Lancombe Country Cottages and Lodges, Dorchester, Dorset

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Family friendly cottages sleeping up to 52 with an indoor pool, sauna and games room, near Beaminster

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Lancombe Country Cottages and Lodges, Dorchester, Dorset, sleeps 2-52 in 24 bedrooms.

Sleeps 2 to 36 in a variety of accommodation types to suit everyone’s taste

Asker sleeps 6
Frome sleeps 5
Cerne sleeps 4
Hooke sleeps 4
Lydden sleeps 3
Bride sleeps 2

Broad sleeps 6
Wey sleeps 4
Axe sleeps 2

4 Shepherd's Huts sleep 4 each

The cottages are set in a beautifully landscaped walled courtyard, with the lodges set further back, and the huts are situated in the meadow, alongside the woods, in between the lodges and our orchard.

The charming holiday cottages and lodges offer fantastic comfort and are well-equipped with everything you need. Our largest lodge, Broad, has a private hot tub with two secure decked areas.

The Shepherd Huts, also well-equipped, offer an exciting ‘glamping‘ experience for all the family, a holiday with a difference. What’s more, all our accommodation is pet friendly and our four legged friends also receive their own welcome pack.

Whether you are here for tranquility and enjoyment of your favourite pastimes, or more energetic and exhilarating pursuits for you and your children, our extensive on site facilities will have exactly what you are looking for.

For days when the weather is great, there is an outdoor play area with swings and slide and a communal barbecue area with two brick built barbecues and plenty of seating. Take a leisurely dip in the indoor heated pool, chill out in the sauna, have fun in the games room, take a relaxing woodland walk, a well deserved Spa treatment, or feed the chickens; it’s all on your doorstep. As are the plethora of local tourist attractions and beaches, including West Bay, Weymouth, Sea Life, and Farmer Palmers.

There are plenty of lawned areas for games of football or cricket. There are complimentary herb gardens dotted around the courtyard, and a small shop selling local produce. Fresh local meat packs can be ordered for delivery.

At Lancombe Country Cottages and Lodges, we cater for a variety of group sizes. Above all else, there’s one thing you can be certain of: your hosts are here to make sure you have the most wonderful holiday, and leave with great memories to look back on.


Cottages/Lodges: fully fitted and well equipped. Huts: kitchen area with a 2 ring gas stove, small fridge and each has it's own barbecue.
Cottages/Lodges - internal dining area seating the number they sleep.
Cottages/Lodges: seating with space for occupancy of accommodation, TV/DVD player.
Cottages/Lodges: TV/DVD with HDMI, CD player/radio with music docking station.
Complimentary WiFi for whole site. Mobile reception good.
Air hockey and football table, books, games, DVDs and CDs.
Cottages: gas central heating and one cottage has an additional imitation log burner. Lodges: Electric Heating.
Cottages/Lodges vary on preference. Details incl. floorplan are on our website.
Hotel linen for all and included in price.
Cottages & Lodges: own shower and bath. Hairdryers in each Cottage and Lodge.
Ramps available for lodges. If arranged in advance we can adapt to first floor sleeping in cottages. Mobile grab rails available for baths.
We provide free cots, high chair, stair gate, baby monitor, nappy bins, on request. Fairy woods. Games room. Outdoor Play Areas. Indoor heated pool.
Large lawned areas. Woods, Meadow & Orchard. Swings and slides. Children welcome to help feed the chickens. Two large brick built barbecues.
Indoor heated pool 1m – 1.5m deep, water and air kept at 88 – 90 degrees F. 3 changing areas with walk in showers. Sauna £2 per use. No lifeguard.
Cottages: courtyard parking adjacent to cottages. Lodges: 1 space next to each lodge.
No smoking inside properties. Smoking is permitted outside.
We welcome two pets in each Cottage and Lodge. (supplementary cost per pet per stay of £10).


On the A356 between Dorchester and Crewkerne. Nearest village is Maiden Newton with a pub and train station, with regular service. 20 minute drive from Weymouth beach and 12 miles from West Bay.
Pretty Beaminster is 7 miles away and the larger county town of Dorchester is 8 miles away.
There is a small shop selling local produce and other necessities on site. Fresh local meat ordering service available for delivery 6 days a week. Larger shops in Maiden Newton 2 miles away.
Chalk & Cheese pub, serving home cooked food in Maiden Newton, 2 miles. Fox & Hounds pub, also serving local, freshly cooked produce in Cattistock, 2.5 miles. Indian & Chinese takeaways deliver here.

Booking Information

Please visit our website to check up to date availability, prices and our T&Cs. Please email us for group booking requirements. A 25% deposit is payable on booking, balance is due 28 days prior to arrival. Changeover days for Cottages and Lodges are Saturday, Friday and Monday. Shepherd Huts vary.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Getting here

Maiden Newton
United Kingdom
The nearest station is Maiden Newton station which has a good service and links. This is 2 miles away.
The nearest bus stop is in Maiden Newton which is 2 miles away.
Our nearest airport is Bournemouth Airport, Hurn which is 40 miles from us.

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Lancombe Country Cottages and Lodges, Dorchester, Dorset

Caroline Newling-Ward

Joined us: 2016
+44 (0)1300 320 562
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Maiden Newton
United Kingdom