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Studio | sleeps 2

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £49 /night

£342 - £365 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
An ideal rural retreat for exploring the area, any length of stay over two nights considered, lovely walks and cycling from the door, a substantial continental breakfast can be provided if required, lots of interesting places to visit near by. Next door to excellent village shop, opposite a friendly village inn and church - beautiful setting.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Very Good 4.5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £77 /night

£536 - £1029 / week

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  • Nearest beach 39 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Charming hideaway close to Shaftesbury Perfect for complete relaxation, and a great starting point for a tour of the the West Country. 30 best places to live in the UK countryside - nearby Tisbury voted number 2 by the Times of March 2014  …see more

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Studio | sleeps 2

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £61 /night

£423 - £467 / week

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  • Nearest beach 55 km
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Eco-friendly, modern, self-contained annex for 2 in secluded area of outstanding natural beauty 5 mins east of Shaftesbury and on the edge of ancient woodland. Ideal for walking holidays in 'Thomas Hardy Country', short breaks and trips to the nearby Jurassic coast. Set in 1 acre of wildlife gardens, the Studio is a place to umwind. Great for walking or cycling holidays.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

Very Good 4/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £61 /night

£424 - £594 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Sleeps up to 5 people. Rural Cottage. Well behaved dog welcome. Woodburning stove. Free WiFi from 2015  …see more

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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

1 night min stay

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from £297 /night

£2078 / week

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  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Larmer Tree Chalke Valley History Festival Port Regis Sandroyd St Mary's Bryanston Canford Sherborne. Apart from for the express use of lighting the woodburner/barbeque, no smoking, flames, fires or fireworks.  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

3 Nights min stay

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from £52 /night

£361 - £499 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
Comfortable, cosy, private and ideal for walking, cycling, relaxing, exploring Dorset or visiting the coast. Wander over the road to the village pub and down the road to the village shop and on to the great Cafe for home cooked breakfasts, morning coffee and lunches. Fluffy towels and crisp linen provided and a welcome pack including fresh milk and home baked bread awaits.  …see more

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Chalet | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

3 Nights min stay

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from £50 /night

£350 - £897 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
A superb timber framed chalet providing comfortable accommodation. Although situated on a working farm there is easy access to many attractions such as Stourhead and Shaftesbury. Monkey World, & Longleat are firm favourites with young & old. Only an hour away from the Jurassic coast and cities such as Salisbury & Bath offer a full day sightseeing  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

3 Nights min stay

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from £57 /night

£398 / week

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  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Nutmeg cottage", a delightful 17th century thatched cottage, situated in the Dorset village of Okeford Fitzpaine, offers an ideal base for walkers and ramblers to explore the countryside. 6miles from the Georgian town of Blandford Forum, an ideal location for a holiday for peace & tranquility.  …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

3 Nights min stay

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from £50 /night

£345 - £483 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • Pets welcome
With all the comforts of home and a pub over the road and a village shop down the road an ideal place to relax. Sit on the balcony with a glass of wine and take in the wonderful views over the garden and fields or snuggle up in the living room. Rural village setting, quiet, peaceful and timeless.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

4 Nights min stay

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from £74 /night

£512 - £833 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
In a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Fifehead Magdalen is a wonderful base to explore the southwest from the elegance of Georgian Bath to the fossils of the Jurassic Coast. Endless walks, gorgeous countryside, and some of England's most charming towns.  …see more

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Chalet | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

2 Nights min stay

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from £55 /night

£385 - £899 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Scandinavian style chalet surrounded by Blue Spruce trees in North Dorset. Master bedroom has balcony and en-suite bathroom, twin room with en-suite shower room and downstairs double bedrrom with en-suite wet room. Open plan lounge, kitchen/diner with all mod cons.  …see more

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Lodge | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Very Good 4/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £114 /night

£795 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
These super luxury lodges are stylish and contemporary, complete with their own large decked area to make the most of the fresh Dorset air, also their own dedicated grassed pitch area, BBQ area, outdoor furniture and lots of open space. We also have a dog friendly lodge. One two and one three bedroom available please call us for more details.  …see more

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Lodge | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

Short stays welcome

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from £100 /night

£695 / week

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  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
These super luxury lodges are stylish and contemporary, complete with their own large decked area to make the most of the fresh Dorset air, also their own dedicated grassed pitch area, BBQ area, outdoor furniture and lots of open space. Caravan, Dorset, festivals, immediate accommodation. Campsite, Lodges holiday homes log cabins.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

6 Nights min stay

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from £97 /night

£675 / week

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  • Nearest beach 48 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
The ideal location for Walking, Cycling, Riding, Sightseeing or just Relaxing in the Beautiful English Countryside. Shepherd's Hut at no additional cost. Child Friendly. Close to Shaftesbury home of Gold Hill, Salisbury, Dorchester, Sherborne and the Jurassic Coast.  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £65 /night

£450 - £650 / week

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  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
JUST LAUNCHED! Luxury COUPLES cottage perfect for WINTER BREAK roll top bath, egyptian cotton linens. WOODBURNER with logs and a welcome basket.FREE WI-FI, secluded cottage garden, walks from the door, house bikes.  …see more

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Chalet | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Very Good 4.5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £67 /night

£469 - £994 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Scandinavian style chalet with superb views of the Blackmore Vale. Ground floor double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Spacious open plan lounge and kitchen/diner with all mod cons. Ideal base for sight seeing. Fishing, golf, horse riding all within short distance. An ideal base to visit many attractions such as Stourhead, Monkey World, Longleat, and the Jurassic coast.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Short stays welcome

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from £53 /night

£370 - £740 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 8 cottages nestled in pretty courtyard setting this delightful barn conversion offers original features such as exposed beams alongside modern day creature comforts. Conveniently located in a central position on the border between dorset and wiltshire it provides a great base from which to explore this picturesque part of the country. discover the heart of the dorset countryside with beautiful landscapes and hidden valleys, all of which offer fantastic walks. The county really has something for everyone including countless picturesque villages to explore, longleat safari park, monkey world, bovington tank museum, stonehenge and compton abbas airfield. Nearby are the pretty market towns of shaftesbury, blandford forum, sherborne, gillingham and salisbury, each offering an array of amenities, pubs, shops and restaurants. Slightly further afield but still within easy reach you will find the spectacular jurassic coast and the city of bath, famed for its architecture, fabulous shopping experience and spa. Games facitlities: outside shared play area on site with trampoline, swings and a slide. the accommodation is arranged on one level and offers two bedrooms: 2 twin rooms, can be made up as super king-size beds on request, with en-suite shower room with wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan living space with flatscreen tv/dvd. Kitchen area modern, with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer and microwave. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Communal laundry room with use of washer/dryer, for a small additional cost, honesty box by machine. Regret no smoking. 1 well-behaved dog welcome. Location: expansive stretch of sandy beach at bournemouth 35 miles, pub and village shop 1.5 miles in semley.  …see more

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Log cabin | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 3

Short stays welcome

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from £45 /night

£315 - £630 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
30 acres, horses, woodland walks, chickens and use of shepherds hut. Sleeps 2+1 friday changeover from october 2014 this cosy, but private detached lodge nestles in the grounds of the owners' smallholding. Your privacy is assured but the owners are always happy to offer help and advice on the local area and places of interest. Although convenient to shaftesbury you are situated in a peaceful spot with panoramic views over open countryside. easily accessible it is an ideal base throughout the year for a weekend break or a touring holiday. Dorset has something for everyone, with countless picturesque villages, shaftesbury and the famous gold hill made famous by the hovis commercials and gillingham are nearby. The historic cities of salisbury and bath are within reach. You will be spoilt for choice for walks as dorset's beautiful landscape of rolling chalk downland and hidden valleys affords wonderful walking. Longleat safari park is nearby along with the jurassic coast and much more. this log cabin offers comfortable accommodation one bedroom: double with en-suite bathroom with shower attachment and wc. Curtained porch area with seating that can be used for z bed if required. Lounge: with tv/dvd and hi-fi. Kitchen/diner: electric cooker, fridge with freezer section, microwave and top loading washing machine. Outside: covered seating area with table and chairs with views over the enclosed lawn garden. Shepherds hut. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Regret no smoking. 1 well-behaved dog welcome (allowed in the kitchen and covered porch). Location: pubs and shops within 1 mile. any property identified with increased accessibility may have different levels of provision. It is, therefore, advisable that you contact us before you book to ensure the property meets your specific needs and requirements  …see more

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Villa | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Short stays welcome

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from £60 /night

£420 - £740 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
a delightful spacious modern rural retreat in desirable area this renovated annexe sits within it's own private space upon the owner's land. Rurally situated on the outskirts of sturminster newton, within walking distance of it's shops and pubs, yet far enough away to enjoy it's rural tranquillity, and within the heart of thomas hardy country providing a splendid variety of activities, from walks and garden tours to golf and horse riding. Yeovil is just a short drive from the property and offers a wealth of restaurants, shops and pubs to keep even the most discerning of clients entertained. You can also visit shaftesbury’s gold hill, made famous by the hovis advert. Alternatively, you can enjoy the nearby golf courses and driving range or other attractions include sherborne castle, which contains a splendid collection of art, furniture and porcelain and incredibly close encounters with some of the world’s most amazing animals in the drive through safari park at longleat, with longleat house, widely regarded as one of the best examples of high elizabethan architecture in britain and one of the most beautiful stately homes open to the public. this tastefully renovated property offers two bedrooms: 1 spacious master double with en-suite bathroom, separate shower and wc and 1 further twin, with 2'6" beds. Shower room: with wc on the first floor. Separate wc downstairs. lounge/kitchen/diner: on the ground floor, open-plan and benefits from a conservatory style finish and underfloor heating, making the room light and warm. the lounge/diner area offers ample seating around the table, flatscreen tv/dvd and hi-fi. The kitchen offers integrated oven with hob and extractor hood, fridge with ice compartment, microwave, washing machine and dishwasher. Outside: the large enclosed garden offers lawn and patio with seating area with bbq. Amenities: ample parking for 2 cars. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking within the property. Dogs welcome. Additional info: there is a separate freezer under the stairs. Location: beach 20 miles, shops and pubs 1 mile.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Short stays welcome

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from £63 /night

£435 - £860 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
detached converted barn on smallholding of 1.5 acres with ponies, chickens and sheep recently converted from former stables and using locally reclaimed materials and the finest oak, much of the barn's original features have been preserved. warm and cosy in winter, yet cool in summer, the barn provides an ideal base to explore this unspoilt part of england, where there is something for everyone. There are endless opportunities for walking, cycling and riding, pretty villages and ruined castles, wildlife adventures and historic gardens, arts, food and literary festivals. Situated in the north dorset village of hazelbury bryan ('nuttlebury' in hardy's wessex novels), on the edge of the dorset area of outstanding natural beauty. The village itself has a couple of churches, a pub and a shop selling fresh local produce. the stylish, contemporary, single storey accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite bath with shower attachment and wc. 1 twin room with exposed beams and en-suite shower room with wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: impressive open-plan area with exposed a-frame beams and tv/dvd. Kitchen area equipped with washing machine, dishwasher, electric cooker and hob, fridge, small freezer and microwave. Outside: enclosed gravel patio area with garden furniture and bbq. Vegetable garden, lawn area and chicken coop where you can collect fresh eggs (when laid.) amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Regret no smoking. 1 well-behaved dog by arrangement. Wi-fi available. Additional info: dog sitting service can be provided by arrangement for a small extra charge. Location: beach at weymouth approximately 26 miles, shop 2 miles, pub within walking distance.  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Short stays welcome

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from £42 /night

£290 - £440 / week

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  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
reverse level cottage ideal for exploring this beautiful county regret no children  originally a bakery serving the village and the surrounding area with freshly baked bread and still remembered as a working bakery by some villagers. The building has now been converted for use as a comfortable self catering holiday home, sharing the large garden with the adjoining old post office b&b. there is much to see and do in the area. Visit the historic towns of sherborne and shaftesbury or go exploring via the many countryside walks and cycle routes in the area. If you prefer, visit the nearby stately homes of stourhead and kingston lacy. Dorset is definitely a foodie county and home to a large number of farm shops and delicatessens selling locally produced foods. the property has a topsy-turvy character all of its own and consists of one bedroom: double with en-suite shower over bath and wc. Separate wc on the first floor. Lounge/diner: with sofa, tv/dvd and hi-fi. Kitchen: well-equipped with electric cooker, fridge with ice compartment and microwave. Outside: patio doors open out from the living area onto the raised decked area which overlooks the shared lawn garden with seating and bbq. Amenities: parking for 1 small car, nearby roadside parking also available. Bed linen, towels, electric and heating included. £15 heating surcharge payable end of october - easter. Regret no smoking. 1 pet welcome. Additional info: regret no children. Location: beach approximately 20 miles, shop 1 mile, pub within walking distance.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 3

Short stays welcome

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from £48 /night

£335 - £675 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 3 properties located within this quaint village setting located just off the main farm these attractive single storey barn conversions are situated within the heart of the picturesque village of berwick st john, sat on the dorset and wiltshire borders, striking distance from some of the most breathtaking scenery. from your doorstep, guests are welcome to enjoy a wealth of walks to suit all tastes and abilities that lead across the 230 acres of farmland and the wealth of bridleways and footpaths, or wander down to the local pub with its warm hospitality and locally produced ales and home cooked meals, that is a stumble away. Sandwiched between salisbury and shaftesbury, both offering a slice of culture and history, as well as numerous entertainments to keep even the most discerning of guests occupied. Easy access via the a303 allows this to be an ideal spot for touring the area from the picturesque new forest, down to the world heritage site of dorset's jurassic coast as well as numerous national trust properties all within easy reach. shared utility: external with freezer and tumble dryer. Amenities: off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, wi-fi, electric and night storage heaters included. Regret no smoking within the property. 1 well-behaved dog welcome. Location: beach 1 hour, shop 3 miles and pub within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm. this character property, the middle of three, offers two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 single room both reached via three steps down. Bathroom: offers shower over bath and wc. Lounge: with flatscreen tv, dvd/vcr, freeview, video, radio with ipod dock, selection of dvd's, videos and games. Kitchen/diner: with integrated oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment, microwave and washing machine. Outside: patio area with garden furniture.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 3

Short stays welcome

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from £48 /night

£335 - £675 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 3 properties located within this quaint village setting located just off the main farm these attractive single storey barn conversions are situated within the heart of the picturesque village of berwick st john, sat on the dorset and wiltshire borders, striking distance from some of the most breathtaking scenery. from your doorstep, guests are welcome to enjoy a wealth of walks to suit all tastes and abilities that lead across the 230 acres of farmland and the wealth of bridleways and footpaths, or wander down to the local pub with its warm hospitality and locally produced ales and home cooked meals, that is a stumble away. Sandwiched between salisbury and shaftesbury, both offering a slice of culture and history, as well as numerous entertainments to keep even the most discerning of guests occupied. Easy access via the a303 allows this to be an ideal spot for touring the area from the picturesque new forest, down to the world heritage site of dorset's jurassic coast as well as numerous national trust properties all within easy reach. shared utility: external with freezer and tumble dryer. Amenities: off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, wi-fi, electric and night storage heaters included. Regret no smoking within the property. 1 well-behaved dog welcome. Location: beach 1 hour, shop 3 miles and pub within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm. the accommodation is all on one floor and offers two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 single with pull out single bed available on request. Bathroom: offers shower over bath and wc. Lounge: with flatscreen tv/dvd, freeview, radio with ipod dock, video with selection of videos, books and games. Kitchen/diner: with integrated oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment, microwave and washing machine. Outside: patio area with garden furniture.  …see more

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Barn | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Short stays welcome

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from £45 /night

£315 - £630 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
charming 17th century coach house a short stroll from town, sleeps 2+2 located on a quiet narrow street, a short stroll from the heart of the market town of sturminster newton, this former coach house has been completely renovated throughout yet still retaining much of its original charm. situated within the popular 'hardy country', made famous by the writer sir thomas hardy, this area provides a splendid variety of activities, from walks and garden tours to golf and horse riding. Shaftesbury is within easy reach with the must visit gold hill, that was made famous by the iconic hovis advert, it is also the perfect place to pick up a memento of your stay within this stunning back drop. A wealth of attractions are within a short drive including sherborne castle, which contains a splendid collection of art, furniture and porcelain as well as numerous national trust properties to name but a few. the accommodation offers one bedroom: with super king-size bed that can be made as a twin upon request. Bathroom: located on the ground floor, with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/diner: with flatscreen tv, dvd, freeview and sofa bed. Kitchen: with integrated oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment and washing machine. Outside: enclosed rear garden with patio and lawn with garden furniture and bbq. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and electric heating included. 2 dogs welcome. Regret no smoking within the property. Location: beach 20 miles, shops, pubs and restaurants all within walking distance.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Short stays welcome

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from £53 /night

£370 - £715 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 3 properties located within this quaint village setting located just off the main farm these attractive single storey barn conversions are situated within the heart of the picturesque village of berwick st john, sat on the dorset and wiltshire borders, striking distance from some of the most breathtaking scenery. from your doorstep, guests are welcome to enjoy a wealth of walks to suit all tastes and abilities that lead across the 230 acres of farmland and the wealth of bridleways and footpaths, or wander down to the local pub with its warm hospitality and locally produced ales and home cooked meals, that is a stumble away. Sandwiched between salisbury and shaftesbury, both offering a slice of culture and history, as well as numerous entertainments to keep even the most discerning of guests occupied. Easy access via the a303 allows this to be an ideal spot for touring the area from the picturesque new forest, down to the world heritage site of dorset's jurassic coast as well as numerous national trust properties all within easy reach. shared utility: external with freezer and tumble dryer. Amenities: off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, wi-fi, electric and night storage heaters included. Regret no smoking within the property. 1 well-behaved dog welcome. Location: beach 1 hour, shop 3 miles and pub within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm. the accommodation all on one floor offers two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin. Bathroom: offers shower over bath and wc. Lounge: with flatscreen tv, freeview, dvd/vcr, radio with ipod dock and a selection of books, dvd's, videos and games. Kitchen/diner: with integrated oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment, microwave and washing machine. Outside: enclosed patio area with garden furniture.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

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from £51 /night

£355 - £715 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
barn conversion set within unique farm in 28 acres. Sleeps 4+1 this quaint semi-detached barn has been tastefully converted using redundant listed farm buildings and nestles within a 28 acres private specialist farm. Access to the barn via a narrow lane. the farm is home to an alpaca herd and various animals and offers an opportunity to explore many diverse areas such as a christmas tree plantation, vineyard and an english native woodland. Discover the heart of the dorset countryside with beautiful landscapes and hidden valleys, all of which offer fantastic walks. Nearby are the pretty market towns of shaftesbury, located only 5 minutes away, blandford forum, sherborne, gillingham and salisbury all within a short drive.  the stunning jurassic coast is 45 minutes drive. Attractions include longleat safari park, monkey world, bovington tank museum, stonehenge and compton abbas airfield. Stabling: livery available. Games facilities: paintball and archery available for an additional cost, to be arranged with the owner. Downhill mountain biking tracks available. this single storey accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin. Shower room: wet room with shower and wc, complete with disabled access, fixtures and fittings. Lounge/kitchen/diner: with flatscreen tv, dvd, freeview and pull out bed (available on request). Kitchen area equipped with cooker, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Outside: lawn seating area with access to bbq and fire pit. Amenities: off-road parking for 3 cars. Bed linen, towels, electric and underfloor heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking within the property. 1 dog welcome. Additional info: guests have access to roam freely around the farm's 28 acres. Farm tours on request. Location: beach 35 miles, pub 1.5 miles and shop within walking distance. any property identified with increased accessibility may have different levels of provision, it is therefore advisable that you contact us before you book to ensure the property meets your specific needs and requirements.  …see more

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Log cabin | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Short stays welcome

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from £44 /night

£305 - £595 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
this charming property enjoys a tranquil rural setting this spacious lodge sits within its own private space upon the owner's small holding, enjoying complete privacy. Situated on the outskirts of sturminster newton and enjoying views over the rolling countryside. sturminster newton town centre is within walking distance and has built up a good reputation of offering a vast array of locally sourced produce and goods, with a wealth of shops, pubs and restaurants. Shaftesbury’s gold hill, made famous by the hovis advert, is within easy reach as are attractions including sherborne castle, with its splendid collection of art and the drive through the safari park at longleat, with longleat house, widely regarded as one of the finest examples of elizabethan architecture in britain and one of the most beautiful stately homes. Yeovil is only a short drive and offers a selection of restaurants, shops and pubs to keep even the most discerning of clients entertained. this spacious accommodation offers one double bedroom with low rise bed, en-suite shower room and wc. Lounge/diner: enjoys ample seating with recliner sofas around the flatscreen tv with dvd and freeview. Kitchen/breakfast room: with oven and hob, microwave, fridge and washing machine. Outside: benefits from an enclosed patio and covered decked area with bbq and garden furniture, guests are also invited to enjoy the owner’s small holding. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, electric, electric heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking within the property. 1 well-behaved dog welcome. Location: beach 20 miles, shops and pubs 1 mile.  …see more

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Barn | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Short stays welcome

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from £86 /night

£600 - £1310 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
delightful spacious barn conversion within a tranquil location, sleeping 6+2  this charming grade ii listed converted barn is set within a tranquil spot and reached down a long private drive, shared only with the owner's property. Benefitting from stunning garden views and many of the original features, the property has been sympathetically renovated and finished throughout. nestled in a rural setting outside the vibrant town of sturminster newton and within walking distance of its wealth of shops and pubs, yet far enough away to enjoy the peace and tranquillity. Situated within the heart of thomas hardy country and offering some of the finest walks and stunning scenery within dorset, right from your doorstep. A short drive leads you to some of the must visit locations that dorset has to offer, from gold hill in shaftesbury, made famous by the hovis advert, sherborne, that is often described as the prettiest town in dorset, with its castle containing a fine collection of art, furniture and porcelain, plus many more visitor attractions in the area. 25 minutes leads you to the sandy beaches of poole and the rest of the picturesque dorset coastline. Or simply relax within the garden and take in the peace and quiet of this hidden gem. this spacious property offers three bedrooms: 1 master double (family room) with sofa bed, 1 further double with en-suite shower room and wc and 1 twin. Bathroom: located on the first floor with bath, separate shower and wc. Further wc located on the ground floor. Lounge: enjoys an inglenook fireplace with woodburner (logs and coal provided), flatscreen tv/dvd and ipod dock. Dining area: with views over the garden and pond. Kitchen/breakfast room: is reached down some steps from the ground floor and offers integrated oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher. Utility room: with washing machine. Outside: enclosed rear garden with paved terrace, lawn, garden furniture and bbq. Guests are also welcome to explore the owner's well maintained 10 acres of orchard, woodland, meadowland and pond area with tributary stream, where children must be accompanied. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, electric, towels, central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking within the property. 1 well-behaved dog welcome. Location: beach 20 miles, shops and pubs within 1 mile.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £57 /night

£395 - £800 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
converted stables in delightful dorset village this converted stable is perfectly positioned in the village of stour row to enjoy the delights that dorset has to offer. Skilfully done the external remains largely unchanged whilst the interior offers spacious modern accommodation. 3 miles away, steeped in history is the traditional market town of shaftesbury which offers breath taking views and the warmest of welcomes. The town is the main shopping and service centre for the surrounding area and provides a range of facilities. The high street is renowned for its selection of independent specialist retailers, while also being home to multinational chains. You can also visit shaftesbury's gold hill, made famous by the hovis advert. Todber manor is a short walk away and offers 6 well stocked lakes for coarse fishing. Alternatively you can enjoy the nearby golf courses and driving range. Other attractions include sherborne castle, which contains a splendid collection of art, furniture and porcelain. Enjoy incredibly close encounters with some of the world's most amazing animals in the drive through safari park at longleat, with longleat house, widely regarded as one of the best examples of high elizabethan architecture in britain and one of the most beautiful stately homes open to the public. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin both with integral storage. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/diner: with tv, freeview and dvd. Kitchen: with cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer and washing machine. Outside: enclosed garden with bbq and seating area. Guests are welcome to use owners trampoline and swings. amenities: ample parking. Wifi available. bed linen, tea towels, towels, electric and central heating included. Regret no smoking. Regret no pets.  location: shop 2 miles, pub 1.5 miles.  …see more

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Bungalow | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £63 /night

£435 - £500 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
far reaching views over open countryside this large, spacious detached property nestles within the owner's 8 acre site and has far-reaching countryside views in most directions from the property. an ideal position for touring both dorset and somerset, there are a range of popular attractions to suit all tastes within a short drive and these include longleat,  old wardour castle, stourhead house and gardens, fleet air arm museum, numerous national trust properties and more. The immediate area is a must for walkers with some lovely country walks direct from the property. The dorset coastline is a short drive and there are a wealth of sandy beaches and sheltered coves. In the evenings enjoy a bbq on the peaceful patio area or eat at one of the many local family pubs serving good food. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: upstairs 1 double room with sloping ceiling, approached via an open staircase. Downstairs 1 twin room. Shower room: with wc. Lounge: large room with tv, dvd, freeview, woodburner and area with books and games which is perfect for children. Kitchen/diner: well-equipped farmhouse-style with cooker, fridge with ice box, dishwasher and microwave. Utility room: with washing machine. Outside: large lawn area and patio with seating and bbq. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, electric and heating included. regret no pets. Location: beach 40 minutes, pub and shop 1 mile.  …see more

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Villa | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 2

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from £40 /night

£280 - £500 / week

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  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
quaint annexe in the stunning rural village of berwick st john this well appointed annexe, adjoining to the owners property, is situated in the picturesque village of berwick st john, sat on the dorset and wiltshire borders, striking distance from some of the most breathtaking scenery. from your doorstep enjoy a wealth of walks to suit all tastes and abilities, or simply succumb to the local pub with its warm hospitality and locally produced ales and home cooked meals. Easily accessible via the a303 allows this to be an ideal spot for a quick getaway, or as a base for touring the area. Sandwiched between the historic cities of salisbury and shaftesbury, both offering a slice of culture and history, as well as numerous entertainments to keep even the most discerning of guests occupied. All in all, you are assured a relaxing break. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: both situated on the first floor, 1 spacious double and 1 cosy single with 3' bed. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/diner: offering flatscreen tv with dvd, freeview and ample seating around the dining table. Kitchen: compact yet well thought out offering electric cooker with hob, top loader washing machine and fridge with ice compartment. Outside: patio area with seating to the side of annexe and gas bbq (please request on arrival). Secure lock up for bicycles if required. Amenities: off-road parking for 1 car. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Additional heaters available at cost. Regret no pets. Regret no smoking. Location: beach 1 hour, shops 2 miles and pub within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £53 /night

£371 - £610 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
One double, one twin room. Visit England 4 star Gold Award. Changeover day FRIDAY. Dogs welcome. Free Wi-Fi internet access. Quiet rural location, only three miles from Sturminster Newton. Ideal for exploring Dorset from the rolling countryside to the Jurassic Coast. Within easy reach of the historic and attractive towns of Shaftesbury, Sherborne, Dorchester and Lyme Regis  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £46 /night

£318 - £806 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 46 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Stables Holiday Cottage is a 'home from home' adjoining a period farmhouse set in a lovely rural village in beautiful Dorset countryside. Open all year, it's an excellent base for sightseeing & day trips. Sleeps up to 6 plus cot-bed. Welcome pack provided. Dogs welcome. Luxuriously appointed & fully equipped accommodation. Hydrotherapy Spa Bath. Picnic Area.  …see more

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Chalet | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £75 /night

£520 - £1045 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Melbury is one of four chalets set in the grounds of a working dairy farm in North Dorset. Awarded 4* by Visit Britain this Scandinavian style accommodation is perfect for families and friends re-uniting or as a base for exploring our beautiful Dorset countryside. Dorset is one of few unspoilt counties. Nestled between Somerset and Wiltshire there is plenty to see and do  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £55 /night

£385 - £695 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Easter Cottage is in the heart of the conservation area of the Saxon hill top town of Shaftesbury. It has been newly refurbished to a high standard. Peaceful yet central location. Short level walk to all attractions Gold Hill, cafes, bars etc. Private courtyard parking. Free cycle loan.  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

3 Nights min stay

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from £48 /night

£335 - £543 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Beautifully presented Bramble Cottage Annexe is the perfect base for a peaceful break in the Wiltshire/Dorset countryside, part of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  …see more

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Cottage | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

3 Nights min stay

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from £107 /night

£749 - £1240 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Peacefully situated along a 'no through' country lane, these two tastefully refurbished cottages are situated right on the borders of Dorset, Wiltshire and Hampshire in the Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

3 Nights min stay

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from £85 /night

£591 - £970 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
The larger of two carefully designed cottages, with ground floor accommodation, deep in the countryside, on the borders of Wiltshire and Dorset.  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

3 Nights min stay

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from £53 /night

£368 - £595 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Once a working forge, The Smithy has been restored and converted with meticulous care. A highly interesting and unusual retreat in the village of Compton Abbas, nr Shaftesbury.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

3 Nights min stay

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from £85 /night

£591 - £970 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Peacefully situated along a 'no through' country lane, these two tastefully refurbished cottages are situated right on the borders of Dorset, Wiltshire and Hampshire in the Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 3

3 Nights min stay

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from £48 /night

£335 - £543 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
Deep in the countryside on the borders of Wiltshire and Dorset and with far-reaching views over some of the finest and most unspoilt countryside in the south of England, The Old Piggery provides a peaceful pied à terre for exploring this beautiful area.  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

3 Nights min stay

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from £62 /night

£428 - £697 / week

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  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
A secluded retreat, hidden away in a secret valley at the end of a long driveway on the borders of Dorset and Wiltshire.  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

3 Nights min stay

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from £48 /night

£335 - £543 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Situated deep in a valley beneath Fontmell Down, some 3 miles to the south of Shaftesbury, Wheelwrights provides a comfortable and attractively furnished base for exploring this beautiful part of Dorset.  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 3

3 Nights min stay

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from £48 /night

£335 - £543 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
One of two carefully designed cottages with ground floor accommoadtion, deep in the countryside, on the borders of Wiltshire and Dorset.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 3

3 Nights min stay

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from £62 /night

£428 - £697 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
A beautifully appointed cottage, perfect for two people and quietly situated along a winding country lane in the parish of Stour Provost, 4 miles from the Dorset hilltop town of Shaftesbury  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

Very Good 4.5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £39 /night

£267 - £572 / week

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  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Able to sleep up to five people, this two bedroom property is situated on the border between Dorset and Somerset in the little village of Henstridge.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £43 /night

£297 - £729 / week

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  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
This spacious, beautifully converted barn offers light, airy and modern accommodation for four people whilst still retaining many of its original features.  …see more

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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

7 Nights min stay

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from £47 /night

£329 - £900 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
Set in a peaceful rural location on the borders of Dorset and Wiltshire, Whitebridge Farm (refs B4335, B4337 and B6844) is ideal for a family touring holiday. Both the South Wiltshire and Dorset cycle ways pass nearby and there are numerous waymarked walks, including...  …see more

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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £62 /night

£429 - £1070 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
This detached barn conversion is situated close to the village of West Stour, only four miles from Gillingham and sleeps eight people in four bedrooms.  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 7

7 Nights min stay

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from £48 /night

£336 - £1038 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
Set in a peaceful rural location on the borders of Dorset and Wiltshire, Whitebridge Farm (refs B4335, B4337 and B6844) is ideal for a family touring holiday. Both the South Wiltshire and Dorset cycle ways pass nearby and there are numerous waymarked walks, including...  …see more