Tales from West Bay Cottage

I hope you enjoy these updates with cottage news, 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.

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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Eating my cake

Dorset Apple Cake

What better way to cheer up a cold grey day than a slice of Dorset apple cake with, if you ...
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Broadchurch Season 3

TV Programmes Filmed In West Dorset

Nowadays the iconic image of West Bay's East Cliff has become synonymous with the hit TV series Broadchurch. But what other ...
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Why Book Directly With The Owner?

Increasingly online listing sites such as AirBnB, TripAdvisor and Owners Direct (a misnomer if ever there was one) and holiday ...
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