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Milton Abbey School for youth groups - fantastic sporting facilities available for separate hire
Milton Abbey School for youth groups - extensive grounds and facilities available
Milton Abbey School for youth groups - sample double bedroom
Milton Abbey School for youth groups - triple bedroom
Milton Abbey School for youth groups - single bedrooms for group leaders
Milton Abbey School for youth groups - extensive grounds and facilities available
Milton Abbey School for youth groups - sample double bedroom
Milton Abbey School for youth groups - triple bedroom
Milton Abbey School for youth groups - single bedrooms for group leaders

Milton Abbey School, Milton Abbas, Dorchester, Dorset

Sleeps 40 - 160 120 Bedrooms 120 Dining

Catered school campus near Dorchester for youth group residentials, sports team events and theatre groups, sleeping 160

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 in school holidays.
Milton Abbey School is a good choice for all kinds of youth groups looking for a venue with lots of indoor and outdoor space to take part in a variety of activities for personal development and team building skills. Look on it as a big blank canvas with many opportunities for leaders to create their very own tailored package. Suitable for sports teams, theatre and music groups, church groups and a whole range of other youth organisations.
The school has leisure facilities available for hire including a 9 hole golf course, swimming pool, sports hall and tennis courts. The cricket pavilion is a fantastic focal point for some downtime fun and healthy competition on the perfectly manicured pitch.
There are numerous teaching rooms available, as well as a 300 seat theatre which can be used for lectures, concerts and productions.
The in-house team will provide 3 meals per day for up to 120, served in the Abbot’s Hall. Accommodation is in 5 boarding houses with a mix of singles, twins, triples and quad rooms available. There are rooms suitable for teachers and youth leaders. Bathroom facilities are on each floor.
Milton Abbey is only 25 minutes from Dorchester and an hour from Lyme Regis and the Jurassic Coast. Paultons Park and Go Ape are fairly close to the school for great days out.

Available for your youth group

Leader Rooms Presentation Aids Outdoor Activities



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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Business Groups

Dorchester school campus perfect choice for large business groups. Various conference and meeting rooms. Leisure facilities includes pool and golf course. On site catering and accommodation.

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