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Beech Cottage

nr Bridport, Dorset

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Popular Beech Cottage sits to the back of the row of thatched cottages and enjoys fine views all round. When not making the most of the excellent local walks a bit of retail therapy and cafes can be found in nearby Lyme Regis and Bridport.

The cottage's layout

Ground floor
kitchen/dining room and sitting room with huge inglenook fireplace which houses an electric woodburner style fire.
First floor
two bedrooms (1 double and 1 triple) and bathroom with electric shower over bath.
Visitor notes

Heating: Gas central heating included.

Garden: There is a shared lawn area to the rear.

Parking: There is a car park located behind the cottage which is shared with the Elm, Oak and Ash Cottages and is large enough for approximately 12 cars.

Television/Signal: A satellite television system ensures good reception and a range of digital channels.

Please Note: It is advisable to arrive in daylight as careful driving is required on approach to this cottage.

The nearest train station is 12 miles away.

Local suppliers:

Castaway Boat Charters - to help you make the most of your holiday Castaway Boat Charters are offering you the chance to experience the amazing scenery from the flybridge and sunbeds whilst cruising the Jurassic Coast or anchored in a secluded bay, aboard a 45ft, high performance cruiser - fully equipped including a BBQ and perfect for family celebrations, romantic sunset cruises, firework nights, group parties and corporate events.

Friendly experienced skipper offering affordable ‘one hour’ harbour cruises, day trips, half day bookings and evening cruises.

Available all year round – subject to Castaway Boat Charters terms and conditions.

To book visit www.castawaycharters.co.uk or call 07860793450 - remember to mention the National Trust and the name of your holiday cottage when making your enquiry.

Cottage details
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Let starts
Friday
Min stay
2
Dogs allowed
Yes, 2
Cottage ref
003005
Acorn rating What's this?
3
Features
  • Dogs welcome
  • Beach nearby
  • Coast nearby
Facilities
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Shared telephone
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Double bed
  • Microwave
  • Radio
Accessibility
  • If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the booking office on 0344 335 1287

Nearby

Things to see and do nearby

Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire
Exterior view of Portland House © Mike Henton

No two days are the same across these three beautiful counties; from Wiltshire's dreamy downland and the stone circles of Avebury and Stonehenge, Dorset's coastal beauty and bucolic charms, and the wilds of Exmoor and Quantocks in Somerset – their wide open spaces and historical sites draws people back again and again.

Dorset Coast
Child playing in the sea at Studland, Dorset. © David Levenson

Dorset is Thomas Hardy country - an appealing mixture of rolling heath land, secluded valleys, picturesque villages, great houses and estates, and a coastline awash with natural beauty. The spectacular Jurassic Coast is just one of the many wonders Dorset has to offer and has shaped the county?s history - from the rugged Isle of Purbeck and the sweeping Chesil Beach to the quaint charm of Lyme Regis and Brownsea Island in Poole Harbour. National Trust properties in Dorset include Corfe Castle, Kingston Lacy and Clouds Hill once the cottage retreat of T E Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia), while other attractions include the seaside resort of Bournemouth and the county town of Dorchester.

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Attractions
  • The iconic Cobb at Lyme Regis made famous in the film The French Lieutenant's Woman
  • Abbotsbury Swannery and sub-tropical gardens
Activities
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Fossil Hunting
  • Horse riding
  • Walking
  • Watersports
National Trust places to visit
Shute Barton
Shute Barton Medieval manor house with later architectural features
Loughwood Meeting House
Loughwood Meeting House 17th-century thatched Baptist meeting house
Branscombe: the Old Bakery, Manor Mill and Forge
Branscombe Charming vernacular buildings with mill and forge restored to working order
Jurassic Coast
Hardy Monument
Hardy Monument Monument to Vice-Admiral Hardy
Stoke-sub-Hamdon Priory
Stoke-sub-Hamdon Priory 14th/15th-century farm buildings, formerly a priests' residence

Visitor comments

Comments from past visitors

  • Mai-Liss Molund
    • May 2015
    • Norway
    Wonderful experience

    We had a wonderful experience and we will certainly use a National Trust property again next year. Living in Norway, this was the perfect place to meet up with our family who live in Leicestershire. We became National Trust members during our stay and enjoyed Greenway, Montacute House, Kingston Lacy, Corfe Castle and Burton Bradstock. We arrived on a Friday afternoon and immediately walked to the top of Golden Cap, from this moment onwards the whole stay became special.

  • Mrs. Irina Wistoff
    • October 2013
    • Germany
    Wonderful setting

    Stayed four times there because it´s a very special place in a wonderful setting for our family.

  • Anonymous
    • October 2013
    • ......................................
    Relaxing hideaway

    A very quiet location, remote & tucked away. A relaxing hideaway.

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Prices

What it will cost

Prices include:

  • VAT, Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
  • We cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0344 335 1287 or email cottages@nationaltrust.org.uk to enquire about future bookings and reservations.
  • The National Trust reserves the right to move cottage prices up or down and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for cottages for specific dates covering special events, e.g. Rosetta Cottages on the Isle of Wight during Cowes week. We will notify you of any special event supplements at the time of booking.

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