Westover Farm Holiday Cottages and Campsite.
Westover Farm, Wootton Fitzpaine, Lyme Regis, Dorset. DT6 6NE
We still have some weeks available in May, June and July.
Summer holiday availability: We have the following weeks available: 22nd July Cider cottage; 19th August Barn cottage; 26th August Barn cottage.
Westover Farm offers two 4 star self-catering holiday cottages, a Camping and Caravanning Club Certificated Site, and group camping sites on our working beef and sheep farm. We are situated in the quiet rural village of Wootton Fitzpaine, in West Dorset, just 1½ miles from the Jurassic coast at Charmouth, and 2 miles from the Devon border. Historic Lyme Regis, famous for its Cobb and ancient harbour, is only 3 miles away. Bridport , with its thriving arts scene is 8 miles. Our farm is within the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Jurassic Coast.
LOCATION AND AROUND US
Our 4 star converted barn cottages, Barn Cottage and Cider Cottage, are situated in the rural tranquillity of beautiful countryside. Children are very welcome, and we are also pet friendly.
The Camping and Caravanning Certificated Site is peaceful, with great walking on the doorstep and easy access to explore the coast.
Good WiFi is provided throughout
Wootton Fitzpaine and surrounding area
Wootton Fitzpaine, in West Dorset, is 1½ miles from Charmouth, or 25 minutes walk across the fields on the Monarch’s Way footpath. It is 3 miles to Lyme Regis and 2 miles from the Devon border.
The picturesque village of Charmouth offers visitors shops and eating places. Charmouth beach is safe, and popular with swimmers in summer and walkers the whole year round. There is a fantastic Heritage coast centre (free entry, open all year) on the seafront that provides fossil collecting guidance, guided fossil walks and interactive displays of our prehistoric past.
Lyme Regis (3 miles) is a lively historic seaside town, with its mixture of pebble and sandy beach, and famous ancient Cob Harbour. Visitors can meander around the narrow streets, and browse the fascinating shops, galleries and museum. Don’t miss the Town Mill area, right at the bottom of the town, with its art gallery, shops, micro brewery and restaurant. There are many quality restaurants which serve local food, and literary connections with famous authors such as Thomas Hardy, Jane Austen and John Fowles . Home of the famous paleaontologist, Mary Anning, who researched and collected fossils in the 19th-century. Now a film called, Ammonite.
Axminster (5 miles), a small market town offers supermarkets and cafes.
The railway station is on the main Waterloo – Salisbury – Exeter line
Bridport (8 miles) is a wonderful independent, eclectic town with fantastic food, music, arts and drama. West Bay, just South of Bridport, on the coast, was the setting for Broadchurch.
The Jurassic Coast is easily explored from Westover Farm. Whether by foot, by car or using the Jurassic Coaster X53 Bus Service which stops at Charmouth.
Barn Cottage and Cider Cottage are excellent for:
Family summer holidays – walk across the fields to the beach at Charmouth – see the local attractions and local food and eating. Children have our Games Room.
Cosy winter breaks with evenings around the log burners
Spring and autumn walking, exploring and viewing the local area
Special occasions – rent both cottages for large family groups (can sleep up to 13 in total).
Also within a half hour to 40 minute drive – Abbotsbury Swannery, Seaton Tramway, Pecorama, The Donkey Sanctuary.
We are members of Heart of Dorset with Farmstay. Members are rural/farm based and provide accommodation, camping, attractions and events across Dorset
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