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Deer lodge at Chapel Lodges

(Ref. 1038027)

Wimborne Minster, Dorset Show on map

5.0

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

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50 Customer Reviews

  • "Just returned from a 3 night stay at Deer Lodge, it is set in a quite location just right for a relaxing and romantic break, the accommodation was beautifully set out with everything you could need available, and to sit in the hot tub watching the deer was a lovely way to chill in the evenings."

    Lovely property 10 out of 10

    Many thanks for your lovely feedback. We are so pleased that you found Deer Lodge perfect for a quiet romantic break and had everything you needed. The deer are so special and we are very fortunate that they choose to live here …and they are lovely to watch from the hot tub! We hope to see you again sometime. Best wishes, Kellie and Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Mar 2024

  • "Very pleased with the property, very comfortable and everything had been provided that we needed."

    The owners were very friendly and the information left in the lodge was absolutely first class. Very handy that the pub was just 100 yards down the road with really good food and pleasant staff. Also the lodge was in an ideal place for touring around the local area but if you just need to chill out the lodge was in a very quiet area being able to look out at the field in front and able to see the deer. We hope that we will be able to come back in the future.

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed both your stay and the area. It would be wonderful to see you again in the future. Best wishes, Kellie and Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Eric5.0Mar 2024

  • "Deer Lodge is delightful!"

    Cosy and luxurious in beautiful surroundings, perfect base for exploring Dorset.

    Thank you for leaving a lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Many thanks for sending us the photos you took of the Deer and Sheep, they are great! We hope to welcome you back at some point. Best wishes, Kellie and Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jill5.0Nov 2023

  • "We had a lovely week at Deer cottage, would highly recommend"

    Thank you very much for leaving a great review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your week. Thank you for recommending us to your friends and we hope to see you again. Best wishes, Kellie and Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Nov 2023

  • "Perfect in every way ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️"

    Thank you very much for the great feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your week here Best wishes, Kellie and Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Tina5.0Oct 2023

  • "Beautiful tranquil setting."

    Well apportion. Super facilities......and close to local and good Inn. .. just perfect and we have rebooked.

    Thank you so much for leaving a lovely review of Deer Lodge. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time here and look forward to welcoming you both back next July. Best wishes, Kellie and Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Phillip5.0Aug 2023

  • "This place is amazing!"

    Such a lovely lodge, perfectly big enough for the two of us, for a 4 night stay. It’s got absolutely everything you need, so comfy, and I have to do a special shout out to the best welcome folder I’ve seen! So much useful info! Kellie and Steve were so welcoming and worked around us for their daily hot tub check! The grounds are beautiful and so peaceful. We loved watching the deer and fox in the evenings while chilling in the hot tub! ❤️ We really enjoyed the gentle walk up to the Willett’s Arms for some yummy food and drinks in the sunshine. We had such a lovely time and will definitely be coming back again!!

    Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such wonderful feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay in Deer Lodge and our surrounding grounds. Many thanks also for your appreciation of the welcome folder and glad it was helpful. We look forward to welcoming you back. Best wishes, Kellie and Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Aug 2023

  • "Lovely accommodation with everything that you need for a peaceful relaxing holiday set in wonderful surroundings with the addition of a hot tub and wildlife."

    5* all round.

    Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed our peaceful surroundings. We hope to see you both again sometime. Best wishes, Kellie and Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joy5.0Aug 2023

  • "Deer Lodge is absolutely perfect for a getaway."

    Everything you need is provided and the hosts Kellie and Steve are very welcoming.It's lovely to sit in the hot tub after a day exploring nearby places which are just a short drive or walk away and watch the deers, rabbits, swallows and the fox coming down to play or graze.

    Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this lovely review. We are so pleased you loved Deer Lodge and enjoyed watching the wildlife and exploring beautiful Dorset. We hope to see you again sometime. Best wishes, Kellie and Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Jul 2023

  • "We really enjoyed our week in Deer Lodge."

    The setting and facilities were perfect for our week away. Wimborne Minster is a delightful town on your doorstep and there are many other attractions a short drive away. Thank you Kellie and Steve.

    We really appreciate you taking time to leave this lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your week here and found our facilities to be perfect! We hope to see you both again sometime. Best wishes, Kellie and Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Jul 2023

  • "Excellent property everything you need is provided The additional outside space is great lovely walk around the grounds and loved seeing the wildlife so close to the lodge ."

    Hot tub is great and the welcome gift was much appreciated we would love to revisit in the future .

    Thank you so much for leaving such lovely feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time in Deer Lodge and our surrounding grounds. We hope to see you both again. Best wishes, Kellie and Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Judith5.0Jun 2023

  • "Had an amazing stay at Deer Lodge and we were so lucky with the weather."

    Peaceful and tranquil setting and the use of the hot tub to watch the stars at night was a bonus. Would definitely recommend a stay here, lots to do out and about with a visit to Brownsea Island a must!

    Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such lovely feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay here and that you managed to visit Brownsea Island in the end! We hope to see you again sometime. Best wishes, Kellie and Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Donna5.0May 2023

  • "We had the most amazing stay."

    The lodge was extremely comfortable and finished to a very high standard, the grounds are stunning with the added extra of a large not tub. The hosts Kellie and Steve were very welcoming.

    Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. We are delighted that you had a great stay and that you enjoyed our peaceful grounds and watching the visiting deer. We hope to see you again sometime. Best wishes, Kellie and Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kim5.0May 2023

  • "We said last year following our stay that we would return, and so true to word, and our recommendations to others, we did."

    The same week but unfortunately not the same weather. Again faultless. The lodge is so ideally positioned to watch the wildlife right up close, deers, foxes, squirrels, rabbits, oh and the owners 2 Maine-coon cats and 2 sheep. So relaxing to sit in the hot tub watching the wildlife first thing in the morning. Also ideally placed for nearby bars, restaurants and places of interest. Great place to go off on walks in the countryside. The lodge itself is very well equipped. Basically all you need for a great stay. We used the fire pit twice, once to cook our tea( flame grilled steak) and the other to just sit and relax around with a lite bite, playing on the large Jenga and watching the deers wonder around us. (Jenga is a great new addition) I can’t fault in any way. Everything you need, excellent location, peace and quiet, wildlife on your doorstep, wonderful grounds, great owners who will go the extra mile to make your stay perfect. Thank you Kellie and Steve. You never know, we might be back next year. We highly recommend staying here. Thank you for again making our anniversary celebrations memorable.

    Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such lovely feedback. We were so happy that you chose to return again this year and that you enjoyed the giant Jenga! Thank you for the recommending Deer Lodge and we hope to see you both again. Have a lovely summer. Best wishes, Kellie and Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Spencer5.0May 2023

  • "Just back from a wonderful stay at Deer Lodge and highly recommend it for anyone looking for a setting so beautiful and tranquil ."

    The lodge itself has everything you would need to make your stay perfect and the hosts , Kellie and Steve are on hand if needed . We can’t recommend Deer Lodge highly enough and look forward to returning in the near future .

    Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such lovely feedback. We are so pleased that you found your stay peaceful and relaxing and hope to see you again Best wishes Kellie and Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Marina5.0Apr 2023

  • "We went for a long weekend to celebrate my husband's 60th birthday."

    The little touches, attention to detail, the location, the hot tub were all fantastic. Kellie and Steve brilliant hosts.

    Thank you so much for taking the time to leave lovely feedback. It is very much appreciated and we are so pleased you enjoyed your time here Best wishes Kellie and Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Mar 2023

  • "We booked Deer lodge as a retreat after my father’s funeral I’m so glad we ..."

    We booked Deer lodge as a retreat after my father’s funeral I’m so glad we did It’s incredible secluded and peaceful The lodge itself is very luxurious and well equipped very clean and comfortable The little touches like milk already in the fridge the welcome pack and toiletries made it feel welcoming and warm Outside is fields and woods Deer graze right up to the cabin windows rabbits foxes owls bats and a abundance of birds visit each day plus two beautiful fluffy cats Watching rabbits play whilst relaxing in the hot tub was incredible special We spent 4 nights there it was so amazing we only left once for a trip to the local shop The hosts were friendly and incredible respectful of the reason why we had booked it I cannot recommend Deer lodge enough I will be booking again and again it’s beautiful

    Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such lovely feedback We are so glad that you were able to relax in our surroundings and enjoy the wildlife. We look forward to welcoming you back in September Best wishes Kellie and Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Mar 2023

  • "Amazing place to stay, we had such a great couple of nights."

    Thank you.

    Thank you so much for taking the time to leave lovely feedback. It is very much appreciated Best wishes Kellie and Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Feb 2023

  • "Welcomed by Kellie & Steve on arrival and mentioned they were on hand if anything was required but the set of the accommodation of the venue and information packs meant we didn't need to contact them."

    Very impressed.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Dec 2022

  • "Lovely accommodation, country side, hot tub, what’s not to like, it was an amazing stay"

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Oct 2022

  • "The accomodation was of a high standard, the little touches that were provided as a welcome were really thoughtful."

    I would have no hesitation in recommending Deer Lodge to couples wanting a relaxed break

    Reviewed by John4.7Jul 2022

  • "Amazing place."

    Great hosts. Beautiful views. Abundant wildlife. Perfect lodge and hot-tub. Hope to return.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jul 2022

  • "Such a lovely cottage."

    Lots of attention to detail and provision of comforts, such as robes, toiletries, tea and coffee. Very welcoming hosts who were friendly and helpful Beautiful surrounding area with lots to do Perfect trip away

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Jun 2022

  • "Super property as described in the advert."

    The owners gave us a warm welcome and left a lovely treats at the lodge fir us to enjoy. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Charles5.0Jun 2022

  • "All I can say is that we were not disappointed at all and the recent feedback we read on prior to booking was 100% accurate."

    The lodge was superb, very clean and had all we needed, even down to a couple of torches for when walking home in the dark. Kellie and Steve had thought of everything. The information folder was very helpful, especially the local walks, which we thoroughly enjoyed. Being so close to Wimborne made it easy for any food shopping and walking to and from for meals out. The local pub was just a minute away, but with so much choice to do, we only used this a couple of times, and with staff shortages, left us a little disappointed. The other local bar, The Willet Arms was just a 30 minute stroll and the food was great. Now back to the lodge, what an amazing view whilst relaxing in the hot tub, eye level to the field. Was saw so much wildlife, deer on a daily basis, foxes, badgers, pheasants, and of course their own sheep and the cats, one of which at a distance looked like a fox! We even watched a fox stalk a badger. The grounds were beautiful, with the bluebells in bloom and extensive walks around the fields. The fire pits are a great idea, using one on our anniversary, to just sit with an amazing view, fire roaring away, before then cooking our tea, whilst sipping champagne. The swings and even the wonky croquette pitch were also nice additions, and good fun. We were after a get away from it all holiday, just for the week and we were not disappointed. Steve and Kellie, being close by, were able to fix a loss of WiFi within minutes, and with meeting us on our arrival to explain the hot tub, and leaving us a bouquet of roses for our anniversary, showed they really cared for their guests. I can’t recommend this lodge enough. It exceeded our expectations and I would highly recommend this lodge . Thank you Steve and Kellie for a wonderful stay.

    Reviewed by Spencer5.0May 2022

  • "A genuine rural idyll, so peaceful with superb views of the local wildlife."

    The accommodation was A* status. We just loved our short break away. Will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Apr 2022

  • "Great place, lovely hosts, highly recommend"

    Reviewed by Ronald5.0Apr 2022

  • "The owners where great and gave us a friendly welcome."

    The lodge was very comfortable and well equipped, the hot tube was at the perfect temperature, the location was lovely and very tranquil. We had a very nice and very relaxing stay and will definitely be booking a return visit.

    Reviewed by Geoff5.0Apr 2022

  • "We stayed in Deer Lodge which was beautiful."

    The view from the hot tub was lovely, we saw deer, foxes, rabbits etc. Robes and slippers for the hot tub use were a plus too. It was so peaceful and very private from the other lodge too which we really liked. Perfect place to relax, unwind and explore!

    Reviewed by Stephanie5.0Apr 2022

  • "Deer Lodge is an absolute gem of a place to stay!"

    We loved everything about it from the views of the fields from every window to the super comfy bed and fluffy, proper full-sized bath towels. Everything in the lodge is of a very high standard, including the welcome hamper with locally sourced produce. We made full use of the 13 acres of the owners' woodland and fields available to guests; star watched in the private hot tub in the evenings, toasted marshmallows on the fire pit, swung on the swing hanging from a large old oak tree and attempted a game of croquet on the 'lawn'! The wildlife didn't disappoint either - we spotted the deer in the woods on several occasions and happened to be up at dawn one morning only to see two of the deer very close to the lodge! With a lovely local pub and farm shop within walking distance and so many places to visit within a few miles of Deer Lodge, we can't wait to stay at the lodge again.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Mar 2022

  • "This is a wonderful property."

    A real home from home. All the necessary facilities that you need to make your stay the best experience, including dressing gown and slippers. The location itself is fantastic. Walks surround the lodge as well as areas to use swings, BBQ and fire pits, when the weather allows. The wildlife around the area make your stay extra special. We saw deer, foxes, rabbits and pheasants. There is also a local pub which is nice, within walking distance. The facilities of the lodge are perfect, including the hot tub, which we used every day. The location is wonderful to travel to other areas too, which we did. The owners Kellie and Steve are helpful without being intrusive. We will be returning one day.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Jan 2022

  • "Deer lodge is a hidden gem and we feel so lucky to have been able to spend a few nights her of the New Year period."

    We really had the most wonderful stay, there were so many lovely little touches and extras provided by the host which was much appreciated. Hot tub was ready to go when we arrived, the handbook provided was so helpful we used it to book a few different restaurants and we visited all the recommended farm shops. I really can't say enough nice things! We are hoping to go back to this very special place.

    Reviewed by Matt5.0Dec 2021

  • "We had a great stay at deer lodge lovely and quiet and great to watch the wild ..."

    We had a great stay at deer lodge lovely and quiet and great to watch the wild life and everything you need in easy reach we definitely be back someday thanks Kellie and Steve for a great holiday

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Nov 2021

  • "We stayed in the Deer lodge at the beginning of November and it was absolutely stunning in every way."

    The owners (Kellie and Steve) left us a welcome basket which contained cake, biscuits and wine as well as a lovely vase of red roses (my favourite flower!) So we really felt at home. I didn't want to go home, the bed was better than what I have at home! We hope to be back next year!! Thanks again Kellie and Steve!

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Nov 2021

  • "A comfortable lodge with many extra touches which made it special."

    A peaceful setting and the 13-acres of the owners’ land to explore, with privileged views of wildlife, enhanced the idyll. Excellent access to off-road cycling and walking. A memorable stay!

    Reviewed by Susan4.7Sep 2021

  • "Property had everything we needed for our stay."

    The hot tub was a lovely addition. Cottage situated in lovely, quiet surroundings.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Aug 2021

  • "What a gem of a place."

    So quirky yet stylish. The cabin has been designed to a high standard & the setting is fab - views are stunning - gorgeous scenery & so much wildlife. Owners have gone the extra mile. Treats such as scones with jam & cream were so nice & use of facilities such as record player & croquet pitch added to the unusual experience. Being able to explore their private woods was a real treat. Almost forgot the hot tub - excellent, especially at night when all lit up & with deer in sight. Just loved it. Highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Gail5.0Jul 2021

  • "Beautiful lodge."

    Everything well presented. Hosts very welcoming and the welcome basket was gratefully received. Loved the Hot Tub and the grounds where great to explore. Saw the deer, loads of different birds, foxes and rabbits, not forgetting the owners pet sheep & cats. Perfect location for exploring Dorset.

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0Jul 2021

  • "We enjoyed the peace and tranquility of the Lodge and the options for walks in the surrounding area."

    There were good options for shops and a good bus service, meaning use of our car was infrequent. There is a good pub and restaurant close to the property, the Lambs Green Inn, but about half an hour's walk away is the Willett Arms which was excellent. Kellie and Steve, our hosts were most personable and helpful, yet unobtrusive. A very relaxing week.

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Jun 2021

  • "Our Host’s Kellie & Steve we’re Amazing gave us a very warm Welcome when we arrived and throughout our Wonderful Stay at Deer Lodge."

    Accommodation, Fitting and all Mod Con’s make this a Perfect Place Stay. Hot Tube was Lush to Relax in while watching the Amazing Wild Life Deer/ Foxes/ Rabbits/ Sheep/ and so many Lovely Wild Birds. Thank You Kellie & Steve for Sharing your Wonderful Slice of Heaven with us. See you next year till then Luck Luck and Stay Safe. Carol & Nick Martin xx

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Jun 2021

  • "From the very start, we were made to feel welcome."

    The lodge was perfect with everything we needed to make our stay comfortable. We were blessed to see the Deer several times and I saw the baby foxes. There is benches and fire pits dotted around to enable everyone to be comfortable in the grounds and admire the scenery and wildlife. Steve and Kellie were the perfect hosts and we will definitely return.

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Apr 2021

  • "We are very happy to have spent our Christmas holidays in Deer Lodge."

    Everything was perfect, excellent facilities and beautiful lodge. We enjoyed very much the jacuzzi and we saw deers every day! The hosts were lovely and attentive, they even put up a Christmas tree and decorations. Thanks for everything

    Reviewed by Maria5.0Dec 2020

  • "Romantic spectacular retreat Secret romantic hideaway, which is situated in a very quiet and secluded location."

    Kellie and Steven are excellent hosts, who were both very attentive and welcoming. The property sits away from the road, with acres of land as it’s back garden. Deer lodge is stylishly modern with an homely feel to it; which is very warm and cosy. Lots of light throughout as their are windows in every room, with french doors that leads to your own private patio that has its own hot tub.... We will both miss being in the hot tub under the stars while drinking prosecco, the added robes and slippers that was supplied made it special. We loved the retro record player and vinyls to choose.. There was also board games to choose from, such as monopoly, scrabble, uno etc You do also have a tv in the lounge, with an abundance of shows to select from, as it includes Netflix and amazon prime ... Very well equipped inside with all the needs, such as microwave oven , coffee machine , all the utensils you will need .. toaster , kettle , ironing board and hairdryer. Very comfortable bed in the bedroom, walk in shower in the bathroom. We were also delighted to find some chocolate and cider in the fridge on arrival, even more so the mince pies :) There are also deers on the property, which you will find within the grounds, also outside is a fire pit with seating, and a swing from a tree. We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay, we will be back - maybe in the summer? Dean and Fawne

    Reviewed by Dean5.0Dec 2020

  • "Amazing place to visit, made to feel special from the moment we arrived."

    Dream locations with the hottub overlooking the fields.Local are has so much to do. Definitely coming back.

    Reviewed by Holly5.0Oct 2020

  • "Kellie & Steve have thought of everything ,lots of extra special bits and pieces."

    Milk, cakes, cava, flowers, tea & coffee , the property was excellent. We saw deers every day, the hot tub had such beautiful views.. A very comfortable place to stay would highly recommend. Thank-you both.

    Reviewed by Janice5.0Sep 2020

  • "Deer Lodge was a perfect place to relax and chill in beautiful surroundings with natural amazing wildlife."

    Made to feel very welcome.

    Reviewed by Denise5.0Sep 2020

  • "I can’t recommend this lodge highly enough."

    We can’t wait to visit again!

    Reviewed by Lauren5.0Sep 2020

  • "From the moment we arrived we felt at home."

    Kellie and Steve were great hosts and immediately made us feel welcomed, which include some additional homemade treats. The lodge had everything we needed, the location was so peaceful, sitting in the hot tub we felt nothing but relaxed. There are plenty of places to visit on the doorstep, we thoroughly enjoyed our time at Deer Lodge.

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Sep 2020

  • "Location - countryside so peaceful and lots of wildlife to watch on-site."

    Extremely friendly and helpful hosts. Clean and everything provided that you could possibly need.

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Aug 2020

  • "Deer Lodge was beautifully designed, very clean and extremely well equipped to a high standard."

    Everything had been thought of to make the stay special including cake & bubbly on arrival. We enjoyed watching the local wildlife, exploring walks from the property, star gazing from the hot tub and listening to the owls whilst toasting crumpets on the fire pit located in the woods. We will be back!

    Reviewed by Joanna5.0Mar 2020

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Summary

  • Relaxing, romantic and peaceful adult only retreat
  • Located within extensive tranquil private countryside and woodland
  • All-ground-floor
  • One king-size bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, microwave, coffee machine, TV and WiFi
  • Record player and vinyls
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • High thread count bed linen, Egyptian towels & robes inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car or two cars by prior arrangement
  • Private patio with hot tub, chiminea and swing
  • A croquet lawn and two fire pits within the grounds
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop within 0.9 miles, pub within 0.2 miles
  • Sandbanks Beach 7.4 miles
  • Note: The use of the grounds is shared with the nearby property, Pheasant Lodge (974603), however both properties are secluded from each other to respect your privacy
  • Note: this property can not accept children - including infants
  • Note: Due to safety regulations requiring water change to hot tub for each new guest, water may not be up to temperature until 8pm on day of arrival
  • Note: Please advise the owner of any dietary requirements
  • The check in time is 4pm

The property

Resting on the outskirts of the charming but lively town of Wimborne Minster is this luxurious converted stable, Deer Lodge at Chapel Lodges.

Offering a couple a perfect excuse to get away for a romantic break in Dorset, this idyllic property is set within the owner's 13 acres of beautiful grounds, which includes private woodlands and meadows.

With your own private hot tub at hand for relaxing evenings under the stars or day time spent watching a multitude of wildlife including; deer, rabbits, pheasants and a plethora of bird life, whilst the bubbles work their magic.

Meet the tame sheep, Mellow and Rapunzel, or spend time around one of the woodland clearing firepits, which can also be used for bbq's.

Settle into the open-plan living space after a day of exploring the multitude of foot paths leading to Corfe Barrows Nature Reserve and The Stour Valley Way, which provides stunning riverside views and numerous quiet country trails.

You can even bring your bikes to explore further, this is a perfect location for a tranquil and quiet treat away from the crowds.

Rest on the sofa within the attractive decor, with a fantastic TV for some quiet evening entertainment.

Enjoy rustling up some fabulous evening meals in the contemporary kitchen within a smart alcove, beneath the spotlights enjoy using the great range of appliances including an electric oven and hob, to cook a romantic dish to share at the dining table.

Delight in dipping in the bubbling hot tub which rests out on your own private patio, afterwards making use of the fantastic chiminea as you continue your evening.

Discover the lovely bedroom which holds an inviting king-size bed complete with high thread count linen to ensure a wonderful nights sleep.

The modern en-suite shower room hosts a large walk in double shower, complete with Egyptian cotton towels, bath robes and slippers.

When you need to venture into town, find Wimborne Minster (1.1 mile) to be a bustling and classic Dorset town with stone built churches, winding streets, and an array of shops, both local and high street favourites, and a multitude of restaurants and bars.

Alternatively you can stay closer to home to eat at our local picture postcard, thatched pub and restaurant which is only a 2 minute stroll from Deer Lodge.

Located in the countryside but within easy reach of the world famous World Heritage Jurassic Coast and the beautiful National Trust Studland beaches.

Other nearby attractions are the towns of Poole and Bournemouth, the famous sandbanks beach, beautiful Poole harbor and the new Forrest which is just a 20 minute drive away.

Head into the Cranborne Chase AONB which lies practically on your doorstep, for gorgeous scenery and landscapes to discover on walks and bike rides, or travel to the National Trust owned Kingston Lacey House, a huge country mansion holding fascinating Egyptian artefacts and a notable art collection.

Other nearby activities include: Leisure Centre, Climbing Centre, The Aquarium, Kayaking, Golf Club, Tennis and The Waterfront.

Deer Lodge at Chapel Lodges is a perfect place to spend a special break with your loved one.

Note: this property can be booked with Pheasant Lodge (974603), please check availability.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

WIMBORNE MINSTER

Corfe Mullen 3.6 miles; Cranborne Chase AONB 1.5 miles.

Wimborne Minster is a beautiful market town is steeped in history and at the heart sits the gracious Minster church. The pretty streets and courtyards offer a variety of shops and cafes where you can explore and relax. There are two rivers that run through the town offering riverside walk or cycle routes. And when you have explored the town branch out into the beautiful Dorset Countryside. Moors valley country park offers a great day out for all the family and allows you to explore the Dorset countryside. Kingston Lacey offers the chance to explore a country house and estate, and dates back to the mid 1600’s. Upton Country park is just 6 miles away and sits on the outskirts of Poole.

Note: this property can not accept children - including infants
Please note: For safety reasons the fire pits will not be usable during extremely hot, dry weather

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas