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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.

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.

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

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

Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm at this cottage.

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

Cottage details
Let starts
Min stay
Dogs allowed
Yes, 2
Cottage ref
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  • Dogs welcome
  • Beach nearby
  • Coast nearby
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Shared telephone
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Double bed
  • Microwave
  • Radio
  • DVD
  • Fridge
  • If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the booking office on 0344 335 1287


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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place to visit
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  • The iconic Cobb at Lyme Regis made famous in the film The French Lieutenant's Woman
  • Abbotsbury Swannery and sub-tropical gardens
  • 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


Comments from past visitors

  • Anonymous
    • January 2017
    • Unknown
    Relaxing time

    Relaxing time, beautiful surroundings, change of scenery, no wifi.

  • Mr E Cameron
    • August 2016
    • Surrey
    Well equipped cottage

    Comfortable, well equipped cottage in beautiful Dorset countryside. Blessed with good weather.

  • Hilary Pickup
    • January 2016
    • Cumbria
    Able to climb Golden Cap

    This was a return trip to St Gabriels which we have been visiting for 50 years - before it was a National Trust property. But the first time in the winter - we usually camp. It was a visit so that I could climb Golden Cap on my 70th birthday which I did. So we enjoyed the peace and the countryside - though there was rather too much mud this year!!

  • Anonymous
    • November 2015
    • Unknown

    The location and its proximity to public footpaths made our stay enjoyable.

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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 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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