Poacher's Cottage is on the far left of a row of four terraced cottages.
The beautifully furnished sitting/dining-room.
The kitchen is excellently equipped and has a door out to your private patio. The downstairs WC is tucked behind the wooden door on the right.
Be sure to enjoy some of the fabulous local Dorset produce.
Soft linens assure you of a peaceful sleep.
Just imagine yourself sitting here! The outdoor pool is fully heated and open from May - September.
Light up the wood-burner and enjoy cosy evenings.
The kitchen has everything you will  need.
We love the character of the beautiful hand-made staircase.
Original features aplenty!
This very pretty twin bedroom looks out over the garden.
And relax...
Modern and bright; this is the shower-room upstairs.
What a luxurious shower!
Your private patio space is perfect for summer BBQs.
Welcome to Poacher's Cottage.
Everywhere is exceptionally well maintained.
Peeking through from the gorgeous flower beds.
Each cottage at Dominey's Yard has its own private patio to the rear and there is plenty of parking space.
The beautifully laid out garden is perfect to explore!
The gardens are beautiful.
What a relaxing spot.
Children will delight in the play area!
The Cerne Abbas Giant is a stone's throw away.
Fabulous Chesil beach.
Corfe Castle is a 45 minute drive away but certainly worth the trip.

Poacher's Cottage


8.9 miles N of Dorchester / Sleeps 4 + cot

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Poacher’s Cottage is beautifully furnished and in a great location for enjoying a stay in Dorset. The hosts have provided everything you could possibly need to have a relaxing break.

The cottage has been beautifully extended and renovated, the photographs just don’t do it justice. It is situated in a very quiet and peaceful location, the gardens are stunning and were full of wildlife and autumn colour. The owners have created something rather special. It was only a short walk to a very welcoming village pub, and we explored the local area on foot, only using our car to explore the coastline. We would highly recommend you staying here!

Wonderful cottage and lovely hosts! We had a fabulous stay in total cosy comfort!

Second visit to this property, good location, great cottage and very helpful owners!

A beautifully appointed and equipped cottage with the added bonus of lovely gardens to wander in and a heated swimming pool! Very friendly and quietly helpful owners. A great location from which to explore Dorset and all its delights, but with a great village shop and friendly pub right on hand - what more could you want?

I would definitely recommend this cottage. The cottage and gardens were lovely. The bedding and towels were so white . Nigel and Adele were friendly . Beautiful homemade cake waiting for us amongst several other provisions. I felt comfortable the minute I walked in and it isn't very often I can say that.

Excellent standard of accommodation. Beautiful gardens and heated pool a bonus too. Great location for walks and exploring local sights. Owners very helpful and clearly appreciate how to make their guests feel very welcome and comfortable.

Quiet rural setting, well located to access much of Dorset.

The cottage met all our expectations. The gardens were exceptional, a real treat, along with the wonderfully warm swimming pool. Very under-sold in the publicity. The welcome pack had a local emphasis and was very much appreciated.

We had a fantastic stay at Poachers Cottage - Domineys Yard for a long weekend in April.

The complex has just been through a major refurbishment and the owners have put their heart and soul into making it a perfect place to stay for their guests, nothing has been forgotten and it’s equipped to a high standard you won’t want for anything whilst you’re there. The decor and soft furnishings make it feel very homely. The shower is amazing!

The gardens are fabulous and the area itself is so tranquil and pretty - it’s a great place to visit for families. Beaches are near by as well as lots of other activities, great pubs and places to eat. For animal lovers you will often see people on horse back on the country lanes, pheasants playing in the garden and rabbits chasing the birds - delightful!

Highly recommended this place and we will certainly be back!

Reply from Classic Cottages

Thank you so much for sharing such a wonderful review; the owners' hard work has certainly resulted in a wonderful holiday retreat, and we're delighted to see how much you enjoyed your stay. Tanya, Customer Support

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