WALKING HOLIDAYS

Dorset is a perfect location for a walking holiday. Whether you enjoy short walks or longer, more challenging treks Bredy House is a perfect base to come home to each evening with many walks right on our door step.

Go west from West Bay and you come to the lovely  intimate Eype beach. Further on take a rest at the award winning Anchor Inn  at Seatown. From here you can carry on up to the beautiful Golden Cap, Charmouth and Lyme Regis returning to Bredy House on the X53 bus known as the Jurassic Coaster. At 191m or 627 ft Golden Cap is the highest point on the south coast of England and offers magnificent views. Charmouth is the place to go if you want to go fossil hunting and Lyme Regis is not only a historic coastal town but also famous as the birthplace of Mary Anning, one of history’s most important fossil collectors and palaeontologists.

Go east from West Bay and you come to the lovely Hive Beach and Burton Bradstock where there are plenty of opportunities to rest and refuel. From here it is a relatively flat walk to West Bexington and the  village of Abbotsbury with its medieval remains and world renowned Swannery. Take a detour to visit the 14th century St Catherine’s Chapel, built on a hill overlooking the village as a place of pilgrimage and retreat by the monks of the former Abbotsbury Abbey. From many points along this walk you can catch the Jurassic Coaster back to Bredy House.

There are also plenty of walks in land . Follow some of the old packhorse trails and climb Colmer's Hill. Visit ancient hill forts and stone circles along the South Dorset Ridgeway. What ever takes your interest let us help you plan your perfect holiday. We can lend you walking books and maps, provide you with bus timetables,  and prepare you a delicious packed lunch if you prefer to eat on the go.