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The Old Monastery | Luxury Self-Catering | Burton Bradstock, Dorset

Out & About

Discover places to see and things to do whilst in and around Burton Bradstock, Dorset to truly enhance your stay come rain or shine!

Underwater Adventures Take to the sea and try your hand at SCUBA diving; Hive Beach is a popular shore dive spot and the perfect place to have your first underwater experience.

On Chesil Beach Visit Chesil Beach; one of the finest barrier beaches in Europe, and find out what inspired Ian McEwan to write his best-selling novel, On Chesil Beach

All Creatures Great and Small Visit the only public swannery in the UK at nearby Abbotsbury. Guests also have the opportunity to visit the tropical gardens and child-friendly zoo.

Don't Forget Your Walking Boots Explore the dramatic Jurassic Coast; The Old Monastery is idyllically situated between West Bay and Hive Beach (listed as a World Heritage Site) and is the ideal base for exploration. Fossil hunters will delight at the Jurassic landscape; some of the rocks on Chesil beach are up to 200 million years old! Walk the Roberts' Trail, named so for the contribution that 18th century entrepreneur Richard Roberts made to the village of Burton Bradstock.

Equestrian Adventures Bidlake Farm riding stables at Broadoak (just north of Bridport) offer tailor made rides to suit your capabilities, whether it's a family hack or something a little more lively for the experienced rider.

All Aboard! Boat trips from West Bay make for a fun family day out, or why not try your hand at mackerel fishing directly off Hive Beach?

Nearest Beaches 0.8 miles to Hive Beach, 1.9 miles to Bridport Harbour.


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