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Bay Tree Cottage

Self Catering

This charming thatched cottage has plenty of space, including an open-plan sitting and dining room with exposed beams and an open fire. The sunny conservatory, which overlooks the lovely garden, has additional seating and a small dining area. The large kitchen has an Aga and an electric cooker, as well as a small breakfast seating area. The cosy snug, which leads from the kitchen, has a wood burning stove and is the ideal place to relax with a good book. Marnhull is Dorset's largest village and was named 'Marlot' in Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles. Marnhull is located in the Blackmore Vale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and is surrounded by beautiful countryside. It is well served by local shops and two village pubs, both of which are within walking distance of the cottage.

What is the capacity for Bay Tree Cottage?

Bay Tree Cottage sleeps up to 8 guests. On the first floor are two king-size bedrooms and a double bedroom, on the second floor is a twin bedroom. All four bedrooms enjoy wonderful south facing views. One well behaved dog welcome (small additional charge).

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Marnhull area?

Shaftesbury, a nearby town, is only a little more than six miles away. Salisbury, with its cathedral, museums, shops, and restaurants, is about 25 miles away. Stonehenge is about a 25-mile drive away. The stunning Jurassic Coast, with the popular resorts of Lulworth, Kimmeridge, Weymouth, and West Bay, is just under an hour's drive away. Dorchester, with its Thomas Hardy heritage and fine museums, is a half-hour drive away and is always worth a day trip. Stourhead House, lake, and gardens, owned by the National Trust, are only an 8-mile drive away. Longleat House and Safari Park are only 30 minutes away by car.

Top facilities

Free WiFi

Dog/Pet friendly

Facilities & information


Parking (free)

Child friendly

Dog/Pet friendly


Free broadband access (wifi)

Private/enclosed garden

Outdoor terrace

Garden furniture

Children's cots

5-9 People Capacity

Children's highchairs


DVD library

Book library


Kitchen Facilities

Parking Available

Linen included

Towels included

Sitting room

Clothes dryer

Washing machine

Open log fire


Bicycling, Cycling

Recommended walks

Pub (walking distance)

Museums (a short drive)

Historic houses


Recommended restaurants (a short drive)


Electric oven

AGA (or equivalent)

Electric hob




Arrival information and directions

Burton Street, Marnhull, MarnhullDT10 1PS, United Kingdom

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