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Bed and Breakfast Accommodation in Dorchester, Dorset

Aquila Heights Guest House

Superb, en suite Bed and Breakfast accommodation in the historic county town of Dorchester - in the heart of Thomas Hardy Country. Within easy reach of the town centre and its facilities and amenities. Central location for Dorset’s abundance of attractions, historical sites, places of interest, gardens, museums and neighbouring towns as well as touring and exploring the beautiful Dorset countryside and the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. A warm welcome is always assured at Aquila Heights.

Aquila Heights Guest House, 44 Maiden Castle Road, Dorchester, Dorset. DT1 2ES.

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Bay Tree House

Bay Tree House

High Quality Bed and Breakfast Accomodation in relaxed and luxurious surroundings and have recently been awarded an AA 4 Star rating for standards of accomodation and service (March 2006). br / br / br / br / Bay Tree House is a late 19th Century house that has been stylishly and imaginatively refurbished to a high standard. The rooms are spacious and light and all rooms offer either en-suite shower sink and toilet facilities or a private bathroom with shower bath sink and toilet facilities. br / br / br / br / We offer double and twin bedded rooms single occupancy is subject to availability. br / br / br / br / When you wake up at Bay Tree House we hope you will be looking forward to a top quality luxury breakfast. br / br / We all know a leisurely breakfast is the best way to start the day and here at Bay Tree House we want to ensure you are more than ready to face whatever today has in store for you. br / br / br / br / Although the house is just a few minutes walk away from the centre of town we are ideally situated in a quiet residential area away from the noise and bustle of the town. We offer our guests the advantage of free off road car parking. A five minute stroll along tree lined pavements and avenues will take you straight to the heart of Dorchester s shopping centre. A five minute stroll in the other direction will take you to Thomas Hardy s town house

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Bramlies B&B

bramlies B&B prides themselves on their excellent service and accommodation, with beautifully furnished rooms, including 2 detached ground floor rooms. A varied Breakfast menu is available using high quality local produce wherever possible. Bramlies is situated 10 - 15 minutes walk from the shops and attractions of Dorchester and is also near to Dorset County Hospital and the Dorset History Centre. The nearest pub/restaurant is The Poet Laureate on Poundbury which is 5-10 minutes walk away.

107 Bridport Road, Dorchester, Dorset. DT1 2NH.

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Frome Valley House Organic B&B

Frome Valley House Organic B&B

Pat Leyland extends a warm welcome to you at Frome Valley House Orgnaic Bed & Breakfast. The attractive property is set at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac which opens onto the rolling Dorset Landscape. The Bed & Breakfast is furnished in scandanavian style which enhances the light and airy ambience and is centrally heated throughout. There are three double guest rooms each with tea and coffee making facilities radio television and hairdryers with all being large light and airy rooms. Storage for visitors water sports equipment and mountain bikes are available to hire. Breakfast is special at Frome Valley House featuring an all orgnaic breakfast and vegetarians can also be catered for on request. The house is sitauted in a great location with the world Heritage Jurassic Coast line in easy reach. There are many fascinating market towns villages and sights which lie within 15 minutes drive such as Abbotsbury Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door. The House is situated 10 minutes drive from Dorchester 20 minutes from Weymouth and 30 minutes from Poole and Bournemouth where the National Trust beach of Studlands is located. The Dorset coast is wonderful for windsurfing kitesurfing and now surfing. There are many beaches and countryside walks which would keep you going for days!! Packed lunches are available for such action packed days please do not hesistate to ask.

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Hazel Cottage

This attractive streamside cottage, reached by crossing a little footbridge over Sydling Water, is set in pretty gardens, and situated in a quiet secluded position well away from any passing traffic. The B&B is in the charming and peaceful village of Sydling St Nicholas and is exceptionally well placed for exploring all parts of Dorset. Hardy's beautiful Wessex countryside is readily accessible, by foot in the surrounding hills, or by car. The World Heritage Site (Jurassic Coast) is within easy reach, as are many fascinating market towns and picturesque villages such as Sherborne and Cerne Abbas.

Hazel Cottage, 1 Waterside Walk, Sydling Saint Nicholas, Dorchester, Dorset. DT2 9PJ.

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Little Court

Little Court

Little Court is a delightful Edwardian country house with fabulous gardens. The accommodation is designed for both business and leisure travellers combining the highest of standards with excellent value for money. Little Court is situated just 1 mile from the centre of the historic town of Dorchester and just 20 minutes from the World Heritage Jurassic Coast . Our room rates include our award winning breakfast. We do not offer evening meals however there is an excellent public house nearby which serves great food and of course there is Dorchester with its many restaurants. Little Court has ample free parking and is completely non smoking. All guest rooms have free internet connection and Wi-Fi is available throughout the majority of Little Court.

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Royal Yeoman

Once the village inn, the Royal Yeoman is now a charming detached residential house offering excellent bed and breakfast accommodation. All bedrooms have satellite TV, generous hospitality trays and free WiFi access. A travelcot can be made available in bedrooms 1 and 2. There is a lovely garden which is sometimes used as a tea garden during the summer months. The rest of the land is used as a Caravan Club certified location camping site. All of the land is bordered by a mill stream.

Royal Yeoman B&B, 9 Dorchester Road, Grimstone, Dorchester, Dorset. DT2 9NA.

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The Oak at Dewlish

The Oak at Dewlish

A traditionally run Dorset Village Inn the Oak at Dewlish is located in an unspoilt Dorset Village in the heart of Hardy Country . This Village Pub is near to Dorchester & the famous Jurassic Coast it s a popular village pub for both the locals and visitors with its converted Coach House for selfcatering accommodation and a newly converted building for Bed and Breakfast. br / br / br / br / Perfect for exploring Dorset towns & coastline - Dorchester is only 10 minutes away as long as you do not meet the local farmers cows on the country lanes - we have ample parking too. br / br / br / br / At The Oak at Dewlish we want you to enjoy every mouthful of our food. That s why we strive to bring you delicious dishes that combine the best of English pub food with ingredients from the local village farms and nearby producers served in a friendly informal atmosphere. br / br / br / br / The Coach House with its 4 star rating has 2 bedroomswet room dining area kitchen sitting room with sky TV and music facilities. br / br / br / br / The two en-suite bed and breakfast bedrooms include colour TV with freesat tea & coffee making facilities a quiet garden setting and free car parking. br / br / br / br / The pub opening times are: br / br / br / br / Mon - Sat: 11:30am to 3:00pm and 6:00pm to 11:00pm br / br / br / br / Sun: 12:00am to 15:00pm and 7:00pm to 10:30pm br / br / br / br / The kitchen closes at 2pm in the afternoon and 9pm in the evening.

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The Old Rectory Country House

The Old Rectory was built in 1850 from Caen stone and was used by the church until the mid 1970s when Queen Elizabeth signed the deeds allowing the house to be sold by the church commissioners. The pretty church of St Michael’s next door is worth a visit. There is a 350 year old yew tree in the garden where where we are visited by badgers, foxes, squirrels, very noisy rooks, a barn owl, a tawny owl and sometimes roe deer early in the morning. There is a drawing room for guests to use and English breakfast is offered in the courtyard conservatory.

The Old Rectory, Winterbourne Steepleton, Dorchester, Dorset. DT2 9LG.

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The Sydney Arms

The Sydney Arms

The Sydney Arms is near the many activities and attractions in and around the beautiful market town of Dorchester. br / br / Located just off the A35 The Sydney Arms is a 5-minute walk from Dorchester West Rail Station and a 3 minute walk from the heart of Dorchester town. Limited Free parking is available our car park and is on a first come first serve basis. We have a secure unit for cyclists equipment and bikes. br / br / Our newly decorated contemporary rooms have all the comforts you would expect including en-suites with a bath and or power shower premium digital channels and Wi-Fi connections. Our home away from home comforts make for an ideal relaxing break or business trip. A delicious full English Breakfast in the morning will set you up for a day of exploring or a leisurely stroll around our historic town. br / br / Dorchester is steeped in history and culture and boasts great places to visit including Maiden Castle The Keep Military Museum The Roman Townhouse Thomas Hardy s cottage The Tutankhamun Exhibition and the Dinosaur Museum. br / br / One of the best ways to discover the real Dorchester is by following one of the four town trails: br / br / Walk 1: A Roman Town Walk (45-60 minutes) br / br / Walk 2: A Town & River Walk (30-40 minutes) br / br / Walk 3: A Thomas Hardy Walk (75-90 minutes) br / br / Walk 4: A Gallows Walk (45-60 minutes) br / br / br / br / Weymouth is a 15 minute drive away while Poole and Bournemouth can be reached within a 40 minute drive. Explore The Jurassic Coast including Lulworth Cove West Lulworth Durdle Door Lulworth Castle Fossil Forest and Stair Hole.

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Westwood House

Westwood House

We have a superb location being centrally situated in the historic county town of Dorchester which is superbly located for exploring Dorset and the Jurassic Coast. br / br / br / br / Westwood House is an attractive Georgian Town House built in 1815 by Lord Ilchesters builders for a Solicitor and his family. br / br / br / br / Converted to a town house guest house and personally run by resident owners Tom & Demelza Stevens the accommodation offers a comfortable informal non-smoking environment for the business or leisure visitor during their stay in Dorchester. br / br / br / br / The guest accommodation comprises of seven ensuite bedrooms all individually styled and furnished to give a high level of comfort. All are well equipped with modern facilities including Flat screen freeview televisions hairdryer tea and coffee making facilities and complimentary Wi-Fi. br / br / br / br / A variety of restaurants pubs and cafes are only a short stroll away from the house as are many local attractions and shops. br / br / br / br / We look forward to welcoming you to Westwood House.

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White Cottage

Set in three acres of idyllic countryside, this delightful 300-year-old thatched cottage is the perfect place to relax and offers you elegant rooms with TVs, WiFi and there is plenty of off-road parking. Wake up to our mouth watering breakfast. Our hens will lay you the most delicious fresh eggs. We rear pigs in the Summer, so when available we serve our own sausages and bacon. Situated in the hamlet of Athelhampton 150 yards from Athelhampton House and Gardens, this delightful bed and breakfast is within easy reach of many attractions and provides a perfect base for rural walks, bird watching, cycling, horse riding and exploring Thomas Hardy country.

White Cottage B&B, Athelhampton, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 7LG.

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Yalbury Cottage

Yalbury Cottage is a wonderful, cosy Dorset hotel with a friendly atmosphere and wonderful views. Stay and relax in our lovely rooms, enjoy a superb freshly cooked breakfast and dine in our award winning restaurant. Small bespoke weddings and parties are a speciality and we offer a great alternative venue for private business meetings with easy and ample parking. Just two miles from Dorchester, Dorset, Yalbury Cottage is set in the hamlet of Lower Bockhampton - the heart of Thomas Hardy's Wessex - walking distance to his birthplace, across the road from his old school house and around the corner from Stinsford church where his heart is buried.

Lower Bockhampton, Dorchester, Dorset. DT2 8PZ.

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Yalbury Cottage & Restaurant

Yalbury Cottage & Restaurant

Thatched country cottage hotel in the heart of Thomas Hardy country approximately halfway between his birthplace and Max Gate where Hardy died. The restaurant and lounge have exposed beams and inglenook fireplaces while the bedrooms have modern facilities including Wifi colour televisions and DVD players direct-dial telephones and en-suite bathrooms with both bath and shower. The hotel s restaurant serves excellent food and reasonably priced wines in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.Yalbury Cottage is close to the World Hertiage Coastal walk and is surrounded by beautiful countyside. It is the ideal base for many attractions and places of interest.

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