Located in Lyme Regis, Dorset
Cider Cottage is a holiday cottage in Hawkchurch, Dorset, sleeping up to four in a stunning location at the head of a picturesque valley.
Cider Cottage lies at the head of a valley in a simply stunning location. With beautiful country views it is still only 5 miles away from Lyme Regis. The cottage dates back to the 15th century and is Grade II listed with many original features. Part of a non working farm the area is awash in wildlife including foxes, many birds, deer and badgers and horse riding is available locally.
The accommodation at Cider Cottage comprises of a spacious beamed living room with electric ‘wood burner’ inglenook fireplace and flagstone floor with Freeview TV, DVD and CD player. A large, beamed kitchen/diner comes equipped with microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher and fridge/freezer as well as dining table and chairs for four to be seated comfortably.
Up to the first floor and you find a double bedroom, twin bedroom and bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.
Outside there is an enclosed, raised patio with furniture and BBQ. You also get shared use of the owner's 27 acre grounds. There is an adventure playground and cycle store and parking for two cars. Your electric, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
Lyme Regis, nicknamed 'The Pearl of Dorset' is the most westerly town in Dorset and lies on the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. The town is famed for its fossils which can be found on its beaches and cliffs. The famous harbour wall known as 'The Cobb' featued in the film and novel of The French Lieutenant's Woman by John Fowles as well as Jane Austen's Persuasion.Read more
Lyme Regis has quite a history and is mentioned in the Doomsday Book. These days, areas of interest include the Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium which displays local fish and marine life from the Jurassic Coast. The Town Mill dates back to 1340 and is fully restored to working order and still produces flour which can be purchased from its shop. Lyme Regis Museum houses a large collection of local memorabilia, historical items and exhibits explaining the local geological and palaeontological treasures. Set into the pavement, outside the museum, is an ornate example of Coade stone work, in the form of ammonites. The Dinosaurland Fossil Museum is also located in Lyme Regis in the former church where Mary Anning, famous fossil collector, dealer, and paleontologist was christened.
A huge choice of restaurants and places to eat awaits visitors to Lyme Regis. With food from all over the world, as well as restaurants serving locally sourced, seasonal produce, there really is something for everyone. There are restaurants, bars and bistros offering traditional English, Thai, Italian, Indian and Asian cuisine; seafood and tapas; and much more.Read less
Exeter is 26 miles away
Bristol is 43 miles away
Bournemouth is 59 miles away