Located in Bridport, Dorset
The Old Smithy is a holiday cottage in Dottery, Dorset, sleeps 4 and pet friendly, stunning countryside views set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
The Old Smithy is a semi-detached former farmer's cottage on the outskirts of the hamlet of Dottery in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With great countryside views there are many walks to be taken advantage of from your doorstep. Just a short drive away is Bridport with its markets but you are close to Lyme Regis with its sandy beach and fossils or West Bay, location for Broadchurch and the whole Jurassic Coast lies before you.
The accommodation at The Old Smithy comprises of a sitting room with wood burning stove, Freeview TV, DVD player, CD/radio, WiFi and a selection of books and games. There is a dining room with table and chairs for four and a kitchen equipped with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine. There is a ground floor bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and toilet. There are two bedrooms arranged as a king-size double and a twin.
Outside there is a small garden laid to lawn. The Old Smithy accepts one well behaved dog. Off road parking for two cars is provided. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
Bridport is a market town on the Jurassic coast. The clay cliffs are abundant with fossils making the area popular with fossil hunters. Its most famous landmark is the view of the conical Colmers Hill with small clump of trees aligned with West Steet. Bridport has an arts centre, cinema, library and museum. The museum includes an extensive exhibition of the town's long history of rope-making and is open 10am - 5pm daily except Sunday from Easter until the end of October. Entry and access to all exhibitions is free. The Bridport Literary Festival has been running since 2005 and has played host to the industries biggest names. The Food Festival is held in late June at Asker Meadow and showcases locally produced foods for which the area is well known. The Food Festival week concludes with the Round Table Beer Festival. The town holds its annual carnival on the third Saturday in August.Read more
There are a large amounts of restaurants, pubs and cafes in and around Bridport catering for pretty much all tastes and budgets from traditional fish and chip dinner to breakfast at the Deli.Read less
Exeter is 34 miles away
Bristol is 44 miles away
Bournemouth is 50 miles away