The cottage looks out onto the enclosed garden and has wonderful views, the Owner's house is to the right in the background.
The sitting/dining-room welcomes you to the cottage, the wood-burner is perfect for a cosy evening in.
The bright and cheery kitchen has all that you need to create a light snack or a delicious feast.
There is plenty of space to relax and enjoy this very peaceful location.
The master bedroom has a king-size bed and en suite bathroom (Bedroom 1).
This pretty cottage has some lovely features.
The en suite bathroom is spacious and light.
Bedroom 2 can be two 2' 6'' beds or made up as a king-size bed.
The family shower-room has a large shower to the left.
This is the view that greets you when you arrive at The Old Coach House.
The private terrace at the back of the cottage has French doors that lead into the kitchen, perfect for al fresco dining.
The private garden has fabulous views, the perfect place for afternoon tea.
The lovely enclosed garden in the summer, ideal for your four-legged friend.
There is a very private terrace at the back of the cottage with doors from the living-room and the kitchen leading straight outside.
Wonderful views from the private garden through a copse and across the valley.
The fully enclosed garden looks out over the rolling Dorset countryside.
Planning the day's adventures over a healthy breakfast.
The cottage is set within the grounds of the Owner's home, yet feels very private.
A lovely detail as you walk around to the front door of the cottage.
Plenty of reading material to enjoy.
Your dog is welcomed too at The Old Coach House (small dogs only please).
There are stunning views from the top of Bulbarrow Hill just up the road.
Lulworth Cove is one of Dorset's wonderful beaches and well worth a day trip.
Kingston Lacy House is just the other side of the interesting town of Blandford Forum.
The bridge over the River Stour at Blandford Forum - lovely riverside park and walks.
The lovely beaches of Dorset's Studland peninsula are an easy drive from the cottage.
Historic Milton Abbey and the unique village of Milton Abbas are a stone's throw away.
The Quay at Wareham - a beautiful Saxon town and great day out.

The Old Coach House

1386

9.2 miles NE of Dorchester / Sleeps 4 + cot*

7 Nights from £390 - £975

September 2017

A wonderful place to stay in the heart of Dorset. The cottage is extremely comfortable with all mod cons, wifi, dishwasher, wood burner etc. A perfect retreat for a get away holiday but in easy reach of all that Dorset has to offer. We loved every minute of our stay and are already thinking of returning.


September 2017

The ideal place you get away to relax and unwind. Rural peace and quiet but still in a good location to be able to visit the many sites of interest in Dorset. Accommodation is excellent and the owner friendly and very helpful. A real home from home.


August 2017

If you are looking for a quiet holiday with no noise, other than the usual countryside sounds, then this is the place for you.


August 2017

Jane, Richard and family were wonderful hosts. They made us feel incredibly welcome. The cottage is a little dream house just perfect and we can't wait to return. We have had the best holiday ever. So relaxing xx


July 2017

Immaculately kept throughout, beautiful grounds and in picturesque location. Owners Jane and Richard have clearly spent a lot of time, thought and effort to ensure that their guests have a lovely holiday. Nice touches like the doggy treats and accessories and of course the welcoming chocolate cake - which, with two teenaged girls was very much appreciated! Jane and Richard were the perfect hosts and always on hand to answer any questions/queries we had - which were few as so much info in the cottage, but at the same time respecting guests' privacy. Thank you both for a great week we would not hesitate to recommend and certainly aim to return. Karen, Paul, Katy, Jess and not forgetting Spud (Kerry Blue Terrier)??


May 2017

A comfortable and well appointed cottage, beautifully converted from a coach house, in a beautiful area of Dorset with friendly and helpful owners on site.


May 2017

Beautiful coach house in an idyllic setting. Jane and Richard the owners couldn't have made us more welcome, the cake left for us on arrival was a lovely touch as were the fresh flowers from the garden left in the living area. The coach house is so comfortable and very homely. I would definitely recommend this holiday home.


March 2017

It is a wonderful, comfortable cottage in a lovely location with outstanding views.


September 2016

A beautiful place to relax and unwind. A haven of peace and tranquility with all the comforts of home.


September 2016

The cottage is set in great countryside, with a pub and farm shop (which sells papers!) in easy walking distance. A summer weight duvet would have been appreciated in the warmth of the summer.


July 2016

A beautiful cottage in an idyllic location. The whole family, including the dog, had an excellent holiday.


July 2016

Highly recommended, attractive area. Plenty to see and do.


July 2016

The owners were very friendly. I love horses and the owners two horses, gave us much amusement whilst we sat in the garden.


April 2016

The Old Coach House exceeded our expectations. Our arrival was quite late but the cottage was warm and cosy. Jane and Richard made us feel so welcome that this really was home from home. The garden was large and enclosed, so perfect for our lab Monty and the views out over the fields was stunning. Sharing treats with the horses was an added extra. The Brewery Farm Shop just a few minutes walk had absolutely everything whilst The Fox Inn across from the shop served good food, and even has a fully kitted out dog washroom for a small fee. All in all our 2 weeks were the most relaxing we've ever had.


March 2016

The standard of The Old Coach House was very good indeed. Everything we needed and more. Comfortable, spacious and versatile.


October 2015

Great property in a lovely part of the world.


October 2015

A delightfully peaceful rural hideaway, within easy reach of all that Dorset has to offer. We couldn't have been happier and neither could our dogs!


October 2015

We really loved staying at the Old Coach House; it's in a really convenient location for visiting east Dorset. The owners were very welcoming; the tea tray with biscuits on our arrival was a nice touch, as were the flowers which lasted all week! The cottage is very well equipped and immaculately presented. We would highly recommend this cottage and will be booking again shortly.


August 2015

Cosy cottage in a very peaceful location which allows you to explore Dorset well.


August 2015

We discovered magnificant opportunities for walking directly from the Old Coach House and enjoyed the quiet and lovely place after returning from trips to the coast or other places of interest like Thomas Hardys Max Gate in Dorchester or the manor houses and gardens Stourhead or Kingston Lacy.


July 2015

We enjoyed a lovely week in this beautiful cottage. The cottage was very clean, comfortable and well equipt. Richard and Jane, the owners, were most helpful.


May 2015

The Old Coach House is a beautiful, well-equipped holiday cottage located in rural Dorset. A stay at the cottage is peaceful and relaxing, but also allows easy access to stunning locations including Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door, Swanage and Corfe Castle. The owners and horses are very friendly, and we will look forward to seeing them again in the future.


April 2015

Lovely clean property: great, helfpul, friendly and unobtrusive hosts: in a fantastic rural part of Dorset with so many things accessible nearby.


March 2015

A delightful place to stay. Comfortable, cosy with beautiful views and a wonderful garden and field at the back of the house, ideal for children and/or a dog. The owners were helpful and considerate, allowing us our privacy, but on hand if needed. A very enjoyable and relaxing place to stay. We would definitely like to visit again.


October 2014

We really enjoyed our short break at The Old Coach House. It was great for a toddler - who was very impressed by the horses in the field next door. The bedrooms are really spacious, and we all slept very well in the quiet and the dark!

Ideal location for lots of attractions near-by.


September 2014

A warm welcome. Beautiful property. Friendly owners. A nice area with the pub serving good food and friendly staff. Remember the carrots and polo mints for Foggy and Cinderella (the horses).


September 2014

great place to stay friendly and helpful owners good pub down the road and a shop too


August 2014

An ideal location for people looking for peace and quiet, whilst also being conveniently close to all the main attractions in Dorset. The friendly owners respected our privacy, but were also available if required. An ideal, charming cottage, perfect for re-charging one's batteries.


July 2014

This cottage is in an excellent location for visiting a wide variety of activities around Dorset. The setting is peaceful and beautiful with a large lawn for children to run around in safely.


July 2014

Quiet location,so much to see in this area aswell. Highly recommend this cottage. Lovely welcome & perfect cottage.


May 2014

Perfect situation to explore the Dorset countryside, rural and tranquil yet within a short drive to Dorchester.


October 2013

Our stay at The Old Coach House really surpassed our expectations. We received a warm welcome from our hosts. The property was pretty, well-equipped, well-secluded and homely. We enjoyed our stay so much, that we didn't want to go home.


September 2013

The Old Coach House is a lovely cottage in a nice quiet location, ideal for getting away from it all.


August 2013

A very comfortable cottage with a good garden. The perfect place if you need somewhere to relax.


August 2013

Quiet location, lots of walks, easy access to Dorchester, Branford, Owner very friendly and helpful but not intrusive.


July 2013

The Old Coach House is a perfect rural retreat for a summer holiday. The cottage is compact, thoughtfully equipped and has everything we needed. The double room is very spacious as is the en-suite bathroom. The second bedroom is very comfortable with lovely views of the garden. The garden is perfect for children to play or for lounging around - plenty of sunny areas and shade from the trees with lots of space for ball games.

Jane and Richard gave us the warmest of welcomes and were most helpful is suggesting places for days out - there's a lot to see in the area. It was lovely to have the horses and hens nearby.

It would be hard to fault this cottage and we hope to return some time.


May 2013

The house was exactly what we thought it would be from the description and was a lovely base for us to enjoy our holiday. We did need the sat nav to navigate all the small roads, so it is a very quiet small village which may not suit everyone, but its very central for travelling to a lot of sites/attractions. In one week, we went to Chessil Beach, Lulworth Cove, Bridport (where they filmed Broadchurch), Sherbourne and up to Stonehenge and Beulieu car museum and a couple of iron age sites. So lots of scope for things to do, no matter what the weather.


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