Old Engine House in Drimpton, South Dorset

What to Expect

Take the family or several friends on a lovely holiday in Dorset at this elegantly refurbished barn. The Old Engine House is a dog-friendly detached home that accommodates 4 people.

Enjoy maximum privacy without worrying about your dog disturbing the neighbours. Almost everything is within walking distance of this holiday cottage, including a pub and restaurant.

The working farm is a nice addition, especially if you have children. As well as the vast countryside walks and cycling routes that are on offer from your doorstep.

At A Glance

Amenities

About The Old Engine House

​The converted barn is decorated in a simple, yet tasteful style that gives it warmth. Natural wooden doors add a unique charm to the house. Guests will appreciate the heated towel rails in the bathroom, particularly in the cold season.

This is a three-bedroom holiday cottage. Its main bedroom is a double bed and en suite, the second room has twin beds and the last one has a single bed. You get a fully furnished dining area and kitchen that lead to an enclosed garden patio.

​This detached house is what you need to spend quality time with your doggie without complaints. Guests are allowed two dogs that you can walk around the farm or into town.

Map of Area

Things To Do in Beaminster

The Old Engine House is in West Dorset, a few miles from Beaminster. Its location makes it ideal for a quiet holiday in a typical English countryside.

​If you want to get some items for your stay or looking to eat out, several options are available. The cottage is not far from local stores, pubs and restaurants. The nearby pub is perfect for a quick lunch and a taste of Dorset brews. You can while away time with friends after a day of sightseeing.

Drimpton is a small village only a few miles from Beaminster. The region has some fine scenery thanks to the natural environment surrounding it. Beaminster sits in a natural valley. If you love nature walks, you are in luck. Find trails from Drimpton to Beaminster where you can enjoy peaceful excursions. Bring your doggie and let him/her take in the sights as well.

Want to visit a World Heritage Site? The Jurassic Coastline is only a short drive away from the cottage. The rocks in this coastline are said to record over 185 million years of history hence, the prestigious designation. You can visit the coastline to collect fossils, soak in the sun or take in the gorgeous views that the whole coast offers. Drive to Weymouth to see the Jurassic skyline, which is among the most beautiful ever. Pick any one of the several seaside resorts scattered across the coastline to spend your day in. You can have group activities such as surfing, fishing and sailing.

Beaminster is a historical town and, therefore, you can expect various attractions that tell the story of the place. The Beaminster Museum is one. Learn about the rich heritage of the town through the various collections in this museum. Mapperton House and Garden are worth a trip into town. The Jacobean manor is among the finest in the country with its magnificent scenery of thick woodlands and rolling hills.

Our Thoughts

This charming converted barn offers comfortable accommodation for several people. Bring children and dogs along for a remarkable getaway in West Dorset. The working beef farm provides a large field where your pups can roam around. You have attractions right at your doorstep, so the adventure can begin any time you wish.

You can bring a few friends along to spend some time in the Dorset countryside. The region has an array of activities that will make your holiday unforgettable.

Regardless of how diverse everyone’s preferences are, you can find something in Beaminster that is suitable. Go try out water sports at the beach or lake. Spend time seeing the sights around the town and beyond.

The Dorset rural area is an interesting and beautiful place for a holiday. The Old Engine Hosue in Drimpton allows you to enjoy it in style with spacious accommodation at a convenient locale.
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The Old Engine House
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Our Rating

Overall rating 93%
Location 89%
Cleanliness 95%
Value for money 95%

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