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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Railway Cottage is a very unusual property and will appeal to those looking for something different. The main living area is a 1927 GWR railway carriage to which a bedroom and bathroom have been added. It is annexed to the owners property but completely self-contained and private. Set in a beautiful garden just 500 metres from the beach on the stunning jurassic coast . Railway Cottage located in Eype, near the lively town of Bridport just 11/2 miles away.

Plenty of walks available from the front door. Local pubs offer fresh cooked food and real beer. The cottage has a fully equipped kitchen. Fresh cotton linens are included. The perfect retreat. Room for one small dog. No smoking. Bookable weekly Saturday to Saturday.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Eype Beach 500 m
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

General Central heating, Wi-Fi available
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking


The Little village of Eype sits on the Jurassic Coast, with it's own beach it is ideal for those looking for a quiet retreat near the sea.

For those of you who followed the series, the scene of the murder in the TV blockbuster 'Broadchurch' was filmed in Eype!

Just one and a half miles outside the funky little town of Bridport, there are plenty of restaurants, arts events and shopping nearby.On Saturdays and Wednesdays the main streets of Bridport are filled with colourful market stalls selling everything from organic vegetables to vintage cloths.

If you are a walker there are wonderful cliff top walks to enjoy as well as the hills and meadows of the surrounding countryside.

Eype boasts a pub and a hotel and, in the summer months, a small shop selling basics.

A half hour's walk along the cliff path will take you to West Bay where there is a little harbour, shops and cafes to enjoy local produce.

A short drive Eastwards will take you to the Swannery and the Tropical Gardens at Abbotsbury, the bustling seaside town of Weymouth and the County Town of Dorchester. We are also near the home of Thomas Hardy, on of Dorset's famous figures.

Or you could just sit outside the Terrace at Railway Cottage and enjoy a glass of wine and a good book!

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27 Aug 2014


"A Perfect Retreat"

We stayed for 2 nights and it was truly idyllic! The weather was on our side so we walked extensively on both days taking in the glorious coastline and fantastic views. Coming back to the Railway ca… More

9 Aug 2014


"Blissfully peaceful and relaxing"

Just spent a week at the Railway Cottage and enjoyed it so much. The cottage itself is perfect and the owner Rose-Marie made it special by adding details and personal touches that made us feel spoilt.… More

26 Jun 2014


"Railway Cottage exceeded our expectations."

The only way our stay at Railway Cottage could have been improved would have been by a longer stay! Rose Marie was an excellent host who offered the right balance of presence and privacy. The accommod… More

14 May 2014


"if you're looking for an alternative form of accommodation without sacryficing comfort then do give this a try .en"

Although not the best time of year to be staying in this delightful area my enjoyment was enhanced by staying in this converted railway carriage .
The carriage was excellently equipped , comfortable bed and surrounded by railway memorabilia . the little wood burner made for a cosy evening with an alternative being a visit to the pub which was a 10 minute walk ,providing good food and local beers.
I would enthusiastically recommend a visit . Rose Marie the owner is a delight

2 Apr 2014


"The most peaceful place on earth"

We stayed for the fourth time in 3 years at the Railway Cottage and it never fails to impress. The location at the small coastal village of Eype near Bridport is so well suited to outdoor types, espec… More

It is always a great pleasure to welcome back returning guests. My aim is provide the perfect backdrop to a relaxing, revitalising holiday. I get a lot of pleasure when people really enjoy our little piece of heaven!

2 Apr 2014


"Perfect relaxing, retreat."

The railway carriage was just perfect. In such a lovely location, close to the beach, and rolling countryside, its not really such a surprise I slept so well. The Carriage has every thing you need, it… More

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