Beehive Cottage is 200 years old and used to be the home of the village district nurse.
The cosy sitting-room has the original inglenook fireplace with a wood-burner effect gas stove, the thatch does not allow for an open fire.
The dining-room is completely separate from the sitting-room, ideal for long lazy meals.
The courtyard garden is south-facing, a sun-trap and completely enclosed to keep children and dogs safe.
Impressive Durdle Door on the World Heritage Jurassic Coast, just 12 miles from Beehive Cottage.
The well-equipped galley kitchen looks out over the courtyard garden.
Situated on a quiet square, in the village of Puddletown, Beehive Cottage is opposite St Mary's Church.
The kitchen and bathroom are down one step at the back of the sitting-room, the beam there is low, so please take care.
The ground floor bathroom has a fitted shower and heated towel rail.
This charming cottage has steep winding stairs with grab rails. A stair-gate will not fit across the top, so can be placed at the door of the twin room, if required.
The master bedroom has a five- foot double bed, a sloping ceiling and quirky sloping floor.
Pitched ceilings on the first floor add to the charm of this delightful cottage.
Bedroom 2 has a five-foot 'zip and link'  bed, which splits to create twin two foot, six inch beds.
Bedroom 2 made up as a five-foot double bed, please be aware of the pitched roof and beams.
The first floor landing has a cloakroom to the left, storage space and pitched ceilings.
Lyme Regis is wonderful all year round, with the iconic Cobb, lots of cafes, restaurants, pubs, independent shops and a sandy beach.
The ammonite pavement at Monmouth beach, Lyme Regis.
Chesil beach on the Jurassic Coast road, from Weymouth to West Bay, magnificent views in both directions.
Rural Dorset, gorgeous all year round.
Stunning cliffs at West Bay, all part of the stunning Jurassic Coast.
The safe sandy beach at Weymouth still has a traditional Punch and Judy show in the summer months.
Bovington Tank Museum, home to the world's best collection of tanks, is 7 miles from the cottage.
If you like primates, Monkey World is a rescue and rehabilition centre, just 8 miles from Beehive Cottage.
The RSPB reserve on Brownsea Island has lots of visiting birds. A boat trip from Poole Harbour allows you to spend the day with peacocks and native red squirrels.
The Etches Collection at Kimmeridge is well worth a visit, fossils collected over 35 years at Kimmeridge by Steve Etches.
The village of Corfe, dominated by the castle is on the Isle of Purbeck, a short drive from Puddletown.
New Forest National Park, has free roaming ponies, cattle and pigs, with miles of footpaths and cycle tracks through ancient woodland.

Beehive Cottage

4073 - New

4.7 miles NE of Dorchester / Sleeps 4 (no children from 1 to 4)

7 Nights from £394 - £795

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Pricing

All prices are £ per week per cottage. Where applicable the prices are inclusive of VAT. The prices are specified for Saturday changeover dates.

For weekly holidays or short breaks beginning on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday the price for the following Saturday applies. For those beginning on Sunday, Monday or Tuesday the price for the previous week applies.

Bed linen and towels are included in the price. In addition, many cottages also include central heating within the price and this should be taken into consideration when comparing prices. There are no extra charges for cots or high chairs where they are listed in the property description on the website.

There is a charge of £25 per pet per week or short break.

A non-refundable booking fee of £28 is payable per booking.

2018 weekly prices

  • 1 Jan - 10 Feb
    £394
  • 10 Feb - 24 Feb
    £442
  • 24 Feb - 24 Mar
    £394
  • 24 Mar - 31 Mar
    £477
  • 31 Mar - 14 Apr
    £493
  • 14 Apr - 28 Apr
    £422
  • 28 Apr - 5 May
    £446
  • 5 May - 12 May
    £470
  • 12 May - 26 May
    £501
  • 26 May - 2 Jun
    £636
  • 2 Jun - 16 Jun
    £557
  • 16 Jun - 23 Jun
    £577
  • 23 Jun - 30 Jun
    £621
  • 30 Jun - 7 Jul
    £660
  • 7 Jul - 14 Jul
    £708
  • 14 Jul - 21 Jul
    £740
  • 21 Jul - 25 Aug
    £795
  • 25 Aug - 1 Sep
    £780
  • 1 Sep - 8 Sep
    £621
  • 8 Sep - 15 Sep
    £541
  • 15 Sep - 22 Sep
    £493
  • 22 Sep - 20 Oct
    £454
  • 20 Oct - 27 Oct
    £529
  • 27 Oct - 15 Dec
    £414
  • 15 Dec - 31 Dec
    £660