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Little Roost at Uplyme

Dining in at Little Roost - living room
5.0 of 5 bubbles
41 reviews
Dining in at Little Roost - living room
Little Roost with car port and roof terrace above left
Roof terrace garden at Little Roost - access via stone steps side of house.
The Roost next door with LIttle Roost at far end
Walk in rainfall shower -  towels and shower gels provided.
Oak staircase to bedroom and bathroom above
Lyme Bay - sandy beach - walk down from Little Roost or 5 mins drive.
Lyme Bay - Jurassic coast - one mile away -  leave the car and follow riverside walk to the sea...
Woodland walk opposite. 10 mins to pub and local shop. Bluebells and wild garlic in spring.
View up the country road outside Little Roost, summertime
Local pub and village shop  10 mins via woodland pathway opposite.  Part of the East Devon Way.
River Cottage Canteen & Deli at nearby Axminster (4 miles).  River Cottage HQ 12 mins drive
Hix' s famous oyster and fish restaurant with fabulous views of The Cobb and Lyme Bay
East Devon Way- Footpath to Lyme Regis town and beach ( 20 mins)
View through the Bluebell woods, coastal path, Lyme Regis in early May
Springtime, country lanes, Uplyme
Lyme Regis harbour view with the Cobb on RHS
West Bay - near Bridport  - 10 miles away - location of Broadchurch TV drama series
Burton Bradstock - a drive up the coastline - home of The Hive beach cafe
Lyme's new walkway down to the beach and Jurassic coastline - access from Charmouth Road carpark
Lovely country walks in nearby Uplyme lanes (sea view in distance)
High Street Lyme Regis Christmas time
Lyme Bay -  winter sunset
secret window inside Little Roost
Julie and her lady friends are free range in the garden at the Roost next door.
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Uplyme, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England
A newly-refurbished, one bed self-catering cottage - ideal for two - lovely rural retreat only one mile from Lyme Regis town and the Jurassic coast. Walk to local pub 10 mins, 5 miin drive to Lyme Regis town or leave the car behind and follow lovely riverside walk to the town and beach (20 minutes).
Little Roost is at one end of historic, former coaching house, The Roost, situated on an idyllic country road near the River Lim. Private parking and roof terrace garden. Great any time of year for a relaxing break or cosy, romantic autumn/winter escape (gas CH) offering best of both country and coastal walks with stunning local scenery.

If you're visiting River Cottage HQ we are 10 mins drive away and 12 mins to River Cottage Canteen in Axminster town.

Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, Little Roost is on the East Dev...
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About the Owner, Rosemary H
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Jun 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 41 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Arrival time from 3pm onwards and check out by 11am day of departure.
Collect your key from owner, Rose, next door at The Roost (far end of building). If owner is not able to be there she will arrange for you to collect key from safe place nearby. Please let Rose know your approx arrival time.

Local information file can be found inside Little Roost along with lots of tourist leaflets. Rose knows the area well so feel free to ask any questions.
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English first
West Sussex, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in March 2017

Excellent facilities - very tasteful decor. Lovely warm welcome. Nice quiet location within walking distance of Lyme Regis.

Management response:

Good to know that you enjoyed your long weekend break at Little Roost and thank you for your positive comments. You're welcome back any time. best wishes, Rose


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Kate C
Horsham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017
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Thoughtful details provided throughout including bed linen, towels, tea towels as well as the more unexpected fresh tulips, eggs, bread and bottle of wine to welcome our arrival! Rose popped round when we got there and gave helpful directions to the local shop (10 min river walk one way) and Lyme (25-30min river walk the other way) - bring wellies...

Management response:

Thanks for your lovely comments. We're very fortunate with this location right next to the river path to Lyme and surrounded by beautiful countryside. Sorry about re the knocking noises - now all resolved! best wishes, Rose


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Lucio F
Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 for a stay in December 2016
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The Little Roost is an attached cottage, perfect for a couple, done-up beautifully: the internal space is well exploited and all the details are just perfect, with good taste and good workmanship all around. It even has a terrace for those warm summer evenings and a car-port, very useful as the road very is narrow. Even more beautiful is the...

Management response:

Hello - great to hear you enjoyed your stay. The walk down into Lyme is looking gorgeous at the moment with spring flowers in abundance and bluebells in bud. Hope you'll be able to visit again some day. best wishes, Rose


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
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22 Apr 2017 -
12 May 2017
Spring - Saturday changeover
7 nights
13 May 2017 -
30 Jun 2017
early summer
7 nights -- --
1 Jul 2017 -
25 Aug 2017
high summer
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Looking for a longer, cosy winter retreat for two weeks or more ? Please email for special rates. Additional mattress/ bedding available for a guest friend or older child. All prices are subject to change according to season and availability. Please note: weekly bookings only in high season with Saturday arrival and departure (unless we have last minute booking availability).
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About the neighbourhood
Lyme Regis one of the UK's most beautiful and charming seaside locations. The town offers many unique, independent gift shops and specialist food and drink retailers. There's a local Theatre, town brewery and wide variety of pubs and cafe-restaurants. A thriving local music and arts community hosts numerous festivals and exhibitions throughout the year. Lyme Fossil museum is a magnet for both adults and children and local shops sell genuine fossils, gem stones and crystals. A guided tour of the fossil beaches is available - see Lyme Tourist Office for details. Nearby Honiton and Bridport are famous for their antique shops and markets. All along the Jurassic coast are beautiful, uncomercialised beaches with stunning countryside nearby.
Getting around
Ideal spot for touring East Devon , Dorset and Somerset.
Exeter is 45 mins away, Honiton 30 mins, Bridport 20 mins

Trains from Axminster station (12 mins away). Exeter - London SW Trains
Local buses in peak times to Weymouth, Dorchester, Bridport, West Bay

Or just take a relaxing walk in Lyme to enjoy all the lovely, local delights
Car advised
How to get there
Railway: Axminster : 8.0 km
BY ROAD: Around two miles from the A35 main road - between Lyme Regis and Axminster. 3.5 hours drive from London (private parking in carport).
Only 5 mins drive into Lyme Regis town and the beach, or pleasant 20 minute walk via country East Devon Way footpath. Buses into town and direction Bridport/West Bay /Dorchester every hour but unreliable outside peak times. Local taxis available - advise you book in advance to be sure - Terry's Taxi (Uplyme) or MCabs (Lyme Regis).
BY TRAIN: Under 3 hours from London Waterloo to Axminster train station (Exeter line) then 12 minute taxi ride or bus (peak hours only ) to Uplyme.
City of Exeter is a 45 minute drive.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 2.0 km.
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