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Archives for June 2014

Updown offers a chance to relax, live in the moment, savour the taste of the local food and gaze on timeless landscapes. If this sounds just what the doctor ordered, we have availability for 3 short breaks left in July and August. 4th – 7th July @ £695 21st – 25th July @ £795 25th… Continue Reading →

We are delighted to be able to announce that Updown Cottage has retained its 5 star Gold Award for the 8th consecutive year. The rating is the highest accolade that can be awarded to a property so we are very proud that the cottage has continued to reach such a high standard, consistently for so… Continue Reading →

We have a little space coming up for anyone wanting to get away while it’s quiet. Between Friday, 13th June and Monday, 23rd June all week long bookings are available at a discount of £100 to £895 and all weekends or short breaks are at a discount of £50 to £645 The weather is set… Continue Reading →

All week the forecast had been showing yellow alerts for rain in the south west and sure enough as Saturday dawned, the view from Updown Cottage disappeared as the cloud closed in. Disappointing for the Festival but not unexpected. A few spots of rain fell and we dodged them as we ran around Shaftesbury asking… Continue Reading →

The Shaftesbury Festival takes place this Saturday with everything from music, food stalls, arts and crafts, parades and the highly competitive Cheese and Bike Races up Gold Hill. From 2-3pm we shall be holding an Open House for anyone who’d like to look round Updown Cottage and see the views from the terrace. We will… Continue Reading →

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