Gorse Farm House B&B lies in rural seclusion and off the beaten track, in the peace and quiet of North Dorset. Opened in 2009, having been extensively renovated, it is an extremely comfortable place to stay. Both rooms have countryside views, a mix of garden, farmland and woods, which make for great walking country.
What makes a stay at Gorse Farm House B&B unique?
Gorse Farm House B&B is an unusually quiet and peaceful place to stay, with no light pollution and little or no traffic noise. On arrival, one standout feature is all the woodcarvings and sculptures to be found in the house and garden, which are made by Lee Dickenson in his workshop in the garden. Guests are made to feel at home and benefit from an excellent breakfast at a time that suits them, access to a large garden and covered parking.
What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Gorse Farm House B&B?
Gorse Farm House B&B has two generous double rooms, both with super king sized beds. They can be arranged with twin beds on request. One room has a rather luxurious ensuite bathroom with feature roll-top bath, and the second room offers a separate and extremely spacious bathroom with bath and power shower. The rooms are very well presented and light, and offer tea and coffee making facilities, TV, alarm and hairdryer. There is WiFi throughout. Downstairs, guests have use of a cosy snug where books, games, tourist information, maps and walking literature can be found. In the warmer months, breakfast is in the conservatory, and otherwise, it is in the large farmhouse kitchen.
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Sturminster Newton area?
Gorse Farm House B&B lies two miles to the south of Sturminster Newton, a small market town of less than 5,000 people. It offers all the amenities expected of a small town, but also boasts a town museum and an historic flour mill on the banks of the River Stour. Within an hour's drive of Gorse Farm House, there is a wealth of places to visit, including charming towns and villages, historic houses and gardens, numerous museums and, of course, the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. It is also a fantastic area for walking and cycling.
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
Naturally, breakfast is available in the morning at Gorse Farm House B&B, including a hearty full English. Sturminster Newton has two pubs, cafes and takeaway options, and only a short drive away are numerous pubs and a country house hotel restaurant.