Bed and Breakfast for GARDEN LOVERS
In this book there are simple farmhouses, Palladian mansions, cottages, modern timber A-frames, 60s brick-built and many manor houses, so you've masses of choice. And that's just the houses. A special garden is part of the package – but not just a garden that is perfect and cared for by a team of gardeners: the owners must be garden lovers. There are huge estates, parklands, policies, tiny courtyards and town gardens in the book; there are alpine gardens, clematis gardens, bog gardens and no end of herbaceousness – many of which are good enough to open for the National Gardens Scheme. Our criteria for choosing them have been that the owners love them, are knowledgeable about them and want to share that joy with guests.
The House:Quiet seclusion among birds, badgers and wildflowers. The 1806 keeper’s cottage sits in its own 12 acres in deepest Dorset where lovely walks lead in all directions...
The Garden:A pretty garden surrounds the house: mainly laid to lawn with some mature shrubs and magnificent trees, including three types of Chilean beech, and not too many flower beds make it relatively low maintenance...
Details for Woodwalls House
Sally & Tony Valdes-Scott
Woodwalls House, Corscombe, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 0NT,
tel: 01935 891477
fax: 01935 891477
rooms: 2: 1 double with bath & shower; 1 twin with separate bath/shower.
price: £70. Singles £40.
meals: Pub 5-minute walk.
directions: Leave Yeovil on A37 to Dorchester. After 1 mile, right for Corscombe. 6 miles to Corscombe; left after village sign down Norwood Lane; 300 yds, 1st white gate on right.
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