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View towards the character cottage second door on the right
Relax in the lounge
Pretty lounge with a window seat
Lounge leading to the kitchen
Well-equipped contemporary kitchen
Bright and airy kitchen/diner
Kitchen/dining area
Dining area leading to the enclosed garden
Your four legged friends will feel at home here
Double bedroom with an abundance of charm
Bedroom detail
Pretty double bedroom
Bedroom detail
Spacious shower room adjacent to the bedroom
Stylish shower room
Enclosed patio with small lawn area
Relax in the enclosed garden
View over the nearby village green
Quintessential village setting with a pretty church
1 / 19  View towards the character cottage second door on the right
2 / 19  Relax in the lounge
3 / 19  Pretty lounge with a window seat
4 / 19  Lounge leading to the kitchen
5 / 19  Well-equipped contemporary kitchen
6 / 19  Bright and airy kitchen/diner
7 / 19  Kitchen/dining area
8 / 19  Dining area leading to the enclosed garden
9 / 19  Your four legged friends will feel at home here
10 / 19  Double bedroom with an abundance of charm
11 / 19  Bedroom detail
12 / 19  Pretty double bedroom
13 / 19  Bedroom detail
14 / 19  Spacious shower room adjacent to the bedroom
15 / 19  Stylish shower room
16 / 19  Enclosed patio with small lawn area
17 / 19  Relax in the enclosed garden
18 / 19  View over the nearby village green
19 / 19  Quintessential village setting with a pretty church

Snowdrop Cottage - Thornford

Sherborne (3.5mls SW), Dorset
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 5
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Romantic
Thatched
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Chocolate box thatched cottage with an abundance of charm in a pretty village location
  • Dog friendly cottage welcoming 6 dogs with beautiful walks nearby, great for your 4 legged friends
  • Ideally placed for exploring Dorset and the surrounding area with the coast a short distance away
Property code: 51018

The ideal spot for a relaxing break on the Dorset and Somerset borders, this pet friendly thatched cottage has an enclosed garden and is in a lovely village setting with pub and shop within walking distance.

Set in pretty Thornford village, this charming character cottage lies in an idyllic spot for walkers and nature lovers, as well as their four-legged friends. Perfect for couples or small families (there’s a sofa bed in the lounge), here you can enjoy everything that Dorset and Somerset have to offer, from the stunning Jurassic Coastline to the open countryside and its many footpaths and trails.

Steps lead you to the front door of the thatched cottage, which has been decorated in soft, muted tones and which has inviting soft furnishings to give a true homely feel. After a day exploring, retreat to the cosy lounge and unwind on the sofa in front of the TV or perhaps sit on the window seat and while away the day with a good book. An archway leads to the bright and airy contemporary kitchen/diner, while a winding cottage-style staircase leads to the comfortable double bedroom. Breathe in the fresh country air in the enclosed courtyard garden, which has a small lawn area where Fido and friends will love to play. At the front of the cottage there is roadside parking for several cars, subject to availability.

An abundance of pretty towns and villages are within easy reach, including Sherborne (4.5 miles) with its artisan cafes and popular restaurants, and Yeovil (5.5 miles) with its National Trust house and country parks. The cottage is virtually surrounded by Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with Cranborne Chase, Blackdown Hills, East Devon and Dorset all close by, offering picture-perfect settings and even more wonderful walking routes to discover. Pack the car for a beach day with your pups and head to famous West Bay (25 miles) or Abbotsbury (22 miles). Lyme Regis, known for its fossil finds, is further afield—34 miles from the cottage.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 bedroom – double
  • 1 shower room with WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave and washing machine
  • Electric and night storage heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Ample roadside parking (subject to availability)
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no smoking
  • 6 dogs welcome, more by arrangement
  • Beach 17 miles, shop and pub within walking distance
  • TV and DVD in lounge
  • Regret no BBQ’s or smoking anywhere on the premises due to the thatch
  • Sleeps 2+2
  • Sofa bed

Belinda Withey

This property is personally managed by Belinda.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 33 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Mary 21st August 2020

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Reviewed by Alistair 10th August 2020

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The perfect relaxing holiday in a beautiful thatched cottage which is spotless yet totally dog friendly. Enclosed back garden for meals and to let the dogs out. The owner is lovely and available for help and advice if needed. The village is very nice and makes a great base to explore Dorset, Somerset and Devon.

Reviewed by Caitlin 31st July 2020

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A very peaceful location ideal to explore so many great British towns from Glastonbury to Lyme Regis to Swanage on the coast. Also a lovely space to just chill with our dogs.

Reviewed by Beverley 24th July 2020

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Lovely comfortable dog friendly cottage in a beautiful village. Villagers welcoming despite Covid-19 and plenty of places to walk our dog around the village which is not always the case in rural areas.

Reviewed by Jane 31st January 2020

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Sweet cottage in a lovely village, with the shop and pub literally a few minutes walk away. Amanda, the owner, was very friendly as were the other villagers we met. The cold and previously wet weather meant that the usual dog walks were out of bounds because of thick mud, which was a shame but couldnt be helped.

Reviewed by Jacqueline 20th December 2019

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We have been several times to Snowdrop Cottage and hope to go again. Amanda is extremely nice and helpful. Very very dog friendly. The village people are friendly and the pub great. Walks around the village are plentiful and Sherborne good for food shopping.

Reviewed by Bianca 19th November 2019

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A perfect cottage to stay in and see dorset everything is local a perfect dog friendly cottage. It has everything you need and more it felt like home! Amanda is lovely and friendly! We saw many beaches that are stunning! And I am definitely going back for next year! My 3 pugs loved the garden and sheep! We also was welcomed with doggie treats and bRead moreiscuits for us which was lovely! Hide

Reviewed by Stephen 2nd November 2019

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Reviewed by Melanie 25th October 2019

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Reviewed by Kay 11th October 2019

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Owner is very friendly as is the village village. Brilliant location for travel, Ideal for chilling if you don't want to go out, local pub does great food. We've stayed there twice and will be back again!

Reviewed by David 4th October 2019

A wonderful little cottage that was very clean and comfortable. The location was great and the local pub provides very good food. The cottage was dog friendly so ideal for us.

Reviewed by Chris 27th September 2019

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Reviewed by Robin 6th September 2019

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lovely comfortable and well equipped cottage in friendly village. very short walk to shop and pub. our three dogs loved the enclosed secure garden and the beautiful walks from the cottage .We were welcomed with some tasty biscuits and doggie treats.

Reviewed by Tommy 30th August 2019

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Reviewed by Susan 18th August 2019

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A excellently equipped character cottage with essential conveniences at hand (local shop, post office, pub serving very good food) well situated for exploring Dorset and the surrounding area with the coast a short distance away.

Reviewed by Catherine 12th July 2019

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A very comfortable cottage in a really good location. Lots of dog walks. Very reasonably priced pub (they serve vegetables!)

Reviewed by Emma 5th July 2019

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Reviewed by Julie 28th June 2019

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The cottage was lovely - very quaint and in a lovely quiet village with lots of nearby walks and a good village pub. The garden was enclosed and safe for our two dogs which was a great as we didn't have to watch them constantly. Mandy, who owns the property is only next door and will help with anything needed. We loved her sheep at the top of the gRead morearden! Hide

Reviewed by David 31st May 2019

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Can't praise this cottage highly enough. It is perfectly organised for dogs. It is comfortable, contemporary and we'll equipped. The owner,Amanda is very helpful and charming.

Reviewed by Gubs 24th May 2019

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A really lovely cottage in a great location and village. Perfectly kitted out for dog owners to with a stair gate between the kitchen and lounge. Bathroom was modern and clean and it had everything you would need. Amanda has done an amazing job with the cottage - modern and a lovely place to be based in to explore the local area. Will definitely beRead more coming back to stay again. Hide

Reviewed by Iain 6th May 2019

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Reviewed by Sussan 1st April 2019

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Lovely cottage in nice village with shop and lovely friendly pub with good food nearby and lots of nice places to visit.

Reviewed by Derek 29th March 2019

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Reviewed by Donna 16th March 2019

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The cottage was well decorated and had everything you needed, Amanda the owner was very friendly and lived next door, so handy if you needed her. the pub was a stroll up the road with very friendly staff and great food at great prices, the cottage is in a great location to explore all that dorset has to offer, would return at some point.

Reviewed by Naomi 1st February 2019

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Really nice and clean. Very friendly locals and great dog walks

Reviewed by Jacqueline 25th January 2019

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Snowdrop cottage is very comfortably furnished and cosy. The owner is extremely nice and the whole place is geared up for dogs. Beautiful walks from the cottage so we only used the car once. Village shop is well stocked and you are greeted with smiling faces. One of the most restful holidays we have had in a long while.

Reviewed by Jeannette 23rd December 2018

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Absolutely beautiful cottage very comfortable and clean with everything you need to stay and very dog friendly. If you want total peace and quiet this is the place with a pub nearby that provides supberb food at a reasonably price. Made to feel very welcome in a very small village. Would definitely visit again.

Reviewed by Andrew 9th November 2018

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Reviewed by John 2nd November 2018

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Reviewed by Mellisa 12th October 2018

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Reviewed by Kenneth 5th October 2018

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Reviewed by Deborah 28th September 2018

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Snowdrop Cottage was a pretty Thatched cottage in lovely decorative order and it was really well equipped. It had its own outside space which is brilliant for the dogs. There is a pub and local shop on the doorstep. The location was really good as we were central to everywhere that we wanted to visit.

Reviewed by Christopher 21st September 2018

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View towards the character cottage second door on the right
Relax in the lounge
Pretty lounge with a window seat
Lounge leading to the kitchen
Well-equipped contemporary kitchen
Bright and airy kitchen/diner
Kitchen/dining area
Dining area leading to the enclosed garden
Your four legged friends will feel at home here
Double bedroom with an abundance of charm
Bedroom detail
Show 7 morePretty double bedroom

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