Little Kershay

Located in Bridport

Little Kershay is a quaint holiday cottage located in Salwayash just to the north of Bridport and is the perfect pet-friendly couples retreat in West Dorset.

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


Little Kershay is a stunning new conversion, perfect for couples, and ideally located to explore the Jurassic Coastline and bustling market towns of Bridport and Lyme Regis. It is modern, light and airy, with an attractive patio area and all its rooms are on the ground floor. Nestled away in nearby Salway Ash, a quaint hamlet on the outskirts of Bridport, but close enough to enjoy the charming harbour of West Bay (recently made famous by the TV series Broadchurch) and the Heritage Coast. For friends and larger families, there is also the opportunity to book Little Whittle in the same location.

Nearby Bridport town is a vibrant and attractive Georgian location, now becoming better known for its lively arts scene and excellent local food. Every Wednesday and Saturday Bridport holds a famous street Market with stalls selling curiosities, amazing artisan food and bric-a-brac. This small market town is able to boast independent, award-winning, butchers, bakers, greengrocers and a brewery! There is also a museum, a restored Art Deco cinema (which doubles up as a concert venue and theatre), and an Arts Centre.

Often referred to as the ‘Pearl of Dorset’, Lyme Regis is well known for its literary association with Jane Austen as well as its diverse geology which people from across the world flock to in the hunt for fossils. The historic old town retains an olde worlde charm with small streets filled with galleries, boutique shops and famed gastro restaurants and cafés. Its sheltered south-facing beaches are safe for children and water sports enthusiasts alike with great fishing and leisure boat opportunities available from the Cobb harbour. For those who would like a change of scene and a day away from the beach, the surrounding rolling countryside, which is an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, boasts walking and cycling in abundance or perhaps while away a few days exploring pretty East Devon fishing villages such as Beer and Branscombe or head to the market town of Axminster to sample Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage Canteen.


Ground floor: Rear entrance through the french doors to an open plan living area all on one level; Lounge area with sofa, armchair and Flatscreen TV, along with dining table and chairs. Kitchen with oven and hob, fridge with ice box compartment and microwave. Bedroom 1 with King size bed and en suite shower room with large walk-in shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.


Patio and lawned garden with a wooden dining table, chairs and parasol. A pet should be accompanied when in the garden.


Parking for one car near the front of the property. A gently sloping gravel path leads to the cottage.


  • Included: Bed linen, towels, (guests must provide their own beach towels), WiFi, electricity and central heating. Travel cot and highchair available upon request. Please bring your own cot linen.
  • Pets: One small, well behaved dog welcome in public areas of property only (not bedrooms). Pet Charge: £30.00 per pet per week.
  • Telephone: Mobile reception mixed.
  • Smoking: Not permitted.
  • Local facilities: Pub: 700m to the Anchor Inn or 8 mins by car to the Hare and Hounds, Waytown.
  • Shops: Washing pool Farm shop 2 miles. Bridport town centre 3 miles . Beach: West Bay is 5 miles. Lyme Regis: 12 miles by car.


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



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Area Details


Bridport is a small, busy market town on Dorset's Jurassic Coast. The town has quite a few independent shops, a supermarket, cafes and restaurants. There are also local markets here each week. Bridport has an arts centre, cinema, and museum. The museum includes an exhibition of the town's long history of rope-making amongst other exhibits. The town hosts the local food festival for a week at the end of June and ends with the Round Table Beer Festival. The town holds its annual carnival on the third Saturday in August. Visit Palmers Thatched Brewery to sample local beers and ale. Explore Mangerton Mill which is still a working water mill, visit the tea rooms attached and finish off with a country walk by the river.

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