A view of the front of Manor Farm Lodge. Pull in through the Grade II listed pillars. This wonderful lodge lies right on the Somerset/Dorset border.
This is the fully enclosed, partially walled garden. A lovely sheltered and totally private spot for a picnic or morning coffee and a treat from the farm shop.
The truly comfortable sitting-room with its wood burning stove is at the heart of this lovingly presented cottage.
The Manor House gardens are a delight and all guests are warmly welcomed to explore. They include the tennis court and the barbecue barn which are for you to enjoy too.
A scenic 30 minute drive will take you to the Jurassic Coast.
All the wonderful details in the Lodge celebrate local artists, craftspeople and nature.
There is a separate dining-room and on arrival there are treats that will make you feel so very welcome here.
The extremely well equipped kitchen looks out over the side garden and to the field beyond.
In keeping with the history of the cottage there is a pantry to keep food fresh -  bought from the farm shop just across the road.
The dining-room has a lovely dresser, perfect furniture for this lovely room.
This is the side garden where you can catch the evening sun and which looks across a beautiful meadow complete with occupants Scrappy - pictured - and Pickwick the tame sheep.
The outside details within the garden setting reflect the period of the Lodge.
This is the double bedroom on the first floor. There is a feature Victorian fireplace.
Snuggle up in the evening under quality linen in an antique brass bed.
The twin bedroom can also be made up with just one single bed if you wish.
The twin beds can be made into a king-size bed but please do let the owner know ahead of your arrival so that this can be done for you.
The bathroom is downstairs and has a pretty colour scheme and is a warm and cosy room.
Enjoy the work of local artists and potters that has its place in this special property
This barbecue barn is in the grounds of Manor Farm. You are welcome to use this area after 6.00 pm when all the free range chickens and ducks have gone to bed !
Guests are warmly invited to use the tennis court in the Manor House gardens, which is available from 1st April to1st October.
You have your own dedicated and fully enclosed garden.
The Lodge has a tradiational English cottage garden. It is a delight.
Discover the gardens at Manor Farm. Exploring and enjoying them are part and parcel of staying at The Lodge.
A truly rural lifestyle
Lyme Regis - with the famous Cob Harbour - is a wonderful nearby coastal town.
South Somerset is fortunate to have many historically important houses, such as Montacute, within close driving distance.
Many of the products stocked at the Farm Shop are produced locally. The Apple Orchards at North Perrott produce the famous apple juice.
The Jurassic Coast and World Heritage Site is an easy drive from the cottage through beautiful scenery.
Additional outside seating, barbecue and loungers are stored in the garden shed.
North Perrott cricket club is a short stroll down the lane. Enjoy a real 'English' summer's day watching the match and drinking a beer from the bar facilities.
A view of Glastonbury Tor.  The south Somerset countryside is beautifully unspoilt.
This is the view from the iron age hill Fort at Ham Hill. This special geological site is the source of the beautiful stone of the period buildings through this area.
A holiday here gives you a taste of a truly rural lifestyle.

Manor Farm Lodge

1616

5.3 miles N of Beaminster / Sleeps 4 (no children under 7)

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The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.

Nearest pub

The Manor Arms (300 yards)

Traditional village pub serving good honest grub and an a la carte restaurant menu. With traditional opening times, it also has special menus for special occasions and is renowned for its choice of local brews.

Nearest beach

Seatown Beach (12 miles)

A privately-owned beach, Seatown Beach sits to the east of Golden Cap. Backed by soaring cliffs, the beach is a popular spot for fossil hunters looking to find prizes hidden within the shingle. With a steep shelf and no lifeguards on duty, swimming is not advised, however the beach offers a lovely spot to sit and watch the waves rumble and roll along the shore.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Rated 4 out of 5 stars

September 2009

A favourite fossil hunting spot. Apparently there are beds of fossilised brittle starfish nearby as well as beds of belemnites. There's a free car park by the beach and you can walk up Golden Cap from here too, Dorset's highest spot, where the views are amazing.

Nearest walk

Parrett River Trail (2 ½ miles)

There are six different sections to this walk, which extend from coast to coast. The walk runs along the river,where you can take in the stunning scenery of the Somerset Levels and witness the abundance of wildlife!

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Mrs Clarke-Bradford July 2011

Beautiful walk along the river, taking in some stunning countryside. Beware of the field of bullocks one needs to cross through!

Nearest town

Crewkerne (2 miles)

A classic market town with elegant Georgian architecture, a 15th Century church and narrow streets of snug cottages.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Rated 4 out of 5 stars

July 2021

Lovely little town

We loved our walk around the town and people we met were so friendly. The amenities were second to none with an excellent range of supermarkets and a great leisure pool

Also nearby

Montacute House (4 ¾ miles)

An exceptional Elizabethan house filled with treasures, including 17th Century textile samplers and Elizabethan art. This house featured in the 1995 film ‘Sense and Sensibility’.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Mrs Starkey May 2018

Marvellous Montacute

Absolutely wonderful in every way. We enjoyed many hours here. A must visit property.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Mr Willis May 2016

Shame.

A lovely house and location . It was a pity it was spoilt by a very heavy handed and hard sell approach in the ticket office to join the N.T. I had to be very persistent to get into the house and gardens without joining up .
Once we had managed to get in we had another issue with an officious lady in the long room who basically told us off for taking the wrong staircase up . It turned out that a rope had not been put in place . How were we to know! Other staff members tried to make up for this and were excellent but the impression overall was poor.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Mr Merriman September 2013

Very interesting

Another West Country gem to consider when in the Somerset or Dorset areas. Although the house was endowed to NT as an empty shell much work has been done by introducing surplus items from other properties and there is a current fascinating exhibition from the National Portrait Gallery which is a must.

The White Horse (¾ mile)

Located in the centre of this lovely village, you will find a varied menu inspired by French and British classics, great quality food and local cask ales.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Ms Gibson October 2018

Lovely walk to a lovely local Pub

Walked from the front door of the Pump House to The White Horse on a Saturday lunchtime. We had not booked and were very lucky to be seated as they were indeed full, therefore booking is advised.
We had a delicious lunch sat by the open fire, and the two staff were attentive and friendly despite being full. The food was good quality, plentiful, and I would certainly recommend it.

North Perrott Farm Shop and Garden Centre (200 yards)

The farm shop sells a range of meat, dairy, cereal, fruit and veg and all produce is sourced as locally as possible with many items being organic. To complement the shop you will find a seasonal fruit farm, garden centre and coffee shop.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Professor Hapgood September 2016

A lovely shop and cafe

We have often stayed in North Perrott and found that the Farm Shop adds greatly to our holiday. It's a good and friendly place to pick up food and other essentials without having to drive, also to have lunch if you fancy a laid-back day in village with a nice walk to the shop. Also a good place for tea and a cake before checking into our rented cottage.

Royal Oak (4 ½ miles)

A traditional village pub with warming real fires in winter and a beer garden for the summer months. Here you'll find a varied menu, excellently cooked and beautifully presented. There's a good wine choice and service is friendly and efficient. You'll also find a skittle alley for family entertainment. The pub has limited opening times so you may wish to check with them before planning a visit. Bookings are advisable particularly on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Rated 4 out of 5 stars

July 2021

Basic village pub

We were disappointed as we thought from previous reviews that this would be a saviour but the food was of lower standards to our expectations. We left most of it.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Mr Greatwood July 2021

Swallows Rest visitor

Friendly, local pub. Good food, Dogs welcome.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

June 2021

eating out

Enjoyed a lovely meal here definitely large portions and friendly staff


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Mrs Ward October 2020

Katrina ward

Excellent food at very reasonable prices

The White Lion Carvery (2 miles)

A traditional carvery that has become something of a Somerset institution.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Mrs Scammell July 2009

One of our favourites and we've been going there for over 25 years. Its a real, old-fashioned style of carvery, with an interesting selection of help-yourself starters and has roast pork, lamb and beef which the chef will carve to your specification. You can go back for more as often as you like, but the first serving is very generous! The sweet trolley is prepared each day by Maureen, the owner, who has been running the Carvery for over 30 years. Its a serious must for sweet-tooths!

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