Broad Lodge At Lancombe Country Cottages

Maiden Newton, Dorchester, Dorset, Countryside

Check-in Time: 16:00
Check-out Time: 10:00

Outside Description

Broad, like all the other lodges, is very secluded and tucked away within the grounds.

Through the frenchdoors, you will find a large decked area and seating with a table, for al fresco dining or relaxation. There are extensive views across the landscape too, which sees regular change throughout the day as the animals come and go.

Downstairs Description

Broad Lodge is beautiful and very spacious. It is also incredibly popular, and there’s a good few reasons for that!

Entry into the lodge takes visitors by surprise with it’s superb neutral tones and modern feel. To the right of the entrance is the large open-plan living space, offering a well-equipped kitchen (including a dishwasher), large dining table, and a good size lounge area for your party to relax in. It is all very well decorated, with quality furniture.

To the left of the entrance are the sleeping quarters, which offer three gorgeous bedrooms: a double, a twin and also a room with bunk beds. This is incredibly versatile, as it can be a perfect retreat for a large family, a few couples, or a group of friends. Once again, each is very modern and good quality linen is provided for you.

The Lodge has a large bathroom, and the addition of another toilet.

Dogs Welcome: only pay £10 for each stay at Lancombe, regardless of how long you holiday with us!
Child Friendly: Stacks of board games are here, which you can help yourself to Play ‘tag’ or perhaps ‘hide and seek’ with your family or friends in the big gardens
Swimming Pool: The indoor heated swimming pool offers a place to take a leisurely dip, perhaps followed by some relaxation time in the sauna
Hot Tub: For a really special treat, guests can enjoy the brand new hot tub (new for 2015), which is exclusive to guests of Broad, and offers total privacy and a chance to wash away the stresses and strains of everyday life, whatever the weather!
Wi-Fi/Broadband
Tourist Attractions:
  • Lyne Regis: Its historic Cobb and harbour are iconic features, set against moody blue cliffs yielding fossilised evidence of life on earth millions of years ago. An ancient town featured in the Domesday Book, Lyme Regis is home to a number of historical landmarks and educational attractions. Visit website
  • Athelhampton House - Dorchester: Athelhampton’s history and that of its inter-related families covers more than a thousand years. Much of the present house has stood over five centuries. Visit website
  • Tank Museum - Dorchester: Our exhibitions tell the story of armoured warfare from World War One to the present day. As you explore the Museum's six large halls you will come face to face with vehicles that have seen action in all the major wars of the 20th Century and hear first-hand accounts from those who fought in them. Visit website
  • Monkey World - Dorchester: Ape Rescue Centre is home to over 250 rescued and endangered primates. Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • The Chalk & Cheese In Maiden Newton: Serving traditional pub grub, real ales & cider, also hosting live bands & entertainment with skittle alley/function room available for hire, Visit website
  • The Fox & Hounds Inn In Cattistock: Offering excellent home-cooked food, a menu which changes every day Visit website
Food Stores:
  • Spar: In Maiden Newton Visit website
  • Tesco: In Dorchester and you could always pre order your grocery delivery ready for your arrival Visit website
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • Cycling In Dorchester: Cycle from the county town of Dorchester through the heart of Dorset to the historic coastal town of Lyme Regis on the Devon-Dorset border, or travel north to Sherborne taking in some of Dorset’s most picturesque villages. Visit website
  • Weymouth Watersports : Sit on top ocean kayaking is fast becoming one of the most popular outdoor activates in the UK and kayaking in Weymouth and Portland will allow you to explore the unique coastline, historical wealth and fantastic clear waters of this special area. Visit website
  • Splashdown Waterpark - Dorchester: Splashdown Waterpark is a great day out for family and friends. There’s something for everyone – from big kids to little ones – with some of the UK’s most exciting waterflumes. For the thrill-seekers, brave the Screamer with its sheer vertical drop. Plunge into darkness on the Black Thunder. Visit website