The Linhay can be booked with The Parlour (2662) and linked together via a set of soundproofed double doors if guests wish; otherwise it is a very private cottage in its own right.
The bedroom has a king-size bed and enjoys the morning sunshine.
The Linhay snuggles behind The Parlour, in a sheltered courtyard, with views of Golden Cap.
The open plan design of this cottage has plenty of comfortable space, the kitchen area is cleverly fitted along one wall.
The dining-table sits to one side of the open plan living space, enjoy eating some local produce in this beautiful part of Dorset.
The Linhay is tucked at the back of this small development of three cottages, next to the remaining farm buildings, with an enclosed and sheltered private patio-area.
The bright and contemporary shower-room.
The Parlour (2662) is next to The Linhay. Both are designed to be very private but can be linked together to create a larger cottage.
There are lovely details in The Linhay.
Another view of the sheltered patio-area.
The panoramic view across the valley from a local footpath. The Linhay is amongst the nearest group of buildings and Chideock village is to the right.
The much-loved cliffs of West Bay, which is very close to the cottage, the location for   dramatic scenes on the television programme Broadchurch.
Visit Lyme Regis for fantastic fossil hunting at low tide.  The Golden Cap estate, where you can walk for miles, is perfect for walkers of all ages.
Golden Cap is the tallest part of the Dorset coast and is a fantastic place for walks.  There is also the sea at Charmouth and Lyme Regis, is you prefer something more adventurous!
Travel along the scenic coast road to Weymouth and spend a day partaking in water sports, swimming or walking along the beautiful sandy beach.
The countryside of Dorset has to be seen to be believed.  These are the bluebell-covered slopes near to Lambert's Castle, which is very near to the cottage.

The Linhay

2661

2.3 miles W of Bridport / Sleeps 2 + cot

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

Nearest pub

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Enjoy a (not so) swift pint by the cosy log fire in winter or out in the patio garden in summer at this 17th Century thatched country inn. Lunch and dinner menus include locally sourced seafood and meats. You can enjoy a locally brewed pint of Palmers ale while the kids play on the giant Jenga. Booking is advisable in summer.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

September 2023

Excellent food

Very popular pub, food excellent.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

April 2023

Great pub

Good food and drink . Good decor and friendly staff


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

October 2021

Good food and excellent service.

Well maintained pub with excellent food and service. The decor is attractive and spacious.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

September 2019

Great food

Great food and friendly staff


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

September 2017

The George

Welcoming pub, tasty food. dogs are accommodated in bar areas. Advised to book for Sun lunch.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

August 2016

Superb!

The first thing that strikes you about the George is the friendly welcome from the staff nothing is too much trouble, they welcome dogs with open arms.

The food is excellent and good value for money and the Palmers' ales are a delight, be brave and try the "georgeous" ploughman's it is huge and gorgeous!


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

September 2011

Excellent pub food. Thursday night is pizza night and its advisable to book.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

January 2009

welcoming with excellent food

Often in the area and find the George welcoming and reliable for a good meal, be it a bar snack or something more substantial, highly recemmended.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

January 2009

Sunday Roast at The George

After a breathtaking walk along the spectacular Jurassic Coast on a Sunday afternoon there is nothing more needed than a fabulous Sunday roast. We were a little late in arriving at The George however and when everywhere else had turned us away The George were very friendly and provided a well needed refuel stop before continuing our walk. Traditional and cosy atmosphere, in a pretty thatched pub, good food, beer and service.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

November 2008

Great all-rounder

Great food served here, with a huge choice to choose from and a good selection of Palmers ales. The staff and proprietor are very friendly and make you feel very welcome. As well as the bar/drinking area and restaurant there is a lovely snug with an open fire for cooler days/nights. Would definitely recommend.

Nearest beach

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

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

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

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Hailed as one of the Ramblers 'Top 50 walking routes to Britain’s best views', the Golden Cap which is the highest cliff on the south coast of England, offers stunning views from its 191 metre summit. During your holiday we highly recommend a walk from either Charmouth or Seatown along the coastal foot path or through Langdon woods to the top of the Golden Cap. Once you’re there relax and enjoy the stunning views along the Jurassic coast.

Read our blog of the quick walk up the Golden Cap.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

October 2023

Walk to Golden Cap and Langdon Woods

A stiff climb but worth it for the views.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

May 2021

Dave Harris

Spectacular. Not a sunny day, however the views are incredible.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

September 2019

The view

A must for the views either side, leave to a clear sunny day though.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

January 2014

Stunning Views

I love this place, the breathtaking views down across the coast are amazing, it is worth taking a picnic, take your time and enjoy the view. I followed this walk http://www.classic.co.uk/nas/classic-blog/guest-experience-a-cheat%E2%80%99s-walk-to-golden-cap-155.html


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

July 2012

Misty & no View

We set out to walk but unfortunately when we go to the top of the hill it was very misty and no views to be had which was disappointing so sorry for low rating. Also we found some of the footpaths were nothing more than mud baths with no way to get around other than to cling on to fern stems while balancing on tufts of none muddy grass.

Nearest town

Easy to get to off the A35 between Lyme Regis and Bridport, it's worth a trip to experience a smuggler's way of life in your descent down to the beach. Spy abandoned loot in the foot rocks of the Golden Cap from your stronghold at the Anchor Inn as you sift through the day's fossil pickings.

Also nearby

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Home cooked food is a speciality here with Sunday roasts being a favourite. There's a play area, large garden and decking with views over the countryside. Dogs are welcome.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

December 2023

Sunday roast

Very nice homely pub


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

July 2023

Great food and lovely hosts

Very good food and homemade desserts, lovely friendly hosts and dog friendly. Recommend booking in high season.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

May 2023

Bob

Bob makes this pub worth the 2 mile walk there and back.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

April 2022

Cosy pub, lovely location, great hosts

Traditional feel, good menu range and good value, very clean. Lovely views from the garden.
Have visited several times, a friendly place to eat and drink.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

September 2021

Fabulous Friendly Pub

A lovely country pub with a warm, friendly welcome to include those fury four legged friends.

Great food and I can throughly recommend the homemade pizza’s!

Only a 10/15 minute drive away from Stoke Abbott.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

June 2017

Excellent pub food and congenial hosts

We enjoying two visits to the Hare and Hounds during our recent holiday. Both times we had excellent pub meals in good surroundings and was well looked after by the hosts. Many thanks

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

This beach café right by the sea on Chesil Bank bagged the Coast magazine award for Best Coastal Café, Pub or Restaurant 2009. Local fish and shellfish are specialities.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

June 2022

Lovely café

Very welcoming, and great position above beach.
Delicious coffee and biscoffi cheesecake.
Lovely gift shop


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

October 2021

Hive

Went for lunch ,the team manager was excellent at keeping everyone informed of the wait time and we were quickly seated .Food was quickly served and tasty .
The view of the beach is the wonderful.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

May 2013

Car park free if you are with NT.
Cafe packed so just had coffee and cake. Beautiful beach


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

June 2012

The service was good and friendly - the system works extremely well. The food was delicious. An enjoyable experience even on a rather damp day.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

September 2011

Excellent seafood and cakes. Only open for dinner on Friday and Saturday evenings from early September.
Marie


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

August 2009

More restaurant quality than cafe - terrific place.

Fresh produce from both land and sea, this place has a good reputation. Local suppliers and local inspiration ensure the spirit of Dorset shines through. Plus the setting is pretty special.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

September 2023

Anonymous

This pub is in a beautiful setting but the menu is limited, the seating extremely uncomfortable and expensive for what it is.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

September 2023

Food excellent

Small typical by the sea smugglers pub. Very busy popular pub, excellent food.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

October 2020

Evening meal

A nice meal but no wine list provided- we ordered prosecco and were not told it was £29 a bottle so this was disappointing

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Charmouth West Beach runs the mile and a half from the mouth of the river Char all the way to Lyme Regis. Although hammering at the cliffs is not allowed, the shores of Charmouth West Beach are well known for their fossils and often keen-eyed visitors are rewarded with a treat. With the gentle slope of the beach and natural sea pools forming in certain conditions the beach lends itself nicely to paddling and swimming. A heritage centre, cafe and shops are nearby, although there are no lifeguards on duty.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

August 2019

Charmouth beach

Lovely not too busy beach, such fun finding fossils, beautiful sand when the tide is out, and great rock pools


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

July 2017

Lovely beach, brilliant for fossil hunting


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

January 2010

Take a fossil hunting guided walk or boat trip. No sand but plenty to keep the kids amused.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

November 2009

The hours seem to have a habit of slipping by while you're wandering along hunting for fossils on this stretch of coast. The kids love the excitement of finding an ammonite or debating the authenticity of possible 'dinosaur bones'. Great way to spend an afternoon.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Awash with history, Lyme Regis is an integral part of Dorset’s famous Jurassic Coast; guided fossil hunting tours are a popular way to discover the rich geological history of the area. Literary history is equally important to Lyme Regis; the unique harbour, known as ‘The Cobb’ was immortalised by John Fowles in his novel ‘The French Lieutenant’s Woman’ and Thomas Hardy set many of his novels in the area.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

September 2022

Lyme Regis

Well worth a visit to one of our favourite places in Dorset. Lovely independent shops and always walk around the Cob. The high street is a must and plenty of parking.
If you take your dog visit the Pug and Puffin for many doggy things.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

August 2019

Lyme regis

10 mins away, £2 to park all day, AMAZING! Beautiful town, lovely shops great sea front, and not too busy, highly recommend.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

September 2015

Great memories here! Would love to go back soon


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

August 2012

Excellent parking very difficult in good weather but park and ride regular and drops off in good position. Beach very crowded and deckchairs etc. in short supply.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

August 2012

This is a really brilliant bustling seaside town. The thing to be aware of before making the trip is that summertime parking is a challenge. We combat this by getting there early or late. Early means before about tenish, and you're guaranteed easy parking. A late visit for fish and chips on the beach watching the sun go down is brilliant too. The town has great shops to browse, and a huge range of pubs, restaurants and other eateries. There's always something going on, with Lifeboat week in late July being a particularly good event, with a Red Arrows fly by ending the week in style. There's a sandy section for the kids near the cob, but otherwise pebbly. Beach huts line the far end of the beach. You can walk to Charmouth from Lyme Regis and enjoy the amazing fossil hunting along the way.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

July 2012

Lyme Regis

Okay but not a lot to do there, we walked out on the Cobb which was a little disappointing and wandered around the town.We were going to eat in the Hix restaurant but after searching reviews we decided to give it a miss, the service seemed hit and miss and had some less than complimentary reviews about poor service, quality of food, service charges etc. Seems you might just be paying for a name here rather than service. We do not mind paying for quality food but will not dine at a place that charges and does not back up its costs.There is a cheese shop down one of the side streets (The Town Mill) that has a great variety of cheeses but beware you are not allowed to touch them (even the wrapped & priced ones) you have to stand there looking only and then ask for everything you want to buy!


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

January 2010

Dorset seaside town

A sandy beach - rare on this stretch of coast - and if not beach weather always something interesting to do and see. Fossil hunting, mackerel fishing and other boat trips, walking in the French Lieutenant's Woman's steps on the cobb, regular events like the jazz festival, town band performances , excellent range of eating places...


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

February 2009

Old fashioned sea-side charm

Lyme is the most beautiful place to visit, whether it is sunny or pouring down with rain. Last time we visited it was a damp cold day in October, but the town still shone. Ideal for families as you can choose from pebble or sandy bits of beach. The cobb is great for grandparents who wish to reminisce about the French Lieutenant's Woman. For those with twenty thousand pounds to spare, you might be able to snap up the odd beach hut! For mums and daughters and anyone else who likes pottering, the shops in the town are delightful with delis, independent bookstores, Joules and White Stuff clothing and quirky giftshops.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

July 2008

Fond memories.....

..... of camping in a field on school trips. Mini-bus trips in the rain to the beach then the rush to the fudge shop for the best flavours!

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