Wootton Fitzpaine and
in West Dorset, 2 miles from the Devon border. We are 1½
to the village of
Charmouth, or 25 minutes walk across
the fields on the Monarch's Way footpath. 3 miles to Lyme Regis.
Rural peace, yet easy access to shops and other amenities. An area
famous for its locally produced food.
range of shops and eating places.
It has a safe beach,
popular with swimmers in summer and walkers the whole year round. There
is a Heritage coast centre (free entry, open all year) on the seafront
that provides fossil collecting guidance, guided fossil walks and
interactive displays of our prehistoric history.
(3 miles) is a picturesque and historic seaside town,
with its sandy beach and famous ancient Cob Harbour. Visitors can meander around the narrow streets, and browse leisurely in
the fascinating shops, galleries and the wonderful
museum. Visit the Town Mill, right at the bottom of the town. There
are many quality restaurants which serve
local food (Mark
Hix), and literary connections with famous authors such as Thomas
Hardy, Jane Austen and
(his house is being restored).
(5 miles), a small market town for supermarkets, banks and also
Bridport (8 miles) for lovers of food, music, arts and drama.
is easily explored from Westover Farm. The
Jurassic Coaster X53 Bus Service
stops at Charmouth
Barn Cottage and Cider Cottage are
summer holidays - walk to
the beach at
- see the local
cosy winter breaks with
evenings around the log burners
spring and autumn
walking, exploring and viewing the local area
special occasions - rent
both cottages for large family groups. (Extra rooms can be
available at the farmhouse
River Cottage HQ at Park Farm and the Cafeteria at Axminster are close
West Bay, famous for
Broadchurch, the TV programme, is just 9 miles away.
Also within a half hour drive -