NB: Our links to external websites and other contacts are included in good faith at the time of their inclusion but the owners and/or administrators of the Ambrose Cottage website cannot be held responsible for the actual nature, content or reliability of any information (which may have changed without notice) found at any source below.
Dorset information sites
www.westdorset.com - West Dorset District Council's tourism website.
www.visit-dorset.com - Dorset tourist information supplied by Destination Dorset.
www.dorsets.co.uk/Bridport - Bridport information, history, accommodation etc. by Dorset Guide.
Dorset arts & crafts sites
www.bridport-arts.com - Bridport Arts Centre. Historic venue for music & arts, with a 200-seat theatre, three exhibition spaces, café and bar.
www.tigon-crafts.co.uk - Calligraphy and illumination by Fiona Graham-Flynn (co-owner of Ambrose Cottage B&B). Specialising in wedding stationery but almost any commission undertaken.
Dorset history sites
Bridport history - A good page from a West Bay website detailing the history of Bridport in depth.
FossilWalks.com - Guided fossil hunting and collecting for families at Charmouth on Dorset's coast. Join Chris Pamplin (geologist and former Earth Science Advisor for the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site) on a guided fossil walk. Rather than take you out in a big group, Chris specialises in individual family excursions (including children aged 5 upwards). Available as half-day or whole-day hunting tours.
ArchaeoTreks.co.uk - Community archaeologist Chris Tripp offers four short walks per weekend visiting archaeological sites at £10 per person per walk, visiting Iron Age hillforts, Bronze Age burial mounds and Roman Dorchester. Chris Tripp is a graduate of the Institute of Archaeology, University College London, and has been an archaeologist for over 21 years, mostly excavating in London and now in Dorset. Visit his blog at xcavate.blogspot.com for details of his latest and upcoming walks.