Beaminster is situated a few miles inland from the coast west of Bournemouth. It is a quiet country town that is full of historical interest and was a Parliamentarian stronghold in the Civil War and consequently was sacked by the Royalists. It is a typical market town with hundreds of stunning listed buildings, all there for you and your family to explore and navigate your way around. A few of these charming buildings are home to Beaminster holiday homes making a perfect base for your stunning, relaxing holiday in Dorset. Enjoy an active day out playing tennis or take a splash in the local pool or for a fresher day out on the water, get involved in the local gig racing and try your hand at an intense bit of rowing across West Bay coast. There’s also plenty of fishing and crabbing to be done along this striking coastline.
Situated on a working organic Dorset farm in a peaceful rural location, Threshers Barn near Beaminster is a Grade 2 listed 16th-century flint barn, beautifully restored to provide cosy, bright and airy accommodation with original features such as old beams and windows. Pets welcome.
Puckhams is a luxury holiday cottage in an idyllic rural location near Beaminster in Dorset. This large, beautifully-furnished 5-bedroom, holiday cottage in Stoke Abbott is surrounded by its own beautiful mature gardens with fine rural views.
Millers Cottage, converted from old dairy units at Bakers Mill, is a lovely countryside cottage in Dorset sleeping 3. Old beams feature in this otherwise modern Beaminster cottage with large enclosed garden. Situated in a courtyard setting with 5 other cottages sleeping 21 in total. Pets welcome.
This comfortable family cottage on a working farm near Beaminster sleeps six in two bedrooms. It has a sunny conservatory and cosy spaces as well as farm fresh eggs and an open fire. The farm lies on the borders of Dorset and Somerset, within easy reach of Beaminster and the Jurassic Coast.
At the end of an action-packed day there’s a whole wealth of delightful restaurants and pubs, ranging from fine dining to decent, traditional family destinations. The town itself recently gained media attention when a winner of Master Chef chose this enticing town as the destination for his new restaurant ‘The Wild Garlic’, which is surely not to be missed. Being a fairly small community, the local pubs and bars are always welcoming and friendly be it for a cosy night out for just the two of you, or a way to get the kids out of the house for the night; whatever dining experience you’re looking for you can be sure to find it nestled away in Beaminster.
As well as wonderful finds in Beaminster there are plenty of enchanting forests and parks in the surrounding area for you to lose yourself in, such as Manor Park and Little Giant Wood. Surrounded by green fields, blossoming wildlife and filled with ancient, stunning stonework from years ago, Beaminster really is a family treat and an ideal family destination. It lies within easy reach of other places to visit such as Lyme Regis, Dorchester or Sherborne.