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Dorset is famous for its Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, its many coastal resorts and its many ancient settlements and hill forts.
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Walk in the footsteps of SIR WALTER RALEIGH in the home he built 425 years ago. See decorative styles and nationally important collections of art, furniture and
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Discover the secret world of Brownsea Island The inspiration for many a story by children's writer Enid Blyton, from a child's point of view it's hard to imagine a better spot for ripping adventures and lashings of ginger beer than Brownsea Island. The fun starts on the boat ride over from Poole Quay or Sandbanks where some crossings feature commentaries on all the local celeb residents plus a jaunt round the surrounding islands. Once on Brownsea, there are kids' nature and smuggli...
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Treat yourself to a trip by the sea and stay at TripAdvisor's No 1 Bournemouth hotel. This 4 Star BEST WESTERN PLUS Connaught Hotel & Spa is nestled on the West Cliff and is just a short walk to Bournemouth's beautiful, golden, sandy beaches, the BIC, Pavilion Theatre and the lively town centre. Having lovingly retained its classy 19th century facade – from the impressive pillared entrance to the romantic red ivy-clad walls – the hotel goes for modern chic inside with nicely furnished bedro...
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Discover Moors Valley Country Park Moors Valley Country Park covers 750 acres in the valley of the Moors River. There is so much to do, a steam railway, 18 hole golf course, walks and cycle trails and a chance to swing amongst the trees with Go Ape. Alongside its exciting attractions, the Moors Valley Country Park is set in the beautiful Dorset Countryside, surrounded by tree, rivers, lakes and stunning wildlife. The park also has a fantastic outdoor children's play area which bri...
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Appletree Cottage B&B is a pretty thatched character cottage (formerly 17th century village ale house) in peaceful village with 14th century church, pub, village green, duck pond and the River Winterborne. Purbecks, Poole Harbour, Sandbanks beaches, Compton Acres gardens, pubs, restaurants 5-20 mins drive. Easy reach of Corfe Castle, Lulworth Cove, Monkey World, Tank Museum, Milton Abbas, New Forest, Bournemouth (theatres, cinemas), Shaftesbury. Rooms have country views, TV, hairdryer, tea/co...
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The Museum Inn is a superb 17th Century country inn situated in the delightful village of Farnham, Dorset, on the glorious Cranborne Chase, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a renowned countryside pursuit destination. The pub has eight beautifully appointed double en-suite rooms, four in the pub itself and a further four in the old Stables. If you want to add an extra luxurious touch to your stay, choose the General's room which comes complete with floor-to-ceiling French windows,...
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Eco boutique luxury hotel with stunning interiors, close to the beach and town centre. Award winning two rosette Arbor restaurant and popular wedding venue
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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
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Looking out over the hotel's pretty walled garden is the award-winning Conservatory Restaurant, Seasons, boasting Two Rosettes for culinary excellence. 'Without a doubt, the best meal that I have eaten at a restaurant in Dorset for 25 years!'' - Taste of the West Gold 2019/20
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Recently renovated to offer luxury 5 star accommodation. Sitting Room with inglenook fireplace with woodburner, 3 large sofas, large coffee table, smart TV and dvd player. Kitchen, original beams, flagstone floor, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and Everhot aga/cooker. Nespresso coffee machine..
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The Alexandra Hotel & Restaurant is a luxurious boutique hotel situated in the historic seaside town of Lyme Regis, with sweeping views of Lyme Bay. The hotel has two award winning restaurants, direct road free access to the beach, large private gardens with glorious coastal views, treatment room and 23 en-suite bedrooms- most with sea views.
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Noake Farmhouse is a peaceful B&B in the beautiful Dorset countryside. It is relaxed, dog friendly with plenty of indoor and outdoor space. There are plenty of great places to eat nearby and the B&B is not far from the Jurassic Coast. The local village is a two mile walk or drive away with a village shop and great pub.
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Wrackleford House is the family home of Oliver and Katie Pope. A stunnning Georgian house with a wonderful convervatory for guests to enjoy their breakfast whic
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The Museum Inn is a superb 17th Century country inn situated in the delightful village of Farnham, Dorset, on the glorious Cranborne Chase, an area of outstanding natural beauty and a renowned countryside pursuit's destination. The pub has eight beautifully appointed double en-suite rooms, four in the pub itself and a further four in the old Stables. If you want to add an extra luxurious touch to your stay, choose the General's room which comes complete with floor-to-ceiling French window...
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Farmer Palmer's is an award-winning farm park designed specifically for children aged 0-8. Acres of Adventure to explore and Bucketfuls of Play to discover
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Only a couple of short strides from the medieval market town of Sherborne, The 4-star, boutique Eastbury Hotel comprises a Georgian townhouse (Dated 1740) and a tremendous walled garden. Recently procured by Peter and Lana de Savary, this is a warm, glad and inviting lodging providing individual attention to detail and first class service.
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Discover a lifetime of family treasures at Kingston Lacy Kingston Lacy is a 17th century house that was the home of the Bankes family for over 300 years, and replaced the ruined family seat at Corfe Castle. The house contains an outstanding collection of paintings and other works of art including work by Titan, Sebastiano del Piombo and a Velçzquez. The dramatic Spanish Room has its walls hung in magnificent gilded leather. On display are furniture, books, Italian sculptures and bronze...
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16.5 miles from the centre of Dorset
Longlands B&B is a friendly B&B on the edge of the picturesque village of East Coker of TS Eliot fame. Only a mile from Yeovil it is rural but not remote! Guests love the tranquility here and the beautiful views over the lake.
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Experience the breathtaking views of Corfe Castle Discover the rich history that is imbued into the ruins of Dorset's Corfe Castle, from the sibling struggle more than 1000 years ago that ended in Ethelred the Unready's brother Edward being murdered to its defiant stand against Cromwell which ended in its destruction by Parliamentarians in 1646. This was once the strongest fortress in Europe and was even entrusted to guard the Crown Jewels back in the 12th century. Take the kids aro...
19.8 miles from the centre of Dorset
Explore the stunning grounds of and Elizabethan House Montacute House and gardens is a simple, elegant, Elizabethan garden comprised largely of green spaces, of lawns and processions of clipped yews. Most memorable is the formal sunken lawn beside the house, fringed with borders of rich pinks and purples and backed by balustraded, pinnacled walls and fine pavilions.
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Knapp Farmhouse is a charming, peaceful, tucked away B&B in the village of Powerstock, right in the heart of beautiful Dorset countryside. Its visitors' book testifies to delicious breakfasts and comfort. It's ideal for walkers, cyclists, naturalists, artists. It is only a few miles from the magnificent Jurassic Coast.
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Ashmore Barn Farm is situated in the beautiful Cranborne Chase, surrounded by its own rolling chalk downland in an AONB.
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Connaught's Bluewater Spa & Leisure Club is considered by many as one of Bournemouth's finest spas - following a major facelift, this relaxing haven does downti
19.8 miles from the centre of Dorset
Step inside a masterpiece of Elizabethan Design Montacute House is an Elizabethan house adorned with elegant chimneys, carved parapets, heraldic glass and other Renaissance features. The magnificent state rooms include the Long Gallery which is the largest of its type in Britain, and is full of furniture and Tudor and Elizabethan portraits on loan from the National Portrait Gallery. Also tapestries, hangings and an exhibition of 17th century samplers from the Goodhart Collection. The f...
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Picturesque farmhouse in heart of the Purbeck superb views of Corfe Castle. 1 mile from Jurassic Coast on a working farm with own produce for Breakfast
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Kids love a day out at the award-winning Dinosaur Museum. Packed with life-sized models of dinosaurs, along with skeletons and fossils, it's interactive, immersive and great fun. Kids are encouraged to touch and explore, and the life-sized reconstructions really bring the attraction to life.
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At the heart of the idyllic town of Lyme Regis, 'the Pearl of Dorset', is The Royal Lion Hotel, a stunning haven located in the middle of the High Street, with
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This 4-star Victorian hotel is set high on Bournemouth's East Cliff offers delightful ocean perspectives, gardens and a leisure club. Frederick's Restaurant is set against the striking setting of the ocean. The closest beach is only 650 yards away. The splendid and vaporous rooms at Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth Carlton have free WiFi get to and a 32-inch level screen TV. Numerous rooms have views over the Bournemouth Bay and an overhang, and all component tea/espresso offices and a work are...
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Attractive victorian country house offering B&B within walking distance of Lulworth Cove and Durdle door. Comfortable rooms and locally sourced breakfast.
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Dove House and Swallows are award winning luxury self catering houses in a stunning rural location close to the Dorset Jurassic Coast. Dove House has a secure, private heated, indoor pool and games room. Swallows is single storey. They can be taken together for 17. (Dog welcome in Swallows). Great walking, local attractions and local dining.
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16.6 miles from the centre of Dorset
Somerset countryside holiday cottage sleeping up to 4 guests with heated indoor pool. Child friendly , far reaching views in a peaceful location.
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If you are looking for boutique chic by the sea, The Alexandra Hotel & Restaurant ticks all the right boxes. For those partial to a drink or two its revered w
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Orchardleigh B&B is on the edge of the charming, rural hamlet of Stowell on the North Dorset/Somerset border. From Orchardleigh there is a large choice of gourmet pubs with their open log fires and delicious food within a 5 mile radius and the closest being only a 20 minute walk away. Stowell is surrounded by rolling hills and open farmland and offers wonderful walking country with a wide choice of public and bridle paths, fabulous rolling hills, breathtaking views and a choice of walks fr...
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The Old Bank sits in the middle of the village of Marnhull, made famous by Thomas Hardy as ‘Marlott'. It is superbly located for visiting all the beauty spots in the surrounding area, from historic cities to quirky towns and the Jurassic coast. There are hills and woods in which to walk and dogs are welcome to stay too.
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Explore the beautiful gardens of Kingston Lacy Beside the Kingston Lacy house is the late-Victorian formal garden. Bright bedding, a fern garden containing 25 different varieties of ferns with gravel paths running between irregular raised beds, roses and spring bulbs, with meandering shrubberies and some fine Egyptian and Italian sculpture. This garden contains the National Collections of Anemone Memorosa and Convallarias. Good specimen trees, some planted by visiting royalty, avenues ...
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Mory House is a small family run B & B just a few minutes walk from Bournemouth's 7 miles of blue flag sandy beaches. Situated between the clifftop and a variety of small independent eateries and shops. Their ethos is attention to detail, whether it's guest rooms, breakfast or service. Boutique bed and breakfast, by the beach.
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Newly refurbished, Tincleton Lodge offers luxury self-catering accommodation awarded with Five Star Gold for 2019 Situated in Tincleton, a quiet village of Dorset in the heart of Hardy's Wessex. The county town of Dorchester is only 5 miles away and The World Heritage Coastline and Weymouth Bay 10 miles.
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Hotel du Vin Poole, a beautiful old Georgian mansion house covered in creeping ivy, sits within the old medieval port area of the city, a short trot from the quayside of the world's second largest harbour. The former home of a wealthy family who made their money with Newfoundland cod, the grand layout (think imposing huge double staircase) gives a wonderful first impression that continues through the hotel as you explore the lovely bistro decked out in rich walnut and atmospheric lamps th...
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Welcome to the health and leisure club at the Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth Carlton. Welcome to total relaxation. With indoor and seasonal outdoor swimming pool, sauna and spa pool you can make the most of the revitalising powers of water at our seaside hotel. Then, to complement, these healthy activities, why not book yourself a treatment in our beauty rooms.
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Welcome to Langford Valley Barn Luxury 5* Gold Self Catering accommodation in the heart of rural Dorset. Langford Valley Barn was converted in 2016, formerly traditional dairy buildings to create unique accommodation in an idyllic location and offers luxury self catering for groups of up to 8 people in four superb bedrooms, each with their own ensuite bathroom.
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Manor Barn B&B is a small friendly B&B, sitting at the foot of Hambledon Hill (an iron age hill fort) on the edge of the Blackmore Vale in Dorset. Consistently awarded 5* gold by VisitEngland it also has a breakfast award. Private sitting room and ground floor accommodation with two beautifully furnished ensuite bedrooms with walk in showers.
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66.3 miles from the centre of Dorset
The Vineyard hotel is a 5 star Relais & Châteaux hotel that is best known for its 5 Bubbles spa, 30,000 wine cellar and 3 AA Rosette fine dining restaurant. Just outside Newbury, about an hour from London, it's the perfect location to escape the city. The hotel is room to 49 Spacious contemporary suites and bedrooms all named after iconic wines, 500 piece private art collection, make it the ideal venue for meetings, special occasions such as anniversaries and weddings and romantic getaway...
71.2 miles from the centre of Dorset
Don't forget to pack your sports kit if you are heading for the rather sumptuous Hampshire Court Hotel, just on the edge of Basingstoke. With five indoor tennis courts, two indoor pools, a gym, a spinning room and exercise studios, there's plenty of scope for that all essential work out. And when you have worked up a sweat, there are also plenty of ways to reward yourself. Try the beauty treatment suites where expertly trained staff will administer a deep tissue massage to soothe aching joint...
53.9 miles from the centre of Dorset
Explore the beautiful Dunster Castle and Gardens Dunster Castle has a hilltop garden, lawn and interesting rare shrub borders. Below there are formal woodland terraces and along the river, opulent sub-tropical plantings of Camellias, Rhododendrons and Azaleas. The season begins with thousands of Snowdrops and Daffodils followed by Forsythias. There is a National Collection of Arbutus along with a 150 year old lemon tree under glass. The fine views stretching across Exmoor, the Quantock...
69.1 miles from the centre of Dorset
Explore the exotic paradise of Overbeck's Garden Exotic Overbecks Garden has dramatic coastal gardens with glorious views over Salcombe estuary. The warm microclimate encourages rare and tender plants producing a garden of hot colour from July through to September and luxuriant growth. This is an enthusiastic little garden, its steep terraces built in 1901, are stuffed with plants through which the visitor can wander - fuchsia trees, fruiting banana palms, angel´s trumpets, monster ech...