Property Details

ETB Rating:
Near to: Bridport
Sleeps: 1-10
Price range: £250 - £950
Cottages: 2
Total capacity: 20
Change over day: Friday


Short breaks: Yes
Smoking: No
Pets: Yes
Disabled friendly: No
Wifi: No
Linen & Towels: Yes
Cots/highchairs No
Near to coast Yes
Near pub Yes
Near to golf Yes
Near to fishing No
Indoor pool No
Outdoor pool No
Sea/river view No
Play facilities No
Onsite parking Yes

Fern Down Farm, Dorchester

Fern Down Farm

About Fern Down Farm, Dorchester

Escape from the noise, bustle and lights to our beautiful self catering holiday cottage and barn in the rural West Dorset countryside, close to Bridport, Dorchester and the coast.

Enjoy, stunning rural views  from the cottage, barn and surrounding land with birdsong, stars and far reaching sunsets in our 132 acres of open spaces, woodland, streams, and pond.  Relax in the peaceful surroundings or see our working farm in operation, meeting farm animals and friendly livestock.  Activities include:
•deer and badger watching on the farm
•woodland, bluebell and stream walks included through the local walk network
•the Dorset Heritage Coast only 8 miles away
•the bustling local market towns of Bridport and Dorchester
•numerous tourist attractions, from wildlife parks to museums, all local to the farm
•getting involved (not obligatory!) with the every day activities of a working farm
•free pick-up from the local pubs/restaurants after a few pints
•doing as much or as little as you want on holiday

The Barn

A detached 200-year-old stone and slate barn which was converted in 2005 and is set in its own walled courtyard with spectacular views of rural Dorset.

The barn is spacious and light, with open plan mezzanine floored design.  Disabled friendly with easy level access from car parking along side through front door and French windows in bedroom.  The accommodation is flexible – part of the barn can be shut off for 1-4 guests and sleeps up to a total of 10 in 2 double mezzanine bedrooms with ensuite bath/shower rooms.

The Cottage

Fern Down Cottage is detached and set high on a chalk ridge with superb rural views and sleeps 8 people comfortably

The cottage is spacious, with a sitting room, kitchen and dining room, downstairs loo and separate double bedroom with sofa bed on the ground floor (should sleeping to 10 people be required).  Upstairs, around a galleried corridor are two large double bedrooms, one large twin, two bunk beds and a bathroom with shower.

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