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Shaftesbury Luxury Lodges

Sherborne Causeway

Tel: 01747  851497

From £295 per week
2,3 & 4 bedroom lodges available.

Luxury appointed lodges with sun balconies views towards Shaftesbury. Enjoy lake side walks. Set in 40acres complete with large fitness suite. We are the closest lodge park to Shaftesbury and are easy to find.

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Belview Cottage

Brian & Gillian Puddy Belview
Fifehead Neville
Sturminster Newton
Dorset DT10 2AL

Tel: 01258 818397
Mobile: 07879 454861

From £295 per week
1 Double
1 Twin
Weekly start day Friday – some short breaks also available

Charming cottage set in a quiet rural location in the heart of the beautiful Blackmore Vale. Completely refurbished and equipped to a high standard. One double and one twin bedroom, small enclosed garden. Ideally located for walking and exploring Dorset. Dogs welcome. Travel cot available. Free WiFi. Open all year.

The Royal Oak

Joe Ashby
Common Lane

Tel: 01747 870211

Rooms from £50 pppn Inc. breakfast based on 2 sharing
1 Double Ensuite
2 Super-King/Twin Ensuite
1 Super-King Ensuite
2 Super-King Suites – one of these has an interconnecting door with the standard double, making a large family suite if required.

The Royal Oak is an historic 18th Century Inn with a fresh modern twist. There are six luxurious ensuite bedrooms, a gorgeous oak room restaurant, delicious food and a well stocked bar with wonderful wines and local ales.

The Old Forge

The Old Forge
Compton Abbas

Tel: 01747 811881

Rooms from £40.00 ppn inc. breakfast
1 Family Ensuite
1 Double Room
1 Private Bath/Shower

Charming 18th Century converted wheelwrights set within the Cranborne Chase, with walks onto Fontmell Down.  Aga cooked breakfast to include eggs from our own hens, home made preserves and apple juice from our own orchard.  Friendly & welcoming atmosphere. Please see our website for reviews (Trip Advisor). Taste of the West Gold Breakfast Award

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Plumber Manor

Contact Mrs June Watkins
Plumber Manor
Sturminster Newton
DT10 2AF

Tel: 01258 472507
Fax: 01258 473370

Rooms from £75 ppn Inc. breakfast
Double/Twin En-suite x13
Double En-suite x3

Delightful Country House Hotel with open fires, residential labrador, comfortable bedrooms and an excellent dinning room. Five bedrooms and bathrooms have been completely refurbished and are now looking very luxurious.

Highly recommended by guides

Open March to January

Oaklands B&B

Philippa and Nick Forrest
Village Road
East Orchard

Tel: 01747 812365
Oaklands B&B info sheet

Double/ Twin Rooms  £90.00 inc. breakfast based on two sharing                Single occupancy – Double £50.00, Twin £45.00

3 bedroom (doubles and twin) en-suite B&B set in the heart of the countryside only 10 minutes from Shaftesbury with superb views and large garden. Guests living room with TV and wood-burner, WIFI and stair lift. Children 5+ (due to large pond in garden).  We are a ‘no meat’ establishment but still provide a nourishing, varied cooked breakfast (included in tariff).

Manston Guest House

Justin Maddison
2 Northwood Cottages
DT10 1HD

Tel: 01258 472666

Rooms from £40ppn Inc. breakfast
3 Double en-suites
2 Single en-suites

We are situated in the peaceful rural village of Manston near Shaftesbury and Blandford Forum. All rooms en-suite with tea and coffee making facilities, flatscreen TV’s, free WIFI, wonderful gardens, safe location in Dorset’s beautiful countryside, plenty of off road parking.

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Lyde Hill Farmhouse

Susan G L Packshaw
Lyde Hill Farmhouse
Stour Provost

Tel: 01747 838483
Mobile: 07879 005 317

Rooms from £35.00 ppn inc. breakfast
1 Double
1 Twin
1 Private Bath

Lovely 17th Century farmhouse with views to Bulbarrow Hill.  Wonderful walking – Hardy Way and Duncliffe Woods.  Comfortable south facing rooms overlooking a lovely garden. Idealy situated for Shaftesbury, Salisbury, Sherborne and Stourhead.