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Footprint(Ref: FOOT2)

Weymouth, Weymouth & Portland, Dorset
Sleeps 5 Bedrooms 2 Changeover day Friday Shortbreaks 1
77 % Rating
At a Glance
  • Beach Beach
  • pub/Shop Pub/Shop
  • Pet Friendly Pet Friendly
  • Linen Included Linen Included
  • Cot Cot
  • Kids Kids
  • Cottages with WiFi Wifi
  • parking Parking
  • Guests Guests
  • Less than a five minute walk to the pretty old harbour in Weymouth.
  • Located close to the popular Hope Square, with a variety of restaurants, tea shops and a pub.
  • Secure gated access and parking.
  • Level walk to the main beach and town centre in Weymouth.
  • En-suite master bedroom.

Situated in the exclusive gated development of Shire Horse Mews, Footprint is a conversion from original stables used by the Devenish Brewery. Boasting a stylish lounge and a master bedroom with ensuite, this mews cottage is comfortably appointed. Footprint is conveniently located for the ever changing Brewers Quay area with cafes, restaurants and an antiques emporium. Newton's Cove, just a few minutes' walk away has a lovely promenade walk and pebbly beach and leads to Nothe Gardens, the perfect place for a picnic on a sunny day. Weymouth's golden sands lie only about a 10 minute walk away from Footprint. The cottage is light and airy and as cosy for winter holidays as it is perfectly located for summer breaks. A brisk walk along the quayside to collect your morning paper will set you up for the day.

Accommodation: Hallway. Cloakroom with hand basin and toilet. Lounge/diner. Kitchen. 1st floor; Bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and toilet. Bedroom 1, double bed plus single bed, shower ensuite, hand basin and toilet. Bedroom 2, very small room with twin single beds.

Services in addition to standard equipment: Wifi. Gas central heating. Washing machine, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, DVD. Electric gated parking for one car only behind an allocated standard sized under cover parking space. Garden table and chairs for small front patio. Cot. Bed linen and towels inclusive, please state requirements when booking.

Mrs J Ingham
Very cosy and clean cottage. Had everything you needed, you do not have to use your car everything within walking distance and liked the secure parking. Hope to go back in 2018.

Mrs S Emms
We enjoy our holiday at Footprint have been many times now and will book again. Stayed May 2017

Mr A Sullivan
Footprint is a very nice cottage and in a good location very close to the Old Quay, The Cottage was well presented clean and well equipped.I would recommend Dream Cottages to anyone. Stayed April 2017

Mrs C Hardy
Good holiday in a really good spot quite but close to harbour and town - stayed October 2016

Mrs S Emms
Love Footprint,have stayed there quite a few times now. Had to hire a mobility scooter this time for my husband, so was nice and safe outside - stayed September 2016

Ms R Pinion
Very enjoyable holiday, it was lovely to be back staying in Footprint as we had stayed there before and had very happy memories of our previous holidays in Weymouth - stayed August 2016

Mr N Holden
Enjoyable stay. Stayed May 2016

About the Location

Weymouth sits perfectly on the stunningly beautiful Jurassic coastline. Located on the Southern tip of Dorset, this traditional seaside town is one of the most visited and popular areas on the south coast.

With a beautiful, blue flag, sandy beach, sitting against the back drop of an elegant Georgian esplanade, this seaside wonder is a firm favourite for families. As indeed it once was for King George III, who famously used to holiday here.

For a perfectly nostalgic English seaside holiday, you can ask for no more. A golden, sandy beach, named one of the best in Britain, shallow waters which are perfect for paddling, Punch and Judy shows, donkey rides, carousels on the promenade, all accompanied by traditional chippies and quaint tea rooms.

Head down to Weymouth’s Old Harbour, a fine Georgian harbour and one of the prettiest in Europe. Simply soak up the bustling atmosphere of harbour life; sit on the harbour wall with some fish and chips and watch the large catamarans, traditional fishing boats and luxury yachts. Or why not enjoy an adrenaline fuelled ride around the bay with the Weymouth Bay Rib Charters. How about a nice family fishing trip? Many of the fishing boats at the harbour offer fishing trips for absolute beginners and accomplished anglers. Weymouth is fantastic for fishing with plenty of wrecks and reefs to explore.

Try a Jurassic Safari where you can sample Dorset’s secret beauty, off the beaten track. You will be taken along unspoilt country lanes, ancient byways and deep river crossings, whilst catching sight of beautiful wildlife.

Fossil hunting on Chesil beach is a joy with the children. They can run up and down the steep shingle climb, whilst you picnic on the beach.

Sandworld is definitely worth a visit; the sand art won’t fail to impress and there is a fantastic sandpit for the children to play in.

Visit the magnificent Nothe Fort and explore the tunnels and passageways that were once filled with soldiers and canons. See where all the gun powder was stored and walk up to the top level where the canons were fired at the approaching enemy.

If a leisurely stroll through beautiful gardens is more your thing, why not try the award winning Greenhill Gardens, which sit right on the seafront. Bennetts Water Gardens is also a lovely choice, replete with a vast array of water lilies and a Claude Monet style Japanese bridge. A very romantic setting for a picnic!

For a fun packed day out with the kids, head to the Weymouth Sea Life Adventure Park and Tower, an underground sea world with attractions, rides and over 1,000 incredible creatures. Venture up in a viewing capsule on the The Jurassic Skyline for an incredible panoramic view across the Jurassic Coastline and Dorset countryside.

Children will love Fantasy Island. There are lots of rides, many traditional ones ideal for younger children, tea pots and flying elephants to name but a few! Penny arcades, slot machines and a fab coffee bar.

Weymouth is a fantastic town with plenty to do for everyone!

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