The location : Top Parts is set on high ground at the head of the Bride Valley just two miles from the village of Abbotsbury and the World Heritage Coast at Chesil Bank…

On the downs the B&B is located between Abbotsbury and LittlebredyFrom the high ground, the village of Abbotsbury and Dorset’s World Heritage CoastSouth from Abbotsbury where land meets the sea at Dorset’s Chesil Bank

The accomodation : The accommodation is arranged in a newly refurbished period stable building set apart from the main residence, comprising of two double/twin rooms, both en-suite and a delightful breakfast/evening room. (We can also provide facilities for equestrians by arrangement and secure cycle storage).

Top Parts was the last franchised dairy farm in Dorset and was abandoned in 1964. The bed and breakfast accommodation is situated in the old stablesThe breakfast/evening roomEither double or twin beds and both en-suite

We want your stay at Top Parts to be a relaxing affair; we want you to enjoy a good nights rest and a thoughtfully prepared breakfast including local produce and, when available, freshly laid eggs from our own hens and homemade jams and honey.

The locality: Top Parts is situated in the heart of south-west Dorset’s coastal downs and from the door there are many options for dedicated walkers and also for those who enjoy a more leisurely stroll. Many of the routes are circular on well marked bridleways and footpaths. To give an idea of scope the following may be helpful.

Two to five minutes walk:

Spectacular Dorset views to the west of the B&B with ancient ‘Danish Camp’ hill fort.Cattle in the frost on the slopes of Danish CampBasket Hill is north from Abbotsbury, the heart of the Dorset countryside

Ten to fifteen minutes walk:

Littlebredy like Abbotsbury is another jewel set in West Dorset’s crownSt Michael and all Angels, LittlebredyThe source of the river Bride at Littlebredy

Twenty to thirty minutes walk:

Abbotsbury, The Fleet and Dorset’s Heritage Coast from the Dorset Coast Path.Bluebells at BlackdownA long view of Abbotsbury and the coast area from the base of the downs

Within a short drive:

Lulworth  Cove some miles along the coast from AbbotsburyThe source of the river Wey at UpweyDorset’s Heritage Coast curves east towards Portland on the Chesil Bank at Abbotsbury

The postscript: For those not interested in a walking type break there is still plenty to do using Top Parts as a base. Whether you enjoy eating out, manor houses, sailing, fossil collecting, bird watching, picnics at the beach or even shopping, Top Parts is well positioned to offer convenient access to a diverse number of centres…

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