's website (www.brynhebog.co.uk) and make an online booking. Or phone 01267 290289 or email info@brynhebog.co.uk. For up-to-the-minute news and ...

Martin’s move to Wales

Glenlee's Martin Jones will soon be opening Bryn Hebog B&B in Lower Penddaulwyn, Capel Dewi, SA32 8AY. Set in the beautiful Carmarthenshire countryside, it's close to the National Botanic Garden of Wales amongst many attractions. Follow this Facebook page for ...
Torbay Palm

Fabulous Torbay Palm

Guests often comment on Glenlee's pretty front garden, which, we have to admit, we're quite proud of ourselves. Juxtaposed with the lovely background of Beach Gardens over the road, with its putting greens, tennis courts and bowling green, we believe our ...
Christmas cactus

Dazzling shower of belated Christmas blooms

Only a month and a half late, our Christmas cactus finally puts on a show. Bloomin' typical. Actually, this plant has a habit of being late. We're just hoping the dazzling display is still going when we open up for guests ...

Swanage to host Paddleboard European Championship

Just heard that Swanage has been chosen to host  the N1SCO Paddleboard European Championships over the weekend of June 10 and June 11, 2017. Apparently, Swanage was chosen for its sheltered waters, golden sands and town centre full of character. N1SCO is the largest stand-up ...
Secret picnic spot

Secret picnic spot

Hidden from view of passers-by, this glorious secret picnic spot was something of a discovery. But where is it exactly? Well, the clue is in the picture. The location is just to the north of Durlston Castle. Once upon a ...
Garden flowers

Spring colour

April showers are sometimes a hazard of this time of year but the Glenlee front garden is bloomin' colourful right now. Daffodils and tulips and myriad other plants are bursting open with a dazzling rainbow-like display. And some days it's even been ...
Corfe Castle

Walking in sunshine – Corfe Castle to Cocknowle

This afternoon we parked in the free car park near Corfe Castle and walked to Cocknowle. After a gloomy start to the day the sun really came out in the afternoon and we were treated to some stunning views. The highlight ...
Glenlee Guesthouse

Intermission

Down at Swanage Railway they're busy brushing up the rolling stock, fettling up the lines and topping up the coal supplies – and it's much the same story at Glenlee. After a wonderfully successful season with scores of lovely guests ...
Bookings diary

Book direct

Glenlee now takes direct bookings only, via our own website, by phone (01929 425794) or in person. Previously, we paid lots of commission to online travel agents such as Expedia, LateRooms.com and so on. You'd be amazed how much they ...