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Brickyard Cottage

Moreton Station, Dorset (Ref. 994032)


  • Sleeps 4 people

  • 2 bedrooms

  • 1 bathroom

  • Pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Reviews

    “A brilliant homely feel to the cottage with a gorgeous aroma of a honeysuckle plant growing up outside the living room and bedroom windows.”

    An idyllic countryside place to stay but also with very easy access to the seaside either by car or train from the local station.

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The property

Featuring cottage style doors and a Rayburn Brickyard Cottage is traditionally built property.

After you enter through the hall, cosy up by the open fire in a sitting room.

The generous bathroom, decorated in a sky-blue colour, is bright, airy and comfortable, ideal for you to get ready for a day out exploring the area.

There are two comfortable bedrooms upstairs Whether you are birding or a twitcher the summer house in the pretty garden along with a small furnished patio is the ideal place to enjoy the many birds who visit the garden, previous guests have described encountering a wide variety of species including woodpeckers.

Well known for its church with windows etched by Whistler Moreton is famed as the final resting place of T.E.

Lawrence, more commonly known as Lawrence of Arabia.

The area enclosing the cottage is called ‘Thomas Hardy’ Country.

His birthplace at Bockhampton and his home at Max Gate are two local interest attractions.

Offering provincial beers and a variety of meals The Frampton Arms Inn is just a stroll away.

Dorchester, Weymouth and the many surrounding beaches is just a short car ride away.

Moreton Station has a direct line service to Weymouth and to London.

Brickyard Cottage is ideally located for exploring South West Dorset's attractions such as Monkey World, the Tank Museum and the wonderful World Heritage Jurassic Coastline. This delightful cottage is the perfect getaway for a break with family or friends.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single, pull-out stacker bed
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility room
  • Sitting/dining room with open fire and Rayburn
  • Garden summer house.
  • Electric central heating with open fire
  • Electric hob and oven, microwave, freezer, washing machine, DVD, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel and power and first scuttle of coal inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot available
  • Roadside parking in lane outside the cottage
  • Back garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile, pub 5 mins walk.

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About the location


Moreton is a tranquil village that sits just 8 miles east of the County town of Dorchester, and is famous for it’s association with the celebrated soldier, writer and pioneering archaeologist T.E.Lawrence, better know as Lawrence of Arabia. He settled in the village in a cottage called Cloud’s Hill and now owned by the National Trust. While living here he struck up a relationship with Louisa Frampton and some of their letters can be seen in the Moreton Tea rooms. Moreton sits just 8 miles from the County town of Dorchester where you can find Thomas Hardy’s Former home and cottage, as well as many cafes and restaurants and other high street amenities you require. If you are interested in military history then the Bovington Tank Museum is just 6 miles drive away, and a very informative day.

Region Information

Note: max 4 people.
Note: no puppies.
Note: heating is timed from 1st October to 1st March but can be easily adjusted by contacting the owner.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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