Cottages in West Bay

Cottages in West Bay

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Highlights in West Bay

  • Beautiful and safe beaches
  • Seaside cottages
  • Adventure water activities
  • Delicious food

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Cottages in West Bay

Sensational Cottages in the heart of West Bay

Located in England very close to the Jurassic Coast in Dorset, less than 2 miles from Bripord, West Bay is a unique place to take a relaxing holiday. Here you will have outstanding cottages at your disposal with all the comforts you may need, in the centre of the bay surrounded by the most beautiful beaches, with crystal clear waters and white sands, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for its unmatched geological beauty. Like Chesil beach, in this splendid bay you will have the opportunity to enjoy the wonders of nature in the relaxing sea.

Extraordinary seaside cottages

The charming West Bay, offers magnificent, comfortable, quiet and extraordinary cottages with beautiful views of the harbour for a wonderful holiday, include gas underfloor heating, TV, DVDs, games, selection of books, spacious rooms with double and king beds, fully equipped bathrooms, also has plenty space kitchen with microwave, electric oven, hob, fridge and much more, in addition you will find free Wi-Fi and off the road parking. These beautiful cottages are located in the heart of the bay just a few minutes’ walk from shops, markets, restaurants and more.

Travellers and activities

West Bay for families

You can visit the port of West Bay, located in the English Channel, which has suffered constantly from the attacks of bad weather, known in the past as Bridport Harbor, it is the perfect place to share a unique family holiday, here you can do lovely picnics, go rowing boat rides or rent a boat to stroll along the coast, take a walk along the old train tracks to Bridport where you can taste delicious beers. If what you are looking for is a quieter beach to relax and enjoy with the children, you should visit West Bay east beach, surrounded by incredible sand cliffs, it offers many routes to walk quietly, although it is a site of scientific interest, for the search of fossils, it has a lot to offer its visitors, it is one of the safest and quietest beaches for children, and they can practice diving, sailing, swimming, jet skiing and much more, also it has many shops and restaurants nearby and easy parking for a day of full enjoyment.

West Bay for adventure seekers

If you want to experience something new and adventurous on this holiday, you must try one of the fun boat trips that Lyme Bay RIB Charter has for you, located in a traditional fishing port west of West Bay, includes a tour of all the picturesque places near the bay like Weymouth, Brixham, Torquay, Regis and others more. Very close to the world heritage coast. Venture into the West Bay Blast, a boat ride bordering approximately 6 miles of coastline at full speed, with turns, jumps in the water, feel the adrenaline in this fantastic tour of a quarter of an hour, being able to extend a little more, depending on sea ​​conditions, children over 5 years old are allowed on the tour, it is an excellent opportunity to get to know West Bay and its surroundings in a different and fun way, additionally, you will find many options to eat and shop.

The magnificent West Bay Beach, served as a location for its coastal landscapes, for the filming of 3 seasons of the famous suspense series Broadchurch.

Top 7 travel tips in West Bay

1. Find the past at the West Bay Discover Centre.

Just metres from the West Bay waterfront, a small Methodist church tells the history of the bay's past, interesting nature facts, and some current events. The West Bay discover centre, winner of several awards, offers its visitors a tour with interactive tools where they will have to be very attentive to discover their own historical finds and share it at the end with the staff, enjoy its guided tours, events, and thematic exhibitions that change as the year passes. This is a place full of fun and history.

2. Visit The Riverside Restaurant

if your favourite food is seafood?, you should come to the Riverside Restaurant, winner of the award for best seafood restaurant, this place has an extensive menu of exquisite seafood, fish and many more, with the best and incredible views of the river and the sea. From its large windows, the place entirely made of natural wood, offers two levels to enjoy, with ample and comfortable space to taste a delicious meal with the best company.

3. Shop in the Customs House

If you are walking through West Bay, and you want to spend a shopping day, you must visit The customs house, it is a store located in a 3-story building, classified as grade 2, for its unique architecture, here you can find articles of more than 100 local merchants and artists from the area, from antiques, vintage clothing, art, souvenirs for family and friends, household and fishing items and many more. You will also find a charming café to end a day of shopping. In the customs house you will find everything you are looking for and much more.

4. Enjoy a day of fishing in West Bay.

One of the most fun activities to do as a family is to enjoy a day of boat trips and even more fun if you can fish! In West Bay you can enjoy the tour of the bay throwing the fishing nets into the sea, many of its visitors spend a pleasant afternoon with laughter competing for who fishes the most, to prepare a delicious meal and take few home, get closer to the bay and get hooked on this family fishing adventure visit West Bay fishing trips and experience a different day.

5. Have a snack in the West Bay tea room.

This charming tea room, to the west of the bay, has lunches, brunches, coffees, ice creams, desserts and many more to eat, with a first class service and gluten-free options, such as its delicious iced tea with fruits and the speciality its exquisite cakes, this place will not disappoint you comfortable and cosy with easy parking, you must take a walk around this place and taste a traditional British tea highly recommended by its visitors.

6. Discover West Bay Canoes

If you are on holiday in West Bay you must enjoy a day of outdoor activities and water sports with your family or with your partner with West Bay Canoes take the canoe ride on the river and admire its fauna, try paddle sports for an incredible experience, and if you don't know how to do it, don't worry, this place has the best instructors and offers the most complete courses, so you can learn everything you need for this aquatic adventure.

7. Visit Quarterdeck Tavern at Durbeyfield House

This is definitely one of the most frequented places by locals and visitors to the West Bay due to its great variety of dishes and drinks, in addition, it also has one of the most pleasant and delightful environment in the entire area to share, and Its prices are unbeatable with any other in the place, this site is a mandatory stop, and you must include it in your holiday in the west bay

Information about cottages in West Bay

🏡 Cottages available: 25 properties.
💳 Discount available: up to -46%.
🌙 Minimum price per night: from £27.
⭐ Most popular amenities: Wi-Fi, garden and balcony.
🐾 Pet-friendly: 11 properties.
📶 For workation: 96% of the properties.

FAQs: Cottages in West Bay

Which services are available at the cottages in West Bay?

Out of all of the facilities you can find on Holidu, it seems that the cottages in West Bay have everything that tourists wish for! Here, cottages generally have a variety of amenities, the most popular being: Wi-Fi (96%), garden (39%), and balcony (30%)... Tempted?

What are the reviews like for the cottages in West Bay?

On average, the cottages here are pretty highly rated. According to Holidu, 22% of cottages have a rating equivalent to or higher than 4.5 stars. This is a relatively high percentage which allows us to confirm that you will easily find the ideal cottage for a wonderful holiday!

Are the cottages in West Bay pet-friendly?

Of course! In West Bay, 39% of the cottages offer the possibility for travellers to take their pets with them, and 39% even have a garden!

Do the cottages in West Bay mostly come with an internet connection?

Yes! According to Holidu's data, 96% of cottages in West Bay have Wi-Fi. You will be able to access your emails and favourite social media sites at any time!

What is the average price for cottages in West Bay?

Most of the cottages in West Bay (100%) tend to cost less than £100 a night. Therefore, this destination is perfect for booking an affordable cottage!

Are the cottages in West Bay suitable for holidays with friends or better for a holiday as a small group?

Judging by last year's information, 83% of cottages are perfect for families with up to four travellers. Approximately 78% of the cottages here include at least two separate bedrooms. This is the ideal destination for families of four!

When planning a luxurious stay in West Bay, are cottages a good choice?

By looking at Holidu, we can assure you that the cottages in West Bay are often the ideal option for those who want to experience a luxury trip. This is because in West Bay, 0% of accommodations have a swimming pool, 39% have a garden and even 0% have a sauna. Also, if what you are looking for is lots of space, 83% of the cottages can accommodate big groups, and 39% have green spaces nearby.

If you are thinking of travelling to West Bay do you know what is the most suitable time of the year?

The characteristics of the accommodation in West Bay demonstrate that it is a holiday destination that can adapt to all types of tourists and times of the year. This is because there are properties with swimming pools, air conditioning and even fireplaces. Therefore, you will be able to enjoy West Bay when you feel like it.

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