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Wootton Fitzpaine with Barn and Cider Cottages in the foreground.  Campsite to the left

Cider Cottage furthest from the road, Barn Cottage with the car outside and the games room nearest the entrance


Attractions, Places, Things to do and see, Food and Drink and also Services

NEW:  Bridport and West Bay - new website

A lot of local and visitor information and interest

Maps and information

Jurassic Coastwestover farm holiday cottages and wootton fitzpaine

Westover farm cottages are within 1 miles of the world renowned Jurassic Coast, in Dorset, providing stunning scenery for walking, be it a stroll, or a 50 mile hike. The West Dorset coast also offers one of the richest areas for fossil hunting in the world.

See the world heritage coast website for further details.

Walking from Westover Farm

Exploring on foot

Superb walking countryside - hills, streams, cliffs, woodland and beautiful pastoral countryside with small fields and big bushy hedges.

The Monarch's Way footpath follows the river valley down to Charmouth and the Jurassic Coast.

                                                                                                                                                                          (A half-hour comfortable walk to the sea)

We provide walking maps at the cottages

local countryside and footpaths for walking
View of the Sea at Charmouth taken from nearby Thistle Hill

Hunting for fossils at Charmouth




The beach at Charmouth

Snowdrops in a field by the cottages (last February)

Local Attractions and Things to do

West Dorset Tourism Website. Which gives a good overview of activities in the area. For images of the surrounding towns and landscape see our photo gallery.

Further information and links are included below;

Westover farm

You are welcome to roam around our 150 acre farm (except for the farm building areas)

We can arrange farm tours


Details about the Farm              


riding on bridleways on the coast in westdorset
fishing on beach charmouth lyme regis


Things to do and see in this area


Click on this link for lots of ideas

Great days out within easy reach of the cottages




golf lyme regis
Cycling in rural lanes in the quiet west dorset countryside

Local food and drink

There are numerous good pubs and restaurants, farm shops and local producers

  We have listed many excellent local places

Local food and drink


Extremely good reports from visitors going to:

The Three Horseshoes, Powerstock, DT6 3TF


About 12 miles from Westover Farm


Pet friendly places

The link below takes you to local places and establishments where your pet is welcome

Pet friendly places

walking on southwest coastal path at golden cap



West Dorset offers hundreds of walks, including the Southwest coastal path, which passes 1 mile from our cottages. Also there is the Monach's Way which commences at Lyme Regis and follows the route taken by the rebellious Duke of Monmouth and his army in 1685.  For more information on local walks you can visit the West Dorset Tourism website or local Ramblers Association.

The area is ideal for Dog walking but there are restrictions along some areas of Charmouth beach.  Full details are given on:


chapel at Abbotsbury west dorset


The county was involved in the Monmouth Rebellion Nowadays you can follow the Duke of Monmouth's route by walking on the liberty trail.


The Tunnel Target Sports Centre

Opened July 2010

The Tunnel.  Target Sports Centre

Less than a mile away

We belong to the Bridport and District Tourism Association

There are many other local attractions and activities

Visit Devon South Devon is very accessible from Westover Farm

The coast, Dartmoor, places to visit, Exeter

The county border into Devon is only 2 miles away



Axminster, Charmouth, Hawkchurch area

0777 924 7264

Mobile Hairdresser - in the comfort of our cottages/your home

Hair and Beauty


Weddings - Hair & Beauty for the special day - Hairdresser

Top quality professional work.  Thoroughly recommended



Something Different

A few ideas


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