Tales from West Bay Cottage

I hope you enjoy these updates with cottage news, local news and things of interest.

June Gardening

Cottage Update In The Garden (June 2018)

A couple of days between cottage bookings gave me the chance to go and stay there myself earlier in the ...

Cottage Update (April 2018)

Don't get me wrong, it's lovely owning a seaside holiday cottage. The downside is that whenever we visit we don't ...
West Bay Cod & Chips

A Weekend In West Bay

I was mulling over writing a post with ideas of how to make the most of a weekend in West ...
Dorset Dialect - a dumbledore

Dorset Dialect Words

Do you know what the word for bumblebee is in the Dorset dialect? If you've read the Harry Potter books ...
Dorset Knobs Close Up

Dorset Knobs

With a name guaranteed to invoke much hilarity among children, Dorset knobs are a local speciality. Read on if you ...
Some of the great shops in Bridport

Shopping In Bridport

Bridport is only a five minute drive away, or a twenty-five minute stroll from our cottage. You can find many of ...
View from high on West Cliff

The History Of West Bay

Are you interested in finding out about West Bay's history? Then please read on. Best make yourself a hot drink ...

Welcome To Our Brand New Seagull!

A while ago I tried to draw online a seagull to sit on the lifebuoy "o" in the "West Bay ...