Patson Hill Cottages

“Imaginatively converted farm outbuildings on a working livestock farm” - VisitEngland Assessor


Sherborne, Dorset

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  •   Social distancing and safety measures in place
  •   Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
  •   Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Opening status: Open
Our COVID-19 measures:
- Cleaning checklist left in the cottage for next guests for transparency - Disposable gloves, virucidal spray (to Log 5 level), hand sanitizer, anti-bacterial wipes and pack(s) of tissues available in the cottage for guests' use - Information for guests displayed in cottage on what to do if they feel unwell with Covid like symptoms during their stay

Our Inspector's view

Sandford, Trent, and Compton cottages at Patson Hill - the owners' working livestock farm, occupy an idyllic location with glorious rural views across a patchwork of fields in West Dorset. Imaginatively converted from farm outbuildings they all feature comfortable and comprehensively appointed interiors. Near the traditional west country town of Sherborne and a great variety of interesting visitor attractions – this is a great place to stay - for all ages - at any time!

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

4 Star Self-Catering
Gold Award

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Patson Hill Cottages
Patson Hill, SHERBORNE, Dorset, DT9 4SY

About the area

Discover Dorset

Dorset means rugged varied coastlines and high chalk downlands. Squeezed in among the cliffs and set amid some of Britain’s most beautiful scenery is a chain of picturesque villages and seaside towns. Along the coast you’ll find the Lulworth Ranges, which run from Kimmeridge Bay in the east to Lulworth Cove in the west. Together with a stretch of East Devon, this is Britain’s Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, noted for its layers of shale and numerous fossils embedded in the rock. Among the best-known natural landmarks on this stretch of the Dorset coast is Durdle Door, a rocky arch that has been shaped and sculpted to perfection by the elements. The whole area has the unmistakable stamp of prehistory.

Away from Dorset’s magical coastline lies a landscape with a very different character and atmosphere, but one that is no less appealing. Here, winding, hedge-lined country lanes lead beneath lush, green hilltops to snug, sleepy villages hidden from view and the wider world. The people of Dorset are justifiably proud of the achievements of Thomas Hardy, its most famous son, and much of the county is immortalised in his writing. 

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