This grade II listed, eighteenth century detached cottage adjacent to the owner's home is set within a beautiful conservation area of Sherborne town. Perfectly placed for exploring the historic town of Sherborne, this lovely home-from-home is comprised of a double en suite bedroom, a modern fitted kitchen and a sitting room with dining area. Well situated to see all this wonderfully diverse region has to offer, Glover's Cottage is within easy driving distance of a range of attractions including the Fleet Air Arm Museum at Yeovilton, the house and gardens at Stourhead and the Dorset Heritage Coast.
One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Compact fitted kitchen. Sitting room with dining area.
Electric wall convector heaters in sitting room and bedroom. Electric oven, halogen hob, microwave, fridge, plasma TV with Freeview, radio, WiFi, small selection of books. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Free roadside parking in roads nearby. Parking also available in pay and display car park to rear of property. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops and pubs 2 mins walk.
On the banks of the River Yeo, the ancient town of Sherborne lies amidst glorious, unspoilt countryside and boasts a wide selection of picturesque buildings, ancient Inns and quaint little shops. With two castles, beautiful landscaped gardens, a well known Abbey and lovely winding lanes, Sherborne makes a fantastic destination for a day trip, or as a base for a longer stay. The stunning house and gardens at Stourhead and the sublime Dorset Heritage Coast are just a short drive away, whilst the Fleet Air Arm Museum at Yeovilton is just over the border into Somerset and offers stunning displays of historic aircraft, including Concorde. With so much to see and do in the area, there's bound to be something to suit your taste and budget.
Dorset has many claims to fame including the iconic Hovis advert, the best-selling Famous Five Books, and the award winning drama ‘Broadchurch’. Visit Shaftesbury and you’ll find a very recognisable street, Gold Hill. This cobbled street was use in the 1970’s Hovis TV advert featuring a boy pushing a bike up the hill. Walking up/down this familiar hill you’d be forgiven for humming or whistling 'New World Symphony' which accompanied the TV advert.
Enid Blyton’s ‘The Famous Five’ series featured Dorset locations such as the Isle of Purbeck and Poole Harbour, with Anne, Dick, Georgina, Julian, and Timmy the dog having their adventures and enjoying a few ginger beers along the way.
The cliffs and beach at West Bay were used as the backdrop to the ITV crime drama ‘Broadchurch’. Retrace the steps of David Tennant and Olivia Coleman by visiting this stunning section of the Dorset coast.
The Jurassic Coast is over 90 miles of coastline covering from East Devon to Dorset. Recognised as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO, The Jurassic Coast, quite rightly, joins other well-known World Heritage Sites such as the Great Barrier Reef (Australia) and the Grand Canyon (USA). It is easy to see why this coast is so popular when it allows visitors to experience a fascinating walk through history.
We hope you have a great Dorset break!
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Reviews for Glover's Cottage
It was a lovely little property right in the centre of Sherborne. It was faultless in every respect.
Mr Hanson, North Yorkshire
Reviews are the subjective opinions of previous guests and not of Remarkable Holidays Ltd