Located in Dorchester, Dorset
Little Britain is a Portland stone style property situated a short stroll from Dorchester town centre, with three bedrooms sleeping five people.
- Sleeps: 5
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: No
Little Britain near the heart of Dorchester has three bedrooms, 1 x king-size (with en-suite), 1 x twin and 1 x single with a family bathroom. With a cottage style kitchen with a dining area and a separate sitting room. The property has a patio garden with furniture and parking can be found around the property. Little Britain is an ideal location for being able to enjoy walking in and around Dorchester and also exploring further afield.
Little Britain is a smart Portland stone style property in the most perfect location for strolling into the heart of the county town of Dorchester, where you can find a combination of shopping and historical visitor attractions. Perfect for a family of five, this carefully planned property has spacious rooms and has been tastefully finished and furnished ensuring a pleasurable holiday.
Prepare your meals in the modern well-equipped kitchen and enjoy them with all family on the dining table. Plan your day on comfortable leather sofas or admire beautiful artwork on the walls, some of it made by the owner.
The garden is the perfect place if you fancy having a lazy afternoon in a private and securely walled garden. The traditional high street of Dorchester has well-known shops and it’s complemented by lanes peppered with charming boutique shops and independents. Dorchester boasts more than four museums including one dedicated to dinosaurs and another to teddy bears. The beautiful borough gardens have tennis courts, a play area and a bandstand.
Other 'must dos' in and around Dorchester include Maiden Castle, an original Roman Townhouse, and a visit to Poundbury. Around 10 miles away is the coast at Weymouth with a long sandy beach and traditional beach entertainments such as donkey rides and Punch and Judy shows. Little Britain is the perfect home for a family or friends wanting to be close to the town centre as well as take the benefit of an abundance of countryside walks starting right at your doorstep.
- Gas central heating
- Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, DVD, CD, WiFi, selection of books
- Fuel and power included in rent
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- A cot is available
- Roadside parking subject to availability, alternative parking in nearby Lubbecke Way
- Garden with furniture
- Sorry, no pets and no smoking
- Shop and pub 5 mins
- River 5 mins
Dorchester is the county town of Dorset and is a town for all seasons. This vibrant, bustling town has an array of "brand name" shops as well as banks and local independent shops up the side streets. Cafes, test rooms, pubs, restaurants, and takeaways catering to all tastes can be found here. There is also a weekly market on Wednesdays selling local produce. Dorchester is the birthplace of Thomas Hardy and he based his novel, The Mayor of Casterbridge, on Dorchester. Open all year round, Max Gate, the childhood home of Thomas Hardy, now owned by the National Trust, is well worth a visit.
Visit Wolfeton House set in beautiful water meadows, in the nearby village of Charminster. Visit Athelhampton House and Gardens or visit Kingston Maurwood, a Georgian mansion surrounded by 35 acres of gardens. Dorchester Park often has open-air concerts in the bandstand or an open-air cinema in the summer months. The park has a mini open-air gym and a large expanse of grass for the children to run around. For the adults there is a cafe, sit for a picnic or a coffee and watch the kids explore. Join the Dorchester Town Ghost Walks and discover the many haunted buildings. The Dorset County Show attracts visitors from near and far. It is a two-day event, featuring horse competitions, funfair, crafts, and is a chance for the local farmers to show their prized animals and produce. There is so much to do here for all the family.
Visit the Keep Military Museum, 4 floors of military history focusing on the Dorsetshire regiment over the past 500 years. Try the Dorset County Museum or The Dinosaur Museum, an award-winning museum with life-size dinosaur reconstructions, fossils, and more. Finally, explore the Teddy Bear Museum, house, and shop. This is a celebration of all things stuffed in teddy form that will delight those young of heart.