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 & Gretel 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 large walk in shower stall with power shower, WC and washbasin. Baby bath available.

Open plan living room with kitchen & dining area

French doors open into the sunny secluded garden.
Comfortable sofa and 2 chairs, Smart TV with integral 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.
Heating is provided by convector heaters in each room.


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.  Weekend and mid-week breaks are also available.
Check-in to the cottage is between 5 – 7 pm unless by prior arrangement. Check-out is by 10.00 am promptly. Please note these times have changed because of our enhanced cleaning and disinfection regime, due to Covid-19.




Prices & Booking

See the Lodge rates for current prices and to check availability please go to our Vrbo site.

To reserve the Lodge we require a non-refundable deposit of 25% of the rental fee, with the balance due 2 weeks before arrival.

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


The front door (87 cm wide) has level access and all the rooms are on the ground floor. However, access to the patio and garden is up a few steps. The shower is over the bath.


    • 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 1/4 mile, Dorchester 16 miles, Exeter 38 miles.
    • Shops – Waitrose is less than 1/4 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.