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Beautifully Appointed 2 Bedroom Stone Cottage In Outstanding Natural Beauty Area



Updated: 18-Oct-2016
Cottage in Bridport, Dorset, England - Peaceful Location Surrounded By Fields And Magnificent Country Views, 1 Mile From The Beach

Perfect for Autumn breaks, you can cosy up in Meadow Cottage in front of the open fire!

The cottage is approximately 1 mile from the beach and ½ mile from the market town of Bridport with its shops, pubs, restaurants, twice weekly antiques market and regular arts festivals. It is the ideal base for exploring the Dorset countryside and the world renowned Jurassic Coast which offer many spectacular coastal and country walks. The local shop is a ¼ mile away and the nearest country pub is within ½ mile. This lovely 2 bedroom stone cottage is beautifully decorated, with calming themes throughout whilst providing all the facilities you would need to fully enjoy your stay.

I will always reply personally to your enquiry so that I can give you the most up to date & best price.

Sorry no pets

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  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I am a 46 year old Graphic designer, mum to 6 year old Toby and married to Mike. We live in Brighton but love to escape to Dorset whenever we can.

Meadow cottage is a real sanctuary from everyday life, situated at the end of a cobbled lane and surrounded by fields i love to see the sun rise through the two windows in the master bedroom and at night its as if someone threw glitter at the sky as the stars can really shine in the darkness.

The great thing is to have this calm but still be less than a mile from the bustling town of Bridport and just a mile from the breathtaking Jurrassic Coast.

I love this coast for fossil hunting along the beaches, sandcastle making at Lyme Regis, donkey rides at Weymouth, followed by a drink at The Anchor pub at Seatown or an icecream at The Hive beach!

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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


A lovely English idyll

  • 5 of 5

Meadow Cottage is a typical chocolate box cottage, with a beautiful church next door at the end of a cobbled lane. Its within easy reach of the beach at West Bay and for shopping in the lovely town of Bridport. We had a lovely stay there and were very lucky with the weather.

The cottage has great facilities, all mod cons, comfortable beds and is ideal for a couple or a small family. Its really cosy when it gets chilly in the evening as there is an open fire. We recommend going for breakfast at Hive Beach Cafe in Burton Bradstock or the Watch House cafe at West Bay, both really good and right on the beach.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Farnham, England

Beautiful Dorset Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, comfortable, cosy cottage for a perfect stay in Bridport.

Very clean and beautifully furnished.

Great location for both the town and the beaches, both walkable.

Would definitely recommend to both couples and small families.

Lovely place to stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Hampstead. London


  • 5 of 5

the cottage is in a very peaceful location. Just what you need to get away from it all. very clean and delightful decor, has everything you need .

perfect for relaxing, then you also have loads to see when you are ready. off to Bridport Antique market every Sat, come rain or shine, just a few minutes away. lots of nice cafe's, restaurants too. friendly

atmosphere. or... down at the beach just a few miles away a must visit! is Burton Bradstock, gorgeous local food, speciality chef. also lovely beach at Seatown, great to see the sunset, local pub there too. and ! Lyme Regis is a nice drive and worth a visit. local Artists, shops, and you might find a fossil. It is the Durassic Coast.

Maybe in the evening back to Bridport, lovely fish restaurant between the sea and the river.

lots of lovely cliff walks. you will discover more and more. you will want to come again !. lovely for children and also a good place to be, if you need to be on your own.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
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From the Owner

I fell in love with Bridport after a weekends holiday, there is so much to do and how ever many times I return I never have enough time to do everything. A few of our favourites are a drive along the coast overlooking Chesil Beach and the Fleet to visit the Tropical gardens at Abbotsbury with a stop off at the children's farm which is housed in an enormous historical tithe barn. Beach barbeques in the sumer on The Hive Beach or Westbay watching the sun go down reflected in the honey coloured cliffs [ now made famous by Broadchurch ] Mackeral fishing from the beach or from a boat caught from Westbay or Lyme Harbour.

Activity and Interests


The Cottage is 1 mile from the beaches of the Jurassic Coast. The nearest beach is West Bay, the dramatic setting for ITV's Broadchurch, other beaches within a 10minute drive are Burton Bradstock (The Hive) with the reknown Hive Beach Restaurant and its dramatic sandstone cliffs, Seatown, with its fossil rich beaches and Lyme Regis, a haven for foodies and fossil hunters alike.


The nearest airports are Exeter (c45 miles) and Southampton (c60 miles).


The cottage is situated in the peaceful village of Bothenhampton, this is less than a mile away from the centre of the Dorset market town of Bridport with its plethora of antique shops, great restaurants and cafes and twice weekly antiques market.

Attractions nearby include; The fossil rich Jurassic coast - spanning from Portland to Lyme Regis. Abbotsbury with its Children's farm, amazing subtropical gardens and famous Swannery.

Further Details:


Bridport has lots of nice little shops and galleries as well as an antique market every Saturday and a smaller market on Wednesday. There are lots of galleries in town and surrounding areas as there’s a big community of artists. There is also a monthly vintage market. It has many restaurants, cafes and great food shops.

West Bay:

This is the bit of Bridport by the sea! It has a working harbour surrounded by little cabins selling fish and chips, There is a fantastic playground and it also has a weekly car boot sale.

Outside Bridport:

Eggardon- a bronze age hill fort, fantastic views and a nice walk.

Burton Bradstock (just east of Bridport) is a pretty village it has the Hive beach with its famous café - http://www.hivebeachcafe.co.uk/

Abbotsbury a little village towards Weymouth which has 3 tourist attractions, the tropical gardens, the swannery and the children's farm. you can get a ticket to visit all 3 that can be used on different days. http://abbotsbury-tourism.co.uk/

Weymouth - A cute seaside town with donkeys on the beach and a Sealife Centre which is good on both rainy and sunny days.

West Of Bridport:

Seatown – a long beach with fossils amd the gastropub, The Anchor Inn.

Lyme Regis- a lovely town with lots of nice shops, galleries and cafes. It has a nice sandy beach running up to the Cobb (harbour) with a nice promenade above the beach. There is also the fossil pavement which is amazing, the rocks are full of enormous ammonites!

Going further West past Lyme and just into Devon is the village of Beer which has a miniature railway. http://www.pecorama.info/ The village is very pretty with a lovely cove and little shops and galleries.


- Crabbing off West Bay Harbour

- Fishing- You can get boat trips to go mackerel or deep sea fishing from West Bay and Lyme Bay harbours.

- Fossil Hunting - this is best at Lyme Regis or Charmouth where they run lots of fossil walks.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
november/ december 2016
31 Oct 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
xmas 2016
24 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner, I will always reply personally with an up to date and best price!

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday - Arrival no earlier than 4 pm with departure by 10 am please.

Notes on prices:
Minimum stay is 7 days, however in low periods shorter stays will be considered.

We require 50% payment to confirm your booking and then the balance is due 6 weeks prior to your stay. A security deposit of £200 is also required which would be repaid immediately after your stay.

Payment via Paypal or Bank transfer.

We take 50 % of the fee at time of booking and the balance plus £200 security deposit 6 weeks prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 18-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

Bridport is a historial ropemaking town and now has a thriving community of artistswho hold an open studio festival each year. There is a great antiques market twice a week along the main street in Bridport plus an Alladin's cave of antique shops so there are always treasures to find. The surrounding area is home to some of the countries best artisan food producers, cafes and restaurants making it a Gastro lovers delight, from the Hive Beach cafe with its "straight off the boat " fish, Soulshine and Watchhouse cafes, Hix Oyster Bar at Lyme Regis and The River Cottage just over the border in Devon you can literally eat your way around the area.This is showcased at the several several food fairs held each year in the area.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys


  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural


  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom has a double ended bath, hand held shower and toilet.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Upstairs – there are two bedrooms. The master bedroom has a king-sized bed. The second bedroom has bunk beds.


  • Golf ...


  • Self-catering


  • Outside: The cottage is surrounded by beautiful countryside but does not have its own garden. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included and are changed weekly when the cottage is cleaned. Other: Sorry no pets

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