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The Old Forge

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The Old Forge Chapel Hill Nr Shaftesbury, Compton Abbas SP7 0NQ England See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kids Club
Breakfast included
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

A few days ago, my partner and I spent two nights staying in Sam, the Shepherd's Hut, glamping. As a pair of professional musicians, we both value peace and quiet in our time off, and this holiday definitely didn't disappoint. Having been glamping on several...More

Thank ralfdorrell1
Reviewed 5 August 2018

My husband and I stayed in the very pretty Mabel. The shepherds hut for a weekend. Tim and Lucy have this small piece of heaven and envite you in to thier tranquil home of days gone by. As soon as I stepped out of the...More

Thank SharonP09
Reviewed 1 August 2018

A last minute decision for a few days away turned into a real treat. Hosts Tim & Lucy, are warm, friendly people who go out of their way to engage with you and make you feel welcome. The breakfasts are beautifully prepared with locally sourced...More

Thank SussexCrew
Reviewed 19 July 2018

We had a lovely weekend here. Great hosts, great food, great accommodation. Brilliant place to use as a base to leave the transport and go walking in the beautiful surrounding area or just a short drive to coast. Definitely recommend The Old Forge.

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Response from The_Old_Forge-Dorset, Owner at The Old ForgeResponded 20 July 2018

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at The Old Forge and very much hope you can come and stay again one day. Tim and Lucy Kerridge.

Reviewed 17 July 2018

We had a wonderful stay in Mabel the shepherd's hut. It was everything I had hoped it would be. The owners were welcoming and friendly throughout our stay, and the location was so beautiful and idyllic. The hut itself was so cosy and nicely finished...More

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Nestled in the heart of the Cranborne Chase, The Old Forge is the perfect retreat for those looking to appreciate the slower pace of life. The 18th Century former Carriage and Wheelwrights workshops have been ...More transformed to create a charming Bed and Breakfast and a self-catering cottage with unique appeal. Constantly evolving, recent years have seen the introduction of Sam and Mabel the Shepherd's Huts and Rosie the 1934 Gypsy Caravan embracing the 'glamping' revolution. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
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Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$91 - US$186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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The Old Forge Hotel Compton Abbas
The Old Forge Compton Abbas, Dorset, UK
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Compton Abbas
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9 April 2016|
Response from The_Old_Forge-Dorset | Property representative |
Hello Mary, Of course we would love you to stay in Rosie our Gypsy Caravan. We could do Monday April the 25th. The bathroom is a short walk away (around 300 ft) also the bed is very small, only 6 foot long... More
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"Sam, the shepherd's hut was excellent."
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"Mable is quaint pretty and has the most amazing views"
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"Green room has an en-suite. All are tastefully furnished."
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"Green room is best"
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