Located in Lyme Regis, Dorset
Shapwick is a holiday cottage just outside Lyme Regis, Dorset, sleeping four with indoor heated pool, games room and beautiful grounds.
Shapwick is located in the tranquil village of Harcombe Bottom close to Lyme Regis. Shapwick is part of Holcombe House which offers a variety of holiday accommodation and was originally a Victorian gentleman's residence. With a huge amount of activities available on site including a heated swimming pool this is a popular choice with families. With sandy beaches close by and the West Dorset countryside on your doorstep you are spoilt for choice each day for where to go.
The accommodation at Shapwick is 'upside down' and comprises of on the ground floor a double bedroom, a twin bedroom and a bunk bedroom, There is a shower room with toilet and an additional toilet.
On the first floor is a spacious living/dining room equipped with TV and video. The kitchen has a microwave, dishwasher and fridge freezer and there is a shared laundry room with coin-operated washing machine and tumble dryer. There is a bathroom with toilet.
Outside there are gardens of 9 acres with woodland which includes a shallow, fenced pond and furniture. The heated swimming pool (9m x 4.5m, maximum depth 1.3m) has shower and changing facilities and is open 10am–10pm. There is a sauna and a hard tennis court. The indoor games has TV, video, table tennis, coin-operated pool table and seating area with wood-burning stove. A children’s room with table football, small pool table, toys, books, games and videos is also on the site. There is parking available and electric and bed linen is 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 25 miles away
Bristol is 45 miles away
Bournemouth is 59 miles away