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Bettiscombe

Bettiscombe, a small hamlet which lies on the edge of the Vale of Marshwood, not far from the Devon and Somerset borders.

The surrounding Dorset countryside is unspoilt, with ancient hedgerows, small fields, old wooded areas and farms. There are plenty of footpaths for visitors to explore the lovely countryside and the area is fortunate to be home to a large variety of wildlife. Nearby Pilsdon Pen is Dorset’s second highest hill and from the top, visitors can enjoy amazing views over the landscape.

The village church of St Stephen has a medieval tower with some of the medieval windows being retained when the church was rebuilt in 1862. Those interested in architectural restoration will note Benjamin Grasby’s carving on the Victorian font.

Just a quarter of a mile from the church stands Bettiscombe Manor, probably the most well-known building in the village. According to a local legend, a member of the Pinney family, who owned the manor, returned to England from Nevis in the 17th century, bringing with him a black slave. The slave became ill and said his soul would not rest unless he was buried on Nevis, but this was thought to be too expensive so when he died, the slave was buried in the local churchyard. Screams were heard from the graveyard and bad luck came to the village, so the body was exhumed and moved to the manor. The skull is still in the manor today, and it is known as ‘The House of the Screaming Skull’!

Bettiscombe is an ideal cottage holiday location for exploring this part of Dorset. Bridport, a traditional market town, is just seven miles away. Also close by is the beautiful beach of West Bay and the resort of Lyme Regis is within easy reach, making Bettiscombe handily placed for short trips to the world heritage site of the Jurassic coast.

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  • Thorncombe, near Chard×

    The School Room

    Thorncombe, near Chard

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    Ref: 25526
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    - Car parking on site

    Set in Thorncombe, Dorset, near the Devon and Somerset borders, 8 miles from Lyme Bay’s World Heritage...

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  • Thorncombe, near Lyme Regis×

    The Anvil

    Thorncombe, near Lyme Regis

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    Ref: UKC312
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location


    Situated in a delightful corner of West Dorset, very near the Somerset/Devon border, in the picturesque village...

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  • Bettiscombe, near Lyme Regis×

    Pigs’ House

    Bettiscombe, near Lyme Regis

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    Ref: UKC803
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    In a glorious west Dorset country setting in the heart of the Marshwood Vale, near Lyme Regis with its famous...

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  • Bettiscombe, near Lyme Regis×

    Marshwood Manor Cottages - The Tack Room

    Bettiscombe, near Lyme Regis

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    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free

    "A delightful base for your holiday, set in glorious countryside close to unspoilt beaches."

    Marshwood...

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  • Holditch×
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    Ref: 16018
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Ideal touring base

    These three holiday cottages are beautifully located in the peaceful Axe Valley where...

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  • Bettiscombe, near Lyme Regis×

    Marshwood Manor Cottages - The Old Stable

    Bettiscombe, near Lyme Regis

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    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free

    "A delightful base for your holiday, set in glorious countryside close to unspoilt beaches."

    Marshwood...

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  • Broadoak, near Bridport×

    The Bakehouse

    Broadoak, near Bridport

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    Ref: 28938
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location


    This detached, former bakehouse, adjacent to the owner’s home, is located in the heart of the...

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  • Holditch×
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    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Ideal touring base

    These three holiday cottages are beautifully located in the peaceful Axe Valley where...

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  • Bettiscombe, near Lyme Regis×

    Broadstones

    Bettiscombe, near Lyme Regis

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    Ref: W7203
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Panoramic country views

    This super, detached, single storey holiday property with two steps leading up to it,...

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  • Bettiscombe, near Lyme Regis×

    Marshwood Manor Cottages - The Grain Store

    Bettiscombe, near Lyme Regis

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    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    "A delightful base for your holiday, set in glorious countryside close to unspoilt beaches."

    Marshwood...

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  • Holditch×
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    Ref: 25497
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Ideal touring base

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  • Beaminster×

    Childhay Manor

    Beaminster

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    Ref: E3393
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire

    Amidst the rolling hills of West Dorset, this holiday cottage has its own garden and tennis court. The cottage is part...

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