Near Swanage there is the tiny village of Worth Matravers, a village that has a long history back to medieval times. This would be a great place to come spend a holiday in an area that is off the beaten path, yet, has all the accommodations and activities a person could ever hope for.
The homes for instance, even to this day must be built from stone taken from the local quarries. Not only does this ensure the quarry stays prosperous, but the homes keep their olde-worlde charm even if they are new builds. You will find Worth Matravers a place with fascinating architecture with buckets of charm, and an infectious friendliness from the locals.
Originally the industries of the area were farming, fishing the stone quarry; and while these are still continuing today, residents of this sleepy little community enjoy tourism as a supplement to tradition. When you enter this distinctive village, it will be quite apparent that stone is a primary natural resource of construction materials used in the community.
When on your trip to Worth, you will find a quaint little B & B within walking distance from town. You will be welcomed by Yvonne and Ray, where find this non-smoking establishment will treat you like family. Enjoy Worth Matravers and soak up all there is to see.