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Honeypot Cottage - Weymouth

Weymouth, Dorset
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Towels included
10 more

At a glance

  • Quaint stone and cob cottage sleeping two
  • A peaceful retreat with the convenience of a pub and shop under half a mile away
  • Perfectly situated to discover the beautiful Jurassic Coast
  • Visit the Victorian harbour fortress and museum of Nothe Fort
  • Head to Weymouth beach to feel the sand between your toes
  • Explore Weymouth harbour with its colourful buildings and charming shops
Property code: DC078

A charming little retreat for two sitting within the pretty coastal village of Preston, well-appointed to discover Weymouth and the picturesque Jurassic Coast with all its attractions.

Originally part of a farmhouse, this ancient stone and cob cottage is shielded by trees as it sits back from the main road leading into Weymouth, offering a peaceful location to be enjoyed. Head out on foot to visit the local pubs and independent village shops or follow the main road taking you to Weymouth, located just 3.5 miles away. Weymouth is home to a whole host of incredible attractions; you could easily spend your days in the picturesque seaside town. From the cliffside ruins of Sandsfoot Castle to the stunning Greenhill Gardens and the tranquil nature preserve of RSPB Radipole Lake, the options are truly endless. After a day of exploration, retreat to one of the many eateries or welcoming pubs.

Step inside the stable door into a hallway offering space for coats and boots after a day of discovering the great outdoors. Make your way into the kitchen area, a traditional farmhouse space that is compact yet well-equipped with all the amenities you’ll need throughout your seaside break. After you’ve cooked up a hearty meal, head to the homely open-plan lounge and dining area to relax before firing up the wood burner and curling up on the sofa for an evening in front of the Smart TV. When the day is done, head up the open tread stairs to the eaves of the cottage where you will find a welcoming double bedroom and bathroom complete with bath and shower overhead, perfect for long hot soaks after a day along the coast. Please note, there is reduced head height under the eaves in the bedroom.

Outside, make your way down a few steps from the parking area to enjoy the sloping garden complete with pretty lawn and shrubs. Enjoy a spot of al fresco dining in the gravelled seating area or start your day with a morning coffee as you enjoy the peace and quiet of village life. There’s an outbuilding which houses a freezer and washing machine, in addition to generous off-road parking for one car.

  • 1 double bedroom (with reduced head height)
  • 1 bathroom with bath and overhead shower
  • Hob, oven, fridge, microwave, dishwasher
  • Outbuilding: washing machine, freezer
  • Outside seating area and garden
  • Central heating
  • Wood burner - logs included October - end of April
  • Off-road parking
  • Smart TV
  • Wi-Fi included (email and web browsing only)
  • Regret no pets
  • Shop and pub within half a mile

This property is personally managed by Jennifer.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mr M Fisher 4th October 2018

As soon as we'd parked the car and wandered down the path, we knew this was going to be special. On a main road, but because it sits back it was very peaceful. Everything we needed was easy to find. It also had a bit of character. We couldn't have chosen better.

Reviewed by Mrs G Stephens 13th September 2018

The cottage was small but lovely with everything you needed. You could easily walk to a few lovely pubs and shops. You can walk to Weymouth which takes about an hour and a half. It is easy to visit lots of beautiful villages and historic houses from the cottage within an hour.


Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

Dorset, a location of enduring popularity is a small rural gem of a county encompassing all of the best parts of rural England: rolling green hills, woodland and hedgerows abundant with flora and fauna running down to the sea yet situated just 3 hours from London and the South East.

The whole coastline from Exmouth to Poole has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Known as the Jurassic Coast, it is the only natural phenomenon in England to achieve this status and offers unspoilt views with dramatic cliff-top walks alongside beautiful, safe, sandy beaches which often welcome your four-legged friends too. From the dramatic natural rock arch at Durdle Door to the endless sandy expanses of Studland; Dorset has it all.

This South West county is also a treasure trove of secrets waiting to be discovered. Having grown out of the landscape out of the centuries, many of Dorset’s small rural towns expose history at every turn to inform and delight guests, whilst for the more energetic, footpaths and cycle-ways open up to reveal Dorset’s hidden secrets and the coast is always close at hand for those who love the water.

Why not head to Lyme Regis – classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, much like most of West Dorset to uncover an old-world ambience and excellent fossil hunting or discover the drama of Lulworth with the iconic Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove.

Dorset’s towns and villages ooze quintessential charm and are graced by fine buildings which have often been immortalised in Thomas Hardy’s books, including Dorchester – his birthplace. Wherever you choose to stay, you are never far from the fascinating Jurassic Coast and World Heritage Coastal Path.

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