The Old Bank Sturminster Newton Dorset
An introduction to The Old Bank Bed & Breakfast in Marnhull, Sturminster Newton
The Old Bank is a comfortable, friendly 18th Century house in the centre of an attractive Dorset village in the heart of Thomas Hardy country.
Sarah and Robin welcome you to The Old Bank Bed and Breakfast, Marnhull.
About The Old Bank Bed & Breakfast
The house is of local stone with a lovely courtyard leading to a pretty cottage garden. Set on a hill overlooking the beautiful Blackmore Vale, Marnhull is an excellent centre from which to explore Thomas Hardy country. The coast is within easy reach, as are the ancient and attractive towns of Shaftesbury, Sherborne, Bath and Salisbury. National Trust properties and gardens are close by, as are the historic hill forts of Hambledon Hill, Hod Hill and Maiden Castle at Dorchester. Walking and cycling routes are popular - we can lock up cycles and dry clothes.
Open fires and breakfast in our farmhouse kitchen make this a friendly and relaxed place to stay.
Our bedrooms are light and airy with fitted cupboards and Victorian fireplaces. Rooms are decorated with attractive cottage furnishings. Tea and coffee trays are provided. There is also WiFi in the rooms.
2 Double bedrooms on first floor, 1 Double/Family and 1 Twin room on second floor, ideal for families. Child prices are available on request.
The Courtyard is surrounded by barns and planted with traditional plants and flowers and brightly filled tubs in summer. This is a great place for breakfast on warm mornings and for afternoon tea.
The Courtyard leads thru' to a 'secret' garden. An established lovingly tended sunny cottage garden where our guests are welcome to relax. Our sitting room is decorated with traditional furniture and fabrics. A wood burning stove makes this a warm and welcoming room during the winter for our guests to enjoy and watch TV.
We will try to meet any special requirements you may have.
There is a good pub in the village.
£75.00 per double room
£40.00 per single person per night