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Dorset South: Blandford Forum, Dorchester and Dorset Downs in a Shepherds Hut - Ref: DS003-SH

Camping Regions |  Glamping! |  Dorset South: Blandford Forum, Dorchester and Dorset Downs in a Shepherds Hut - Ref: DS003-SH

South Dorset: Dorset Downs, Blandford Forum and Dorchester in a Shepherds Hut, Venue ref: DS003-SH

South Dorset: Dorset Downs, Blandford Forum and Dorchester in a Shepherds Hut, Venue ref: DS003-SH

Ref: DS003-SH

Price per night: (if only 2 nights) 50.00
Price per night: (if 3 or more nights) 45.00

For 1 Shepherds Hut accommodating upto 2 people. Minimum stay 1 night, maximum stay 14 nights.

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How many people (adults and children) in your party?

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Will you need to pitch any tents? (Maximum 2 x Small two-man tents)

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How many dogs?

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How many horses/ponies?

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There is one type of pitch location:

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BOOKING SUSPENDED



SHEPHERDS HUT UNAVAILABLE until further notice due to damage.

The experience of staying in a Shepherds Hut (example shown below) on the beautiful Dorset Downs is one of the key features of this special venue. As such tents can only be booked in addition to booking the Shepherds Hut.

Classification: AA      Star Rating: Total 21     Rural 5 - General Ambience 5 - Suitability for Families 5 - Remote/Off Beat 3 - Wild 3

Availability: August only.

Number of nights permitted: Minimum 1, Maximum 14

Children: Accepted (Must be supervised as near fishing Lakes) Dogs: Accepted (Strictly under control)
Horses/Ponies: Accepted Groups of Supervised Children: Not accepted
Drinking water: Yes (Max. 5 minutes' walk from camping area) Toilets: Yes (Flushing, Max. 5 minutes' walk from camping area)
Shower: No Use of Fridge: No
Waste Bins: No Provision for Recycling: No Chemical disposal point: No

Areas available: Off beat/semi wild. Assistance can be given to Shepherds Hut if required. Cars can be parked near SH or near Farmstead depending on weather conditions. No farm animals in the Camping area.

Fires: Allowed BBQ's: Allowed Firewood: Available (at nominal extra charge)

Brief description and Special Features:
Luxury Camping in a delightful Shepherds Hut on the Dorset Downs. Further details about the Shepherds Hut are given at the bottom of the page.

The venue is a very pleasant and friendly working farm, mainly sheep, on the Dorset Downs, which is an Area of Natural Beauty (ANOB) in South Dorset. The farm is located on hillside slopes, and has its own Bronze Age Camp with beautiful long distance views. Spring Fed Lakes on the Farm provide excellent Trout fishing at extra cost. The camping areas are around the series of Lakes.

NB: This Shepherds Hut can also be booked with a Bell Tent (or the Bell Tent can be booked on its own instead of the Shepherds Hut). The booking of either one can include 2 x 2 man tents for up to 4 children. (e.g. a family per unit) Further tents may be booked via DS003 on the GGAC website. If you are a member of a Group wishing to camp together, please state the name of the Group leader.

If you also wish to book the Bell Tent in addition to the Shepherds Hut at this venue, please go to venue reference DS003-BT after you have confirmed the details of your Shepherds Hut booking, to add the Bell Tent details to your booking.

Nearest Village Shop: 1 mile
Nearest Farm Shop: 1 mile
Nearest Pub: 1 mile
Nearest Towns: Blandford forum 9 miles, Dorchester 12 miles
Nearest Station: Dorchester
Nearest A & E: Dorchester

Places of interest:
Many Towns and pretty villages in and around this beautiful countryside. Visits to Milton abbey, Tank Museum, Athelhampton House, Monkey World and Jurassic coast.

Local Activities:
Good for Mountain Biking (Hilly!) Wessex Ridgeway long distance footpath, close by. Excellent Horse riding country. Wild Water swimming, Golf, Exploring the local area.

Booking:
Check availability before Booking, Minimum notice: 7 days Allow time to clear payment. Booking well in advance advised.

JWL - JW Leisure Ltd      FLO - Farmer/Land Owner

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