Garden lodge retreat direct access to Hod HillWe look forward to showing you this unique area of Dorset. The self contained Garden Lodge leads directly onto the Irwene River path to Hod Hill and walks to Hambledon Hill. It’s heated and cosy. The kitchen has a toaster, coffee machine, cooker, fridge, sink, pots pans, cutlery crockery, salt & pepper. Plus iron and hair dryer. There are cycle trails, and you can walk, run or cycle the Trailway to Blandford Forum or further afield. It’s a short drive from Shaftsbury Poole Harbour, and Wareham
Cosy Cottage on a FarmStockman's Cottage sits in the middle of our farm, away from the road but just a short walk to the village. Fully refurbished in 2018 with underfloor heating, wood-burning effect stove. Beds can be setup as SuperKing OR Twin, walk-in shower. Full kitchen and separate lounge, with tea, coffee & plus our farm eggs. Private access and I am usually around to help if needed. We have a variety of rare breed animals on the farm. Great location for exploring the fabulous Dorset countryside and coast.
Cosy little cottage in ShaftesburyMy cottage is tucked away within walking distance of the centre of Shaftesbury in Dorset. It's near the site of the historic Shaftesbury Abbey, Park Walk with it’s views over the rolling Dorset countryside, Gold Hill - made famous by the much loved 1970s Hovis Bread TV commercial - and the hospital. The cottage makes an excellent base from which to explore the borders of beautiful Dorset, Wiltshire and Somerset, where the countryside, walking, cycling and dining out opportunities are fantastic.
Launceston Farmhouse is a grade II, georgian farmhouse at the heart of an organic working farm on the Dorset/Wiltshire border just two hours from London and within easy reach of the M3 and A303. Sarah, the owner and farmer, was born here and has transformed the Farmhouse into a chic, home from home with all the comforts you could possibly imagine. The Farmhouse is perfect for families and groups of friends a like. All bedrooms are spacious, airy and light. All are ensuite and three have a slipper bath to enjoy long soaks with views across the walled farmhouse gardens and surrounding Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are delights to discover in the gardens and play orchard as well as chickens pecking about and lambs grazing and quite often cows will be nosying up to the Ha-Ha at the end of the garden. When it rains, the indoor pool and sauna are yours between 7am-7pm. Well stocked with toys and kept at a consistently warm temperature, afternoons are well spent enjoying this amazing facility. Downstairs the Farmhouse has a large sitting room with an open fire, TV, DVD player and Wii Console. The traditional farmhouse kitchen with Aga is a lovely place for a family breakfast whilst the dining room is perfect for special meals and celebrations. Bifold doors open out onto the sun terrace and walled gardens. In the Farmhouse gardens you will find hammocks to lounge in (spring and summer) and plenty of play equipment as well as a toddler play area with sandpit, playhouse and mud kitchen and two tree swings. The Orchard is great for den building and hide and seek in the willow tipi. If you don't fancy cooking, farmhouse suppers or farm-sourced cooked breakfasts can be delivered to the door by cordon bleu trained chef and owner, Sarah (48 hours notice). The traditional country pub in the village, a five minute walk from the farm, serves up an excellent menu of locally sourced dishes along with all the pub favourites. It has an excellent garden and play area for children. Take a trip to the World Heritage Jurassic Coast for a paddle in the ocean and the catch of the day. Enjoy a large slice of British heritage at one of the nearby National Trust and English Heritage Properties including Corfe Castle, Stourhead Gardens and Stone Henge. Nature lovers must visit Monkey World and Abbotsbury Swannery. Shop in independent boutiques for homewares and fashion in the Georgian market towns of Shaftesbury, Salisbury, Sherborne and Wimborne.
Open to guests since 2013, no 3 The Old Dairy is a delightful country retreat for two. Set in a small farm on the edge a tiny hamlet, the cottage is comfortable and well equiped with views across the fields. In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, we are in a 'dark skies' location - plenty of stars. Only 5 miles from Wimborne, 8 miles from The New Forest and 12 miles from Sandbanks this is an ideal base for exploring Dorset and Hampshire. Perfect for a weekend away or longer stay
The Country Cabin .. 1 double bed, TV/DVD, kitchen with kettle, toaster, grill, microwave, complimentary tea, coffees, sugar, bread, butter, milk, jams, snacks are supplied. Bright and fresh with double doors to open onto decking for summer, central heating and decor changed to cosy with throws/rugs for winter. Complemetary festive treats, decorations, lighting and holiday atmosphere Dec/New Year. Inside/outside seating. Hot breakfast sandwiches can be pre-orded. Sorry no dogs allowed.
The Hive is a luxurious self-contained tiny-house located in the beautiful town of Blandford Forum. This Georgian market town has lots of charm, and is the home to the famous Hall and Woodhouse brewery and their flagship hotel The Crown. The Hive is a 2 minute walk to the trailway, which is perfect for walkers, runners and cyclists. Blandford Forum is just 15 miles from the Sandbanks beach, and a short drive from the Jurassic coast. Blandford is also the home to Teddy Rocks music festival.
A self-contained, fully equipped garden suite for 2 guests, set in a quiet shingle lane with off-road parking and separate private access. A short walk to the centre of Wimborne Minster, and a great location from which to explore the Dorset coast and countryside. The accommodation consists of a dual-aspect double bedroom with en-suite bathroom, kitchen, living/dining room, and includes free WiFi, TV, tea & coffee.
A special opportunity, unlike anything else, to stay right on Gold Hill in a luxury one bedroom cottage that has been immaculately restored. Gold Hill is known for the famous 'Hovis bread' ad and many visitors come to Shaftesbury in Dorset and photograph the spectacular views from the hill. With no passing traffic, the cottage is very quiet and peaceful, yet you are only steps away from the shops, restaurants and pubs in the High Street.
A beautiful studio guest accommodation, beautifully and simply decorated set in the gardens of a large village house, with a lovely outlook over the garden and wonderful old willow tree. Child Okeford nestles underneath Hambledon Hill and has many wonderful walks in the stunning countryside. The accommodation is set between the two village pubs both serving food and good beers There a village shop/post office, organic farm shop and cafe all within 5 minutes walk.
Child Okeford is a picturesque village nestled amongst the captivating landscape of the Blackmore Vale in the heart of the North Dorset countryside. Well situated for visits to Shaftesburys famous Gold Hill, Sherborne Castle & Abbey and the beautiful Jurassic Coast. Pretty courtyard garden. Modern kitchen & bathroom, dining area and cosy living room with log burner, main bedroom with double bed and second bedroom with single bed. Central heating and on street parking. One pet considered.
Disclaimer- we are still taking bookings. Please check government guidelines before booking with us. Wake to birdsong and fall asleep to the breeze through the trees at a dreamy, pastel-hued hideaway nestled in the grounds of Downwood Vineyard. This idyllic spot is home for snuggling up and stargazing and calming cream interiors.
The Thatched Cottage is a stunning example of a renovated Grade II listed cottage, situated in a conservation area in the idyllic village of Cranborne, within the rural retreat of Cranborne Chase; an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This beautifully presented property, which originally dates back to the 1600's, seamlessly blends a wealth of character features with bespoke modern fixtures and fittings, to provide a spacious and comfortable accommodation throughout.
Wake to birdsong and fall asleep to the breeze through the trees at a dreamy hut nestled in the grounds of Downwood Vineyard. Meet our rabbits, pheasants, foxes, an owl and an odd deer lurking in the woodland. We are not only fully equipped with pots and pans but also with plenty of wildlife 😊