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Lakeside Hut Gillingham Dorset

Dog Friendly, peaceful, unique retreat located in Gillingham close to Shaftesbury, Dorset. Enjoy on-site fishing or exploring the many local attractions. A great place to put your feet up and get away from it all
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Check out: 10:00am
Check in: 3:00pm
General Facilities
BBQ Area
Pets Allowed
Room Facilities
Balcony or Terrace
Hairdryers Available
Private Bathroom
Child Policy
Children welcome but please note the hut is 20 years from the lake which is NOT fenced in totally
Pets Policy
Dogs welcome
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Lakeside Hut Gillingham Dorset
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This extended shepherd’s hut located on the edge of a carp lake, is now a delightful holiday cabin offering a peaceful retreat on the edge of the Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire border.

6 steps to entrance. All on ground floor: Living room and bedroom area with 2 single beds/dining area/kitchen. Shower room with toilet.

Electric fire in living room included. Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. Electric hob. Microwave. Combi microwave/oven/grill. Wi-fi. Sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Shared 3 acres natural grounds. Parking (2 cars). Paddock by arrangement. Fishing on-site (no licence required). Welcome pack. No smoking. NB: Carp lake, 20 yards.

Watch the continuous antics of the varied birdlife visiting the lake from the balcony. Set in the heart of the Blackmore Vale, renowned for its natural beauty, Lakeside Hut provides an ideal base from which to explore the many attractions in the area. Gillingham has a rich history dating back over 1000 years, and has enjoyed mentions in a great deal of literature including the work of Thomas Hardy. Shaftesbury is a small market town in Dorset with a recorded history that goes back to the Anglo Saxon times. You can experience what it was like back in King Alfred’s time, whilst walking round the ruins of the abbey, or just enjoying the history of the area displayed in the Gold Hill Museum. The town is home of Gold Hill, made famous by the ‘Hovis’ advertisement, and has magnificent views over the Blackmore Vale. There is a wide variety of independent shops, pubs and restaurants for tourists to enjoy. This is the ‘Gateway to the South West’, from which you can tour the area from Stonehenge in the east, to Bath and Bristol to the north, and Bournemouth and the Jurassic Coast to the south. A visit to the NT gem Stourhead is also recommended. Shop and pub 11/2 miles.

Review : d4dog.com - Visited and stayed in A fabulous place to visit and totally relax. It is truly dog friendly, owners have a couple of friendly dogs. The hut is very comfortable and well equipped with everything you need - has a lovely outdoor area with bar-be-que and chairs. Friendly and helpful owners.... stay here, you won't regret it !

How To Find Us

From the A303 exit at Mere,
from the centre of Mere take the turning past the post office. Follow the road for about a mile until the crossroad, turn right towards Gillingham. About quarter of a mile on the left is Savage Cat Farm. Turn left into the farm, keep left between the logs, and follow the track to the bottom.

Pricing Details

Prices are seasonal - please click to check avaibility and pricing for the period you wish to visit