Cuckoo Lane, Higher Bockhampton Dorchester DorsetDT2 8QHDorchesterUnited Kingdom
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About Melbury

Melbury Bed & Breakfast is located in Higher Bockhampton Dorchester, just 5 mins. walk from Thomas Hardy's birthplace, it is a thatched house set in an idyllic position opposite a field of grazing ponies & backing onto Thorncombe woods. Dorchester is the county town of Dorset, & is within 10 mins. drive from Melbury. Guests attending weddings at Kingston Maurward, Athelhampton House & The Manor House Moreton enjoy their visit with us. The B&B has a 9.7 guest rating, the best in the whole of Dorchester & Weymouth. There is free, safe off road parking on site.
There are many interesting places to visit all within 25miles from Melbury, including Lyme Regis, Weymouth (8miles), Durdle Door, Lulworth Cove, & Corfe Castle (about 10/15 miles), Swanage is about 20miles. Charmouth (about 22 miles) is popular for fossil hunting.
Thomas Hardy's Cottage, Monkey world, The Bovington Tank Museum, The Fleet Air museum (with Concorde) & Tutankhamun exhibition are all popular places to visit.
We rate our business as first class & provide excellent cooked breakfasts within your booking fee. We look forward to spoiling you!


Cuckoo Lane, Higher Bockhampton Dorchester Dorset, DT2 8QH, Dorchester, United Kingdom

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 16:00
  • Check-out: 10:00