Golden Cap @ Charmouth

Another great place for walking along the Jurassic coast…


Pilsdon Pen

Do you like walking? Great place for taking your dog to. On a nice day when you get to the top there is brilliant views over the Marshwood Vale to the coast.


Half term fossil hunting dates…..


Time to book your fossil hunt for February Half Term …….


Half term offers……..

Taphouse Farmhouse (sleeps 16) Feb 18th-25th (week) was £1380 now £1250. Feb 18th-22nd(midweek break) was £1035 now £937. Feb 22nd-25th was £1035 now £937. Costs include VAT, C/H, hot water, electric, WIFI, LPG for the cooker, logs for the fire, the hot tub ready, the games barn and off road parking for up to 8 cars.  Bedding and towels can be hired as an optional extra.

The Hayloft (sleeps 7) available from Friday 15th till 25th Costs for a week are £654, 4 nights@£593, 3 nights @£532 .
Costs include C/H, hot water, electric, WIFI, logs for the fire and the beds made.

The Stable (sleeps 6) available from Friday 15th till 25th Costs for a week are £615, 4 nights@£558, 3 nights @£501 .
Costs include C/H, hot water, electric, WIFI, logs for the fire and the beds made.

Courthouse Farmhouse (sleeps 11) – Feb 18th-22nd (midweek) now £752 includes VAT, C/H, hot water, electric, WIFI and hot tub on ready. Also includes the beds made and towels.

Autumn view of the Jurassic coast

I decided to take the cross country route home from Dorchester and had the opportunity to take this  Autumn picture from Abbotsbury looking towards to coast and St Catherines Chapel



Special offer

For the remaining 2 available weekends for Taphouse Farmhouse

Nov 30th-Dec 3rd and Dec 7th-10th

now £80 discount if only 2 nights required.

3 nights @ £960  or 2  nights @ £880

Costs include VAT, Central Heating , electric, hot water, WIFI, LPG gas for the range cooker and the hot tub on ready.

Bed linen and Towels can be hired as required.

Maximum of 2 dogs allowed.

You can book online via the link on the Taphouse page on our website or alternatively email  cardsmillfarmholidays@gmail.com or phone 01297 489375


October half term – how about a fossil walk ?

Book your place for a Fossil walk at Charmouth for half term now….


The following website has lots of useful info as well available dates and costs


Charmouth beach

Charmouth Beach and Hertiage centre


Come rain or shine, wind or cold the Heritage Centre is open all year round. Great place for finding our about fossils and how to find them on the beach. Check out there website for more information and there next fossil walks.



View from Hardys monument

Somewhere to enjoy the view – Hardys Monument

View from Hardys monument

On the top of Hardy’s monument , near Dorchester you will enjoy the view for miles along the Jurassic coast and the beautiful countryside. Great place for walking and a picnic to