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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 0
Bathrooms 1
Pets 0


Bothenhampton, near Bridport, Dorset | 19292 3 Grade:


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Farthings is in the wing of a country house perfect for a couple close to the historic market town of Bridport.

8 steps down to entrance.
All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space.
Living area: With Freeview TV.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With 2 ring electric hob, microwave and fridge.
Bedroom area: With double bed.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

Electric central heating included. No children.

All properties: Electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking.

Set in the unspoilt village of Bothenhampton about a mile from Bridport and the new harbour of West Bay, where the TV series "Broadchurch" was filmed, and its beaches. The historic rope-making town of Bridport with its twice weekly market is a gateway town to the Jurassic Coast, England’s only natural World Heritage Site. Sweet Briar (ref 8234) and Buzzards (ref 8235, first floor) are in the east wing of an old country house and Farthings (ref 19292) is in the west. Many badgers have made their sets in the hill behind, and there is an abundance of wildlife. Perfect for relaxing or more invigorating walking holiday in this AONB, which includes extensive NT land. Chesil Beach, one of the finest barrier beaches, begins at West Bay. Lyme Regis with its Cobb and the famous fossil beach at Charmouth are close by. Not far away is the ancient town of Dorchester with its Iron Age hill fort and Roman town house and many other sites of historic interest. Spend a day at Abbotsbury Swannery, the only place in the world where you can walk among the baby swans (hatching from May). Golf course and leisure centre nearby. Bike hire available locally. Ideal for exploring the Jurassic Coast or for just relaxing in this tranquil village. Shop, pub and restaurant ¾ mile.

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  • Golf nearby
    Golf nearby
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • WiFi
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Coastal within 1 mile
    Coastal within 1 mile
  • Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle

Customer Comments

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 24/01/2020
    A good place for a short break for one person or a couple.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; We are pleased you enjoyed your short break. Farthings is ideal for a couple or guests on their own who feel safe and secure in Farthings.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 17/01/2020
    We had a lovely time away staying at the Farthings.Everything on your doorstep you could need, making it an ideal location.We will be looking to book again soon.Lou and Bob

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; So pleased you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 09/11/2019
    lovely place nice and friendly and helpful

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; So happy that you enjoyed your holiday at Farthings.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 28/09/2019
    Farthings is clean, cosy and compact. A great base with everything you need. Never slept in such soft sheets!

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; So glad you liked the sheets and also had a lovely holiday. Farthings is ideally placed for discovering this beautiful part of Dorset and only a mile away from the World Heritage Jurassic Coast.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 02/07/2019
    Lovely holiday, helped by excellent weather. Very hospitable hosts.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thank you for your kind comments. We are glad you had an excellent holiday at Farthings.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 31/05/2019
    Lovely holiday spent in accomodation that was just right for us as we just want somewhere clean and comfortable to lay our heads and make a cup of tea or coffee. Facilities are there for anyone who likes to do a dot of cooking while away. We prefer to eat out. When we arrived we were greeted by Paul who showed as into the cottage and waiting for us were scones and cream with a jug of milk and two teabags of Dorset tea a very nice welcome.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; We are pleased you had a lovely holiday at Farthings and thought it clean and comfortable. We always provide a cream tea to our guests on arrival as this starts a holiday off very well and gives guests time to relax and unwind from the journey and to make plans to see this beautiful area.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 17/05/2019
    could not fault ideal cosy retreat in quite, friendly village, perfect for touring Dorset and beyond. Owners were very friendly and helpful when needed even to a welcome tray of homemade scones with cream and jam a great touch cannot speak highly enough of our stay, would definitely book again if going back to Dorset

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; We are so glad you had such a good time on your holiday in Farthings. Thank you so much for the kind comments you have made. We always make sure our guests start their holiday well with a homemade cream tea. We are happy to chat and give advice about days out or local walks and to help with any queries you may have. We do hope that you return soon to enjoy this beautiful coastal region.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 05/03/2019
    beautiful studio in a quiet village yet only a mile from the sea and a mile from the town. Hosts were very welcoming with a dorset cream tea, very tasty and much appreciated. Every detail though of in the room which was cosy and warm on a wild winter weekend. Would recommend to any couple wanting peace and quiet.

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9.3 out of 10 – based on 12 reviews collected by reevoo
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