Located in Preston, Dorset
Beachside Cottage is a holiday cottage in Bowleaze Cove, Dorset, sleeping 4 with stunning coastal views and just a 20 second stroll to the beach
Beachside Cottage is located at Bowleaze Cove in Preston on the edge of Weymouth. The cottage is perfectly located for a seaside holiday with the beach literally seconds from your front door. With stunning coastal views across Weymouth Bay towards Portland this makes for an excellent base for a traditional family seaside holiday. With a large balcony complete with table and chairs you can watch all the activities going on in the bat. Or perhaps you want to get involved yourself in which case you can arrange to try kayaking, windsurfing, kitesurfing and paddle boarding at Jurassic Coast Activities which is located next door. Within walking distance is Lodmoor Country Park, Sandworld, the Nature Reserve and Weymouth itself wit its many shops, restaurants, pubs, cafes and award winning sandy beach. Beachside Cottage manages to almost impossible - located on the beach with Weymouth a walk away yet still away from all the hustle and bustle of the centre.
The accommodation at Beachside Cottage comprises of an open plan living area with large glass doors leading out to a spacious balcony with TV, DVD player, CD/radio, WiFi and a selection of books and games. The kitchen has a breakfast bar and is equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and washing machine. The bedrooms are on the ground floor and are arranged as a double and a twin. The bathroom has a shower, basin and toilet. A cot and highchair can be provided.
Outside is a spacious balcony complete with furniture. Car parking is either on road parking or by taking advantage of Beachside's car parking permit giving use of the local car park less than two and a half minutes’ walk from Beachside, this parking permit also gives free access to eight other car parks in the Weymouth and Portland area. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
Preston is a small village and suburb of Weymouth, approximately 2 miles east of the town. The 14th century St Andrews church was built on the site of an earlier Norman Church and is worth a visit. The area is probably best known for Bowleaze Cove, a sand and shingle beach that is a popular family beach in the summer that also has a slipway for lauching small craft. There are many rock pools to explore at low tide and the area is popular for fishing. The cove also provides excellent views over Weymouth and is also home to the Riviera Hotel. Bowleaze Cove was painted by John Constable on his honeymoon and the painting now hangs in the National Gallery. Overcombe corner is a popular spot for windsurfers and gets some nice swells when the wind is in the right direction.Read more
For eating out, the area is served by three pubs, The Bridge Inn, The Spice Ship and the Springhead.Read less
Bournemouth is 33 miles away
Exeter is 53 miles away
Bristol is 54 miles away