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Blagdon Lower Barn

Blagdon Lower Barn, Dorchester, Dorset

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Rural Retreats

Sleeps a maximum of: 6

Pricing From: £736.00

Lower Barn at Blagdon Farm sits south of Dorchester, just two miles from Martinstown and Portesham and offers stunning views of Hardy's monument. It is totally secluded and a network of footpaths and bridleways lead to a multitude of walks.

Blagdon Lower Barn is totally secluded and is accessed via a 400m long drive from the road. An ideal location for an outdoor break in the Dorset countryside with a network of footpaths and bridleways, running from the farm, leading to a multitude of walks and expansive views of the coast - the Monument Weymouth, Portland and almost all of Chesil Beach can be seen, a view of some 25 miles.

This holiday cottage at a glance

  • Sleeps six guests.

  • Three bedrooms, two en-suite shower rooms and one family bathroom.
  • Wood-burning stove.
  • Large garden with south facing patio.

  • Ample onsite parking.
  • Two well-behaved dogs are welcome (small additional charge per dog).
  • A kennel is provided outside so dogs can dry off from the muddy walks.

  • Minimum of a three night stay.

Additional features

  • Stunning, secluded location.
  • Deer and hares can be seen grazing in the garden and surrounding fields.

  • Granite work surfaces.
  • Underfloor Geo-thermal heating.
  • Two integrated electric ovens, microwave, American style fridge/freezer with integrated ice maker, dishwasher.

  • Washer/dryer.
  • TV/DVD in all rooms.
  • Travel cot, highchair and two stairgates are available on request.


  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • One Dog
  • Two Dogs
  • Baby Welcome
  • Dog Friendly
  • Log Burner/Open Fire
  • On Site Parking
  • Children Welcome
  • Welcome Hamper
  • Walking
Approximate Location

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Hardy Monument - 0.9 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

The Nine Stones - 1.6 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Maiden Castle - 2.7 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Winterbourne Poor Lot Barrows - 2.7 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Kingston Russell Stone Circle - 3.1 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Abbotsbury Abbey - 3.5 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Abbotsbury Swannery - 3.5 miles (Family Attraction) Heritage Rating

Abbotsbury, St Nicholas Church - 3.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

St Catherine's Chapel - 4 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Wolfeton House - 4 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

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