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Tel code: 01297 | code search
Postcode: DT6 | code search
Population: 500
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Eype's Mouth Country Hotel
"Bad Points: Hotel apppearance & facilities will be even better when the building work is completed in the next few weeks.

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Eype has been described as 'one of West Dorset's most beautiful villages', a bold claim in a county that is full of very beautiful villages! However, when you walk around viewing its pretty thatched cottages and delightful country gardens, you can soon understand why such a statement was made. Eype means "steep place" and its buildings can be traced back to the late eighteenth or early nineteenth centuries. Situated westwards along the coast from Bridport, Eype also boasts a stunningly attractive beach at Eype's Mouth Beach. This beautiful sand and gravel beach is backed by magnificent cliffs the most notable of which is the Golden Cap, the highest cliff on the south coast at 191m above sea level. Visitors can enjoy a meal at the New Inn at Eype, described as 'an excellent local'. Also on offer for lighter refreshment are the Eype Tea Gardens. There are many excellent camping facilities on offer in Eype, including the Eype House Caravan Park. For those who prefer a more solid roof over their heads, there is the Eype's Mouth Country Hotel. Set in a stunning location it provides the opportunity to walk along the Coastal Path and is ideal for the keen rambler, ornithologist, anthropologist or geologist.

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Eype's Mouth Country Hotel (0.30 miles)

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Set in the small Dorset village of Eype, Eype's Mouth Country Hotel is a family run 18 bedroom hotel with superb sea views. The hotel occupies a unique position on the Heritage ... More

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The Bull Hotel (1.21 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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The George (1.22 miles)

The George
The George is a family run friendly pub offering excellent dining and comfortable affordable accommodation in the heart of Dorsets famous Jurassic Coast. We have just been newly refurbished for 2011 in our ground floor ... More | visit website
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Haddon House Hotel (1.31 miles)

Haddon House Hotel

At Haddon House Hotel in West Bay, West Dorset, we offer comfortable hotel accommodation with en-suite bathrooms, good food in a wonderful environment.
With a friendly bar offers superiour hotel accommodation in Bridport. Haddon House is ... More | visit website

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Bridport Arms (1.31 miles)

Bridport Arms

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Bridport Arms is a Thatched Inn right on the beach at West Bay, an ideal base for walking, fishing and fossil hunting along the Jurassic coast line.Afterwards why not relax ... More

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Bridge House Hotel (1.37 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 Loft (1.65 miles)

The Loft

The Loft is a high quality self catering holiday apartment in the centre of Chideock, Dorset, a historic village within minutes of the beach at Seatown and surrounded by beautiful countryside. Perfect for long or ... More | visit website

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Seahill (1.85 miles)

Seahill

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The little country lane beside this delightful thatched cottage ends at the sea, just 1 2 mile away, where visitors will find a friendly beachside pub and ... More

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The Old Lime Kiln (2.87 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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Shave Cross Inn (4.32 miles)

Shave Cross Inn
The Shave Cross House is a newly built Dorset flint stone building with beautiful stone floors and oak beams constructed in the same tradition as the 700 year old Inn which was once a ... More | visit website

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