5* Gold Award self catering luxury holiday cottage, Gold Hill, Shaftesbury, Dorset, England | Contact Us +44 (0)7710 307202

A wonderfully apt article appeared in The Times this week Relaxing before a roaring fire lowers blood pressure explaining how relaxing in front of a roaring log fire can lower blood pressure and promote well-being. If you are not a subscriber, don’t worry as most of the article is previewed anyway. If you are in… Continue Reading →

From 31st October to 28th November all available short breaks are now discounted by £50 to £445. Please visit the Tariff, availability and booking page to reserve your dates or make an enquiry via the Contact page. The cottage makes a superb base for exploring the numerous and varied sites and sights within an hour,… Continue Reading →

We’ve upgraded the bookings and availability calendar so that, instead of enquiring about dates by email, you can now pick the dates yourselves and make provisional reservations online. The booking and availability calendar and rates may be found here We’ll then make contact to arrange the payment of the deposit and answer any queries you… Continue Reading →

Today is the start of Dorset Architectural Heritage Week – an annual event to increase awareness of Dorset’s wealth of architecturally important buildings and culture. The initiative allows free access to many buildings that are normally closed to the public or charge for entry. Their website gives all the details of what’s on and how to book… Continue Reading →

We occasionally send out a newsletter telling people about late availability and discounted rates for last minute stays. Here is the latest, link  with thanks to my hero AA Milne and his friends Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin…..another author who undoubtedly aimed his work at adults and who had such incredible perception and insight.… Continue Reading →

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