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Manor Court Cottages - Swallow

Shipton Gorge Grade 4 Star rating View Map
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A cosy retreat for smaller families or couples, ideal for touring the picturesque countryside, villages and beaches.

Manor Court Cottages are set in the peaceful village of Shipton Gorge, less than 2 miles from the stunning Jurassic coastline. Within walking distance, 110 yards, are the village playing fields and pub selling the world famous Palmers Brewery Ales and delicious pub food. The picturesque harbour of West Bay has been made more famous by the TV drama Broadchurch highlighting the outstanding beauty of the coastline. You can enjoy many walks along the footpaths on the coastline and inland enjoying an AONB. The pretty village of Burton Bradstock is just 1 mile away, which is dotted with chocolate box thatched cottages, a lovely little beach with a cafe, shop and pubs. The market town of Bridport, 2 miles away, once famous for its rope-making industry, was Thomas Hardy’s Port Bredy and has lots of little shops, cafes and a fantastic selection of pubs and restaurants, along with the twice weekly market where local produce can be sampled as featured in the popular ‘River Cottage’ TV series. Lyme Regis and Weymouth are great places for fishing and watching the world go by. Weymouth also has a great family beach, the winner of a seaside award. Spread along the coast are the other beach resorts of Bournemouth and Poole and the beautiful Victorian Swanage with its steam railway. Fossil hunters will enjoy the world famous beach of Charmouth. The family can have a great day at Monkey World, Bovington Tank Museum, Weymouth Sea Life Centre, Abbotsbury Swannery, Sub Tropical Gardens and Childrens Farm. Shops and pubs 1 mile.

Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen with beams. 2 bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower room and toilet, 1 twin, both with beams and sloping ceilings. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair on request. Freeview TV. DVD and small library. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Use of freezer space, payphone and wi-fi in shared external information room. Secluded gravel garden with seating and large patio with furniture. Parking (2 cars). No smoking.

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  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • WifiWifi
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Coastal PropertyCoastal Property

Customer Comments

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 2015-12-06
    We really enjoyed the peace and quiet, lovely country roads (away from busy roads).

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-11-08
    Clean, tidy, spacious, well equipped and a thoroughly nice cottage.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 2015-10-30
    Lovely spacious cottage and a great area to explore.Very relaxing holiday. Well equipped kitchen.Lovely ensuite shower room. Can't get Wi fi in cottage at all so if you have teenagers who can't do without it, it may not be suitable.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-10-16
    A totally relaxed and comfortable week, in a charming cottage in a beautiful location.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-10-05
    As we walked into the cottage, our breath was taken away by how clean & fresh everything was. Everything you could need was there, nothing was missed out! Would 100% recommend this property to all.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 2015-10-09
    Very comfortable cottage.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-09-25
    Fabulous, spotlessly clean, comfortable, beautiful countryside, idyllic what more can you ask for? We have stayed before and will stay again. Owners cannot do enough for you, they stayed in to accept delivery of my mothers oxygen to make sure it was there for when we arrived, they made sure there was a bigger TV in the cottage so my mum could see it as her eyesight is not so good, they also run a farm and yet everything is kept in perfect order! We cannot wait to get back and see Denise and her family, it's like visiting family for us! Thank you, we love Swallow Cottage.xx

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 2015-08-28
    For our group this was an ideal location, very quiet and near to the coast. The cottage was very well equipped and very clean. Sadly the weather did not allow us to take advantage of the BBQ or the outdoor seating area.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-08-14
    We really enjoyed our stay at Swallow cottage. It is a beautifully designed cottage and we had a great holiday. Shipton Gorge is a great location affording visits to lots of destinations such as Weymouth, Lyme Regis, Buckfast Abbey and Torquay. The nearby town of Bridport has much to offer in the way of Pubs and Restaurants as well as a good weekly market. We can heartily recommend the cottage to anyone.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 2015-06-19
    The cottage (barn conversion) was as good as any we have previously rented and better than most. Conveniently sited, well furnished and well cared for it as as good as it gets. We will most certainly use this rental again.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 2015-02-20
    We booked the cottage based on other online reviews, as they all seemed to be very positive. On arrival, we had a warm welcome from the cottage owner, who lives in an adjoining property. We were pleasantly surprised by the size and presentation of the cottage with everything appearing to be be very well maintained. The ensuite bathroom in the master bedroom was un unexpected bonus and the open gravel area directly outside gave the kids an ideal area to run around risk free. The lack of mobile phone reception was a welcome break from the outside world (something to bear in mind if it's a real issue for you). However, there was access to wifi if you wanted to walk to the nearby communal information area for all of the shared cottages (wifi will not reach to the cottage). BT were also in the process of laying fibre whilst we were there. The communal area had a good selection (but a little dated) of games, DVDs and books. There was also tourist information booklets and a communal freezer and tumble drier. We spent a week and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it. The only very minor grumbles were that the three piece suite was a little uncomfortable, but this is a very minor point!! A great place to stay and we'll definitely look at going back.

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