The Hideaway, Old Engine Shed

The Hideaway, The Old Engine Shed, Briantspuddle, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7HR

A self-catering 2 bedroom ground floor apartment tucked away in the picturesque village of Briantspuddle in the heart of Dorset. We offer all the comforts and peace you’ll need after spending the day exploring the coast & countryside or visiting all the local attractions. Our village is nestled by the River Piddle just off the A35 near the county town of Dorchester and coastal towns of Weymouth & Swanage.

Facilities include:

  • Own entrance door with key -self check in option
  • Own private parking for 2 cars
  • Full self-catering kitchen – fridge freezer, tumble dryer, cooker, microwave, utensils, toaster, kettle, iron & board
  • Sleeps up to 4 – 1 x kingsize  1 x double  prices are based on 2 sharing 1 bed (extra charge for 3 & 4 person per night/per stay)
  • Bathroom with power shower pod/heated towel rail/ Shampoo/conditioner/ toilet roll x 2
  • Separate dining room with table for uptown 4 with small desk and tourist information
  • TV /lounge with sofa & armchair & kingsize bedroom
  • Free Wi-Fi (fast)
  • All beds are made up with hand towel & bath sheet for each guests
  • Shampoo/conditioner, toilet roll x 2 – hairdryer
  • Small courtyard
  • Beach chairs/wind break/cool box for the beach
  • All rooms have large opening windows with safety locks

All you need to bring is yourself and food as you will find everything else you need is here.

Distance to Monkey World: 4.4 miles
Contact No: 0797062748
Website:www.briantspuddleartgallery.com
Email: briantspuddleartgallery@gmail.com

Upton Grange Holiday Cottages

Upton Grange Holiday Cottages, Upton Farm, Upton, Ringstead, Nr Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8NE

From it’s location of privilege, cosseted in the centre of the tiny unspoilt hamlet of Upton, where the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline rejoices in the simplicity of nearby Ringstead Bay, the archetypal historical Tithe Barn of Upton Farm stands majestic, as it has done, in part, since 1579. This idyllic construction, and it’s attendant courtyard, however, are now enjoying a renaissance in their present day role – that of providing self catering holiday accommodation, in the traditional ‘country-house’ style, to the discerning visitor.

Having been sympathetically converted into a small number of charismatic holiday cottages, furnished and equipped to the most exacting standards and incorporating many vintage pieces, antiques and luxury items, these unique properties are guaranteed to incite feelings of nostalgia in all but the most barren on souls.

The accepted essentials of modern life juxtapose with romantic historical artefacts and furnishings from a bygone age.  Some bedrooms feature four poster beds,.. log fires grace the lounges of larger homes, deep soft sofas wait to embrace you after your evening meal – taken at your traditional polished wood dining table, or perhaps, al-fresco in the acres of formal gardens that surround the courtyard. With a variety of sizes to accommodate 2,3,4 or 6 persons you have simply to make your choice.

Poachers/Gamekeepers:  with views across the Grange Gardens, perfect for couples

Foxes:  Tastefully converted from the original milking parlour.  Overlooking the Grange Courtyard

Owls Roost: A distinctive ‘country house’ style first floor 2 bedroom hayloft holiday home.

Ratty’s Retreat: The delightful east wing of the Tithe Barn features a superb Purbeck Stone Fireplace.

Pheasants:  A charming ‘Farmhouse style’ 3 bedroom cottage for larger families.  Complete with open fireplace and nursery for the younger member.

Distance to Monkey World: 9.2 miles
Contact No: 01305 853970
Website: www.uptongrangedorset.co.uk
Email: info@uptongrangedorset.co.uk

Kingston Country Courtyard

Kingston Nr Corfe Castle, Wareham Dorset BH20 5LR

Kingston Country Courtyard is set on top of a ridge of the Purbeck Hills overlooking the iconic Corfe Castle with stunning views from our private garden across to the Isle of Wight.  Perfectly located for a visit to the world famous Monkey World and the many other local attractions, including Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door, RSPB Nature Reserve and the Tank Museum to name but a few.

Arranged over two farmstead courtyards these beautifully restored farm buildings are now warm and comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation. We have a selection of single, twin, double and superior double rooms.  We also have self-catering family suites and accommodate larger groups and parties as our letting rooms can sleep up to 60 overall.  All our rooms are available throughout the year. (excluding Christmas and New Year)

A short walk from the dramatic south west coastal path and just a few miles to the beautiful beaches of Studland Bay.  Whether sight-seeing, walking, cycling or just looking to relax for a few days, this is the perfect place to stay.

Distance to Monkey World: 12 miles
Contact No: 01929 481066
Website: www.kingstoncountrycourtyard.com/
Email: relax@kingstoncountrycourtyard.com

Burnbake Campsite and Forest lodges

We have a selection of two and three bedroom luxury lodges in a lovely woodland setting each with a wood burning stove and outdoor hot tub. Master bedrooms are en suite with a further family bathroom servicing the other bedrooms. Kitchens come fully equipped with cooker, microwave , fridge, freezer, dishwasher and everything you need for your self-catering stay. Each lodge also has spacious dining/ lounge area with additional outdoor furniture on the decking. Bed linen and towels are provided we offer a selection of weekly stays and short breaks throughout the year.

Distance to Monkey World: 12.1 miles
Contact No: 01929 480570
Website: www.burnbakelodges.com
Email: info@burnbake.com

Swanage Coastal Park

Priests Way, Swanage, BH19 2RS.

Nestled into the Dorset hills, Swanage Coastal Park offers a stunning range of lodge and caravan accommodation with panoramic views over Swanage Bay and Purbeck countryside.

Choose from modern self-catering caravans or luxury lodges on an idyllic retreat in this peaceful location. The self-catering caravans are available in a choice of either two bedrooms (sleeps 4) or three bedrooms (sleeps 6) and all feature central heating, double glazing, a bathroom with a shower, fully fitted kitchens with all your essentials and comfortable living areas.

The self-catering lodges on park offer a more spacious retreat and come with all your home comforts. There’s also a generously sized outdoor decking area where you can relax and breathe in the incredible scenery.

Looking for a little more luxury? Why not retreat to one of the hot tub caravans or lodges… Perfect for unwinding in after a day out exploring.

Due to the hillside location of the park, large areas are on a steep incline. The access to reception has 4/5 steps on one side and a disabled access ramp on the other and there are a small number of steps to access all accommodation. Unfortunately, none of the caravans or lodges are adapted for wheelchair users.

All beds are made up for your arrival and there’s free Wi-Fi across the park.

Distance to Monkey World: 15.0 miles
Contact No: 01929 421822
Website: shorefield.co.uk/swanage
Email: holidays@shorefield.co.uk

The Victorian Barn & Dairy House Farm

Woollard, Dorset DT11 0EY

Located near the market town of Sturminster Newton, offering 4* quality self catering holiday cottages, lodges, houses and apartments.

For the enjoyment of all our guests we have a superb indoor heated Swimming Pool, Gym, Sauna, outside communal hot tub, and private hot tubs, children’s play area and games room; with plenty of open countryside to explore and enjoy. We also have three coarse fishing lakes spanning 4 acres which are just a short walk from the accommodation. Complimentary superfast broadband.

The Victorian Barn & Dairy House Farm are located in the beautiful Blackmore Vale, within an area of outstanding natural beauty and nestling under Bulbarrow Hill, the second highest point in Dorset on a 65 acre farm.
We can offer a wide selection of self catering properties accommodating from 2 – 10 guests.  Suitable for small or large groups.

Spacious holiday accommodation
The lounges of the accommodation are spacious with ceiling lights and soft wall lights.  Ample seating to sink into at the end of a long fun packed day.

Fully fitted large kitchens with electric double oven cooker, dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator with freezer compartment, toaster and kettle. There are plenty of pots and pans, crockery, glasses and cutlery. Large kitchen tables with plenty of seating

On arrival we provide tea/coffee/sugar/milk and cakes or biscuits, a starter pack of dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid, tea towels, dishcloth and toilet rolls.  Ample onsite safe parking.

Coast to Countryside – Our self catering accommodation is ideally situated for guests to visit the local attractions and also enjoy the glorious Dorset countryside famous for Thomas Hardy.

Nearest train station: Sherborne approx 12 miles, Gillingham approx 15 miles – both with direct lines from London.

Distance to Monkey World: 16.2 miles
Contact No: 01258 817501
Website: www.thevictorianbarn.co.uk
Email: info@thevictorianbarn.co.uk

White Horse Farm

White Horse Farm, Middlemarsh, Nr. Sherborne, Dorset DT9 5QN

White Horse Farm is situated in the hamlet of Middlemarsh, in the heart of rural Dorset, and is surrounded by miles and miles of glorious unspoilt countryside. There are four tastefully converted and cosy self-catering barn conversion cottages, a large farmhouse annex and a 4star three bed roomed lodge cabin. We are surrounded by 2+ acres of gardens and a large duck pond and paddock. There is a recreation room which includes a large DVD & video library, book library, various indoor/outdoor games to borrow and a table football etc. We also now have a Finnish style BBQ hut for family get togethers of up to 15 people that will ensure rain or shine a warm cosy place to have some fun.

The farm is within easy reach of Cerne Abbas, the ancient abbey town of Sherborne and the historic market town of Dorchester. Also within easy travelling distance are many lovely coastal attractions including Lulworth Cove, Weymouth and Lyme Regis. Many good local inns are close by and we are only a few hundred yards from the well-recommended “Hunters Moon” pub.

Up to 2 well-behaved dogs welcome per cottage at no additional cost. Book online or call – week rates from £245 – short breaks available.

Distance to Monkey World: 22.1 miles
Contact No: 01963 210222
Website: www.whitehorsefarm.co.uk
Email: enquiries@whitehorsefarm.co.uk

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Monkey World accepts no responsibility for the quality of accommodation provided by these businesses. We do not, in any way, assess those listed, but offer the directory as a search tool for our supporters and visitors.

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