Feature comforts

Free fibre WIFI

multiple channels for heavy use

Secure key pickup

Key on arrival

Check-in anytime

Free parking

CCTV secure 1 space

Just a beach away

5 minute walk from a blue flag Alum Chine beach.

entire self contained log cabin

30 Sq m indoors &

12 Sq m terrace

5 Guests

Perfect a couple

Ideal for small families


1 bathroom & kitchen

sun terrace

1 king size  bed downstairs

3 chairbeds on mezzanine

cot available

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About the cabin

The cabin rests at the end of Alumdale road, Bournemouth, it is fortunately located within a conservation area which boasts woodland beauty and wildlife within a salubrious and friendly residential area just 5 minutes’ walk up the chine from the award-winning Alum chine beach. It is in an elevated position, sheltered by trees, in a private plot on top of the slopes of the chine. Its lofted position helps to exploit the local sunshine and shield it from the sea breeze. Its sun decking cantilevers out over the Chine giving unique 270-degree views, surrounding you in a natural, peaceful and bright environment.

Alum chine log cabin is situated near a quieter part of Bournemouth’s seven-mile beach, this guarantees you enough space on the sand for your family during the busy holidays, and ensures the calming escape you want when you retreat to the cabin for a rest. It is a 12 minute walk to Westbourne’s many trendy award-winning restaurants, bars, cafes and boutiques. Or if you prefer it is a 20 minute walk to Bournemouth’s busy shopping and nightlife district. In short, the location provides all the amenities of modern town life with the all the healthy benefits of contemporary country living.

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Can I have a group of all male / female guests?

This is a family holiday cabin site in a conservation area and would expect that guest behaviour must be suitable for the family environment. We do except all male and female parties, but we may ask for a security deposit prior to arrival.

Because the cabin is in a residential area quiet times are 10pm to 9am.

What will I have in the cabin?

The cabin comes with fully equipped kitchen; electric fan assist cooker with baking trays, 4 point electric hob, extractor hood, microwave, fridge and a separate freezer, dishwasher, toaster, kettle, coffee & tea making facility, salt and pepper and other condiments, complete cookware and cutlery set for a family of 8 and many glasses of all varieties, lots of children’s tupperware plates, bowels & cutlery, cupboard storage for your goods. Why not have your online shopping delivered straight to the cabin?

The mezzanine has three fold down chair beds, and is designed as a media centre with its smart TV, blue ray DVD player, DVD library, and Bluetooth music station. There is also a chest of drawers.

Adjacent to the kitchen is a vaulted living space with the king size bed folding away neatly, providing ample space for a dining table & 4 chairs, the French doors open out onto the sun terrace where a further three rattan garden chairs provide comfort and views.

The entrance hallway is designed with plenty of hanging space, allowing you space to change with a full length mirror.

The full length bath has a two shower heads, bath towels are provided.

One cot and highchair are available on request, please speak to the caretaker.

Do you provide bedding?

All the beds will be made up with crisp white fresh linen when you arrive. One pillow per bed. The only bedding you will need to bring is cot linen if you require it (fitted sheet supplied). We provide bath towels but do not provide beach towels. Should you require any additional linen, please speak to the caretaker.

How frequently does the Land Train run?

The Land Train operates from Alum chine beach it takes you onto Bournemouth and then Boscombe Departs next to Vesuvios restaurant; hourly.

Where is the nearest bus stop?
  • At the top of Alumdale road, 250 yards from cabin. Busses go to Westbourne and Bournemouth and Bournemouth station.
  • On Tower road, 600 yards. Open top busses go to Wareham, Swanage, Corfe.
Can I bring my pets with me?

Sorry no dogs, cats or any pets. Not even the small ones that fit in handbags.

Do you have laundry facilities available on site?

Westbourne does have a very reasonably priced laundrette, head to the town’s main shopping loop.

Frequently asked questions

What is included in the cost of my booking?

The price includes your self-catered accommodation, bed linen (except cot linen), towels (excluding beach towels), one car parking space with CCTV and some complementary items.

How can I book?

To book the cabin, use the book now button above, you will then be able to check availability and prices. If it’s your first booking you will be asked to register to create an account, then you will be able to check availability. Don’t forget to use the promotion code.

COVID-19 Policy
Dear Guest,

Welcome to Alum Chine Log Cabin! We are really pleased to be able to open up again & have worked hard to make relevant adjustments to meet the new guidelines for COVID-19. These changes do not affect you too much as the guest, but we thought you might like to know what we are doing in the background in order to make your stay as safe as possible.

Although our professional cleaning company was previously carrying out a very thorough clean using all appropriate cleaning products, as you can imagine certain guidelines have now changed due to COVID-19. They are following a more extensive cleaning protocol in line with COVID-19 guidelines.

As per guidelines, the cabin will be left untouched for 3 hours following check out.

Protective gear such as gloves, masks & aprons will be worn when cleaning the cabin & fresh PPE when preparing the cabin for new guests.

Within the cabin there will be disposable gloves, disinfectant spray, wipes & bleach in order for you to clean during your stay if you so wish.

All hand soap provided in the soap dispensers is antibacterial.

Cleaning products & disinfectants approved by global health agencies.

We use a 5 step cleaning process; Prepare, Clean, Sanitise, Check & Reset.

Whilst we do usually clean all kitchen items regularly, we have kept the very regularly used items to a minimum (such as mugs, glasses, plates, bowls etc). In doing so, this allows us to put all of these items through the dishwasher after each check out regardless of whether they have been used or not. However, we do recommend that you wash less regularly used items (such as wine glasses, pots & pans) prior to the first use.

Although we cannot wash the curtains after each stay, we will be using disinfectant spray as part of each clean to reduce infection risk.

All rooms will be ventilated during the cleaning process.

All laundry & towels will be washed at the highest heat setting recommended by the manufacturer.

All soft furnishings, such as scatter cushions & seat cushions have been removed along with books, cards & board games. This has been done, as they cannot be cleaned sufficiently often in between guests.

We are no longer able to supply tea, coffee & sugar as we would normally. However, we will ensure that you have a small supply that are individually wrapped to welcome you to the cabin.

To achieve the above, on certain days we may be required to adjust the check in/check out times slightly. Therefore, please don’t expect check in to be any earlier than 4pm unless we inform you otherwise & check out will now be at 10am.

We do hope that you understand why this must happen & we hope you have a wonderful stay.

How do I check-in?

Shortly before your 3pm check-in time you will be sent an email with a code. This is the code to the cabin key safe. Inside you will find a full set of cabin keys. Let yourself in.

Depending on the time of day, the caretaker may be available to check you into the cabin if you have any difficulaty. Where possible we offer early checkins with our complements.

A user guide is available in the cabin.

Can I arrive/depart on any day of the week?

Yes –  We operate a keysafe system, due to the local proximity of the caretaker, should you need to cut your stay short for any reason, or wish to extend it, some arrangements maybe possible subject to charges and owner permissions.

  • Check in is usually after 3pm, however where possible we offer early checkins with our complements.
  • Check out: Guests are required to vacate the Cabin by 10am on the day of departure. Please return the keys in the key safe. For a delayed check-out (chargeable) or if you have any queries please contact cabin caretaker.
How many people can sleep in the cabin?

The ground floor accommodation is designed for two adults in a king size bed with a cot at the foot of the bed (provided), the mezzanine level is best suited for three children, however all chair beds are adult sized so a maximum of five adults is an option for short stays. 

Can we bring our own bikes/sports equipment with us?

Please feel free to bring your bikes or any sports equipment with you i.e. golf clubs, canoe, kayak, kite board etc. Although we do not guarantee the safety of your equipment, the garage under the cabin is pad locked, securely alarmed when cabin alarm is operated and everything is under CCTV. Still we kindly ask that you bring your own bike locks too.

Do you offer any discounts/offers?

Our booking system works across various popular accommodation booking website to give a competitive price, ensuring that when you book, you will receive the best price possible. Best prices are achieved by booking directly with us. Please do not approach the caretaker for discounts.

How long can I stay for?

The cabin is available all year round for medium or short breaks. We do close in February for refurbishment. Should you wish to extend your stay please ask the caretaker to check availability.

We ask guests to bring one vehicle, there is a space on the double driveway reserved for this vehicle. We ask that you keep your car to the right side of the drive on approach i.e. next to the wooden fence. The caretaker and professional cleaner will use the other space and require garage access.

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