Tales from West Bay Cottage

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

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 ...
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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 ...
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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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