Located in Beaminster, Dorset
Old School Cottage is a holiday cottage in Toller Porcorum, near Beaminster, Dorset, sleeping 4 people in this beautiful conservation area.
The Old School is located in the peaceful village of Toller Porcorum in a conservation area, perfectly located for exploring both the countryside of West Dorset as well as accessing the Jurassic Coast. The old School has views across the countryside and there are many walks to be able to enjoy it from the cottage. Wildlife is bountiful in the area and often deer can be seen from the cottage along with foxes, badgers and Buzzards. The Kingcome Nature Reserve is just one mile away who offer guided walks followed by tea and cake.
There is a shared laundry room on site with coin operated tumble dryer and washing machine. Old School Cottage is a single story with level access except for two small steps at the entrance and one step into each of the showers.
The accommodation at The Old School comprises of a living room equipped with TV, DVD player, CD player, books and games. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric cooker, microwave, fridge with large freezer, electric kettle and toaster. The bedrooms are arranged as a double and a twin. There is a shower room with toilet. A high chair and cot can be provided.
Outside is garden complete with garden furniture and a barbecue. Your fuel, power and bed linen are all included in the price. Off road parking is available.
Beaminster is a small town in West Dorset which retains a village feel and is located at the head of the valley of the River Brit. The town is home to the Beaminster Festival, an annual event of music and art. This is usually a 9 day event held in late June and 2013 will see its 18th year. Recently, West Dorset has been voted the most popular area of outstanding natural beauty by the readers of National Country Walking Magazine. Now you can explore the area in the company of Llamas with guided Trekking, Rambling and Walking Tours with UK Llamas based just outside of Beaminster. Or try your hand at disc golf at Whitcombe Disc Golf Course, where the British Open Disc Championship has been held. Just think of playing golf but with a frisbee! Famous faces you may see in the town include Martin Clunes who has now been a resident of the area for many years.Read more
For eating out there are several choices. Most notable perhaps, is the Wild Garlic which is run by Mat Follas, the winner of BBC Masterchef a few years back. For a quicksnack why not drop into the Ann Day Gallery and Coffee Shop, miximg art with a good cup of tea and cake.Read less
Bournemouth is 42 miles away