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The Coppice Studio Retreat

from £61 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Excellent 5/5 Score from 13 reviews

Excellent 5/5 

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Studio / No Bedrooms / sleeps 2

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Key Info
  • Nearest beach 55 km
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Our 1-bedroom self-contained Studio Apartment is set in a beautiful quiet location on the edge of ancient woodland. It's perfect for individuals or couples or one parent and child. It's ideal as a weekend retreat for couples who want to escape the city for a short, romantic break. The apartment is stylishly designed, with a modern feel and original artwork on the walls.

It is part of the main house, located on the ground floor with it's own entrance and private, sunny patio and garden area. It has a king size double bed, 2 armchairs, dining area, kitchen area, shower room with toilet and basin and a walk-in wardrobe/storage room. Outside is a private sitting area, picnic table and BBQ, parking for one car, as well as use of the 1 acre garden.

Size Sleeps up to 2, Studio
Nearest beach Durdle Door/Lulworth Cove 55 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2.6 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Southampton Airport 75 km, Nearest railway: Tisbury 13 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge
Rooms 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Welcome breakfast pack on arrival (tea, coffee, milk, butter, jams, bread & juice). 42" wide screen television, free sat and dvd player. Stereo speakers for use with iPod or MP3 player. Good selection of DVDs, games and books. 2 garden loungers are available.

Further details outdoors

Private sitting area with picnic table, BBQ and bird feeders. A choice of quiet sitting areas within the wildlife garden which features one formal pond and 2 wildlife ponds frequently visited by ducks and other wild birds. Guests are welcome to explore the garden at their own risk. Excellent country walks or off-road cycling from the doorstep. Walk into Shaftesbury town in 35-45 mins through woodland and country lanes. Waterproof shoes or wellies recommended.

Further details

Please be aware that the Studio is on the ground floor of a 2-storey house. There is one small and a very friendly and inquisitive cat living at the property. We also own a Pug. While we restrict the movement of the Pug depending on visitors preference (some guest love interacting with William), we cannot control the movements of the cat. If you are interested in our Studio and would like to bring a dog, please contact us, so we can tell you more about our policy for pets.

The Dorset region

Located in North Dorset on the Dorset/Wiltshire border, the Studio Retreat is ideally located for great days out to Sherborne Castle, Wardour Castle, Old Sarum Castle, Stourhead Gardens, Stonehenge and much more.

The coast is a 50-60 min drive away with the fabulous beaches of the World Heritage Coast, such as Studland Bay, Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door and Chesil Beach. Salisbury with its exquisite cathedral is 35 minutes drive, and historic Bath, featuring the Roman Baths for those who want to explore the history of the town and Thermae Bath Spa for those who want to relax and unwind in Britain's only thermal water spa.


Shaftesbury, in North Dorset on the Dorset/Wiltshire border, is one of the oldest and highest towns in England and is surrounded by some of the most beautiful Dorset countryside. The town has fine historical buildings and, of course, the famous Gold Hill, known nationwide (and beyond) for the 1973 Hovis Bread advertisement by the director Ridley Scott.

The Studio is only a 5 minute drive east of Shaftesbury, or a 35 minute walk on country lanes through beautiful ancient woodland. Most visitors come here by car, but it is possible to stay here and get around by foot or bicycle (just remember that this is quite a hilly area). If your preferred form of transport is by train, we'll be happy to collect you from either Tisbury or Gillingham Station at a small additional charge.

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1 Sep 2014


"Perfect hideaway for two"

The Coppice Studio was just perfect for us, great location, peacefully tucked away in a hamlet, but close to Shaftesbury and other amenities. The Studio is really well equipped, comfortable, light and airy. A lot of thought has been given to what you will need to make your stay lovely. Waking up and wandering out into the garden with a cup of tea was a lovely start to the day, and the welcome pack of lovely things for breakfast was a really nice touch. I would definitely recommend this as a place to stay for a cosy relaxing break.

22 Aug 2014


"Lovely and so relaxing"

My husband and I stayed for three nights at The Coppice Studio with our dog. We had a lovely and relaxing time at The Coppice which is located in beautifully peaceful surroundings. Neil and Gabriela … More

3 Jan 2014


"Excellent, and a Truth and Honest and Exact Description!"

My Girlfriend and I were looking for a London retreat, and in the Coppice we found it. Its is tucked away on a quiet hilly cul-de-sac. The house was warm well stocked and well furnished. Our hosts alt… More

6 Nov 2013


"quiet, comfortable and stylish accommodation"

The Coppice is a wonderful place for a rejuvenating break. Although it is part of a larger house, it feels quite separate and secluded, and you can have as much or as little contact with the hosts as… More

26 Sep 2013


"Peaceful retreat in beautiful surroundings"

To arrive still stressed from the demands of everyday life, and be instantly enveloped and gathered up by the peace and beauty of the location: bliss. And the accommodation itself is thoughtful and w… More

19 Sep 2013


"Beautiful location, well equipped studio with lots of home comforts"

Freindly welcome to a lovely studio in quiet beautiful countryside. Wildlife on your doorstep. A good base for exploring the surrounding area. We didn't want for anything, the breakfast basket w… More

15 Aug 2013


"Wonderful, peaceful studio apartment in a glorious location"

We had 3 lovely days staying in this apartment and exploring the surrounding area. Shaftesbury itself is worth a visit and the stunning cathedral at Salisbury only 45 mins away. The apartment is well … More

13 Aug 2013


"peaceful and relaxing"

Had a lovely long weekend break,the house is in a very beautiful area nice and peaceful but still a short drive to shops ect.. A good base to explore the area

4 Jul 2013


"A lovely studio in peaceful and beautiful surroundings - weekend perfect break"

We stayed for three nights at the end of June and had a fantastic time. Can't recommend the place highly enough - not only was the studio itself well equipped, clean and comfortable but Gabriela and Niel were really welcoming hosts. Aside from a few teething problems with the electrics, which our hosts were quick to iron out, our stay was perfect. The kitchen has everything you need and want and the garden and decking were great to sit out in during the warmer and drier evenings. The cat and the dogs were a welcome addition to our BBQs (particularly as my partner is a real animal lover) and the surrounding area is lovely. The walk up to Shaftesbury is not too long and the forest you walk through is great and I would highly recommend both Old Wardour Castle and Stourhead. Whether you want to walk or lounge, the place is brilliant. Thanks for a wonderful stay!

3 Sep 2012


"A Scandi treat tucked away in rural Dorset"

Thanks to a great recommendation, we found ourselves tucked up at The Coppice this weekend. It was a wonderful cozy get away after a day spent in wellies at the End of the Road Festival (much to the e… More

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      Calendar last updated:29 May 2015

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