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The Backhouse, Southwell, Portland

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The Backhouse, Southwell, Portland

3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Great location90% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the lockbox.
Great check-in experience95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

A characterful, rustic old stable which has been converted into a small self contained holiday let. The accommodation is comfortable and full of character and quirks.
The property is 3 minutes walk from the Jurassic coast path and provides easy access for Climbers, Walkers, Birdwatchers and Watersports.


Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 10PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox


29 Reviews

Marina User Profile
August 2018
We LOVED Portland! Gorgeous views of fields and a cute horse named Whisky and the sea - from right across the street! And the coast trail is just 10 minutes' walk from this cozy place. The Backhouse is comfortable and very clean. I appreciated the books on Portland's history, whi…
Lottie User Profile
September 2018
Kathy is a wonderful host and the guesthouse is fantastic. The location is perfect for exploring the Jurassic Coast - the coastal path to the Lighthouse is particularly lovely. The bus stop just down the road makes it easy to visit Weymouth and beyond (we visited Dorchester and L…
Vera User Profile
September 2018
We enjoyed our stay at The Backhouse and loved Portland. It's close to the Supermarket and a nice Pastry for a nice bite! Also we did every day a nice walk.
Naeema User Profile
September 2018
The place appears bigger than in the photos. We were very pleased it had a dishwasher. Very comfortable place to stay. Would recommend it. Exceeded our expectations! 5 stars and A+++.
Ching User Profile
August 2018
The hosts are very kind, Gwen and Guy are very kind to us all the time, Guy gave us a giant lobster which he dived with it, very warm welcome from them indeed! Maybe, that is the people culture in an island. I like the facilities in the backhouse, it has dishwasher with washing…
Jo User Profile
August 2018
The Backhouse is a perfect getaway, stayed with my husband and our 3 1/2 year old daughter and we had a wonderful break exploring Portland and Weymouth. The accommodation was perfect for us and included everything we needed. We'd love to return next year for more adventures by th…
Stephan User Profile
August 2018
Very good location. We didn't miss anything. We can definitely recommend it.

Hosted by Kathy

England, United KingdomJoined in September 2017
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32 Reviews
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