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Manor Farm


Manor Farm, Droop was built originally as the coach house to the Manor in approximately 1860. Since then it has undergone several changes culminating in today´s enchanting farm house overlooking the vale that is dominated by Bulbarrow. Woolland and Ibberton Hills from where on a clear day one has stunning views far out over the Blackmore Vale and beyond.

What makes a stay at Manor Farm unique?

Manor Farm is a small working unit with horses, sheep, chickens and ducks. Manor Farm grow their own vegetables, make their own bread, cakes and marmalade and live as much off the land as they can.

What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Manor Farm?

There are three individually style bedrooms at Manor Farm. The Green Room - a spacious, bright space with a large bathroom and views over Bulbarrow Hill and fields beyond. The Flower Room - an elegant space with a private bathroom and two individual beds or one large double. The Yellow Room - a beautiful twin bedroom with a private bathroom. You can also choose the Bolt Hole - a separate flat with its own kitchen, bathroom and private garden. 

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Sturminster Newton area?

Just 10 miles from Manor Farm, Sherborne is undoubtedly one of England's most beautiful towns. Explore many of the medieval houses, including; the charming Abbey and two Castles or spend the whole day shopping in the boutiques, galleries and antique markets. Walk, cycle or sail along the incredible 200 million-year-old coastline. Practise siling, collect fossils or simply enjoy the breathtaking views. This outstanding area has been declared a natural UNESCO world heritage site, the first of England, which is just 25 miles from the Manor Farm.

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

Manor Farm is spoilt for choice when it comes to local pubs and restaurants. Whether it's enjoying your favourite tipple by a warm fire or a nice long walk through the countryside followed by a hearty pub lunch, hosts, Bella and Jeremy could recommend somewhere for everyone. 

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Free WiFi


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Manor Farm

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Wonderful house with very friendly and generous hosts. Arabella made us a very welcome pot of tea with home made cakes on our arrival. We took our horse along as I was competing in a local event and he was very happy and settled in a lovely grassy paddock

Manor Farm

Wonderful combination of country house and perfect comfort. Delicious breakfast. Treated like friends. Perfect B&B!

Manor Farm

Brilliant, relaxed, friendly. Many Thanks.

Manor Farm

This has to be the most sumptuous and welcoming B and B we've ever stayed in, nothing was too much trouble and the hosts Jeremy and Arabella were most accommodating. We'd certainly recommend eating here too. Manor Farm is in one of the most tranquil and unspoilt areas of the country, surrounded by...

Manor Farm

Possibly the best B & B I have ever stayed in. As you drive through the wooden gates you are met by an idyllic scene of a quaint old Church surrounded by beautiful green pasture, pulling up on the gravel drive in front a grand old Georgian House. The hostess Arabella makes you feel at home offering...

Manor Farm

Really lovely stay, super room, breakfast & hospitality. Thank you.

Manor Farm

Thank you for a wonderful visit - fantastic breakfast!

Manor Farm

My friend and I stayed for one night and had a great time - the hosts were so welcoming and made us feel at home and comfortable immediately. Breakfast was wonderful,and I loved the special touches - like home made cookies available in the bedroom with the tea and coffee supplies. The beautiful and...

Manor Farm

Like the other reviewers, we loved Manor Farm. Everything was wonderfully comfortable and Arabella's and Jeremy's hospitality was generous and warm. We hope to return and explore the area further in better weather!

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Facilities & Information


Child Friendly

Dog/Pet friendly


Free broadband access (wifi)

Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports

Bars, Cafes & Other


Room Service & Food/Drink

Spa Offsite



Horse Riding, Equestrian

Jogging, Running

Wildlife, Bird Watching

Recommended walks


Extra info

Open Times: Closed Xmas & New Year

Room Prices From: £47.50

Room Prices To: £52.50

Single Occupancy Prices From: £85.00

Single Occupany Prices To: £95.00

Dinner Available: Yes

Dinner Price From: £25.00

Number of rooms: 3


01258 817232
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Droop, Hazelbury Bryan, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, Sturminster NewtonDT10 2ED, United Kingdom

4 miles from Sturminster Newton, 11 Sherborne, 16 Dorchester - off A357 towards Hazelbury Bryan.

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