Benjy’s Cottage

Located in Burton Bradstock, Dorset

Full of character, this 16th century Grade II listed thatched cottage enjoys an idyllic location in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is in a great location to explore the region.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: No


This charming cottage is located on a quiet lane in the heart of the coastal village of Burton Bradstock. You will find two pubs, a village shop and sandy Hive Beach which is less than half a mile walk from the cottage. Beyond the village, is the historic market town of Bridport which is within 3 miles. Or take a trip to Weymouth which sits further along the coast 17 miles away, where you can visit the oceanic exhibits of the Jurassic Skyline and the Victorian Nothe Fort harbour along with an abundance of charming seaside shops and eateries. Head just 12.5 miles in the opposite direction to visit the Dinosaurland Fossil Museum and Monmouth Beach in the picture-perfect town of Lyme Regis. If countryside walks are more your thing, you are within easy reach of the East Devon AONB and the rolling Blackdown Hills.

Upon entry, you’ll step into the spacious and light-filled lounge/dining room offering bags of character and traditional cottage charm with its fireplace and colourful soft furnishings. Fire up the traditional wood burner and sink into the sofa for cosy evenings in front of the Smart TV or watch a DVD. A step up leads to the compact yet well-equipped kitchen offering everything you’ll need to cook up the catch of the day before sitting down in the snug dining area to enjoy it. A wet room complete with WC is also located on the ground floor. Please note, there is reduced height in the eaves of this room. When the day is done, make your way up the cottage style winding staircase to discover a bright and airy bedroom boasting a king-size bed with reduced head height in the eaves.

To the rear of the cottage, a low doorway leads out to a gently sloping enclosed garden complete with flower beds, fruit trees. Linked by a set of small stone steps is a terraced area where you can start your morning with a coffee as you take in your peaceful surroundings or enjoy a spot of al fresco dining during the warmer months. Furthermore, you are within walking distance of the popular Hive Beach, so you can truly appreciate this wonderful location. The cottage offers roadside parking.


  • This charming thatched cottage is tucked away in a picturesque village and is an ideal bolt-hole for couples
  • Walking distance to the beach and South West Coast Path on the Jurassic Coast
  • Nestled within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, equidistant to Weymouth and Lyme Regis
  • 1 bedroom with a king-size bed (reduced height in eaves)
  • 1 wet room on the ground floor with WC (reduced height in eaves)
  • Electric hob and oven, under counter fridge/freezer, microwave and washing machine
  • Enclosed garden with a seating area
  • Please note, there is a little-used right of way through the garden to the adjoining cottage
  • Heating included
  • Woodburner (logs included October end of April)
  • Roadside parking on a village lane
  • Smart TV and DVD
  • Selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Beach, pubs and shop within a short stroll
  • Regret no children


Close to coast
Downstairs bathroom
Ground floor bathroom
Ground floor facilities
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Real Fire
Washing machine



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Area Details

Burton Bradstock

Burton Bradstock is a pretty village famous for its sandstone cliffs. You can reach the nearby villages of West Bay and West Bexington along the South West Coast Path. Burton Bradstock has a few pubs, a post office, tearooms, and cafes. The cliffs show alternate hard and soft layered geology of the Bridport Sands which make it appear to glow bright gold in the sunlight, a spectacular and mesmerizing sight. A break in the cliff formation provides access to the National Trust owned Hive Beach. The beach is very popular with families and is a favourite with visitors and locals who enjoy walking their dogs and enjoying a meal at The Hive Beach Cafe. The village also plays host to the wonderful Spring Tide Food Festival each May. This gives visitors the chance to sample and buy local produce including a selection of local beer and cider.

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