Bonhays Cottages and Retreat is a secluded holiday complex comprising of 3 cottages in the in the village of Whitchurch Canonicorum set in the West Dorset hills.
The village has a rich history as a pilgrimage site and the area is ideal for walkers as it is criss-crossed by footpaths and bridleways to the surrounding forest, farmland and beaches. The famous fossil beach at Charmouth is less than 10 minutes away by car and Lyme Regis is within 5 miles.
The Stable at Bonhays is an attractive stable conversion and the largest of the three cottages, sleeping up to 11 guests. Full of rustic character and charm, the Stable has a charming country kitchen and lounge with feature wood burner making it an ideal choice at any time of the year. With an indoor swimming pool and wide open spaces, this is an ideal cottage for groups of friends or family looking to holiday together in a tranquil setting near the coast.
Bonhays has been promoting a more innovative ecological approach for over a decade, with a bird-friendly and non-polluting willow bed waste water system, straw bale construction and other unique features.
- A refundable deposit of £200 is required for all bookings.
GROUND FLOOR – The Stable at Bonhays
Fully fitted farmhouse kitchen adjoining the
Spacious open plan lounge with wood burner and beamed ceiling. French windows to:
Conservatory and dining room with lovely views over the gardens and countryside beyond
Decked area to the front with seating
Bed 1: Double bed
Bed 2: Double bed
Bed 3: Single bed
Bed 4: Single bed
Bathroom: Bath, shower over bath, w.c.
Bed 5: Single bed
Bed 6: Single bed
Bed 7: Double bed and single bed
Shower room: Shower cubicle, w.c.
Indoor heated swimming pool 4m x 8m with changing room and lovely countryside views for your sole use during your stay
There are 20 acres of surrounding grounds to explore. Which includes a large lawned area for ball games, various seating areas, a fire-pit, water feature and meadow (shared with the other two cottages on the complex)
SPECIAL HOLIDAY FEATURES AVAILABLE
The following could be available during your stay by prior arrangement:- of catering or cooking lessons with a professional vegetarian nutritionist and chef, holistic massage, Indian head massage or meditation instruction. (Yoga; Qi gong)
Parking for up to 6 cars in off-road communal car park
Wooden cot (no linen) and highchair supplied
Linen and towels included - beds made-up
Please bring your own bathing towels
- Gas range style oven / hobs
- Fridges x 2
- Oil central heating
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- Bbq - charcoal
- Indoor heated swimming pool
- Outdoor firepit