Fiddlesticks Cottage

Located in Beaminster, Dorset

Fiddlesticks Cottage is in the attractive country town of Beaminster and nestles beneath the rolling West Dorset downland within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 1


Fiddlesticks Cottage is a pretty, detached, 19th-century cottage in the thriving little Dorset town of Beaminster. Stone-built and gorgeous inside, the cottage can sleep four people in two bedrooms, a double and a twin. There’s an attractive sitting room with a smart fireplace and electric wood burner style fire, a sunny kitchen with dining area and a little outhouse-cum-sunroom with a comfy sofa, good for steamy cuppas on cool days. Outside is a sweet little paved sitting area with table and chairs and parking on road. With lots to see and do nearby, Fiddlesticks is a comfortable cottage for all seasons.

Property Details

Fiddlesticks Cottage is a detached, stone, 19th-century cottage in the small town of Beaminster. Set in beautiful West Dorset countryside the area is a walkers dream with a huge network of walks scattering the countryside in all directions. You are just a short drive to the amazing World Heritage Jurassic Coast with Lyme Regis, Bridport and West Bay all within easy reach. You are close to the Devon border allowing you even greater flexibility of where to explore. Beaminster itself is very pretty, has some great local shops, has a museum and has a good choice of where to eat out. Mapperton House and Gardens is on your doorstep and was voted the Nation's Finest Manor House by Country Life and was the location for the film 'Far from the Madding Crowd'.

The accommodation at Fiddlesticks Cottage comprises a sitting room with an electric wood burner, TV, Blu-ray and DVD player, WiFi and a sunroom for further options to relax. There is a dining area for four and the kitchen comes equipped with an electric oven with an induction hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and washing machine. There are two bedrooms arranged as a king-size double and a twin. The bathroom has a bath with shower over, basin and toilet and there is a ground floor shower room. Please note Fiddlesticks Cottage does not accept children under the age of seven.

Outside is a rear enclosed paved area complete with furniture. The cottage accepts one well-behaved dog. There is off-road parking available for one car. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.


  • Central heating with electric fires
  • Microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Blu-ray, DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Parking on a quiet road near to the cottage
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub less than 1 mile from property
  • Note: This property does not accept children under 7


Ground floor bathroom
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Pet Friendly



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Area Details


Beaminster is a small, picturesque town in the heart of West Dorset's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The town has many local artists living here. In fact, the Beaminster Festival held in late June celebrates local artists and much more. Beaminster has two supermarkets, craft shops, and a cafe. Natural beauty is all around this town and an array of walks to explore either by foot or by bike. If you prefer to try something a little more unusual, explore the area in the company of Llamas or Donkey Walking Adventures. Mapperton House and Gardens is not only beautiful but is also free to RHS members. It lies just a short distance away and is a great day out. It is no stranger to featuring in films, you may have seen it in Daphne Du Maurier's "Rebecca". Famous faces you may see in the town include Martin Clunes who has now been a resident of the area for many years.

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