DESTINATION
Party Details
Dates & Duration
Bedrooms
Facilities
BOOK 2015 FOR ONLY £25 nothing more to pay until 2015 | Terms & Conditions

Find cottages in BeaminsterVisit Beaminster

Beaminster is a charming rural town in West Dorset; a bustling traditional market town, it sits at the head of the valley of the River Britt, a picturesque conservation area full of wonderful wildlife and countryside.

The town itself is a look back in time, with over 200 listed buildings in the area. This quintessential English country town has a prosperous market that draws a big crowd of both locals and visitors alike. Packed with great places to eat, often selling local produce, and a wealth of country pubs, the town is very friendly and perfect for a no hassle country break.

There are a number of excellent outdoor activities to suit all sorts, from groups of friends to families or couples. Nearby stables offer horse riding and there is even a llama farm or donkey rides if you fancy trying something different. The nearby Water Meadow Fishery offers coarse fishing and there is a rowing club that has a range of activities for visitors to enjoy.

The Britt Valley is a conservation area and is popular for walkers and hikers, offering wonderful views across the countryside and with options to suit both casual strollers and serious ramblers alike. Nearby Mapperton House, a grand, stately home that sits in immaculate gardens in one of the most beautiful areas of the valley, is well worth a visit. Why not make a long weekend of it and stay in one of the many cosy cottages in Beaminster.

Show more

Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Holly Cottage Ref: 29340


Situated in the small village of Halstock, just 1 mile south of the Somerset border, this detached holiday cottage is adjacent to the owners’ home and their dog kennel/cattery business which guests are welcome to use for their own pets. It is an excellent location for enjoying the best of west Dorset and south Somerset. Explore the World Heritage Coast, from Lyme Regis to West Bay and onto Weymouth, with its many family attractions. Visit Somerset, with its famous Fleet Air Arm Museum, Haynes Motor Museum, Glastonbury Tor and Clarkes Factory Village. Bath, Longleat Safari Park, Cheddar Gorge and many historic houses are also not to be missed. Sutton Bingham Reservoir is close by, with activities such as boating, yachting, fishing and a nature reserve. On the doorstep there is a golf driving range and many country walks. Shop ¼ mile, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.

Ground floor: Living room with French doors/dining room. Kitchen. Snug. 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft), 1 twin. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft), 1 single (2ft 6in for child). Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Oil central heating included (£25per week November-March). Electricity and bed linen included. Towel hire. Travel cot. High chair. Two Freeview TVs. DVD. Stereo/CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Freezer. Small, enclosed, lawned garden with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Parking (for 3 cars). Welcome pack. No smoking. Friday to Friday.

WAS
NOW
£604-£604
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
3

Converted to a high standard, these two barn conversions (Betty’s Cottage DWP, and Ruth’s Cottage DWQ) adjoin one another and are set on a working beef farm, which stands on the Jurassic seam. Offering peace and tranquillity, the setting is a delight for countryside lovers with wonderful open views to be enjoyed from the shared garden and barbecue area. Many footpaths lead from the farm and nearby lanes, and the NCN also runs by the holiday cottages. The properties are set in the heart of Tamara Drewe country with some of the filming from the farm. The popular village of Evershot (Hardy’s Evershed in Tess of the D’Urbervilles) is 2 miles and offers village pub, bakery, and hotel restaurant. Bridport and Dorchester are all a short drive and offer individual shops, pubs and tearooms. The Jurassic coast is 15 miles. Shop 2 miles.

Living/dining room with French doors to patio and countryside views. Kitchen. Two double bedrooms. Large twin bedroom. Bathroom with double shower cubicle and toilet.

  • Ground floor facilities

  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • TV
  • DVD
  • Radio/CD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Small courtyard with patio and furniture
  • Shared enclosed lawned area with countryside views
  • Shared summer house and play area
  • Shared barbecue
  • Parking (for 2-3 cars)
  • Cycle store
  • Pets free of charge
  • No smoking

Note: Betty’s Cottage DWP and adjoining Ruth’s Cottage DWQ are ideal for larger family holidays or group breaks and may be booked together to sleep up to 12 people.

WAS
NOW
£355-£1258
Shortlist
Grade 2 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
The Apple House Ref: W3317

Shared heated outdoor swimming pool


A delightful detached holiday cottage, surrounded by 42-acres of pasture with sheep, horses and poultry in the rolling Dorset countryside. Internally, the cottage has been attractively decorated, with low-level kitchen units originally designed for a wheelchair user. It has a shared, heated outdoor swimming pool, available from 1st June to 30th September (heating charge up to £3/day) and also a shared garden with games available. Enjoy the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site with breathtaking walks. West Bay has a small sandy beach, pretty harbour and the beginning of the famous Chesil Beach. Shops 3 miles, pubs and restaurants 1 mile.

Ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double (four poster), 1 twin.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). NSH and electricity by meter reading. Bed linen and towels included. Cot. High chair. DVD. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Freezer. Shared garden. Private patio and furniture. Barbecue. Shared, heated swimming pool (payable locally), open June-September. Natural water supply from spring. No smoking. NB: Drops, small unfenced river and 2 small ponds in the garden.

WAS
NOW
£271-£643
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
2
Stable Cottage Ref: 30008


On the Dorset/Somerset border, this attached hamstone holiday cottage, situated adjacent to the owners’ home, is in a lovely rural location and is ideal for enjoying the best of west Dorset and south Somerset. There are a wealth of attractions nearby including Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum, Forde Abbey and Gardens, nature reserves, many historical houses, or the famous World Heritage Jurassic Coastal resorts of Lyme Regis, West Bay and Weymouth. Inland, visit Clark’s factory village, Glastonbury Tor and abbey, the cathedral city of Wells and Bath Beckon, or simply enjoy some great country walking with the dog, cycling and golf. Beach 14 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.

Ground floor: Living/dining room with beams. Kitchen. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft), 1 single with additional pull-out single. Separate toilet.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. Stereo/CD. Electric cooker. Washing machine. Fridge/freezer. Patio with sitting-out area and furniture. Large, shared, lawned garden. Barbecue. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. Welcome pack. Pets free of charge. No smoking. Friday to Friday.

WAS
NOW
£196-£643
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
2
Cerne Ref: DZR

"Set in glorious countryside... not far from the Jurassic Coast"

Lancombe Country Cottages are set in three acres of glorious Thomas Hardy country, in the heart of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in west Dorset, close to the famous World Heritage Jurassic Coast, including the Chesil Beach. The six holiday cottages converted from old barns are set around an attractive courtyard, now a communal lawned area, are all well finished and equipped and provide a relaxing retreat after a day out sightseeing.
All are named after local rivers, offer comfortable accommodation and can be booked individually or together, depending on party numbers. Unwind in the 3 acres of grounds, relax in the heated indoor swimming pool (open every day), perhaps enjoy a sauna, or on a fine day, chill out with a barbecue in a pleasant setting overlooking beautiful Dorset countryside.
Within easy driving distance visitors can explore the stunning Chesil Beach and Jurassic Coast, from Weymouth to the picturesque seaside resort of Lyme Regis, with its harbour and famous Cobb. Enjoy the many little seaside resorts, spectacular scenic coastal walks, fishing, swimming, fossil hunting and attractions such as Abbotsbury Swannery (where the swans may be fed) and Sub-Tropical Gardens, and Bennetts Water Gardens.
There are many historic houses and gardens to visit including Athelhampon House and Gardens, and Kingston Maurward Gardens and Animal Park, as well as family attractions such as Bovington Tank Museum, Fleet Air Arm Museum at Yeovilton, Monkey World at Wareham and the Sea Life Centre at Weymouth.
The bustling market and county town of Dorchester, 8 miles, with its 18th-century houses, shops, restaurants and market is worth a visit, as is Weymouth with its Georgian seafront, Blue Flag sandy beach and traditional seaside entertainment. Inland there is the famous Cerne Abbas Giant and the quaint historic abbey town of Sherborne. Enjoy golf, fishing, horse riding and go-karting locally. Convenience store on site. Shops and pubs 2 miles.

Open-plan beamed living/dining room and kitchen area. First floor: Double bedroom. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • CD

  • Electricity, full gas central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • High chair
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD (small library)
  • Microwave
  • Shared laundry room with two washing machines and two tumble dryers
  • Internet connection
  • Small patio with furniture
  • Large shared lawned area
  • Shared 3-acre woodland grounds
  • Shared barbecue
  • Parking (for 1 car)
  • Shared indoor heated swimming pool (22ft x 10ft, depth 3ft to 5ft) with sauna, shower and changing facilities, open 8.30am to 8.30pm Easter-October and 9am to 7.30pm other dates
  • Shared spa room with massage and beauty treatments
  • Shared Games room with DVD and book library, games, air hockey table and Subbuteo football game
  • Natural water supply from borehole
  • No smoking

WAS
NOW
£282-£1022
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Nantucket House Ref: 25323


Set in Misterton, on the Somerset/Dorset border, this well presented detached holiday home is excellent for exploring this delightful area. Within easy driving distance is the Jurassic Coast, West Bay is approximately 13 miles, also known as Broadchurch in the famous TV series. Lyme Regis with its harbour, cob and beach for fossil hunting, boating, fishing and scenic coastal walking. Explore Weymouth with its sandy beaches and Portland which held the 2012 Olympic sailing. Abbotsbury is famous for its swannery, sub tropical gardens and children’s farm.
Visit Forde Abbey and Gardens, Mapperton Gardens, Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum, Haynes Motor Museum, Bovington Tank Museum, Monkey World, Longleat House and Safari Park, or enjoy the pubs, scenic walking at the Liberty and Parrett trails, cycling and golf in this lovely area. Nantucket House has the perfect location for exploring Somerset, Dorset and Devon. There is really so much to do! If you like exploring for local food and drink, be sure to search out Somerset Scrumpy Cider, Somerset Apple Brandy, and Cedric’s ’Taste of the West’ award winning Somerset Cider and Apple Cake. Shop, pub and restaurant 1½ mile.

Ground floor: Living room with French doors. Dining room. Both with parquet floor. Kitchen. Utility/play room. Separate toilet. Open-tread stairs to first floor: 3 bedrooms: 2 double, one (5ft) with en-suite shower room (no toilet), 1 single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Electric coal-effect fire in living room included. Economy 10 central heating included (£20per week September-May). Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. CD. Piano. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi. Large lawned garden with patio and furniture. Barbecue. Parking (2 cars). No smoking. Friday to Friday.

WAS
NOW
£220-£672
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
2
Wey Lodge Ref: 25872

Lancombe Lodges are set in three acres of glorious Thomas Hardy country, in the heart of an AONB in West Dorset and near the famous World Heritage Jurassic Coast, including Chesil Beach. These wooden lodges offer an idyllic retreat amongst a breathtaking landscape of rolling countryside, a perfect base for exploring. Each lodge has its own decked patio where you can chill out after a day out, or relax in the three acres of grounds, enjoy a dip in the heated indoor swimming pool or an invigorating sauna. There is also a shared spa room which offers massage and beauty treatments. There are many country walks nearby with natural trails such as the Wessex Ridgeway. For scenic coastal walks, the spectacular Jurassic Coast with stunning views over Lyme Bay is a must. Explore the seaside resorts of Weymouth, West Bay, Charmouth and on to Lyme Regis, taking in some fossil hunting, swimming and boating. Enjoy historic houses such as Athelhampton House and Gardens, Mapperton House and Gardens and Forde Abbey and Gardens, and family attractions at Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum, Bovington Tank Museum and Sea Life Centre at Weymouth. Within an easy drive is the county town of Dorchester with shops and restaurants, or further afield the historic town of Sherborne with abbey, the market town of Bridport, Swannage and Poole, or enjoy golf, fishing, horse riding or go-karting. Convenience store on-site. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.

Steps to entrance. All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen with wooden floor. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 bunk (for children). Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

All properties: Electric heaters, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD and small library. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Shared utility on site with two washing machines and two tumble dryers. Decked patio and furniture. 3-acres of shared woodland. Shared barbecue. Parking (1 car). Shared indoor heated swimming pool (6.75m x 3.65m, depth 1-1.5m) open 8.30am - 8.30pm April-October, 9am - 7.30pm November-March. Shared sauna. Shared spa room. Shared games room with DVDs and small library, book library, air hockey and table-top football table. No smoking.

WAS
NOW
£225-£868
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Amberley View Ref: 28887

Situated on the owner’s working alpaca farm, with stunning views over the West Dorset countryside and a 6-seater hot tub on the wooden decked patio, this detached, single-storey, wooden holiday cabin offers a superb location to enjoy, chill out and relax. Explore the World Heritage Jurassic Coast and Chesil Beach from Lyme Regis to Portland Bill and Weymouth, or visit the many attractions at nearby Dorchester, Beaminster and Weymouth. Beach 9 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 2½ miles.

3 steps to entrance. All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin (2ft 6in). Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. Playstation 2. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Small, enclosed, lawned garden with decked patio, sitting-out area and furniture. Shared, large, lawned grounds. Gas barbecue. Parking (2 cars). Hot tub. Natural water supply from spring. Welcome pack. No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: Fenced pond in owner’s garden. 5 steps in garden.

WAS
NOW
£277-£939
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Pets
0
Puppy Cottage Ref: 19208

Countryside views

Set in peaceful situation in the heart of Thomas Hardy’s Dorset, adjoining owners home, with glorious south facing views over the Frome valley providing ideal holiday base for touring Dorset, East Devon and Somerset. Dorchester and Sherborne 10 miles, Jurassic coast 15 miles, Weymouth 18 miles. Excellent walks locally, golf and fishing all within easy reach. Shop, pub and restaurant 21/2 miles.

All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 1 double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Gas central heating and electricity included (£10per week November-March). Bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD. Stereo/CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Private patio and furniture. Parking. No smoking. Friday to Friday. No children under 14 years.

WAS
NOW
£180-£576
Loading more cottages...
New Site Feedback
Let Your Property

You are now on our new website!

We've made changes to help you browse accommodation on your phone, tablet or desktop. Please let us know what you think by answering a few questions on our short survey below.

Give your feedback Continue

Take me back to the old site

×

Welcome to our new website!

We hope you like it. We've made changes to help you browse accommodation on your phone, tablet or desktop. Let us know what you think by clicking the "New Site Feedback" tab on the side of the page. You can also find a link back to the old site there too.

Continue

Take me back to the old site

×
×

Grade Shortlist
FULL DETAILS £000.00