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.
Rampisham Hill Farm Barn sits in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on a working sheep farm near Hooke in Dorset, & the rural cottage promises beautiful views, spacious outdoor areas, an open fire, fresh farm eggs, contemporary comfort, open-plan design, serenity & access to the Jurassic Coast.
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.
The Old School is a gorgeous stone and tiled cottage which once educated the youth of South Perrott in Dorset. The pet-friendly cottage retains its Gothic arched doors, mullion windows and vaulted beamed ceilings, and boasts a Loggia in a beautiful garden, a wood burner and countryside views.
Bower Cottage is a stylish detached barn conversion which offers generous accommodation with bright contemporary furnishings situated in an Area of Outstanding National Beauty nestled within the West Dorset countryside.
Old Yew Cottage is a stone-built cottage in the village of Broadwindsor in Dorset, within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The attractive cottage boasts a mature garden and a generous conservatory, as well as spacious rooms with carefully selected décor, plus a sitting room with a log fire.
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.
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.