Strongate Cottage Rural Retreat
“A perfect escape for up to 4 guests to a country and rural retreat.” - VisitEngland Assessor
Our Inspector's view
Strongate cottage is a traditional thatched property in a peaceful location, a perfect escape to the country. Located three miles north of Bridport on a small working farm. The cottage sleeps four – two bedrooms upstairs, one with twin beds, one with double. The bathroom has a bath with shower attachment. Downstairs there's a galley kitchen and lounge. Pretty garden, pet friendly. Non smokers only please. The Jurassic coastline of West Bay is five miles away.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Total units: 2
- Maximum occupancy: 4
- Children welcome
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Child gates
- Private garden
- Lawn area
- Garden furniture
- Dish washer
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- Sky or freeview
- Linens provided
- Towels provided
- Low season minimum price: £700
- High season minimum price: £1050
- Closed: 1st February to 1st November
- Changeover day: Saturday during high seasoning, short breaks available on any day changeover at other times
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About the area
Dorset means rugged varied coastlines and high chalk downlands. Squeezed in among the cliffs and set amid some of Britain’s most beautiful scenery is a chain of picturesque villages and seaside towns. Along the coast you’ll find the Lulworth Ranges, which run from Kimmeridge Bay in the east to Lulworth Cove in the west. Together with a stretch of East Devon, this is Britain’s Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, noted for its layers of shale and numerous fossils embedded in the rock. Among the best-known natural landmarks on this stretch of the Dorset coast is Durdle Door, a rocky arch that has been shaped and sculpted to perfection by the elements. The whole area has the unmistakable stamp of prehistory.
Away from Dorset’s magical coastline lies a landscape with a very different character and atmosphere, but one that is no less appealing. Here, winding, hedge-lined country lanes lead beneath lush, green hilltops to snug, sleepy villages hidden from view and the wider world. The people of Dorset are justifiably proud of the achievements of Thomas Hardy, its most famous son, and much of the county is immortalised in his writing.
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