EYPE DOWN IN MAY
Early May is the best time to see the beautiful carpet of bluebells
GOLDEN CAP IN WEST DORSET
Golden cap is the highest point on England's south coast
HIGHWAY FARM NEAR TO EYPE DOWN
Walks to the Jurassic coast's Eype Down straight from Highway Farm
EASTWARD VIEW FROM THORNCOMBE BEACON
On a clear day, the panoramic view from Thorncombe Beacon is breathtaking
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Walks from the Doorstep

Good Pubs Nearby

Fishing on Site

Good Cafes Nearby

Browse Local Shops

Beaches Nearby

Clifftop Walks

Picturesque Location

WEST DORSET'S JURASSIC COAST

It’s difficult to know where to begin as West Dorset has so much so offer. Highway Farm is situated in a great position because you can walk to so many excellent places using the pathways leading to both the town, countryside and coast. 

Straight from Highway Farm you will have direct access onto Eype Down and then onto the Jurassic Coast and the South West Coastal Path.  Eype Down has the most beautiful carpet of bluebells in May and spectacular views at any time of the year.  On the opposite side of the road to Highway Farm, take the countryside path to Symondsbury Estate for coffee and lunch or, if you are feeling energetic, take a walk up the iconic Colmers Hill. The views are panoramic and well worth the steep incline to get there. The lovely market town of Bridport is just a 25 minute walk to the centre with independent shops, cafes and restaurants aplenty.

Below are just a few, special places that we think deserve a special mention.  From good places to eat and things to do, to places to visit. Each have something different to offer and will make your stay truly memorable.

QUICK LINK TO SOME OF THE BEST ...

Eype Down
Eype Down walkable from Highway Farm

Cafés

Café Bean in Bridport – Great for breakfast and coffee

Soulshine Café in Bridport – Good for coffee and lunch

Groves Garden Centre in Bridport – Coffee, lunch and garden stuff!

Downhouse Farm Café – Across Eype Down.  Lovely tea and Dorset apple cake.

Ilchester Arms
Ilchester Arms at Symondsbury

Places to Eat Out

Ilchester Arms in Symondsbury – Local pub in walking distance.  Palmers beer and succulent steaks.

The Three Horseshoes Pub in Burton Bradstock – Great food, well worth the 10mins drive.

Anchor Inn at Seatown – Walk or drive to this award-winning pub by the sea.

The Olive Tree in Bridport – Outstanding Italian cuisine.

Eype Beach
Eype Beach

Places to Visit

Eype Beach – The perfect place for swimming and evening BBQ while the sun sets. A firm favourite!

West Bay – Walk or drive to this lovely little harbour. Great ice creams and excellent fish and chips.

Golden Cap– The highest point on the South Coast. Amazing views.

Charmouth Beach – Nice beach, sandy at low tide. Good cafe right on the beach.

Lyme Regis – quaint shops and antique shop on the seafront with lots of places for coffee and food.

West Bay
West Bay, Bridport's coastal bay

Things to Do

Bridport Vintage Market – held on the last Sunday of each month during March and October.

Jurassic Fields Music Festival – a relaxed atmosphere with some great bands held just down the road in Bridport. Held in July.

The Electric Palace – old world cinema with charm and live performances.

Bridport Market – Walk to it on Wednesdays and Saturdays or catch the bus which stops outside Highway Farm.

Stay at Highway Farm or Enjoy Some Fishing

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