Alton Pancras, Dorchester, Dorset, Countryside

Check-in Time: 15:00
Check-out Time: 10:00

Outside Description

Crowthorne Cottage has a large private patio and garden with garden furniture & BBQ.

Downstairs Description

The spacious open plan ground floor has a large kitchen with range cooker, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble drier. Leather sofas add style to the sitting area, with TV/Freeview channels, DVD and i pod docking station. A good quality sofa bed allows sleeping accommodation for an additional 2 guests and the dining table will seat up to 10 guests. Free Wi-fi throughout cottage.

The ground floor twin bedroom has an en-suite disabled shower/wet room, (M2), with grab rails,emergency bell and shower stool, (shower chair available on request).

First Floor Description

Upstairs there are two double bedrooms, both with en-suite bathrooms and a twin bedroom with en-suite shower room

Windows Views Description

Beautiful open countryside and farmland.

Dogs Welcome: Dog welcome, we charge £20/dog
Child Friendly: Children of all ages welcome, highchair, travel cot and stairgate available
Group Getaways: Bookham Court has four self catering Cottages and can accommodate up to 24 people making it an ideal place for group and family bookings.
Farm Experience: Bookham Farm is still essentially a commercial farm but we have always encouraged wildlife. Much of the farm is in Countryside Stewardship and in the South Wessex Downs Environmentally Sensitive Area (Dorset).
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Romantic Hideaway: You can't get much more romantic than the Dorset countryside
Tourist Attractions:
  • Thomas Hardy Cottage: is a beautiful secluded place to visit if you are following the Thomas Hardy Trail through Dorset.The cottage, just outside Higher Bockhapmton, was built by Hardy’s great-grandfather in 1800 and little has been altered externally since then. Visit website
  • Maiden Castle : Is the largest and most famous pre-Roman fortress in Britain. The site is not a “castle” in the medieval sense of the term, but a hilltop enclosure defended by high banks and ditches. Maiden Castle is nearly 47 acres in size, with banks as high as 80 feet. Visit website
  • Portland Bill : And Chesil Beach which are the graveyards of many vessels that failed to reach Weymouth or Portland Roads. The Portland Race is caused by the meeting of the tides between the Bill and the Shambles sandbank about 3 miles SE. Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • Gaggle Of Geese: In Buckland Newton. Everything on the menu is produced by the chef and as much of it is as locally sourced and seasonal as possible with parts of the menu change daily according to what produce that is available. Visit website
  • Poachers Inn: In Piddletrenthide. The ambience is informal and casual. There is an extensive bar menu which can be enjoyed in our decked areas around the pool or inside. In the evening you can dine alfresco or indoors in our 17th Century restaurant. Visit website
Food Stores:
  • Chapels Store : In Buckland Newton which is only half a mile away. Visit website
  • Tesco: In Dorchester which is 9 miles away, so why not pre order your grocery delivery for your arrival at the Cottage. Visit website
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • Rivers Piddle And Frome : With good brown trout populations can be arranged with Wessex Chalk Streams just up the road in Tolpuddle. They also have trout lakes beside the River Piddle and offer Fly Fishing tuition. Visit website
  • Came Down Golf Club: We are a very friendly club and visitors are more than welcome to come and sample our hospitality. For a round of golf in Dorset, there's nowhere better than Came Down. 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