Baker's Arms Holiday Cottages

South Perrott, Dorset

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Places to visit in Dorset, Somerset and Devon

Places to visit within 30 minutes drive from our holiday cottages.

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Notes on lists of Places to visit in Dorset, Somerset and Devon

PlaceFeatureMap RefPostcodeRoad
Dog friendly
Adam's GreenHibbitts Woods (DoWT)ST 54744 07583BA22 9SW614yes
Allington HillWood (WT)SY 459 933DT6 5DD1122yes
Barrington CourtHouse (NT)ST 398 183TA19 0NQ1023grounds
Barrington HillMeadows (SSSI, NNR)ST 300 170BH21 4DZ1527yes
BeaminsterMuseumDT8 3NB59
BeaminsterIsaac Cider. Coombe Down FarmST 480 002DT8 3LZ612
BeaminsterGreyhound InnDT8 3AW59yes
Good pub with good menu
BeaminsterRed LionDT8 3AX59yes
Smaller menu than the Greyhound but a better chef so well prepared.
BeamisterDonkey Walking Adventures59
BickenhallBoon's Copse (Neroche Forest) (SWT)ST 281 199TA3 5RS1729yes
BishopswoodJan Hobbs Nature reserve (SWT)ST 262 133TA20 3QG1630yes
BishopswoodBishopswood Meadows (SWT)ST 252 131TA20 3RZ1730yes
Black DownHardy monument (NT)SY 613 875DT2 9HD1930yes
Bracketts CopiceDoWT. SSSI, ancient woodlandST 51380 07380BA22 9QU37yes
BridportTown, Morrisons, Lidl, Waitrose1223
BridportMuseumDT6 3NR 1223
BridportStrong OrchardSY 466 971DT6 5HZ922
BridportAllington HillSY 457 9351223
BridportGroves nurseries and garden centreSY 466 918DT6 4BA1223yers
BridportWashingpool FarmSY462 943DT6 5HP1223
Buckland St MaryDommet Wood (SWT)ST 278 139TA20 3JL1629yes
Burton BradstockCoastal area. Walks to West Bay and Hive Beach (NT)SY 48 891427yes
Castle NerocheNorman Motte and Bailey, Forest (FC)ST 273 1561730yes
Good woodland walks
CattistockVillage. Dorset Knob Throwing EventST 59 99916
Cerne AbbasGiant & villageST 662 0161526yes
Chard(Canal) Reservoir (nature reserve)ST 338 0941120
ChardTown, Sainbury's1120
CharmouthCoastal village1630
CharmouthHeritage Coast Centre1630
ChedingtonVillage walk1ST 488 05415yes
ChedingtonVillage walk 2ST 488 05415yes
ChedingtonWinyard's GapST 492 06225yes
ChedingtonWinyard's Gap (on foot)ST 492 062230yes
Chilthorne DomerWest Country Water Buffalo productsST 526 210BA22 8LS1524
Clapton BridgeWater MillST 414 06359
CoatOpen access grassland and disused railway walkST 452 2041125yes
Coney's CastleHill FortSY 371 9791224yes
Small car park. It is in walking distance from Lamberts castle. Good Blueball wood.
CorscombeVillage. Web site has walksSY 516 06748
CorscombeCircular Walk to Chelborough (4½ miles)ST 525 05348
CorscombeFox InnDT2 0NS48yes
CrewkerneMuseumTA18 7LP37
CrewkerneThe White Horse37
CrewkerneTown, Waitrose, Lidl37
CrewkerneBincombe Beeches (nature reserve)ST 443 10159yes
CrewkerneLower Severals Nursery and GardenST 457 11259
Crewkerne station24
Cricket St ThomasHouse (hotel) and GardensST 372 086TA20 4DD922
Crook HillOpen access. Wood (NT)ST 498 06525yes
Dogbury HillHill FortST 660 0521426yes
DorchesterDinosaur Museum1828
DorchesterDorset County Museum1828
DorchesterThe Keep Military Museum1828
Dowlish WakePerry's Cider MillsST 375 127917no
East ChinnockBridge Farm CiderST 591 128611
East CokerHelyar ArmsST 541 123BA22 9JR922yes
Recommended by one visitor for its for excellent food.
East LambrookMargery Fish GardensST 431 189TA13 5HH1023yes (on leads)
Eggardon HillHill Fort (SSSI)SY 541 947
[SY 550 948 700m]
EvershotThe Acorn Inn812yes
Evershot4½ mile walk, Melbury Park (IPA, Deer Park)ST 573 046812
Evershot6½ mile walk, Melbury parkST 573 045812
EvershotMelbury Park (IPA, Deer Park)ST 573 046812
EypeBeach, CafeSY 447 9101426yes
Forde AbbeyGardensSY 362 053TA20 4LU922yes, very (well behaved in cafe)
FramptonTibbs HollowSY 619 9451321yes
FramptonHarry's Wood and Millennium GreenSY 619 9451321
Ham HillCountry park, Hill Fort (SSSI, NNR)ST 479 1721020yes
Probably the most popular hill-fort of all, but adequate space to get away from crowds.
Hardington MoorNature reserve (SSSI, NNR)ST 515 130818yes
Hardington MoorHatherstone Wood (WT)ST 526 127818yes
Haselbury PlucknettWhite Horse pub (Michelin listed)47yes
Haselbury PlucknettHam Hill CiderST 4741 2048
Haselbury PlucknettHaselbury Mill48
Hatherstone wood(WT)ST 526 127817yes
HilfieldHendover Coppice (DoWT)ST 63433 038101020yes
Hinton St GeorgeThe Lord Poulet Arms. Good gardenST 419 128TA17 8SE819
Hive BeachWalk to West BaySY 492 888
SY463 904
Hive BeachSea food restaurant, beachSY 4909 88671528yes
Hog CliffChalk downland (SSSI, NNR)ST 621 9761421yes
HookeHooke ParkSY 524 003DT8 3PH815
A bluebell wood. Nice walks. Some parking at map ref listed.
IlminsterHerne Hill (LNR)ST 351 1391019yes
Kingcombe MeadowsWorking Farm, Nature reserve and centre (DoWT)SY 554 991814yes
KingsdonGlenda Spooner: Horse rescue centreST 515 2581727
Kingston RusselStone Circle. (EH) (on foot)SY 577 8781627yes
Lambert's CastleHill fort. (SSSI, NT)SY 370 9881021yes
Large car park. One of the nicest hill-forts. Coney's Castle is within walking distance.
LaymoreSquirrel InnST 387 048714
Lewesdon HillOpen access, wooded hill fort. Dorset's highest point (NT)ST 437 014614yes
Highest point in Dorset. An excellent wooded walk, but parking is difficult.
Little Norton WoodS. Somerset DC woodST 484 158819yes
Litton CheneyVinyardSY 551 907DT2 9AW1727
LoscombeNature Reserve (SSSI, DoWT)SY 50154 97903919yes
Lower OdcombeGreensleeves NurseryST 510 162BA22 8TW918
Lytes Cary ManorHouse and Gardens (NT)ST 534 2671726
Maiden NewtonR. Frome wet woodland walkSY 593 9791014
Mancombe Wood(WT)ST 427 102512yes
MangertonWater MillSY 490 9571121
MappertonHouse & gardensSY 503 996DT8 3NR711no
MartokTownST 463 195 1122
MerriottThe feed station: CafeST 442 1291021yes
MerriottLynash Nurseries ST 447 130TA16 5PL 515
Minterne HouseGardensST 660 042DT2 7AU1425yes (grounds)
MistertonGlobe Inn23yes
MistertonCedrics cakes, White Swan, MistertonST 461 08013
MontacuteTV & Radio Toy Museum and tearoomsST 496 169919
MontacuteLady's Walk (NT)ST 4962 1691919yes
MontacuteHouse and gardens (NT)ST 4962 1691919yes (informal areas)
MostertonThe Admiral Hood (footpath)ST 805 893125yes
MostertonThe Admiral HoodST 805 89324yes
MostertonNightingale Farm (Wood)ST 451 05024yes
North PerrottThe Manor ArmsST 475 09424
North PerrottFruit Farm, Farm shop, garden centre, cafe etc.ST 474 09935
OathillHigher Bere Chaple Farm Woods (WT)ST 404 057, 398 059713yes
Pilsdon PenHill fort. Open access. Dorset's 2nd highest. (NT)SY 414 0091124yes
PorteshamValley of Stones (NNR)SY597 8821827yes
PowerstockPowerstock common (DoWT, SSSI)SY 54688 973821017
Powerstock5m walk, West Milton, Loscombe, North PoortonSY 517 9621121
Pucketts Wood(WT)ST 467 012612yes
RoundhamMancombe wood (WT)ST 427 10249yes
Ryewater FarmNature reserve, SSSI ST 512 06436yes
Salway AshFurleigh Estate WinesSY 42 981DT6 5JF 816
Shipton HillHill FortSY 508 9221427
Small, steep hill formed a natural hill fort with little extra fortification. Excellent views.
South PerrottThe Perrorr Inn aka The Coach and Horses02
South PethertonDavid Hall Arts Centre (monthly film night)819
South PethertonFrogmary Green Farm (Cafe, Farm shop, Walk)ST 422 162 816yes
South PoortonNature reserve (DoWT) ST 5102 97651018yes
South PoortonBeningfield Wood (WT)ST 5180 97841018yes
South PoortonHolloway to West MiltonST 5180 9784
SY 5030 9630
SparkfordMotor MuseumST 609 2702130
StembridgeCider FarmST 418 1991125
Stoford (Yeovil)Yeovil Junction Railway CentreBA22 9UU
ST 571 141
Sutton BinghamReservoirST 548 112717no
SymonsburyIlchester ArmsSY 445 9351326yes
Good place to leave your car to investigate Hell Lane.
SymonsburyVillage, Hell Lane to North ChideaockSY 445 935
SY 424 938
Wonderful holloway - probably the best example!
Thorncombe5m walk, Thorncombe and LaymoreST 375 033819
TintinhullGardens (NT)ST 509 194BA22 8PZ1221no
Trinity HillNature reserve, Wood, old Devon HedgesSY 304 9521629yes
Trinity HillHugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River CottageEX13 8TB1629no
TytherleighDevon, closest pointST 318 0341322
TytherlieghThe Tytherleigh ArmsEX13 7BE1323yes - in bar
A visitor has given a very favorable report of the food,
Waddon hillRoman fort (site of)ST 448 015512
WayfordWoods, LakeST 398064512yes
West BayWatch House cafe (Seafood)1325
West BayCoast, walk to Burton Bradstock and Hive BeachSY463 904
SY 492 888
West Coker FenNature reserve (SWT)ST 503 138612yes
West MiltonWalk South PoortonSY 5030 9630
ST 518W0 9784
West MiltonWest Milton CiderSY 499 9631021
WhitestauntonRoman villa remainsST 281 1041426
WinterbournePoor Lot (Stone age barrows) (EH)SY 588 907DT2 9XD1522
Winterbourne AbbasThe Nine Stones (Stone circle EH)SY 613 6241624yes
Wooton FitzpaineConegar Hill (WT)SY 379 9551429yes
Wooton HillWood, ancient Devon hedgesSY 3545 9695 1226yes
Yarty MoorYarty Moor (SWT)ST 235 1591730yes
YeovilTown (largest nearby), Morrisons, Asda, Lidl (2 off), Aldi1122
YeovilNine Springs Country ParkST 555 1551122yes
YeoviltonFleet Air Arm MuseumST 555 243BA22 8HT1626

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