Two Holiday Cottages at Hembury Mill – The Mill and Cider Barn
Get away from it all in our beautifully restored Mill which still has its original machinery, or the former Cider Barn next door. The holiday accommodation has been sympathetically converted to a high standard, combining historic character with modern convenience and style. Set within 7.5 acres with an acre of gardens and an orchard, the location is rural yet within walking distance of the village of Askerswell which has a church and lovely village pub.
Our smallholding is tucked away down a private track, near the dramatic slopes of Eggardon Hill with its distant views of the Jurassic Coast and the Marshwood Vale. Both holiday properties have the use of a large outside space and orchard with facilities for ball games, swings and wild play in the stream and pond – perfect for children young and old with an interest in nature and wildlife.
In spring, you can watch the antics of our lambs, and we also have pigs and chickens – just ask if you’d like to help with feeding the animals.
Nearby Askerswell village has a lovely pub for lunches or evening meals, or you can venture to Bridport for more places to eat and shop. Fossil-hunting at Charmouth is another popular local activity, or why not visit the lovely beach at West Bay, made famous by TV’s “Broadchurch”?
WHAT OUR PREVIOUS GUESTS ARE SAYING ABOUT US
Sleeps 2-6 in 3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 2-4 in 2 Bedrooms
5 Miles to Jurassic Coastline
Outskirts of Picturesque Village
Village Pub 0.5 miles by Footpath
Bed Linen and Bath Towels
Welcome Pack on Arrival
Wifi Internet Access
One Acre of Garden with Orchard and Pond
Children’ Play Area with Swings Slide
Zip Wire (disclaimer required before use)
Outside Seating and BBQ
A well behaved dog accepted at The Mill
RENOVATED COUNTRYSIDE BARN
Cider Barn and The Mill are situated in a secluded and peaceful setting within a sheltered West Dorset valley. Both properties have been lovingly restored by the current owners, who are dedicated to maintaining and preserving its history.
CIDER BARN – Sleeps 2-4
STAY IN A RESTORED WORKING WATERMILL
The Mill dates back to 1724 and has all the original machinery including two sets of millstones, original scales, and historic artifacts and bygones from the day. In fact, it is the only working watermill with original machinery in Dorset.
THE MILL – Sleeps 2-6