places to visit

Beaminster’s location is ideal for discovering West Dorset, South Somerset and East Devon. There is something for everyone including historic houses and gardens, pretty country villages and family centred attractions such as Monkey World. Because there is so much locally to do we will focus on some of our favourite places we’ve visited ourselves.

Mapperton House Beaminster DT8 3NR
A beautiful Jacobean Manor House with award winning garden has been the location for films and TV dramas. With a coach house cafe that hosts events throughout the year. 
10 minute drive from the cottage

Furleigh Estate Salway Ash, Bridport, Dorset DT6 5JF
Award winning vineyard offering estate tours and wine tasting.
15 minute drive from the cottage

Donkey Walking Adventures Beaminster, Dorset
Your chance to get up close with a very lovable donkey. It has great reviews on Trip Advisor and is suitable for all the family. We loved it.