The Garden Cottage

Located in Upwey, Dorset Rating:

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Sleeps: 3

Bedrooms: 1

Bathrooms: 1

Pets: No

The Garden Cottage is a holiday cottage in Upwey, Dorset, sleeping set in an elevated position above the village with views over the church and countryside

Prices and Booking

Prices from £230 per week

Change over day: Friday

You can check availability and book this property by calling 01244 746188 or by using the button below:



The Garden Cottage is set in an elevated position overlooking the village of Upwey with beautiful views across the countryside towards the church. Set on the top terrace of the owners gardens, this charming cottage is equipped and furnished to a high standard and makes a great base to explore the area. But don't travel too far before exploring what Upwey itself offers. The highlight has to be the Upwey Wishing Well, a short walk from The Garden Cottage that offers up excellent food and afternoon teas all set in magnificent gardens with the River Wey running through it. Next door lies the Gallery on the Wey, a fantastic little art gallery that exhibits art, ceramics, sculptures and jewellery produced by a number of local and national artists. There are two pubs, The Old Ship Inn and the Riverside Inn and at the end of the village Island Garden Nursery, a must for garden lovers and set in a unique location. Further afield you have the whole Jurassic Coast to explore and the county town of Dorchester is just 10 minutes drive away.

The accommodation at The Garden Cottage has underfloor heating throughout the ground floor and comprises of a sitting room with sofa bed, TV with Freeview, DVD player, Wi-Fi and a selection of books and games. The large conservatory doubles as a dining area and is wonderfully light. The kitchen, although small, comes equipped with a single-ring induction hob, electric oven with grill, microwave, fridge, washing machine and range of accessories and utensils. Up steep nautical style stairs to the eaves bedroom (please note limited headroom) with double futon with en-suite basin and toilet. The downstairs wet room has shower, basin and toilet.

Outside is a sloping lawned garden with patio complete with furniture. Bike storage is available and please note that only children over 12. There is off road parking for one car. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.


  • No pets are allowed at The Garden Cottage
  • The Garden Cottage is a no-smoking property
  • Short breaks are available throughout the year
  • The Garden Cottage has a washing machine
  • Linen and towels included
  • Off road parking available for one car
  • The Garden Cottage is not suitable for children under 12
  • The Garden Cottage has a lawned garden with patio
  • WiFi is enabled throughout The Garden Cottage
  • A television, DVD player and CD player are available for you to use
  • Pubs and restaurants are just a short walk from The Garden Cottage

Area details


Formerly a village in its own right, Upwey is now a suburb of Weymouth, approximately 4 miles north of the town centre. The village has several notable buldings including a 13th century church and a Manor house.

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To the north of the village lie the chalk ridge of the South Dorset Downs. At the foot of these lies the River Wey which then flows through the village. The source, known as the Upwey Wishing Well has been a tourist attraction from Victorian times, and remains so to this day with a tea room on the site and beautiful water gardens.

Upwey is very picturesque with the Old Mill on the banks of the river and with the beautiful countryside surrounding the village you could easily forget that Weymouth is just 4 miles away. There is no need to travel to Weymouth for a bite to eat either as The Old Ship Inn and The Riverhouse Inn do an admiral job.

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Prices and Booking

Prices from £230 per week

Change over day: Friday

You can check availability and book this property by calling 01244 746188 or by using the button below:



Nearest Airports

Bournemouth is 35 miles away

Exeter is 50 miles away

Bristol is 51 miles away

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