Langmoor Gardens in Lyme Regis not only stands in the most desirable location in town with a panoramic view of Lyme Bay, but also has some award winning Californian style naturalistic planting and a super inspiring sculpture trail. Read more
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Got a sneaky viewing of the new Hix Townhouse in Lyme Regis. It is so very Mark Hix in style; simple, stylish and eclectic with touches of wry humour. 8 rooms all styled differently, from the Hunting Room to the Garden Room to the quirky Mad Hatters Room. The interior styling was by Mark himself, from vintage finds, something he loves to do. Read more
Where Weymouth meets Portland is the start of the Fleet Lagoon: Chesil Beach rises up along the length of it with water either side. Here are the still active oyster beds and isolated fishermens huts with slipways into the lagoon run along the waters edge. In grey Winter light it feels like a time long gone. Bring wellies if you want to walk along the coastal path here: a great walk with views along the Chesil.
Two hours of tennis at the Seaton tennis club, having played a handful of times over the last 20 years, demands some kind of reward. The dilemma is being stranded in Seaton which does not boast an array of fine eating establishments. If anyone knows better then please let me know!
The Arts Cafe sounds great on paper but from the exterior needs a bit of TLC and the interior simplifying . The menu is very long and the implication is too much choice means no chef can deliver it all fresh and well cooked. It is good to be proved wrong. My greek salad was delicious had been prepared with a lot of love and the literary (now sporty) whizz declared the courgette fritters spot on. Sitting on the small (and slightly worn) terrace on a super sunny Autumn day, it was perfect. Read more