Explore the peaceful, green, historic estate… then trek down the path to the private bay. Help your children hunt for fossils – the Jurassic coast is rich with them – or carry on to picturesque Beer, for lunch at the Anchor Inn.
This glamorous home, built on the site of an old water tower, is architect-designed and spanking new. Discover a huge ground-floor living space, bedroom wings at both ends, and a swish pool with a steam room and games room below. Everything feels majestic, from the tree-lined drive to the gliding wall of glass to the electric blinds and the magnetic locking doors.
Stroll into tiny Rousdon for its wonderful Village Bakery & Café; book dinner at the River Cottage. As for Lyme Regis, three miles, it’s much-admired for its seafood restaurants, its Regency architecture and its amazing breakwater, The Cobb.