Located in Lyme Regis, Dorset
Gatekeeper Cottage is a holiday cottage in Lyme Regis, Dorset, sleeping 6, pet friendly and set in the 350 acre Rousden Estate.
Gatekeeper Cottage is set in the impressive 350 acre Rousden Estate which connects directly to the Lyme Regis Undercliffs National Nature Reserve. If you are a lover of nature then this location is perfect. Set amid the stunning scenery, wild deer, foxes, rabbits and squirrels can be viewed at play or travel back in time to find fossils from a few million years before.
The accommodation at Gatekeeper Cottage comprises of an entrance hall leading to a lounge with TV, DVD player and Hi-Fi. The kitchen has a large range style cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer. There are three bedrooms, a double en-suite with distant sea views, a twin and lastly another double. There are two additional bathrooms, one with shower over bath, basin and toilet, the other with shower, heated towel rail, toilet and basin. A travel cot and high chair can be provided.
Outside there is an enclosed garden with seating. Up to two dogs can stay charged at £20 per dog per week or £3 per day for short breaks. There is parking available for two cars. Your bed linen, electric and central heating are all included in the price.
Lyme Regis, nicknamed 'The Pearl of Dorset' is the most westerly town in Dorset and lies on the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. The town is famed for its fossils which can be found on its beaches and cliffs. The famous harbour wall known as 'The Cobb' featued in the film and novel of The French Lieutenant's Woman by John Fowles as well as Jane Austen's Persuasion.Read more
Lyme Regis has quite a history and is mentioned in the Doomsday Book. These days, areas of interest include the Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium which displays local fish and marine life from the Jurassic Coast. The Town Mill dates back to 1340 and is fully restored to working order and still produces flour which can be purchased from its shop. Lyme Regis Museum houses a large collection of local memorabilia, historical items and exhibits explaining the local geological and palaeontological treasures. Set into the pavement, outside the museum, is an ornate example of Coade stone work, in the form of ammonites. The Dinosaurland Fossil Museum is also located in Lyme Regis in the former church where Mary Anning, famous fossil collector, dealer, and paleontologist was christened.
A huge choice of restaurants and places to eat awaits visitors to Lyme Regis. With food from all over the world, as well as restaurants serving locally sourced, seasonal produce, there really is something for everyone. There are restaurants, bars and bistros offering traditional English, Thai, Italian, Indian and Asian cuisine; seafood and tapas; and much more.Read less
Exeter is 22 miles away
Bristol is 49 miles away
Bournemouth is 63 miles away