Looking from the top of the garden behind the house, down to the patio and garden-room. Please take care on the steps.
The open plan sitting/dining-room is a lovely sociable space with dual-aspect windows.
The well-equipped kitchen leads out to the garden-room.
The light and airy front porch, an ideal place to read.
The patio is very sheltered and has views to the top of the back garden. Please supervise children on the steps.
There is plenty of room at the dining-room table for all the family to dine or play one of the games provided at September Cottage.
September Cottage is semi-detached in a quiet road; steps lead up from parking directly outside.
There is a wood-burner effect gas fire to cosy up to on a chilly night.
The spectacular coastline with Chesil Beach and the Isle of Portland in the distance. Take a drive along the Jurassic Coast road from Weymouth to Bridport for truly spectacular views in both direction
The garden-room provides a really useful extra area with washing machine and tumble-dryer.
The gently sloping garden catches the sun all day.
The master bedroom has a 5' bed, fitted wardrobes give a spacious feel, the window looks out to the front of the cottage.
The twin room looks out over the back garden.
The bathroom is light and bright with a fitted shower over the bath.
Mind your head as you descend the stairs if you are lucky enough to be tall.
The pretty seating-area at the top of the south-west facing garden with a large bench seat.
Chesil beach, an iconic landmark, starts at Portland and extends for 18 miles along the Jurassic Coast. The Fleet Lagoon is a unique habitat for wildlife.
Weymouth's safe and sandy beach, with the harbour in the foreground.
In the summer a traditional Punch and Judy show performs twice a day, which is still able to delight children.
The Turks Head is a five minute stroll from September Cottage.
Traditional beach huts at Greenhill in Weymouth
Brewers Quay has been redeveloped over the years and has some quirky shops, bistros and pubs.
The Jurassic Coast forms part of Weymouth bay.
Easily viewable from the road.

September Cottage


2.8 miles NW of Weymouth / Sleeps 4 + cot

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

Nearest pub

The Lugger Inn (150 yards)

In the village of Chickerell you'll find this traditional public house with skittle alley, beer garden and restaurant. Dorset real ales are on offer alongside local ciders and over 60 malt whiskies. Live music often takes place on Friday and Saturday evenings. Give them a call for further info.

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

August 2020

The Lugger Inn

Great food, excellent staff, good observation of Covid standards. The best Sunday roast!

Nearest beach

Chesil Beach (1 ¾ miles)

Also known as Chesil Bank, Chesil Beach needs little introduction. A rolling pebbly strip, Chesil Beach stretches for an impressive 18 miles, separated from the mainland in parts by Fleet Lagoon. Providing ample space for securing a quiet spot, Chesil is found at the heart of the Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site.

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

Mrs Williams May 2013

What a beach!!

Just fantastic. This is my most favourite beach(so far) in UK!
Truly beautiful

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Evans July 2010

Chesil Beach is a pebble beach, 18 miles long and it stretches west from Portland to West Bay. For much of its length it is separated from the mainland by an area of saline water called the Fleet Lagoon.

As featured on the BBC's Coast series (28/7/2010)

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

September 2009

Fascinating Fossils

Fond chilhood memories of trawling slowly along the beach; the excitement at turning over each new stone that it might be THE ONE, the final resting place of some perfectly preserved prehistoric creature, lying in wait for thousands and thousands of years to be discovered. Would love to return and find some of those elusive ammonites one day.

Nearest walk

Moonfleet Walk (¾ mile)

Take a look at this lovely walk of five miles along the shoreline of Chesil Beach and watch the swans at Abbotsbury. Take a look at the southwest coastal path website for further information.

Nearest town

Weymouth (2 ¾ miles)

A town of two halves - the old town forms a cluster of quirky mismatched cottages around the harbour, while the new town is an elegant parade of Georgian town houses on the seafront.

Also nearby

Abbotsbury Swannery (3 ¼ miles)

Swans have lived here for 600 years; at around the end of May, visitors can watch cygnets taking their first tentative steps.

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

Mr Au September 2012

Abbotsbury Swannery

We spent a really good morning at Abbotsbury Swannery. The walks are pleasant and it is great to be around so many swans. Feeding time is one of the highlights and this takes place at 12.00 and 16.00. Children are invited to feed the swans and this was great fun. We had lunch there and can recommend the food.

It's a short walk from the entrance/shop to the swannery, but you can take a tractor ride which was fun but it does cost 50p each way per person. Also, there's a great maze to get lost in!

If you are taking the family, check out the opening times for the childrens farm. In September, it is only open at the weekends.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Mrs Evans July 2010

As featured on the BBC's Coast series (28/7/2010) - Abbotsbury Swannery in Dorset is unique. This is the only place in the world where you are able to walk through the heart of a colony of nesting Mute Swans. A visit to the Swannery is considered one of the best things to do in Dorset.

Combine your visit with a visit to Abbotsbury Gardens - both well worth the visit. Abbotsbury village itself it very attractive.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

May 2009

Abbotsbury Swannery is a good place for adults and children and they have a petting farm which has a small adventure playground and is very child friendly.

- C Hickton

South Coast Equestrian (250 yards)

This equestrian centre is run by a very enthusiastic husband and wife team. With great knowledge in their industry, they offer a wide variety of equestrian services.

Weymouth Central Beach (2 ½ miles)

Weymouth Central Beach sits alongside the town in a sweeping arc of shingle and powdery sand. Home to all manner of quintessential seaside activities, from crazy golf to Punch and Judy shows to equipment hire, visitors can create their own perfect seaside experience. Lifeguarded by the RNLI, this family-friendly beach is very popular throughout the summer and is a great choice for those looking for a slice of the action.

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

Miss Heather September 2015

Great beach close to amenities and with lots to do. Really cool beach for families and those who like to be where the action is, but not great for those looking for quieter spots as Weymouth tends to get really busy in the summer months.

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens (6 miles)

Planted as a kitchen garden in 1765 by the first Countess of Ilchester, today Abbotsbury Gardens bring together rare and exotic plants from all over the world. Scintillate your senses with a visit to the world famous camellia groves and magnolias, enjoy a sedate stroll in the walled gardens or go wild for the stunning woodland valley views. The BBC's Alan Titchmarsh declared them to be 'one of the finest gardens I have ever visited'. See for yourself. If it leaves your green fingers itching for some action, you can choose from a superb range of quality plants at the Specialist Plant Nursery.

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

Mrs Rees August 2012

Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens

20 acres of beautiful gardens with many exotic and tropical plants. Viewing point to Chesil Beach. Cafe. Beautiful gardens to wander round, full of colour and wonderful plants. Had a lovely lunch in the cafe. Near the village of Abbotsbury which is worth a stop to.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

March 2009

The gardens are lovely and include bridges, ponds and a sculpture trail. A very colourful day out with lots of pretty plants and flowers to look at.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

February 2009

The Swannery and the Children's Farm are also worth a visit. At the farm, there is goat racing, pony riding and a soft play area for children.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

September 2008

Brighten up Your Day

Even on a dull day, these subtropical gardens were a riot of colour -guaranteed to brighten up your day. If you are in the area for a few days, and especially if you have children, it's worth getting a Passport Ticket. This allows you to visit all three attractions at Abbotsbury - the gardens, swannery and children's farm - for a very reasonable price.

South West Artwork CIC (1 mile)

Dedicated to providing and promoting contemporary art in the South West. SWA CIC makes use of historic venues and unusual spaces - a church, an old pumping station, a reclamation yard - to create eye-popping shows of contemporary art.

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