Located in Bere Regis, Dorset
Brickyard Cottage is a cosy terraced cottage on the outskirts of Moreton village in Dorset and can sleep four people in two bedrooms and is pet-friendly.
- Sleeps: 4
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: 2
Brickyard cottage is on the outskirts of Moreton village in Dorset, approximately 8 miles from Dorchester. The cottage has two bedrooms, 1 x double and 1 x single and pull out stacker bed and sleeps four people. The cottage has a kitchen and a cosy sitting room with a dining area that has an open fire and a Rayburn. Outside of the cottage is a well established lawned garden with garden furniture. Brickyard cottage is a cosy cottage situated in an ideal place to explore Dorset on your holiday.
Featuring cottage style doors and a Rayburn Brickyard Cottage is traditionally built property.
After you enter through the hall, cosy up by the open fire in a sitting room. The generous bathroom, decorated in a sky-blue colour, is bright, airy and comfortable, ideal for you to get ready for a day out exploring the area. There are two comfortable bedrooms upstairs Whether you are birding or a twitcher the summer house in the pretty garden along with a small furnished patio is the ideal place to enjoy the many birds who visit the garden, previous guests have described encountering a wide variety of species including woodpeckers.
Well known for its church with windows etched by Whistler Moreton is famed as the final resting place of T.E. Lawrence, more commonly known as Lawrence of Arabia. The area enclosing the cottage is called ‘Thomas Hardy’ Country. His birthplace at Bockhampton and his home at Max Gate are two local interest attractions. Offering provincial beers and a variety of meals The Frampton Arms Inn is just a stroll away.
Dorchester, Weymouth and the many surrounding beaches are just a short car ride away. Moreton Station has a direct line service to Weymouth and to London. Brickyard Cottage is ideally located for exploring South West Dorset's attractions such as Monkey World, the Tank Museum and the wonderful World Heritage Jurassic Coastline. This delightful cottage is the perfect getaway for a break with family or friends.
- Electric central heating with open fire
- Electric hob and oven, microwave, freezer, washing machine, DVD, WiFi, selection of books
- Fuel and power and the first scuttle of coal included in rent
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- A cot is available
- Roadside parking in the lane outside the cottage
- Back garden with furniture
- Two well-behaved dogs welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop 1 mile, pub 5 mins walk
Bere Regis is a small, pretty village in Dorset. If peace and tranquillity are on the agenda, you have found it. Bere Regis was made famous by Thomas Hardy in his classic story ‘Tess of the d'Urbervilles". The village has a shop, post office and two pubs. It is very picturesque with thatched cottages and Bere Regis Church takes centre stage.
There are plenty of cycle and walking trails to discover, in fact, explore Wareham Forest by foot or bike, either way, the paths are smooth and easy. Dogs can join you on this adventure too. Staying around the village then both the Lawrence Ride and Purbeck Ride cycle routes pass through the nearby villages of Briantspuddle and Turnerspuddle and then skirt the southern edge of Bere Regis. The Jubilee Trail walking route passes through Bere Regis towards Moreton village.
The beautiful Athelhampton House is a short drive away on the edge of Puddletown village. Explore the Tudor house and extensive gardens, relax in the cafe for cream tea or dinner. Monkey World, in Wareham, is an all-year-round attraction. Although a very popular tourist attraction, Monkey World does serious work and helps governments around the world to stop the smuggling of primates from the wild. There are over 230 primates at Monkey World of including the home of Europe's only Orang-utan creche. Visit the Tank Museum in Bovington, experience driving a tank or watch the amazing re-enactment of a battle, complete with explosions.