The Local Area

The Jurassic Coast

We are under 30 minutes away from the following famous beaches and coastal towns: Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door, Weymouth, Chesil Beach, Kimmeridgeand Ringstead.

Under an hour away from Studland, Swanage, Sandbanks, West Bay, Charmouth and Lyme Regis.

We can arrange sea fishing trips from Weymouth, Lyme Regis and West Bay.

Walking & Cycling


Barton Cottage is just 5 miles from The Hardy Way, The Jubilee Trail and the South West Coast Path. These offer a wide variety of well signed walks in addition to hundreds of local footpaths and bridleways across the county.


The Ridgeway Cycle Route passes through broadmayne and interconnects with other national bike routes for road based bikes. For those with mountain bikes, Puddletown Forest provides good off road opportunities as well as jumps for dare devils, this is just a 25 minute bike ride or 8 minutes by car.

Travel Links


South Western Railway
- Services from London, Southampton and Bournemouth
Great Western Railway - Services from Bristol and Bath
First Wessex - Local buses to Weymouth, Bridport, Lyme Regis, Axminster
Traveline - All local buses, including around Dorchester and to Poundbury, Sherborne and Blandford