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The extensive grounds at Milton Abbey School
Grounds and cricket pitch at Milton Abbey School
Abbotts Dining Hall at Milton Abbey School
Grounds and cricket pitch at Milton Abbey School
Abbotts Dining Hall at Milton Abbey School

Milton Abbey School, Milton Abbas, Dorchester, Dorset

Sleeps 40 - 160 120 Bedrooms 120 Dining

Large school campus near Dorchester sleeping up to 160 on fully catered basis, with sporting and theatre facilities for youth and other organisations

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Milton Abbey School, Milton Abbas, Dorchester, Dorset, sleeps 40 - 160 in 120 bedrooms.

Milton Abbey is available as a venue for residential hire during School holiday periods, for groups of between 40 and 200 guests.

We welcome large groups from organisations and businesses, including youth groups, sporting groups, musical and theatre groups, church groups.

We offer a fully-catered package which includes the following:
- Comfortable accommodation (with bed linen and towels)
- Fully catered, with breakfast, lunch and dinner each day, on a self service basis
- Use of the School’s facilities at allocated times (swimming pool, golf course, tennis courts, sports hall) - extra charge applies
- Use of various rooms and spaces for meetings, classes and activities - these are of various sizes and include a 300 seater theatre
- Shorter midweek stays are also welcome - please enquire

For more information on pricing and availability, please get in touch.



WiFi available for group hirers during their stay.

Disabled Facilities

Please get in touch with your requirements.

Dog Friendly

There are no pets allowed on site. Guide dogs are allowed.


Professional kitchen provides all meals during your stay. Menu can be tailored to your group. No self catering.

Dining Room

The dining room can accommodate up to 120 persons in one sitting and all meals are self-service.

Sitting Room

There is a lounge in each of our 5 houses for groups to relax and watch a bit of TV.

TV and Music Facilities

TV available in each house.

Games Room

There is a lounge with various games in each of our 5 houses. Also a sports hall and other facilities available.

Heating and Open Fires

Central heating.


5 houses have a total of 124 bedrooms catering for 200+ guests. These are made of of single, double, triple and quad rooms.


Bed linen and towels are provided for your stay.


All houses have bathrooms on every floor.

Children's Facilities

No specific facilities.


Use of the School’s facilities at allocated times (swimming pool, golf course, tennis courts, sports hall).

Swimming Pool

Use of swimming pool for groups is available at an extra cost.


There is plenty of room for coaches and cars to park at the school.


The School is a no smoking zone.

Booking Information

Guests £70 pppn (£60pppn if sharing a room of two or more people).
Staff £45 pppn (1 staff member rate per 10 full-paying guests).
Accommodation include shared bathrooms, bed linen, towels, breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Facilities such as gym, swimming pool and sports pitches are £150 per day.

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Milton Abbey School, Dorset

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Weekly Price
From £490
2 Night Weekend
From £140
3 Night Weekend
From £210
Midweek per night
From £70


The School is located just outside the picturesque village of Milton Abbas in Dorset, approximately 30 miles south west of Salisbury, midway between the towns of Blandford and Dorchester.

  • No local buses.
  • The nearest train stations include Dorchester and Gillingham and trains from these stations travel direct to London Waterloo, where connections are available to Gatwick and Heathrow airports.
  • Blandford Forum.
  • Steeptonbill is a traditional farm shop that can be found on the edge of Milton Abbas. It is a 10 minute walk from Milton Abbey School and is run by Steve and his team of merry helpers.
  • The Hambro Arms is located in Milton Abbas and is a 20 minute walk. They serve exceptional food and a range of local ales, spirits and a wide selection of quality fine wines.
  • Bournemouth Airport is 50 minutes away, while Southampton Airport is only 65 minutes. Bristol and Heathrow are 2 hours away.

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