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Set in a quiet, secluded location, perfect for a couples’ getaway
Take a walk or short drive to Lyme Regis
Visit the historic Cobb Harbour
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Barnaby Cottage

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
3 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Ideal base for exploring the Jurassic Coast with many coastal and rural walks to explore
  • Set in a quiet, secluded location, perfect for a couples’ getaway
  • Within easy reach of the beach and Lyme Regis Golf Course
Property code: 40483

This barn conversion is near the historic seaside resort of Lyme Regis and is a great base for a relaxing break, with an abundance of wildlife to spot and dark night skies unspoilt by light pollution.

Situated in a beautiful rural spot just a couple of miles from the thriving coastal resort of Lyme Regis, this quirky and cheerful holiday getaway provides ample accommodation for two guests discovering this breathtaking area. A serene couple’s hideaway, this imaginatively updated barn conversion is perfect for keen walkers, anglers and nature loves eager to make the most of this beautiful region. Enjoying a tranquil and secluded location in the idyllic Dorset countryside, this friendly retreat is close to the Devon border and retains plenty of delightful original features including exposed wooden beams.

Entering this charming mid-terrace property via the stable door, you will find yourself in the cosy open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. With beautiful original beams and a cheery wood burner effect electric fire, the lounge is a perfect space to snuggle up and watch a movie on the Smart TV in the evening. The fully equipped kitchen is ideal for rustling up a romantic meal for two which you can share around the central dining table. Heading upstairs, the lovely double bedroom and the bathroom are in the eaves of the building, with low sloping ceilings and skylights offering far-reaching views. Outside, a few steps lead down into a pretty patio garden with outdoor furniture. This makes a pleasant spot for a morning coffee or a glass of wine in the evening as you take in the charming views over the shared lawn which features picnic benches and a picturesque pond.

Lyme Regis (2 miles) has a popular beach, quaint cobbled streets, a historic harbour and a bustling promenade as well as plenty of great places to eat and drink and the Dinosaurland Fossil Museum. Other nearby attractions and landmarks include Coney’s Castle, Cannington Viaduct, Forde Abbey House and Gardens, Lambert’s Castle and West Bay (all within 10.5 miles).

  • 1 double bedroom
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and washing machine
  • Electric flame-effect wood burner
  • Smart TV in the lounge
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Due to the setting within the eaves there are some areas of restricted head height on the first floor, which only adds to its character and charm
  • Enclosed patio area with furniture, shared lawn area and paddock with seating
  • 1 off-road parking space available
  • Beach, pubs and shops 1 mile
  • 5 miles from Axminster Main Line Train Station
  • Sea fishing can be arranged locally
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

Belinda Withey

This property is personally managed by Belinda.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Sheila 26th April 2022

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We had a great time and would recommend to our friends. A good location for exploring the Jurassic coast.

Reviewed by Ruth 15th April 2022

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Really nice!Clean and delightful little cottage. Ajoined to other cottages- not noisy at all. Lovely place to sit and relax and also close enough to walk to beach/Lyme Regis.We have a Ford Ranger-plenty of room to park it!Cant fault anything.Fossil hunting beaches 30min walk away and lovely places to visit.Perfect little break-we really enjoyed staRead morey.Thankyou! Hide

Reviewed by Janette 18th March 2022

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This quaint terraced cottage is in an idyllic location in the countryside to the north of Lyme Regis Town. A pretty 30 minute walk downhill to the town. It is set in a large garden with a fish pond and bird feeders attracting a great variety of beautiful birds. If you love nature this is the place for you. We were extremely lucky with the weather aRead morend we did some lovely walks in the area, visiting Seaton and it's wetlands and hides, Beer, Charmouth and golf at Axe Cliff G C (very hilly). Hide

Reviewed by Sarah 11th March 2022

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We enjoyed our visit, the location was really peaceful being off the beaten track and within easy reach of footpaths to explore the local area. Lyme Regis was an interesting place to visit and the tides were right for us to go fossil hunting. We only stayed 3 nights but wished we could have stayed longer.

Reviewed by Stephen 18th February 2022

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Reviewed by Michael 11th February 2022

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Reviewed by Mark 29th December 2021

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Great location for Lyme Regis and all of south Devon Very clean and well presented Everything you need Would i book again. Yes defo

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Although it's just three hours from London and the South East, Dorset feels like a world away from the hubbub of the city. This gem of a county offers the very best of rural England: magnificent coastal scenery, vast sandy beaches, rolling hills, charming villages, country pubs, stately homes and medieval castles.

Take time to explore the dramatic and diverse coastline. Stretching 95 miles from East Devon to Poole, the Jurassic Coast has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and is the only natural phenomenon in England to achieve this status. Here, visitors can uncover Earth's fascinating history whilst enjoying unspoilt views over superb beaches, many of which welcome canine companions too. From the iconic rural rock arch at Durdle Door to the endless sandy expanses of Studland, Dorset has it all.

Why not head to Lyme Regis, classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty? Like much of West Dorset, it has an old-world ambience and offers excellent fossil hunting opportunities. Or head east to discover the beauty of Lulworth and the vibrant seaside resort of Swanage.

Steeped in history and with a certain quintessential charm, Dorset's glorious countryside is peppered with small towns and villages which are well worth a visit. Many are graced with fine buildings, immortalised in the books of Thomas Hardy, a Dorset-born novelist and poet. For more energetic visitors, footpaths and cycleways reveal the county's hidden secrets with the coast always close at hand for those who love the water.

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