Tales from West Bay Cottage

I hope you enjoy these updates with local news and things of interest. If you particularly enjoy an activity, have a praiseworthy meal, discover a hidden gem, go on a great walk or bicycle ride, please share it in the visitor’s book or send an email. We’d love to add your recommendation here.

West Bay Flood Defence Work

West Bay has a history of flooding. It is something we became aware of when we were buying our cottage ...
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Going up the stairs now...

Easter Update 2019

We had the chance to spend a very long weekend in the cottage at the start of the Easter holidays ...
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Octopus on West Bay beach

West Bay Beach Cleaning

Be part of the growing number of volunteers helping clean our beaches. Removing harmful plastics, bits of old fishing gear ...
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Downhill!

On Your Bike In West Dorset

A great way to explore our local Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is on a bicycle. I hesitate to write ...
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Keep Calm and Book Direct

Keep Safe When Booking Direct

The other week I saw an Instagram link to a website offering Instax cameras at incredibly discounted prices. I hastily ...
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Hedgehog Lover Plaque

Hedgehogs In The Garden

Swains Row sometimes has prickly visitors, and I'm not talking about any of our cottage guests! If you go outside ...
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Waitrose Food magazine Club House

The Club House Is In The Good Food Guide 2019

West Bexington's The Club House is a new entry in The Good Food Guide. September's Waitrose Food Magazine picked it ...
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Bridport Literary Festival Cover

The Bridport Literary Festival And Books Inspired By West Dorset

If you love books and are interested in all things literary then the Bridport Literary Festival is the festival for ...
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