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Little Coombe

Bookham Court
6 reviews
Bookham Court
Sitting room
Sitting room with inglenook fireplack
Double ensuite bedroom
Twin ensuite bedroom
Games room at Bookham with Wi-Fi hotspot
The fishing lake at Bookham Court
View our carved owl from your patio
View of the Blackmore Vale from Bookham Farm
An Autumn day at Bookham Court
Misty morning view over the Blackmore Vale
Blue Tit chicks viewed from our interactive cameras
Woodpecker feeding from a peanut feeder infront of our wildlife hide
Canada Geese on the lake
The Heritage coast, Dorset
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Cerne Abbas, Dorset, England
Little Coombe self catering holiday cottage is one of 4 cottages, personally run by Andrew and Nicola Foot at 'Bookham Court', near Alton Pancras, Dorchester. This Tourist board '4 star Gold' cottage is popular with couples and families visiting Thomas Hardy's Dorset. The character cottage has wooden floors, beams and a woodburning stove in an inglenook fireplace. The double and twin bedrooms are both ensuite, one with a bath and one with a shower. Children and pets are welcome and travel cots, highchairs and stairgates can be provided. Free Wi-Fi.
Little Coombe has a patio with garden furniture, BBQ and garden which leads into a field with course fishing lake. You will see plenty of wildlife at Bookham Court, from our wildlife hide you can view birds and mammals feeding or watch chicks hatching via our interactive...
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About the Owner, Andrew/Nicola F
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 125 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 27 reviews and 4 properties
Interaction with guests
Nicola and Andy live on the farm at Bookham. They are happy to show you around and are on hand if you have any extra requirements.
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Listing #HL659533
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Excellent - based on 6 reviews
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1 review
Reviewed 5 September 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Quiet, retreat away from the frantic pace of normal life, put up the feet sit back and relax. Plenty of lovely walks in the Dorset countryside, we had a lovely stay with our son and two dogs, the cottage was clean and tidy, with all that's needed to make the most of your stay, would definitely come back to this...

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Thank you for visiting Little Coombe, part of Bookham Court. It was lovely to meet you and we look forward to hopefully seeing you again.


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Tom H
Bristol, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

We stayed here with 2 friends and their dog last week. The property was clean and tidy on arrival. Although the other properties are in close vicinity we hardly saw anyone else the whole time we were there. We were out exploring Dorset all day every day though! We absolutely loved the nature hide - we saw the badgers on...

London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 October 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We stayed here for a week with two young children and were generally very pleased. The cottage is the smallest of several which make up the Bookham Court complex (a barn conversion?) but still spacious. The rooms were clean and the view from the back of the house across a communal lawn to fields and wooded hills was splendid. The...

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
    1 Crib
    2 Fulls
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GBP 140
GBP 145
GBP 620
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Short breaks accepted out of season
Dogs accepted at £20 per dog per stay, payable to the owner on arrival
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About the neighbourhood
Half way between Buckland Newton and Alton Pancras, Bookham is a small hamlet, ideal for a peaceful holiday but close to many good eating establishments and a good village shop.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Bristol: 90.0 km
Railway: Dorchester or Sherborne: 16.0 km
Ferry: Weymouth: 30.0 km
Drive 9 miles north of Dorchester on the B3143, turn right about half a mile out of Alton Pancras at the Bookham Court sign. Drive up the hill and down the other side, turn right at the bottom of the hill, sign posted Bookham Court
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 30.0 km.
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