Located in Burton Bradstock, Dorset

Lilliput is a charming detached cottage in the peaceful village of Shipton Gorge, sleeping six people in three bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 2


Lilliput is a beautiful cottage in Shipton Gorge, with three bedrooms, 2 x double, 1 x twin (can be king-size) sleeping six people. There is also a shower room and bathroom. There is an open plan living area with a kitchen, dining and sitting area. Outside of the property is a calm and tranquil well-established cottage garden with a lawned area, patio and furniture. There is also garage parking for one car and off-road parking for one in front of the garage. Lilliput is a perfect tranquil retreat in the charming village of Shipton Gorge.

Property Details

Secreted quietly away in the beautiful Dorset village of Shipton Gorge.

Lilliput is a charming detached holiday cottage sleeping up to guests in a comfortable hideaway from busy city life. Only two miles from the wonderful Jurassic coastline and enclosed by breath-taking countryside, this cottage is the perfect location from which to explore Dorset on foot, by car or on the bus.

For those seeking an ideal country walking base or explorers of our rugged historic coastline to those who seek the peace and tranquillity of the countryside and a slower pace of life – it’s a hidden gem. Sit back and unwind in the sunny garden and terrace, stocked with beautiful plants and bird feeders. Whether a birder or twitcher, you'll be sure to enjoy the birds dance on the feeders. If you look in the guest book you will see previous guests describing the bird visitors they have seen, and challenging following guests to do the same.

The picturesque village of Burton Bradstock, Hive Beach, West Bay with lovely harbour and the market town of Bridport are all close and after you have unpacked and ready to explore are well worth visiting.

Lilliput welcomes two well-behaved dogs although the owners do ask not to leave them unattended. The numerous eating places such as The New Inn, The Anchor and Hive Beach Cafe are all dog friendly. Venture to the west and you will find the tallest cliff in the South coast - Golden Cap. Charminster and Lyme Regis famous for their fossils are close by too. Those looking for more adventure can have a little longer drive to Abbotsbury, the Isle of Portland, Weymouth, Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door to the East. With everything so easily accessible this makes Lilliput the perfect retreat at any time of the year for a family or a group of friends.


  • Gas central heating
  • Gas oven with gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Garage for one car and off-road parking for one car in front of the garage accessed a short way along an unmade, unlit road
  • Garden with patio and furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs are welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Farm shop 5 min, pub 5 min
  • Beach 3 miles


Ground floor bathroom
Ground floor bedroom
Ground floor facilities
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
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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