The Lodge, Elsdon

Located in Lyme Regis, Dorset Rating:

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Sleeps: 2

Bedrooms: 1

Bathrooms: 2

Pets: Yes

The Lodge, Elsdon is a holiday cottage in Monkton Wyld, Dorset, sleeping 2 and pet friendly in the grounds of a former manor house with 6 acres of gardens

Prices and Booking

Prices from £295 per week

Change over day: Friday

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The Lodge, Elsdon is one of three cottages located in the beautiful countryside around the small village of Monkton Wyld set in the grounds of a former 17th century manor house. Perfectly located, Lyme Regis and its sandy beach is just 5 minutes drive away with the border to Devon equally close so that you can easily explore both counties. 10 minutes drive gets you to Axminster, home to Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's popular River Cottage shop and restaurant. The countryside around this part of West Dorset is stunning and luckily their is a wealth of walking routes directly from your doorstep. The whole of the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline is easily accessible from here with guided fossil walks available from Lyme Regis. There is a pub and a restaurant close by with a huge choice available in nearby Lyme Regis and Charmouth. This is a great place if you holiday with your pet with 6 acres of grounds and wonderful walks and The Lodge accepts up to two well behaved dogs.

The accommodation at The Lodge, Elsdon comprises of an external flight of stairs to the first floor entrance with an open plan living area with TV, DVD and CD player, electric cooker, fridge/freezer and microwave. There is a spacious bedroom with a king sized double bed with plenty of space available for a travel cot or folding bed for a child, both of which can be supplied upon request. There is a shower room with basin and toilet.

Outside there are 6 acres of grounds that including a lake, woods and meadows. There is off road parking for two cars. Your fuel, power and bed linen are all included in the price.


  • The Lodge, Elsdon allows pets in the property
  • The Lodge, Elsdon has 6 acres of grounds
  • WiFi is enabled throughout The Lodge, Elsdon
  • A television, DVD player and CD player are available for you to use
  • Linen and towels included
  • Off road parking available for two cars
  • The Lodge, Elsdon is a no-smoking property
  • Short breaks are available throughout the year
  • The Lodge, Elsdon has a washing machine
  • A travel cot can be provided
  • Pubs and restaurants are just a short walk from The Lodge, Elsdon

Area details

Lyme Regis

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.

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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.

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Prices and Booking

Prices from £295 per week

Change over day: Friday

You can check availability and book this property by using the button below:



Nearest Airports

Exeter is 25 miles away

Bristol is 45 miles away

Bournemouth is 59 miles away

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