Located in Weymouth, Dorset
This well-presented character cottage is in the town of Weymouth in Dorset and can sleep 5 people in 2 bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 5
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: No
The Ferryman is a well-presented character cottage situated in the town of Weymouth in Dorset and benefits from exciting and uninterrupted views across the harbour. The cottage can sleep 5 people in 1 double and single, 1 twin single bedrooms as well as a family bathroom. The rest of the cottage is made up of a fitted kitchen/dining room and a sitting room. Parking permit for nearby public car park included for 1 car and an enclosed patio with furniture. The Ferryman will suit families or couples perfectly located close to the town centre and walking distance to the beach.
The Ferryman is a well-presented character cottage on the harbourside in Weymouth. It offers exciting and uninterrupted views across the harbour and the perfect spot to sit and watch harbour life unfold each day, from landing the daily catch to luxury yachts gliding by.
With its lovely street-level harbour views the kitchen diner is the perfect place to cook up a storm and then sit back and relax whilst you enjoy your meal. The sitting room on the first floor gives you a different view altogether and whilst it’s a cosy place to curl up and read a good book or watch TV, you are more likely to spend your time gazing out at the harbour. The fashionable Brewers Quay area with its restaurants and coffee houses is only a minute or two's walk from the front door and provides the perfect excuse for having a night off from cooking.
Weymouth's award-winning beach with its golden sands invites you to swim in the safe shallow waters, don’t forget to take a stroll on the esplanade with delicious local ice cream. Watching the sunset over the bridge from the magnificent lounge picture window makes for a dazzling end to a perfect day when you book a holiday at The Ferryman. Within 30 minutes drive of The Ferryman, you will find many stunning places to visit including; Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door, Ringstead Bay, Chesil Beach, Portland Bill, and West Bay.
- Gas central heating
- Dishwasher, washing machine and dryer, fridge, DVD
- Book library
- Parking permit for the nearby car park
- Fuel and power inc in rent
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- Sorry, no smoking
- Sorry, no pets
Weymouth is a busy seaside town and lies on the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. Weymouth's golden sandy beach has received the Quality Coast Award. This is because of good quality water, well-developed facilities and beach supervision. There are plenty of supermarkets and a variety of shops. There is a wide choice of cafes and restaurants, offering a range of cuisines. As a result, you are spoilt for choice. Weymouth is famous for its fresh seafood. You can often see the local fishermen unloading their daily catch from the Harbour. It is from the harbour that you can pick up boat tours. These include a tour of the Jurassic coast and a water taxi from Weymouth to Portland.
Weymouth Attractions and Activities
Lodmoor Country Park is fantastic for the children and adults to explore and rest for a picnic. In addition, try your hand at crazy golf or let the children drive in the little go-kart track. Let the children loose in the Pirate Ship Play Park or the Green Gym. Slide down the wonky slide or walk the dog through the woodland paths. RSPB Nature Reserve is next to Lodmoore Park displaying details of all the Marsh birds in the area. Also, there is a cafe for refreshments after all the exploring. Sandworld is by the cycle path at Lodmoor park. Be amazed at the awesome sculptures made by local artists. You can let the children take turns to make their own sand sculpture. In addition, view smaller displays along the seafront. In conclusion, the attention to detail that goes into these will amaze you.
The Sea Life Centre is full of marine animals and much much more. The Centre is jam-packed full of fun rides and activities for the children. There are also rides galore along the seafront with arcades that stay open in the evenings. A little train will take you along the length of the seafront. Here you will find Donkey rides on the beach are available. Punch and Judy play on the seafront during the summer. A short walk away is the Nothe Fort which holds events for both adults and children. Weymouth is well known for the Red Arrows display which happens on Carnival Day. You can watch the action from the beach and see the fireworks from the bay. At night, colourful lasers light up the seafront and the promenade. The Pavillion theatre holds regular live shows.