Located in Beaminster, Dorset
Fiddlesticks Cottage is a holiday cottage in Beaminster, Dorset, sleeping 4 and pet friendly a wonderful base in which to explore the beautiful countryside of West Dorset
Fiddlesticks Cottage is a detached, stone, 19th century cottage in the small town of Beaminster. Set in beautiful West Dorset countryside the area is a walkers dream with a huge network of walks scattering the countryside in all directions. You are just a short drive to the amazing World Heritage Jurassic Coast with Lyme Regis, Bridport and West Bay all within easy reach. You are close to the Devon border allowing you even greater flexibility of where to explore. Beaminster itself is very pretty, has some great local shops, has a museum and has a good choice of where to eat out. Mapperton House and Gardens is on your doorstep and was voted the Nation's Finest Manor House by Country Life and was the location for the film 'Far from the Madding Crowd'.
The accommodation at Fiddlesticks Cottage comprises of a sitting room with electric wood burner, TV, Blu-ray and DVD player, WiFi and a sun room for further options to relax. There is a dining area for four and the kitchen comes equipped with an electric oven with induction hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and washing machine. There are two bedrooms arranged as a king size double and a twin. The bathroom has a bath with shower over, basin and toilet and there is a ground floor shower room. Please note Fiddlesticks Cottage does not accept children under the age of seven.
Outside is a rear enclosed paved area complete with furniture. The cottage accepts one well behaved dog. There is off road parking available for one car. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
Beaminster is a small town in West Dorset which retains a village feel and is located at the head of the valley of the River Brit. The town is home to the Beaminster Festival, an annual event of music and art. This is usually a 9 day event held in late June and 2013 will see its 18th year. Recently, West Dorset has been voted the most popular area of outstanding natural beauty by the readers of National Country Walking Magazine. Now you can explore the area in the company of Llamas with guided Trekking, Rambling and Walking Tours with UK Llamas based just outside of Beaminster. Or try your hand at disc golf at Whitcombe Disc Golf Course, where the British Open Disc Championship has been held. Just think of playing golf but with a frisbee! Famous faces you may see in the town include Martin Clunes who has now been a resident of the area for many years.Read more
For eating out there are several choices. Most notable perhaps, is the Wild Garlic which is run by Mat Follas, the winner of BBC Masterchef a few years back. For a quicksnack why not drop into the Ann Day Gallery and Coffee Shop, miximg art with a good cup of tea and cake.Read less
Exeter is 36 miles away
Bristol is 40 miles away
Bournemouth is 48 miles away