Little Coombe At Bookham Court

Alton Pancras, Dorchester, Dorset, Countryside

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

Outside Description

Private patio with garden furniture, bbq and Hot Tub from July 2020 Shared Lawn

Guests have full use of the fishing lake, wildlife hide where you can view our resident barn owls and games room with wi-fi.

Downstairs Description

Open plan sitting, dining room and kitchen with TV, Freeview, DVD

New Kitchen for 2020 with microwave, oven, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and washing machine

Downstairs toilet.

First Floor Description

Bedroom one - Double bed with ensuite bathroom 2nd Bedroom -zip & link bed or twin beds, with new ensuite shower room (please request twin or zip & link beds)

Windows Views Description

The cottage has spectacular views of the Dorset countryside across the Blackmore Vale, from where you can watch the deer under the wood, the lambs playing in the field and the Heron on the lake!

Lake Views
Dogs Welcome: Dogs are welcome at Bookham Court
Child Friendly: Children of all ages welcome, highchair, travel cot and stairgate available
Hot Tub
Group Getaways: Bookham Court has four self catering Cottages and can accommodate up to 27 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).
Open Fire/Multi Fuel Burner
Romantic Hideaway: Get away from it all at the Wagon House, Bookham Court. A lovely quiet spot with panoramic views over the Blackmore Vale. Just light the woodburn and relax
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: 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