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Find out about events and activities taking place at Knoll House, local area news and discover more about our interesting history.

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    From Hollywood blockbusters with some very famous faces, view Dorset's film locations.

  • Studland’s Second World War Story

    From D-Day exercises to VIP afternoon teas, Studland has a fascinating wartime history.

  • Unlock wellness, the natural way

    Escape the rush of the everyday with a nature-based retreat on the Dorset coast.

  • Make family memories together this summer

    Enjoy multi-generational family holidays at Knoll House here on the Dorset coast

  • Finding a piece of history at Knoll House

    A recent visit to Knoll House brought back many wonderful memories for this guest

  • Take a walk with dinosaurs

    Explore the wild Jurassic Coast and follow in the footsteps of its prehistoric dwellers.

  • Fond memories of Knoll House by Anthony Grant

    A long-serving Knoll House guest shares his experiences of holidaying at the hotel

  • Spring has sprung at Knoll House

    There’s so much to do in Dorset this spring, from Easter events to bank holiday breaks.

  • Signature dish braised beef

    A foodie’s delight at Knoll House

    Find out more about Head Chef Charles Hewitson and his classic signature dish

  • Christmas ice rink in Bournemouth

    Festive things to do in Dorset this Christmas

    From Christmas markets to illuminations to steam train rides, see what's on in Dorset.

  • Artist exhibition at Knoll House dancers

    Artist in Residence, Art 4 Action

    Get to know more about our local artists currently exhibiting at the hotel.

  • The stunning Seahorses of Studland Bay

    Studland Bay is an important and well protected site for spiny seahorses in the UK.

  • Children's Pirate Ship Play Area

    Our children's play area, which has been refurbished, is an iconic feature of the hotel.

  • Dog-friendly holidays in Dorset

    As a dog-friendly hotel, we extend a warm welcome to both you and your pet.

  • A book lover's guide to Knoll House

    Step into the literary landscape of Enid Blyton, Thomas Hardy and Mary Shelley.

  • Artist in Residence, Steve Kinder

    Get to know more about our local artist currently exhibiting at the hotel.