B&B Holiday in West Bay on the Dorset Coast
Britmead B&B is only a short walk from West Bay which is situated on the Dorset coast, a part of the World Heritage site “Jurassic Coast” great for fossil hunting it also has lovely beaches and there are facilities for water sports and fishing nearby. You will also find a large choice of pubs and restaurants in West Bay, Bridport and the surrounding area.
Inland from Britmead B&B you will find the rolling hills of the Dorset countryside with the spectacular hill forts of Maiden Castle and Eggardon. Great for hiking, biking and sightseeing. We have a large private car park, so why not forget about the car and take the Jurassic Coast bus which runs every two hours from Poole to Exmouth and back stopping at Lyme Regis, Charmouth and Weymouth and other seaside resorts on the way.
Bridport - Historic Market Town
Bridport is renowned for its thriving street markets and monthly Farmers' market. On Saturdays, the streets are lined with dozens of stalls selling bric-a- brac and antiques, alongside local produce stalls. It's a bargain hunters paradise! Bridport also has many shops, restaurants and pubs, there is an Arts Centre with a large and varied schedule. There are also other amenities such as the leisure centre with its swimming pool and gym.
Dorchester and Lyme Regis
A short drive away from our guest house is the historic town of Dorchester, famous for its Roman Heritage and its links to Thomas Hardy. So too is Lyme Regis, Charmouth and the counties of Devon and Somerset. Britmead B&B is an ideal base for exploring the Dorset Countryside.
Nearby West Bay offers swimming, sea-fishing, boat trips and spectacular cliff top golf course. Towards Lyme regis there is fossil-hunting, horse riding, golf, hiking, sailing, diving and much more. See links in the column on the right or phone us on 01308 422941 and ask.
Forget about the car...
Why not forget about the car and leave it in our private car park. The harbour and beaches at West Bay are an easy 10 minute stroll and the centre of Bridport is 15-20 minutes in the other direction. Enjoy the stunning coastal views made famous in the ITV drama ‘Broadchurch’.
We are also on the X53 Jurassic Coast bus route, with one bus travelling to Weymouth and Portland then on to Poole in the east, and another to Lyme Regis and then on to Exeter in the west and they run in each direction every 2 hours.