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.