The Front Rows at the Penn (formerly Cove Park)
A collection of 20 luxurious holiday homes situated on the cliff edge of The Estate. The Front Rows provide an ideal base for those who wish to explore The Isle of Portland and experience everything it has to offer. Whether you’re an adventure enthusiast or seeking tranquility by the coast, this collection of holiday homes and pods is just a stone’s throw away from numerous walking and cycling trails, rock climbing, the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy, and a range of water sports including windsurfing, kitesurfing, and paddle-boarding. The park is tailored towards activity-led holidays and boasts knowledgeable staff, pet-friendly facilities, and a drying room.
The Front Rows provide modern self-catered accommodation, ideally suited for its wide range of guests, from thrill-seekers to those looking for calm by the coast. The holiday homes and offer spectacular views looking out towards the sea and sunrise, and added extras such as bed & breakfast or BBQ hire are available to make your getaway extra special. Linen and Towels are provided. Accommodation can be booked for large groups, so please get in touch with our Estate team for more information.
The Upper Cliff Studio and Pods
The Front Rows provide small pods which are great fun accommodation with spectacular views looking out towards the sea and sunrise, and added extras such as bed & breakfast or BBQ hire are available to make your getaway extra special.
Our Upper Cliff Studio was designed especially for us. Its one bedroom, kitchen/lounge, bathroom, all power via the solar panels built into the Studio.
Linen and Towels are provided. Accommodation can be booked for large groups, so please get in touch with our Estate team for more information.
A Very Special Location
The Penn Estate provides an idyllic setting away from the hustle and bustle of city life. All Front Row homes enjoy breathtaking views, fresh air, and a sense of serenity that can only be found in this enchanting location. Along with all Estate accommodation we provide high-quality homes, linen, and amenities whilst enjoying the unique vista of the Jurassic Coast.
Portland Is Our Playground
The Isle of Portland is a hidden gem of outdoor activities, not to mention the home of Olympic UK Sailing. The Estate are linked into all the best experiences on the Island from paddle-boarding to fishing and are on hand to arrange adventure breaks for guests upon request. As well as adventure and exploration, Portland celebrates its unique history and position on the UNESCO World Heritage Jurassic Coast. From reliving the D-Day experience at the Castle Town D-Day Centre or walking the coastal paths around the Island, to opening up the Portland stone quarries for artists and offering some of the best views of sunsets on the South Coast.
As well as comfortable accommodation and the Hayloft Coffee Shop & Bar, the Estate offers an onsite drying room, and covered and lockable bike stores to cater for its more adventurous guests. For those looking to bring small boats or dinghies, spaces are available upon request. We provide welcome packs for all guests and added extras such as, hampers, bed and breakfast and BBQ hire can be included with all bookings.
The Front Row is situated on Pennsylvania Castle Estate and shares its high standards and levels of service. The Estate team is on hand from booking to check in to help arrange added extras for your stay, equipped with local knowledge and contacts at all the island activity centres. The seasonal Hayloft Coffee Shop & Bar provides healthy food with an indulgent twist and a great location to regroup after a day on the water or exploring the area. The Hayloft is also home to the Penn Estate Cellar where wine and beer can be purchased to take back to your holiday home.