Your stay
Prices from
per room, per night (based on 2 sharing)

Hensleigh House

  • Lower Sea Lane
  • Charmouth
  • Near Lyme Regis
  • Dorset
  • DT6 6LW


  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Conservatory / Sun Room
  • Family
  • Licensed Bar
  • No Pets
  • Parking
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • Only 300 metres from the Jurassic Coast 
  • Two miles from Lyme Regis 
  • Afternoon cream tea 
  • HD satellite TVs in every room

About this Bed and Breakfast

Located in the West Dorset village of Charmouth is Hensleigh House, a family-run B&B ideal for a relaxing break away from the stresses of everyday life. The famous Jurassic Coast is 300 metres from the guest house while Charmouth's village centre is only a three minute walk away. The historic town of Lyme Regis is close by too, only two miles away.

Proprietors Dawn and Jim have recently taken over running Hensleigh House and they're committed to building on the great service guests have received in the past. You can be guaranteed of a relaxing and comfortable stay.

Bedrooms / Bathrooms

Hensleigh House has eight en-suite rooms to offer. Each features enough storage for you to unpack, tea/coffee facilities, an HD satellite TV, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Ironing and ironing board also available. Choose from double, twin, single and family rooms.

Bedrooms have seen significant upgrades recently and as well as being restyled they now include new duvets, pillows and mattress toppers.

Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout.


Designed to suit all tastes, the breakfast menu includes:

  • Full English breakfast
  • Eggs and toast
  • Fresh fruit
  • Kippers
  • Porridge
  • Omelette 
  • Breads, rolls and croissants 

Locally sourced is used and vegetarian options are available.

Light snacks and cream teas are also served during the day.

Other Facilities

  • The guest lounge and well-stocked bar are found on the ground floor.
  • Ample free parking is provided.

Around and About

Charmouth has hundreds of years of history, thatched cottages, pubs and shops to explore.  Of course, the standout  attraction is the Jurassic Coast which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It's a great family day out with a mix of sand and pebble beaches, fossils and plenty of swimming opportunities in the clean, safe sea. Guided walks are available.

The village acts as an ideal base for exploring Dorset, Devon and Somerset with Lyme Regis just a few miles away.


From the east: Take the A35 West from Dorchester. After 15 miles follow signs to Bridport and continue on the A35. After five miles take the left turning signposted for Charmouth and continue into the centre of the village. Turn left onto Lower Sea Lane and the guest house can be found 200 metres on the left.

From the north: Leave the M5 at Junction 25 and take the A358 through Chard and Axminster. Then turn left onto the A35 towards Dorchester. After five miles turn right and continue into the village centre. Turn right onto Lower Sea Lane and the guest house can be found 200 metres on the left.



Loading map...
Prices from:
per room, per night (based on 2 sharing)

Select dates to check availability and get a price for your stay


Or contact direct:

Reviews from
We compare prices from owners and big travel sites to make sure you get the best rate

Sign up to our FREE mailing list and receive all our BEST DEALS direct to your inbox

accommodation icon


From well known hotel brands to small B&Bs

signpost icon

Hidden treasures

From all corners of the UK (featuring information about your travel destinations)

star icon

Great offers

Hundreds of new offers added weekly!