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Oak Cottage

nr Bridport, Dorset

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Part of the row of thatched cottages Oak enjoys wonderful views across the garden to the hills beyond. A benefit of this quiet rural setting is the lack of light pollution, promising some fabulous star gazing, the more adventurous may want to gaze from the top of Golden Cap!

The cottage's layout

Ground floor
Kitchen and sitting/dining room with electric 'woodburner' style fire.
First floor
Two bedrooms (1 double with bathroom en suite, 1 twin) and shower room with lavatory.
Visitor notes

Heating: Gas central heating included.

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

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

Utilities/Electricals: The washing machine and tumble dryer are a combined washer/dryer.

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

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.

Cottage details
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Let starts
Friday
Min stay
2
Dogs allowed
Yes, 2
Cottage ref
003008
Acorn rating What's this?
3
Features
  • Dogs welcome
  • Beach nearby
  • Coast nearby
  • Remote location
Facilities
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Shared telephone
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Double bed
  • Microwave
  • Radio
  • DVD
  • Fridge-freezer
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

  • van de Poll
    • August 2016
    • Unknown
    Great location!

    Great location, remote, quiet, close to Golden Cap, fossil hunting, beach and the coast path. Walking distance to nice places like Charmouth, West Bay, Bridport, Lyme Regis etc.

  • Lindsay Geddes
    • March 2016
    • West Sussex
    Made enjoyable...

    The position of the cottage, although remote was wonderful for walking and extremely peaceful.

  • Ms Z Luxford
    • November 2015
    • East Sussex
    Made enjoyable...

    The location was amazing, we could bring our dog which was great ( and when we went to Kingston Lacy they had dog treats in the café for dog - nice touch). It was a really comfortable cottage and we enjoyed having time way from it all no wifi and playing board games and cards. Earlier access would be wonderful particularly in the winter but that's probably not possible.

  • Mr R Thorn
    • October 2015
    • Bristol
    Made enjoyable....

    comfortable accommodation in quiet, glorious location.

  • Mrs L Ling
    • July 2015
    • Derbyshire
    Lovely old characterful cottage

    Lovely old characterful cottage in superb location. Ideal for walking in scenic locations. Well appointed, clean and well decorated. Only problem was the access road. Which was narrow, the vegetation needed cutting back and there were no passing places.

  • Anonymous
    • May 2015
    • Unknown
    Enjoyable stay

    We really enjoyed staying in the cottage. We went with our two years old son and were happy with the things provided for children (bed, chair, cutlery, etc) Beautiful and peaceful

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Prices

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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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