Hill Barn Self Catering Cottage – Lyme Regis


How to find The Bower self-catering cottage

If you get lost, please call us (01297 445185) for emergency directions!

Local directions:

Beech treesBy road from Lyme Regis:

  • Leave Lyme via Pound Street, signposted Sidmouth and Seaton (A3052).
  • About 200 yards after the Devon sign, at Ware Cross, turn right into Gore Lane, towards Uplyme.
  • Look ahead and to the left for the row of trees that mark our drive and after about 300 yards you will see our drive on the left; look for the white signs. Hill Barn is the third and last house at the end of the gravel drive.

By road from the A35:

  • drive and signsThe A35 is the main route between Dorchester and Honiton.
  • Turn off it, towards Lyme Regis, at the Hunters’ Lodge crossroads. Follow the B3165 through Yawl, and enter Uplyme from the north.
  • In the village, pass the Village Hall on your right, and look for the Talbot Arms pub on your left, after about 50 yards.
  • Turn right up Gore Lane opposite the pub, and follow it out of the village for 7/10 of a mile.
  • At the top of the hill, after 50 yards you will see our drive on the right; look for the white signs. Hill Barn is the third and last house at the end of the gravel drive.

Parking when you arrive:

There is plenty of space to park in front of the Bower.

By public transport:

Axminster station is 6 miles away. Regular train service from London Waterloo on the South West Trains Exeter line. Timetable information is available at the National Rail site.

From the station, the hourly X31 bus service (First Group) serves Uplyme and connects with the trains – ask to alight at the Talbot Arms, which is located at the bottom of Gore Lane. Hill Barn is about 15 minutes walk (uphill!) from here.  Alternatively, there is a Taxi rank at the station.

The Jurassic Coaster X53 bus service runs regularly from Exeter to Weymouth, and stops about 5 minutes level walk from us – ask to alight at Ware Cross.

Online bus timetables can be found on the Traveline South West web site. Both services run modern fully-accessible vehicles; the X53 is a double-decker and gives wonderful views across the countryside and coast.

We welcome all our guests, however they get here – cyclists, walkers and motorcyclists, as well as motorists.