Monkton Wyld Court, Elsdon’s Lane, Monkton Wyld, Nr Charmouth, Dorset, DT6 6DQ

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Hostel and B&B accommodation near Lyme Regis

This Victorian-Gothic mansion is located in Dorset's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with easy access to the Jurassic Coast at Lyme Regis, and the Wessex and Monarch's Way long distance footpaths. B&B is from £45 per bed and dorm style accommodation is available for £40. Guests can use the vegetarian self-catering kitchen to prepare their own meal or vegetarian meals can be pre-booked. It is also sometimes possible to camp in the grounds.

Monkton Wyld Court is a charity promoting ways of living sustainably. Volunteers live communally and heat and cook using wood. Fresh water comes from wells and is UV treated; the volunteers use compost loos. Fruit and vegetables are grown in the organic garden; and Jersey cows provide the milk, yoghurt and cheese. Flush toilets and private rooms available for guests.
This Victorian neo-Gothic mansion in the Dorset National Landscape has easy access to the Jurassic Coast at Lyme Regis as well as the Wessex and Monarch’s Way long distance footpaths. Guests can use the vegetarian self-catering kitchen to prepare their own meals or vegetarian meals can be pre-booked. There is also camping in the grounds. Run by a charity that promotes sustainable living. Fruit and vegetables are grown in the organic garden and Jersey cows provide the dairy products.
This Victorian-Gothic mansion is located in Dorset's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with easy access to the Jurassic Coast at Lyme Regis, and the Wessex and Monarch's Way long distance footpaths. B&B is from £45 per bed and dorm style accommodation is available for £40. Guests can use the vegetarian self-catering kitchen to prepare their own meal or vegetarian meals can be pre-booked. It is also sometimes possible to camp in the grounds.

Monkton Wyld Court is a charity promoting ways of living sustainably. Volunteers live communally and heat and cook using wood. Fresh water comes from wells and is UV treated; the volunteers use compost loos. Fruit and vegetables are grown in the organic garden; and Jersey cows provide the milk, yoghurt and cheese. Flush toilets and private rooms available for guests.

This accommodation is featured on our map of Devon, Cornwall and the West Country and here is its own website.

Details

  • Beds & Rooms:

    42 beds in various room sizes.
  • Open:

    All year. Office opening hours: 9am-5pm.
  • Price per night:

    £40pp
  • Booking:

    Book via website, by email or by phone.
  • Directions:

    Off A35 between Bridport (East) and Axminster (West), about 4 miles north of Lyme Regis. Monkton Wyld is sign-posted from the A35; 1 mile up the lane you will see St Andrew's Church on left, driveway is just beyond it on right.
  • Public Transport :

    Train to Axminster. First Bus from station (direction Lyme Regis / Bridport) to Hunter's Lodge (10min) + 40 min walk along flat B-road and lanes.
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks South West Coast Path Trans Euro Trail
This accommodation is featured on the following pages
National Landscape Dorset Eco Hostels By the Sea Close to a Pub Individuals welcome Retreats Breakfast Evening Meals IHUK Community

Facilities

bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
hSome areas heated
mMeals available (with notice)
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
!Bike/equipment store (unlocked)
jShowers
[WiFi
tWithin 1 mile of NCN

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East Devon National Landscape

April 5th 2024

With the dramatic cliffs of the World Heritage Jurassic coastline and attractive coastal villages that still retain their rural charm, the East Devon National Landscape is an excellent location for a seaside holiday. Good value access is provided to this landscape by the hostel-style accommodation at Monkton Wyld Court. This Victorian neo-Gothic mansion has easy access to the Jurassic Coast as well as the Wessex and Monarch’s Way long-distance footpaths. Guests can use the vegetarian self-catering kitchen to prepare their own meals or vegetarian meals can be pre-booked. Run by a charity that promotes sustainable living. Fruit and vegetables are grown in the organic garden and Jersey cows provide the dairy products.

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Sustainable living in a truly heart-warming location…

September 27th 2019

Cast in a pink sunset glow, the mist around Monkton Wyld settles delicately on the rolling fields.

The volunteer staff live communally in a technology-free lifestyle, collecting vegetables from the garden, and milk from the three jersey cows. Staying here you truly feel part of a community, and contributing to the environmental cause.

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Monkton Wyld Court Gothic Hostel

May 27th 2015

Intrigued by all we had read about Monkton Wyld Court we made a tiny detour on our holiday to Lyme Regis to stay for a night in this Gothic mansion. What a privilege it felt to spend time in this simply furnished building with its ornate ecclesiastical architecture.

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