Two to three hours from London (Heathrow). Take M3-M27 (West) - A31 towards Wimborne Minster - A351 towards Wareham and then follow signs to Corfe Castle and onto Studland.
Via Sandbanks Ferry - Take M3-M27 (West) - A31-A338 route (Bournemouth). Follow signs to Canford Cliffs then Sandbanks, to the chain ferry across Poole Harbour.
The Sandbanks Ferry
Ferry operation - daily from 7am-7pm every 30 minutes, weather permitting (excluding Christmas Day). First ferry is from the Poole side at 7am and the last ferry is from the Studland/Swanage side at 7.15pm. Crossing time is normally around 4 minutes
From Exeter and the South West
Follow M5, A30 (Honiton), and merge onto A35. Continue on A35 to Bere Regis. Follow Sugar Hill and A351 to B351 and Studland.
Poole/Bournemouth (via ferry) use BH19 3AH.
Waterloo to Wareham (two hours). By taxi to Knoll House (ten miles).