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Milton Abbey School - a venue with great facilities for a conference or corporate group stay
Milton Abbey School - venue set up for a formal dinner
Milton Abbey School - with a cricket pitch and extensive grounds
Milton Abbey School - sample single bedroom
Milton Abbey School - one of several bedroom configurations in the boarding houses
Milton Abbey School - venue set up for a formal dinner
Milton Abbey School - with a cricket pitch and extensive grounds
Milton Abbey School - sample single bedroom
Milton Abbey School - one of several bedroom configurations in the boarding houses

Milton Abbey School, Milton Abbas, Dorchester, Dorset

Sleeps 40 - 160 120 Bedrooms 120 Dining 160 Venue Capacity

Large venue for business conferences and team building events near Dorchester, sleeping 160 with catering provided and sports facilities to hire

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

Please note: Only available during school holidays.
Milton Abbey School is a great choice of venue for all kinds of corporate groups including religious leaders, company executives and team building events. The school is located in the picturesque village of Milton Abbas in Dorset with easy transport links. The facilities on site include a 300 seat theatre for presentations and conferences as well as a range of different sized meeting rooms and breakaway spaces. Catering can be provided for up to 120 delegates.
The events coordinator will be on hand to help with the organisation and to make sure your corporate event runs smoothly. IT support is available too for a small charge. State rooms, the Abbot’s Hall and extensive grounds provide versatile choices for indoor or outdoor activities as well as dining.
The school has its own 9 hole golf course, open during the school holidays and a popular experience for delegate down time and relaxation. School leisure facilities can also be hired including the swimming pool, sports hall and tennis courts. There is even the option for a company cricket match on the school pitch.
A combination of comfortable single, twins, triples and quad rooms comprise a range of accommodation suitable for a mixed group. There are shared bathrooms on each floor of the 5 boarding houses.

Available for your business group

IT Facilities Outdoor Areas



WiFi available for group hirers during their stay.


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


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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This venue is available for Youth & School Trips

Milton Abbey School for youth groups - fantastic sporting facilities available for separate hire
Milton Abbey School for youth groups - extensive grounds and facilities available

Youth & School Trips

Dorchester campus venue for all youth groups including guides, scouts, sports teams, school and Duke of Edinburgh. Catering for up to 120 guests. Teaching rooms, use of swimming pool, golf course.

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