Room Description

Self-catering Holiday Cottage in Bridport, Dorset

The Lodge at The Gables is the former Gardener’s home within the grounds of one of Bridport’s most historic houses.

Situated just half a mile from the town centre yet offering a quiet and secluded holiday location, our cosy Hansel & Gretyl cottage has been modernised and updated. Simply and comfortably furnished with all that you need for a relaxing break.


Bedroom 1 has a double bed.
Bedroom 2 has bunk beds.
Bedding, bed linen and bathroom towels are provided. Please bring your own beach towels.

Newly renovated with walk-in power shower, WC and washbasin

Open plan living room with kitchen & dining area
French doors open into the sunny secluded garden.
Comfortable sofa and chairs, flat screen tv & dvd player.
Dining table and 4 chairs.
A well equipped kitchen area with electric cooker, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher, washing machine, toaster, kettle, cafetiere. Pots, pans, cutlery, crockery and dishtowels provided. Iron & ironing board.
Free wifi.


French doors open into the sunny secluded garden, reserved for Lodge guests.
Bench & table immediately outside the French windows, lawns and flower beds and a further seating area with BBQ.

Off road parking for one car is available outside the front of the Lodge.

Check-in & check-out

Our weekly rental periods are from Friday to Friday.
Access to the cottage is available between 4 – 6 pm unless by prior arrangement. Check-out is by 10.30 am.

Prices are for two people sharing. Please add £25 for each additional person

----------------Weekly (Fri – Fri)------Weekend (Fri-Mon)---Midweek (Mon-Fri)

Low season-------£300------------------------£175----------------------£175

Mid Season-------£450------------------------£275----------------------£275

High Season------£600------------------------N/a-----------------------N/a

Low season: November, December, January, February & March

Mid season: April, May, June, September & October

High Season: July & August (full weeks rental only)

Christmas and New Year weeks are priced at high season rates.

We have priced according to season and not to school holidays so those looking for a half term break will not find punitive rates!

To reserve the Lodge we require a non-refundable deposit of 25% of the rental fee, with the balance due 6 weeks before arrival.

For details of our Cancellation Policy please see our Terms & Conditions

The front door (width ?) has level access and all the rooms are on the ground floor. However, all access to the patio and garden is up a few steps. The shower is over the bath.

Heating Heating is provided via an air force system? and can either be warm air for the colder months or air conditioning for when it’s hot.

One well-behaved dog is welcome at an additional cleaning cost of £15. There is a good dog-walking field just opposite the house and Allington Hill (an excellent dog-walking area) is just a short walk away. Please clear up after your dog in the garden.

Coast/Beach - Harbour, beaches and coastal paths are within 2 miles of the property.

Golf - Golf course less than 2 miles away.

How to get here - Bournemouth and Exeter airports both within one hour's drive. Nearest railway stations are Dorchester South, Axminster or Crewkerne.

Distances - Bridport 1/2 mile, Dorchester 16 miles, Exeter 38 miles.

Shops - Waitrose is less than 1/2 mile. Other supermarkets within 1 mile. Town centre with independent bakers, butchers, greengrocers, local producers in town & restaurants, pubs, banks all within 10 minutes walk.