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Tel code: 01308 | code search
Postcode: DT6 | code search
Population: 90
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Nettlecombe is set in rural Dorset about five miles North East of Bridport. It is a small hamlet hidden away right in the heart of Thomas Hardy country, in the charming Dorset countryside, featuring lovely old stone cottages. It is a good location to use as a base for visiting many local attractions. For spectacular views of the coastline and Dorset countryside, you can walk from Nettlecombe and go on to the famous Ancient Roman Hill Fort, Eggardon Hill. For shopping there is the nearby small market town of Bridport, which has local Farmers Markets as well as the twice weekly street market with some fine antique stalls. Another picture postcard village with a beautiful Norman Church, Powerstock, is just half a mile away, providing another walking opportunity. You can stay in the beautiful 16th century Marquis of Lorne Inn in the village. The inn has a fine restaurant and has won many awards. If you are interested in ancient history, you can visit nearby Nettlecombe Tout, an Iron Age Fort located on the end of the spur known as Nettlecombe Tout. The area is less than half a mile to the east of the Dorsetshire Gap and is laced with many footpaths.

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Marquis of Lorne Inn (0.02 miles)

Marquis of Lorne Inn

Family run by Julie, David and son since Januray 2001, this Award winning rural Country Inn has a great reputation for food. Nestling in the West Dorset hills in the yellowstone Hamlet of Nettlecombe and ... More | visit website

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Three Horseshoes Inn (0.30 miles)

Three Horseshoes Inn
'The Shoes' s a Victorian Inn tucked away in a tranquil part of West Dorset. The surrounding countryside is perfect for walking and is filled with ample places of interest, ranging from iron age forts ... More | visit website
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Classic Cottages (1.34 miles)

Classic Cottages
A busy and thriving market town, Bridport is one of the most popular gateways to the Jurassic Coast. The town still has three weekly markets, including a farmerís market. Shopping in Bridport reveals its strong ... More
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The Old Lime Kiln (2.91 miles)

The Old Lime Kiln
At The Old Lime Kiln we offer quality bed and breakfast accommodation in the pretty, quiet village of Shipton Gorge, situated just 2 miles from the historic bustling market town of Bridport. The World Heritage ... More | visit website
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Frog Hall (3.11 miles)

Frog Hall

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Nestled in its own peaceful valley in the heart of rural Dorset, "far from the madding crowd", is Frogmore Farm comprising 120 acres of delightful countryside. Frog Hall is a ... More

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Bridge House Hotel (3.47 miles)

The BRIDGE HOUSE HOTEL is situated on the eastern edge of Bridport town centre, next to the River Asker and gardens which follow the river's course. It is a town house built in 1760 to ... More | visit website
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The Bull Hotel (3.63 miles)

The Bull Hotel
At The Bull Hotel, an 1850s coaching inn in food-fabulous Dorset, Regency elegance is meted out with a modern eye for detail in a relaxed gastropub. Stripped wooden floors and well-chosen antiques partner bold-print papers ... More | visit website
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Hemplands (3.68 miles)

Hemplands
Georgian stone detached village house. Period features with luxury, contemporary style. Situated in one of the prettiest West Dorset villages. Amazing breakfasts using local, fresh produce. Only 10 mins drive to Bridport & the coast. ... More | visit website
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Quigley (4.08 miles)

Quigley

Accommodation consists of two gorgeous light and airy en-suite double rooms, £90.00 for two, including a delicious breakfast with all local produce.

Room One has delightful views over beautiful Hardy Country, Buckham Down and The Wessex Ridgeway.

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BridgeHouse Hotel & Restaurant (4.13 miles)

BridgeHouse Hotel & Restaurant

13th Century BridgeHouse Hotel & Restaurant, nestles in downtown Beaminster (Hardyís ĎEmminsterí), and is ideally located for stunning countryside and the fossil filled Jurassic coast. The hotel is one of West Dorsetís finest historical landmarks. ... More | visit website

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