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.

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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Mary Anning Painting

The Greatest Fossil Hunter Ever

Mary Anning's story is fascinating. Born in Lyme Regis in 1799, she lived her whole life there hunting, collecting and ...
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Bridport Museum photo from their website

Family Days Out In Dorset

With all the lovely beaches along the Jurassic Coast you may not want to stray far from the seaside but ...
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Family Days Out In East Devon

Lyme Regis is in Dorset on the border with East Devon. Here's some family-friendly things to do over the border, ...
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Romantic break

Inspiration For Your Romantic Break

Do you want to whisk someone off on a fabulous romantic break? West Dorset is a perfect destination. Perhaps some ...
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Saints v Bees

Watching The Bees

For only the second time in history, the first being exactly 60 years ago, Bridport Town FC made it into ...
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Dorshi Photo from Telegraph

West Dorset – A “Modern Gastronomic Capital”

Did you see Saturday's Telegraph article about how West Dorset has become a modern gastronomic capital no less?  Read it ...
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Cork on Table

A Girls Weekend Away

Fancy a girls-only weekend away? A chance to get together, to chat, laugh, catch up, relax, reminisce and recharge your ...
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