Vibe: Free-range feasts, old beams and crackling fires.
Setting: The pretty market town of Beaminster.
Why parents love it: The adjoining rooms, and its top-notch brasserie restaurant means tasty suppers are guaranteed.
Why kids love it: Where better to indulge Jurassic Park fantasies than this fossil-rich stretch of the Jurassic Coast? And after your junior palaeontologists have discovered a new dinosaur species, they can enjoy sandcastles, sealife centres and fishing trips.
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