“Excellent cottage in a picturesque dorset village in an ideal location” Piddlehinton is a charming Dorset village and West Lane cottage will make you immediately feel at home. Logically and well equipped with all you are likely to want or need. Infor
West Lane Cottage is in the delightful village of Piddlehinton, about 5 miles outside Dorchester. The cottage is comfortable, warm and very, very well equipped. A host of footpaths run from the vill… More
Thanks for your review of West Lane Cottage. The Thimble Inn has a new landlord (chef) and landlady with effect from late March 2012 and we visited for Sunday lunch on April 1st. A small menu but we tasted a good range between us and all was obviously fresh, home made and delicious. The chef told us that the only thing that had come out of the freezer was our ice and that all that could be home made, would be, and the menu certainly reflects this with homemade bread and brioche, and home cured salmon evident on the Sunday lunch menu. There was also a good smattering of locals in who proclaimed the new residents most welcome and friendly and we agree!
Rectory Road is a small road at right angles to the B314, the High Street running through the village. We do get some farm traffic (especially at harvest time) and some commuters. There is a 30 mph speed restriction, the cottage is double glazed throughout and very few people comment on the traffic. However, if holidaymakers feel that a peaceful lie in is particularly important to them, we would suggest our sister cottage Wren Cottage, Tolpuddle which is beautifully quiet and also offers a countryside view from the bedrooms!
“Well equiped, very comfortable cottage in great location for Dorset highlights”
Reviewed 15 Nov 2011
We have stayed at West Lane Cottage at least half a dozen times and have always been impressed by the standard of accommodation and the attention to detail. West Lane Cottage is in an ideal location … More
Now I know that I should respond to all reviews, those received after April 2011 will get a swift reply! So, retrospectively, thank you for your kind comments which I hope prospective visitors will find useful. It is so nice when people come back as it is the most positive recommendation one can get!
“Well equipped, comfortable cottage in a pleasant location.”
Reviewed 23 Dec 2015
The cottage was quite spacious, nicely decorated, well equipped and had its own off road parking. The bed was comfortable and there was a separate shower room as well as a bathroom. It was convenientl… More
Thanks for posting a review Paul, especially at such a busy time! I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at West Lane Cottage and particularly so that you would stay again. Six of the 2016 bookings that we have already taken are from return visitors but it is always useful for our visitors to pass on their thoughts to others who may come across our cottages online and give their reasons for recommending a stay.
January, June, July August and September 2016 selling fast!
“Fabulous” Clean and perfectly kitted out. Great property, great location, great views. If you want to walk a bit, this is for you. Not in the town centre, but a lovely coastal walk gets you there in 30 minutes and worth every minute. If you decide
Little Gem is a very clean, well equipped apartment. It has a lovely garden with views across Portland Harbour. It takes fifteen minutes to walk into the centre of Weymouth and is a short walk to Ches… More
Thank you for your kind review and leaving the property clean & tidy, much appreciated. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at 'Little Gem' and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.
“A Gem of a Holiday”
Reviewed 16 Jul 2016
We have just returned from a two week stay at Little Gem and have had a great time. The views were amazing, everything was just as advertised. And the bed was so comfortable. So much to see and do,we … More
Hello Phil, we are so pleased you enjoyed your two week stay at Little Gem and the comfy bed. We would love to welcome you back again soon and trust your long journey back to Scotland was without incident.
Thank you for your review.
Jon & Linda
Large victorian cottage set in a quiet edge of village location with a large garden and views over surrounding countryside. Located just 1.5 miles from the sea and the well known Jurassic coast with its stunning scenery. The village is close to Weymouth to the east and …see more
“A real home from home” What a lovely house and gardens,we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Anchor cottage,everything you may need is catered for and very well thought out and is a credit to the owners.We didn't need to use the lounge much as the conserv
9 Carlton Road is a recently built 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, self catering semi detached house situated in a fantastic location within one mile of Bournemouth Town Centre and its prestigious beaches. The house sleeps up to 8 people and offers modern and stylish interiors t …see more
“Very good, everything as promised” The flat is very clean, absolutely no allergy problems. Nicely decorated, just enough but not to much stuff, beautiful photographs from the region. Everything in a very good shape.
Advisable: Take your bikes with y
“Excellent well equipped ideally located property. First class communication and help from owners”
Reviewed 10 Oct 2016
Easy to book and just as described. Very helpful owners. Easy parking but we were out of season. Probably not so easy high season if travelling with two cars. Great views and good weather. Highly reco… More
“Dorset Dream” Perfect location for exploring the glorious countryside and coast. The lodge is absolutely gorgeous and its location is ideal for exploring by foot or car. Chisel beach is really close to Abbotsbury as is Weymouth, Lyme Regis, and Port
Luxury cottage for 2 or possible 4 (cot also available)Dorset coastlineCosy cottagePeace and quietOpen log fireWarm and cosyRomantic hideawayHoneymoon WalkingJurassic coastlineDorset coastline<br />If you want to unwind from a stressful lifestyle, the grooms cotta …see more
“Tastefully decorated, well thought out cottage” This is a beautiful little cottage, which has been tastefully decorated to a high standard.
Surrounded by beautiful gardens, and fabulous countryside.
Ideal place to stay if you want to get away from e
“If you are a family group, book it!” We are a family group of 13, ranging in age from 6 months to 66 years.
This cottage is fabulous (a 400 year old thatched cottage would be hard to beat!) one of the best self-catering properties we've come across.
“Lovely Stay!” Our family had a fantastic five day stay in this spacious house. This very comfortable accommodation provided all that was needed for a relaxing trip and we would definitely recommend it for other large groups/families.
we stayed here for 3 nights. we were a group of 5 couples in early 30s and 2 babies.
This house is exactly as seen in the pictures. Infact the pictures do not do it justcice. The house is so bright, … More
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
The property was excellent, spacious,and modern. Set in a good location with countryside all around,and within distance of the south coast, the new forest and Salisbury.… More
Bella Vista is a stylish house, with excellent facilities and wonderful sea-views - it is situated at the top of Burlington Chine, overlooking the nicest beach in Swanage.
With seven bedrooms including a family suite sleeping up to sixteen people, twenty including chil …see more
“Beautiful Cottage” Myself and my family stayed here for a short break and it was amazing.
The cottage is beautiful,as soon as I walked into the kitchen I fell in love especially with that AGA!
It's a real home from home and has everything you coul
“Very well equipped, comfortable and spacious house”
Reviewed 5 Aug 2014
Excellent short break in this lovely traditional cottage. Nice beds and good bathroom with a well equipped kitchen. Quite warm with the Aga running in the summer but I would imagine very cosy in the c… More
“Stunning cottage” We stayed at Church Gate for a weekend, it is a lovely cottage decorated to a high standard. The welcome basket was a lovely surprise. It is within reach of the Jurassic Coast and Dorchester. We didn't put the TV on once but did p
5 adults had a wonderful time in this beautifully equipped house. Such a lovely relaxing time with all the comforts of home. Lots of space and so peaceful and quiet. The house is full of character … More
“Beautiful cottage, stunning location - the perfect retreat”
Reviewed 1 Oct 2012
Church Gate Cottage is beautiful both outside and in - the decor and little touches in the cottage are superb and we felt at home from the moment we walked through the door. Jim was incredibly helpful… More
“Amazing cottage we will be back!”
Reviewed 19 Sep 2012
We had the pleasure of staying at Church Cottage this summer with our 4 young children and hands down was one of best holidays yet. The cottage itself is beautiful surpassing it's pictures pure chocol… More
“Excellent compact accommodation” House had almost everything we needed, easy to use appliances with instructions provided, comfortable beds and enough room for two adults and two teenagers without being cramped
“Extremely helpful owner and assistant. Beautiful house” before our stay I spoke to Sonia on a number of occasions regarding my husband who is in a wheelchair. I can only say I have never had such good service regarding the information given for a dis
This property was homely, relaxing and comfortable.
acccessible for parents and with twin bedroom with ensuite they felt they they could manage the facilities provided… More
Thank you. This couple brought their elderly parents with them and are referring to the fact that the parents found the downstairs twin en suite room and other equipment very good for their needs. We have a level M2 accessibility award [partial wheelchair user] from VisitBritain of which we are very proud.
Newly available self catering accommodation near Lyme Regis.
Stunning brand new one bedroom self catering accommodation created from a barn conversion and designed to be a home away from home. All the amenities and comfort you could wish for and situated on the Lyme B …see more
A sensitive conversion of a former Methodist Chapel in the middle of the pretty village of Litton Cheney in the Bride Valley near Bridport.The Chapel has a comfortable lounge area near the large fireplace with wood burning stove, satellite tv and DVD player, iPod dockin …see more
“Simply an idyllic family holiday” We had the most gorgeous holiday at Fern Hill Heights. The house is really pretty; the style of the décor is contemporary but comfortable and it has lovely little touches like fairy lights and a beautiful display cabi
We stayed here with our grandsons. The accommodation was of a much higher standard, than we probably expected. It was really clean, the furnishings and beds were comfortable, with plenty of room to m… More
Many thanks for your great review. We are pleased that you and your grandchildren enjoyed the stay and we would love to welcome you back again in the future. Best Wishes
We stayed in this apartment for a week at the end of July/ beginning of August 2014. The apartment was lovely with lots of extras included to ensure a comfortable stay. It is very close to lovely be… More
Reviewed 29 May 2014
I stayed in this accommodation for 3 nights with my wife and 2 young children. We really enjoyed our stay.
The property is extremely close to the beach, you literally come out, cross the road and w… More
Reviewed 12 Mar 2014
The accomodation catered for me, my husband and my 2 year old perfectly. Good location, right near the beach and playground for toddler. Everything we needed in the accomodation, lovely to have a ga… More
“Lovely House in a great coast side location” Despite the weather (!) we found the house charming and cosy and warm. Clean and tidy rooms and a comfortable bed. Local shop nearby ideal for stocking up for the weekend and Weymouth is only a short car t
If you need a very fine house with a perfect equipement in a lovely surrounding than book this property. You can use the silent garden with a very short way to the livingroom and the kitchen.
It´s … More
Reviewed 25 Jun 2016
Situated in an estate with minimal view of the sea from front bedroom only ,We considered this to be over priced for what it is. During the first week we reported a fault in the bathroom light fitting… More
“Perfection!” Don't be put off that the interior isn't very modern (do not mean this in a detrimental way), the house is absolutely perfect for a holiday to Bournemouth. The beach is a minutes walk away and is quiet and everything you need from a beach
Melcombe Cottage is a beautiful 18C stone cottage in the heart of the quintessential Dorset village of Osmington surrounded by thatched cottages. It combines the quaint features of a period property with the conveniences of modern living having been extensively renovate …see more
“Stunning stables” We had the most wonderful holiday in this idyllic location - very rural but not far from the beach and lots of activities for the children to enjoy . Great walks with the dog too . Stunning conversion of the Stables . Loved the secon
Our Flat is situated in superb position on the Christchurch bank of the River Stour. It self contained and south facing in a quiet location about 12 minutes walk from Christchurch town centre and 6 miles from the centre of Bournemouth. The Flat is NON SMOKING. …see more
A delightful ancient stone thatched cottage which has been tastefully modernised to give spacious accommodation of great character with many exposed beams. The cottage has recently been completely redecorated and a new kitchen installed all with new white goods, gas ho …see more
Picturesque village, lovely pub,chocolate box cottage until you open the door! Kitchen didnt look as though it had been cleaned from previous occupants. Crumbs,food scraps and dirt in fridge and on s… More
After apologising profusely to the guests the housekeeper has been dismissed as the cleaning clearly wasn't up to the level expected.
The house has had a deep clean less than 2 months ago and all windows, carpets and lampshades were deep cleaned at this time. It was a shame the plumber had not been able to fix the tap whilst the guests were there but there have been no reports previously about the sealant on the bath so that will now be checked too. I agree that the towels do need replacing and in fact we will be suggesting guests bring their own as most people prefer to do this anyway. A very disappointing review but hopefully with the new housekeeper in place things will be 100% better from now on. Once again we apologise to the guests involved.
“A Total Disgrace!!”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2013
We arrived to find dirty linen on the floor no beds made
the whole cottage needs a good clean and the garden was overgrown. When we rang the contact number we were told the housekeeper had the wrong… More
This was a total disappointment for us too as we had just employed a new housekeeper who had sadly misunderstood the booking schedule so she had not done a changeover. As soon as I was contacted (the bookings manager) I offered them a free meal locally whilst I sent the housekeeper straight to the property to do a changeover for them. Sadly the guests decided to leave and travel home which was a disappointment for both us and them. They had a full refund and Our sincere apologies.
Set in in the heart of Hardy country, in the picturesque village of Piddletrenthide, South House Retreat is a unique B and B offering accommodation to writers, artists, creative people literary lovers and those who want to rest or just visit our beautiful County.
Run b …see more
“Wow !! Special house with Stunning views.” Stayed here twice just booked a third absolutely love this house always spotlessly clean & have everything you need as a home away from home. The view is stunning I could sit there all day just looking out th
“Fantastic views, clean and comfortable accommodation” The cottage was as described, very clean and accommodated our family get-together of 6 adults and 4 children very easily. However, one comment I would make is that the oven, although the hob was
“Mrs” The house was basic, clean and fulfilled all our needs. The location was perfect and our children enjoyed scaling the hills each morning and wandering down to the beach to play before heading out for the day. A great place to explore this wonderf
Sunnybrook is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac only three minutes level walk from Bridport town centre. This comfortable and spacious two-bedroomed bungalow offers visitors all the facilities of a medium sized Dorset market town, combined with the stunning scenery of the …see more
Set within delightful gardens, Garden Cottage offers quality accommodation situated in the centre of historic Sherborne, Dorset.
The cottage is situated in the owners garden, is private and comfortable and offers an ideal base from which to explore Sherborne and the sur …see more
This unique three bedroom three bathroom garden apartment is situated on the prestigious Sandbanks peninsula, a couple of minutes' walk from award-winning sandy beaches and Dorset's beautiful Poole Harbour - the second biggest natural harbour in the world afte …see more
“Wonderful house and location” When we arrived we were delighted by the airy and spacious accommodation. The dining room is bright and has a large table that the whole party (11 of us) could comfortably sit around. The kitchen is beautiful and has all
We found No6 an excellent property for our family Christmas, large well equiped kitchen and large dining table made catering for the 10 of us easy and enjoyable. A seperate lounge to chill out in, and… More
“We've booked for next year!”
Reviewed 31 Aug 2012
We had a lovely family holiday and have booked it again for next year which is the best review we can give.
We had a few minor issues but the owners sorted them out straight away, which is all you ca… More
“Excellent holiday house for families”
Reviewed 4 Jan 2016
Our stay at Number Six was faultless. We had a wonderful welcome with a generous hamper, and were allowed into the property early as we had arrived well in advance of the agreed arrival time.
The ho… More
“It was so lovely we didn't want to leave” Absolutely stunning flat, Was like home from home, wanted for nothing as it was all there. Fantastic location on top of the quay with lovely views. Lots of bars and restaurants around, I've recommended this fl
The flat fitted our requirements perfectly for a short break to attend a wedding locally and catch up with family. Flat was spacious, comfortable and well equipped. Very central location in Poole with… More
“A holiday on the harbour side Poole”
Reviewed 4 Jul 2012
Stayed here for a week June 2012, apartment is on the harbour side with views over to brownsea island and close to shops and restaurants.
The apartment was fully equipped and very comfortable with ev… More
“home from home”
Reviewed 14 Feb 2012
A beautiful flat with views across the harbour, while handy for transport,bus stop outside entrance door. On quay front. Everything you could require left in flat for use, a real home from home feelin… More
Spacious 2 bedroom flat, located in lower Charminster, 2 minute walk from local convenience stores, restaurants and bars and the main bus route. Approximately 2O minute bus ride to Bournemouth town centre and beach. On street parking available.
Lounge/ dining area to …see more
Atlas Moonstone, 36 foot x 12 foot 2014 holiday home located on Orchard Bank, a short walk flat walk to the complex and entertainment and swimming facilities. Located at the very top of the park this is ideal and enjoys great views across the park. This family holiday h …see more