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Horse B&B 2018-04-27T09:31:01+00:00

Welcoming you and your horse!

The Stables not only offers first-class accommodation to groups of family and friends. With paddocks and stabling available on site, why not saddle up and treat your four legged friends to a break too? We offer first class facilities for your horses including 2 loose boxes, a tack/feed room and plenty of lush grazing across 2 post and rail paddocks. We are on the doorstep of some fabulous rides (many of which lead to horse-friendly pubs for a lunch stop!) or why not book a private lesson at nearby Kingston Maurward, Dorset’s finest equestrian centre.

The acre paddock is there for your exclusive use and leads directly on to bridle paths and tracks from where you can explore all the local hacks down towards Cerne Abbas, Dorchester and beyond. We can also arrange accompanied hacks with experienced local riders (at an extra cost).

The Stables

  • Two loose boxes and a tack room available.
  • A one acre paddock, suitable for 2 horses.
  • We charge an extra £30 per day for the hire of the stables and paddock.
  • We can organise hay, feed and bedding at an additional cost.
  • Please ask if you want accompanied hacks.

Local Hacks

Piddlehinton to Piddletrenthide:

Puddletown Forest
: An attractive, large and varied woodland with options for short and long circular walks along its network of bridleways. The forest is extremely diverse in its fauna and flora, with trees ranging from oak to elm and a huge range of wildlife.

The River Track – Lower Bockhampton: Head towards Lower Bockhampton over the first bridge and immediately you will see a signpost on the right which will take you onto the path that runs parallel to the river. This ride from Greenwood Grange has beautiful views.

Kingston Maurward – Via Fields: From Greenwood Grange at the top of the hill you will see a signpost on your right, proceed through the gate and follow the Bridle path signs to Kingston Maurward and Stinsford.  This will take you across fields and leads you onto the path along the River.

Kingston Maurward College and the Equestrian Centre: Just want to mention Kingston Maurward. It’s the most stunning setting. It is also a great venue for watching dressage and show jumping events – and it’s somewhere that you can also take part!

GALLERY

Browse through our gallery of pictures taken throughout the year of the cottage interior as well as the gardens and surrounding areas.

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Interior
Places to visit
The gardens
  • Tastefully furnished
  • Tastefully furnished open plan living
    A dining area with views over the garderns
  • Open plan living room
    With TV and blue-ray player hidden in the corner!
  • Open plan living, tastefully furnished
  • With views down to the rose garden and stream
  • Full equipped kitchen with iroko work surfaces
  • Tastefully furnished with Moroccan style tiles
  • blue room at whites dairy house
    Super comfy beds, all rooms have views over the gardens and countryside
  • ground floor en-suite bedroom
    A ground floor en-suite bedroom, with views over the gardens and countryside
  • The single room, simply furnished, with views over the gardens and countryside
  • Super comfy beds, wonderful night sleep!
  • Outside
  • Walk through the cherry blossom gardens
    Apple blossom in April
  • View from the paddock back to the Stables
  • A walled garden with its ornamental pond
  • Out look from the garden
    Looking west towards Dorchester
  • An array of various colours!
  • A beautifully landscaped garden
  • The gardens
  • The gardens
  • The gardens
  • The gardens
  • The gardens
  • Daisy and Rocky!
  • Help yourself to eggs!
  • weymouth harbour
    Weymouth Harbour
  • West Bay
  • Lulworth Cove
  • Thomas Hardy's Dorchester
  • Thomas Hardy's Cottage
  • Gold Hill, Shaftesbury
  • Corton Denham, just north of Sherborne
  • The market town of Sherborne
  • Prince Charles' Poundbury
  • The famous Durdle Dor
  • The National Trusts' Burton Bradstock
  • Brace of Pheasants, Plush
  • Lyme Regis