Useful Links

  • Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre
  • Information and fossil discovery walks.
  • Moores Biscuits
  • Long established biscuit maker. Home of the famous “Dorset Knob” Biscuit shop located in the village
  • Whitchurch Purcellian Concerts
  • Outstanding programme of classical music by the country’s most talented young musicians
  • Malabar Trading
  • Bridport shop selling distinctive and high quality textiles and clothing
  • James Verner Furniture
  • Superbly crafted furniture made to individual requirements
  • Shige Takezoes Japanese Green Tea
  • Top quality tea importer, cookery ncourses and superb Japanese cuisine at his house nearby – Pre-booking essential
    (minimum four persons)
  • The Great Dorset Steam Fair
  • The worlds biggest steamfair with masses to see besides
  • Downhouse Farm Garden Cafe
  • Award winning cream teas in a rural setting with grand views across to Chesil Beach and Portland. Makes a great
    destination for a coastal walk from Wisteria Cottage, via Golden Cap.
  • Marshwood Trails
  • Guided walking and cycling tours starting from our cottage. A great way to explore the locality. Electric power-assisted cycles make going up our hills much more fun.
  • The Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis
  • Charming seaside theatre in great location. Varied entertainment programme
  • The Town Mill, Lyme Regis
  • Restored watermill, art gallery, pottery studios and nearby bakery and coffee
    house, selling produce made by one of the UK’s top bakers
  • The Mill Tea & Dining Room, Lyme Regis
  • Old School Glamour, Fine Dining & Plenty Of English Character
  • Seaton Tramway
  • Relaxing tramrides along the Axe
    Estuary nature reserve to the interesting
    small Georgian town of Colyton
  • River Cottage Events
  • Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s feasts,
    events, courses, shop and cafe
  • Bridport Radio
  • Tongue-in cheek look at everything you need to know about Bridport and the surrounding area

  • Electric Palace Bridport
  • Restored art deco cinema. Great venue for films, live music and other events. Brasserie restaurant and bars in the foyer


  • Axminster Power Tool Centre
  • Famous throughout the land! Only 15 minutes drive from here.w

  • Bridport By Night
  • Wonderful video short made by Stephen Banks

  • Live Traffic Reports
  • Up to date travel information before you set off

  • Weldmar Hospicecare Trust
  • Local charitable organisation providing excellent palliative care to the

  • Clare Trenchard
  • Sculptor, Garden, studio. Visits by appointment. Courses suitable for
    beginners and those with previous experience


  • Bizley Art
  • Artist and Gallery in Lyme Regis specialising in Natural Science and
    Astronomical subjects