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Address: Church Road | Church House, Shillingstone, Blandford Forum DT11 0SL, England
Phone Number: +44 1258 860646
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Description: Discover England Tours is run from our family home in Shillingstone...
Discover England Tours is run from our family home in Shillingstone, Dorset, England. When you tour with us we provide quality B&B style accomodation in our historic thatched village home and then take you out touring the local area specialising in heritage and gardens. You can see Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral, the City of Bath and then other smaller yet special places that only we can find! Our mission is to provide a taste of English life; to enable the traveller to take personalised tours without moving on everyday; to give a quality and personal service in all regards.
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Beautiful Dorset

My husband, daughter and I stayed with discover england tours in June 2016. The experience exceeded our expectations. The touring was planned based on our requests with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

My husband, daughter and I stayed with discover england tours in June 2016. The experience exceeded our expectations. The touring was planned based on our requests with flexibility in locations visited. The owner/guide was effective in sharing location information and pace of visits met our needs. We enjoyed explanation of the sites and the opportunity to self tour at leisure.... More 

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Hamilton, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Our 'Top of the Bucket List' trip to the English countryside was made in June 2015. We stayed at beautiful Church House in Dorset with owners Paul and Susy Wilson. From the moment of arrival we were made to feel most welcome! Church House is historic and, at the same time, very comfortable and charming. Paul was our guide and... More 

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North Saanich, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

My sister and I had been planning a visit to England to see the countryside and gardens for several years. Neither of us cared for driving or navigating around the country. We discovered the Church House B&B website and were sold. After our 7 night stay, we were more than satisfied and pleased. Wonderful hosts, great meals, comfortable accommodations, stress... More 

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Andover
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We wanted to visit the English countryside without the hassle of moving to a different B&B or inn every day or two. We also did not want to drive ourselves. We found the ideal solution with Paul and Susy Wilson at Church House in Dorset. We stayed in their attractive thatched roof cottage for eight nights, in a spacious room... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We spent 4 nights at Church House after 4 days in London--and it was both a wonderful respite and change of pace from our whirlwind race through the city and a convenient and enjoyable way to tour the Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire countryside. We had great days out in Lyme Regis and Bath and toured private and National Trust homes... More 

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Burlington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

What a wonderful beginning to our trip -- our stay at Church House and meeting Susy and Paul. The tours were relaxed, informative and the food delicious! The accommodations were up to date without losing any of the charm of staying in a home that was built in the 1700’s. In reflecting back over our trip, we realized there was... More 

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Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My husband and I stayed for a week in early September 2014 at Church House. What a delightful experience! Every day was perfect from the gourmet meals to the personalized tours. Even though we were completely busy each day, it was still a relaxing visit. Susy and Paul are amazing, gracious hosts. Their house, built in the 1700's, is beautiful... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Five days was not nearly enough to see everything Dorset has to offer, and Church House is a wonderful base for exploration. The house is lovely, the hosts friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable, and Suzy's meals were both healthy and delicious. Paul took our group on four days of garden tours. He did a great job of helping us choose the... More 

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Champaign, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My week staying at Church House in July was relaxing, educational, fulfilling, and enjoyable. From the gourmet meals partially prepared from Paul and Suzy's garden to the informational tours provided by Paul, to casual evening walks around the village of Shillingstone,  to the comfortable and sparkling clean rooms of the B&B, the vacation exceeded my expectations. I highly recommend Church House,... More 

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Three gardener friends and I stayed at Church House for a week in July, 2014. We had a delightful time while there. Church House is an 18th century home set in a picturesque village. Our rooms were very clean and comfortable. After a substantial breakfast every day, Paul took us "touring" and we came back tired and happy every evening... More 

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Additional Information about Discover England Tours

Address: Church Road | Church House, Shillingstone, Blandford Forum DT11 0SL, England
Phone Number: +44 1258 860646
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Blandford Forum  >  Shillingstone
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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