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Ware Barn Cottage

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Ware near Lyme Regis, Dorset Show on map


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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • sue (8)
  • alpacas (8)
  • ian (8)
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15 Customer Reviews

  • "Such a lovely, comfortable superbly equipped barn cottage."

    Our second visit this year to celebrate the lives of my mom and my cousins dad who passed away within six days of one another. Ian and Sue amaze us with the hospitality and the standards they maintain, they are unique hosts, long may it continue. Thank you both from the bottom of our hearts for helping us.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Nov 2023

  • "A perfect stay in every way!"

    Sue and Ian made us feel so welcome. We really appreciated the thoughtful local treats and all the information they shared with us. The location was very peaceful but close to Lyme Regis town centre with shops, cafes quality restaurants and coastal paths. The beautiful barn itself was equipped to an exceptional standard with attention to details and cleanliness throughout. It was extremely comfortable for our family stay with spacious bedrooms, dining space and lounge areas. We would totally recommend a stay here and send a big thank you to Sue and Ian as perfect hosts throughout.

    Reviewed by Jackie5.0Oct 2023

  • "Perfect place for a relaxing, comfortable stay."

    Everything was prepared with care and we were warmly welcomed. Highly recommended!

    Thank you for your kind review. It was a pleasure for Sue and I to have your family stay at Ware Barn Cottage on our alpaca farm. You are welcome back any time! Best regards, Ian Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sarah Anne5.0Sep 2023

  • "Excellent high end property with everything you could possibly want for a perfect holiday break."

    Beautiful surroundings and extra helpful owners who made us feel very welcome. The alpacas were great too! Definitely a ten out of ten and logged for a repeat visit.

    Thanks for your kind review Connie, much appreciated. Everyone here at Ware Barn Cottage is really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Constance5.0Sep 2023

  • "We had a fantastic stay at Ware Barn Cottage."

    The cottage is absolutely beautiful and pristinely clean. The owners really went out of their way make us and our kids feel welcome and nothing was too much trouble. The kids will always have fond memories of meeting the alpacas! Strongly recommend.

    Reviewed by Nathan5.0Aug 2023

  • "Thank you to Ian and Sue for a lovely week at your beautiful home."

    We loved the Alpacas and the your dogs seemed very fond of our family too. The location and facilities were fabulous and we genuinely hope to see you again soon. Thanks again.

    Thanks for your kind review Dawn. Sue, I (the alpacas and pointers!) are really pleased that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us at Ware Barn Cottage. Carson, Bella and Nancy are missing you already. We look forward to welcoming you all back again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Carl5.0Aug 2023

  • "This is an absolutely beautiful home - spacious, stylish, with everything you’d need available."

    Bedrooms are huge with tons of storage and beds are really comfortable. Location was fabulous- peaceful setting but just a short walk or drive from lovely Lyme Regis. Sue and Ian were impeccable hosts - welcoming and attentive without being intrusive. Alpacas are gorgeous and great to have the opportunity to meet and feed them. Overall a lovely holiday. Would definitely recommend.

    Thanks for your kind review Dawn. Sue, I (and the alpacas!) are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us at Ware Barn Cottage. Your recommendation is much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming back again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Dawn5.0Aug 2023

  • "We had an amazing, fantastic break in Lyme Regis."

    A lovely, spacious converted barn in a beautiful setting. It is modern, clean, and fully equipped with the latest eco friendly gadgets. We pack like we are moving house, as you never know what self-catering accommodation may or may not have. There was absolutely nothing missing from our tick list. In fact, it surpassed our expectations. Our hosts Ian and Sue were most welcoming, from when we arrived and throughout our stay. There was a lovely welcoming pack with some local goodies and treats. We had the opportunity to feed the Alpacas on site, the children in particular were most excited! Sue is like a walking Alpaca encyclopaedia! Sue generously gave a story book each to the children called ‘Alpaca Chatter’ which she authored! We also met their 3 lovely dogs. Our son is into dinosaurs and fossils. Ian kindly showed some of the fossils that he had, which our son was in complete awe. Sue also showed our daughter some of her crafting work, which our daughter loves. My husband was most interested (and amazed) by the solar power set up, it had some thing for everyone! There are a few paths linked to the main coastal path directly from the barn, which we used to walk into Lyme Regis. It’s about a 15/20 min walk, for most of our break we didn’t use the car much. The local attractions were close by, so not far in the car depending on what you want to do. We thoroughly had an excellent break and ‘the cherry on top’ was to return to such a wonderful base after a full day of various activities. Both our children did not want to leave, it was a very dramatic.. ‘why can’t we stay … pleaseeeeee!’ (but neither did the grown ups want to leave!). Thank you Sue and Ian for your hospitality, we most certainly will be coming back when we return to Lyme Regis.

    Thank you Julie for your kind and considered feedback on your recent stay with us. We are so pleased you enjoyed such a great stay with us, particularly as the unseasonal weather was perhaps not at its kindest. It was a great pleasure to have you with us at Ware Barn Cottage. We hope to see you and your family again soon! Ian & Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Jul 2023

  • "Stunning property in a lovely quiet location."

    Ian and Sue the hosts made us feel very welcome. We enjoyed the scenic woodland walks down to Lyme Regis. We had a wonderful week, and would love to visit again one day.

    Thank you for your kind review David. Sue and I are pleased you enjoyed the quiet location of Ware Barn Cottage and walks to Lyme on the South West coast path through the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. Look forward to welcoming you back! Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Jul 2023

  • "Ware Barn Cottage is everything you dream of."

    It’s by far the best equipped Holiday Let we have ever had since visiting Lyme Regis. Really appreciate the attention to detail at every level. Ian and Sue are wonderful providing peaceful, tranquil and a relaxing holiday for my mom, uncle and cousin Terry. Stop reading this review now and just book. You won’t regret it. !!!

    Thank you for your kind review Alison. Sue and I so pleased that your family enjoyed your stay with us at Ware Barn Cottage and look forward to welcoming you back soon! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Jun 2023

  • "We absolutely loved our stay at Ware Barn Cottage."

    Ian & Sue were so kind and welcoming. We all including the adults had great fun visiting the Alpacas! The accommodation was spotless, the rooms are huge and so easy to fit in travel cots too. The spacious kitchen was fabulous and was so well equipped. We can’t wait to return again for another family holiday. To us it was all just “perfect!”.

    Rebecca, thank you for such a kind review. Sue and I are so pleased you all enjoyed your stay with us. We would be delighted to welcome you back. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Jun 2023

  • "Really lovely cottage - the photos don't do it justice!"

    Owners were super friendly and approachable - they sorted any problems straight away but also gave us space to have our holiday

    Thanks Eleanor, we're pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Ian & Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by Eleanor5.0Jun 2023

  • "Lovely cottage - very spacious, immaculate and everything has been thought of to make your stay enjoyable."

    Owners are very welcoming and took time to show our son the alpacas being fed which was lovely. Beautiful location would highly recommend and will definitely return!

    Thank you Zoe, Sue and I are so please you and your family enjoyed your holiday at Ware Barn Cottage, and meeting the alpacas. We look forward to welcoming you back! Ian Property Owner

    Reviewed by Zoe5.0May 2023

  • "Great property in fantastic state of health, very friendly and accommodating owners."

    Lovely location within walking distance of Lyme but peaceful and secluded. Will definitely return!

    Thanks Nicholas. We’re pleased you and your family enjoyed your stay with us at Ware Barn Cottage. Look forward to welcoming you back! Ian & Sue Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nicholas5.0Apr 2023

  • "We had a wonderful stay :) it's a beautiful and very comfortable house, the boys loved the alpacas and meeting the dogs."

    Thanks for a lovely holiday!

    Thank you Heather, we’re pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Heather5.0Apr 2023

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This property is part of the Lyme Bay Holidays collection.
Lyme Bay Holidays are a large, friendly, local agency established for over 40 years. Specialising in the area surrounding Lyme Regis on the Dorset and Devon border, they cover much of the World Heritage Coast as well as some stunning countryside and attractive market towns and villages.


  • Single-storey
  • Three king-size bedrooms (one with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room
  • Electricity is solar generated on farm
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, hairdryers
  • Smart TV with sound system, USB charging points in all bedrooms,
  • WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Heated towel rails in both bathrooms
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • EV charging point
  • Private outdoor area with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.4 miles, beach 1.5 miles (within a mile on foot)
  • Check-in from 4pm, check-out at 10am
  • A welcome pack for your arrival ensures a great start to your holiday and will include milk, tea and a selection of locally sourced produce and treats.An initial supply of Nespresso original pods provided
  • Your holiday stay includes exclusive use of Ware Barn Cottage, including a private patio and ample parking for 3 cars
  • Access to the gardens and estate is by prior agreement with the owners only.For safety reasons, children must be supervised
  • Due to the livestock on site the cottage has a strictly no pet policy

The property

Lyme Regis 1.1 miles.

Located in a fabulous area on the outskirts of the seaside town of Lyme Regis, Dorset is this splendid single-storey cottage, Ware Barn Cottage.

Situated within the private grounds of a 15 acre alpaca farm, this property is perfect for groups of friends, couples and families.

this holiday home makes the perfect base for exploring the breath-taking Jurassic Coast with its many attractions.

Retaining many charming features including vaulted ceilings and beams, Ware Barn Cottage is a wonderful 3 bedroomed property, well furnished and designed to provide everything needed for a relaxing and restful break.

The well-equipped kitchen is perfect for cooking up tasty meals which can be enjoyed at the dining table before relaxing on the comfortable sofas to take in a family favourite on the Smart TV.

If you prefer to make the most of your surroundings, why not move to the charming outdoor patio area to relish a spot of alfresco dining?

As the evening draws to a close, choose from one of three neatly-presented king-size bedrooms, with one being serviced by its very own en-suite shower room and the others being serviced by a well fitted bathroom.

The cottage sits within the owners extensive grounds which include a well plenished vegetable garden and seating area with feature pond.

By arrangement with the owners, guests may be permitted to access these areas and wander through the adjoining fields to meet and feed the alpacas.

If you fancy exploring your surroundings, a short drive will take you into nearby Lyme Regis where you can dine in style at the seafood restaurant The Oyster and Fish house, before settling down for a drink in The Royal Standard, located on the Lyme Regis beachfront.

If you fancy a relaxing stroll after dinner, amble along Lyme Regis seafront or the iconic Cobb harbour and soak in the stunning and far-reaching views across the coastline as the sun sets in the distance.

Close by, discover Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium, Lyme Regis Museum, and the Dinosaurland Fossil Museum, with something to please guests of all ages.

Further afield, a trip to nearby Abbotsbury with its sub-tropical gardens is a great day out or visit the picturesque fishing village of Beer taking in the pretty beach with its backdrop of limestone cliffs.

Amble along the coast on one of the many footpaths including the South West coastal footpath or Golden Cap and admire the magnificent vistas.

However you choose to while away the days here in Dorset, a holiday at Ware Barn Cottage will be one to remember.

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About the location


Charmouth 3 miles; Axminster 6 miles; Bridport 10 miles; Sidmouth 16 miles.

The delightful seaside town of Lyme Regis has much to offer its visitors, boasting a maze of narrow streets filled with craft and antique shops, galleries and cafes. Take a stroll along the world-famous Cobb causeway overlooking the ancient harbour, where fishing trips can be enjoyed, or try your hand at fossil hunting in the area. The scenic coastal path offers excellent walking opportunities and spectacular views of the stunning Jurassic coast, whilst the gently shelving sands and sparkling waters of Lyme Bay provide the perfect place in which to relax and unwind. A holiday destination to savour!

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas