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The Victorian Barn

Dairy House Farm | Blandford Forum, Woolland, Blandford Forum DT11 0EY, England
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The Victorian Barn
Ranked #1 of 2 Woolland B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Blandford, Dorset
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Set within a breathtakingly stunning location and overlooked by Bulbarrow, the Victorian Barn delivers on all levels. As mentioned the location itself is stunning, the apartments are luxurious, the leisure facilities and play and park areas ensure that all ages are catered for. Using this as a Reception venue for our daughter's wedding added a certain beauty to our daughter... More

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TheVictorianBarn, Owner at The Victorian Barn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments and we are so very pleased you all enjoyed your stay with us. A day to remember is a day never to forget. All the very best to you all From Penny & Claire The Victorian Barn More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

The Victorian barn is breathtakingly stunning location especially for a wedding reception.When me and mum arrived on the Friday we were greeted by penny and Claire who were so smiley friendly and helpful nothing was too much trouble. They helped make the day just be so perfect and stress free and it was such an added bonus having my family... More

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TheVictorianBarn, Owner at The Victorian Barn, responded to this review

Thank you both for your kind comments and thank you for letting us enjoy the day with you and your friends and family. The weather was just perfect for your special day you could have been abroad but very pleased you chose us. We will welcome you back for a return visit, just give us a call when you are... More

Blandford
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19 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We have just had the most wonderful weekend at the Victorian Barn using it as the venue for my daughter's Wedding Reception. The location is so beautiful and tranquil nestling under Bulbarrow Hill and with the superb weather we could not have wished for a better venue. The Barn itself was great and looked wonderful with everything set for the... More

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TheVictorianBarn, Owner at The Victorian Barn, responded to this review

So very pleased we were able to help you and your wedding party enjoy their day at The Victorian Barn even better you allowed us to share in your happiness on the day. Thank you for your very kind comments. More

newcastle
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The Victorian Barn is a located in the depths of the Dorset country side. It is rural and remote and your own means of transport is essential. I stayed there with my family, including x2 small children. The accommodation was spacious and clean. You will see the other guests on a regular basis as most of the accommodation is next... More

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TheVictorianBarn, Owner at The Victorian Barn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us. We pride ourselves on our very rural ambiance with views which are second to none. We always recommend a supermarket delivery and most of our guests agree and we unpack the groceries for you if you have not arrived. The local supermarket is only... More

Buckinghamshire, England
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We had a wonderful week in the Victorian Barn . It is situated in very attractive surroundings in the middle of rolling hills with fine views in all directions. The Dorset coast is about 40 minutes drive away through quiet and very pretty roads and there are many other attractions near by.We stayed in The Byre which was very clean... More

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TheVictorianBarn, Owner at The Victorian Barn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay with us at The Victorian Barn. We always appreciate feedback. Over the Easter period when you stayed with us the weather was a little disappointing to start with but brightened up later in the week enabling you to take long walks. You booked the last property,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Just got back from a wonderful 5 days in The Byre at the Victorian Barn. It was really great in every way - the setting, the welcome, a wonderfully warm pool, a good gym, excellent views and local walks, the games room, the hot tub. Our kids were so happy - and they fell in love with Katy the dog!... More

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TheVictorianBarn, Owner at The Victorian Barn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review after your stay with us last week. We are pleased you enjoyed the setting, the welcome, a wonderfully warm pool, a good gym, excellent views and local walks, the games room and the hot tub. No forgetting Katy, our meet and greet dog! We look forward to welcoming... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Me and a group of friends stayed at the victorian barn for a weekend on the 7th march weekend. The whole experience was a amazing experience from the dining in the victoria suite lounge to the relaxing in the hot tub at any time of the day or late evening. The assisstance from penny and co operation was excellent and... More

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TheVictorianBarn, Owner at The Victorian Barn, responded to this review

Lovely to hear your comments and so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us recently. Don't forget to let us know when you would like to come back, perhaps for another group booking or just with your wife for a romantic break. All the very best Regards Penny & Claire More

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This was our first visit to the Victorian Barn and hopefully there will be many more visits. The cottage was spotless and very well equipped. The children enjoyed the swimming pool and adults enjoyed the hot tub. In all it was a very relaxing weekend and Penny was very helpful.

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TheVictorianBarn, Owner at The Victorian Barn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a very kind review following your recent stay in Plumtree Cottage with your family and friends. Pleased to hear you managed to locate your tablet. We look forward to welcoming you back again some time in the future. Just give us a ring when you are ready. All the very best from... More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Wow, wow & just one more wow. We (wife, 3 kids aged 11, 9 & 10months) had been in Chatham (Kent) from Bristol and had stayed in the Holiday Inn for Christmas whilst seeing family there. 5 days later we checked out and made a 4 hour trip to Dorset. From Holiday Inn to The Victorian Barn? Massive transformation to... More

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TheVictorianBarn, Owner at The Victorian Barn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments about our accommodation and facilities. We are so pleased you enjoyed yourselves staying in The Victorian Barn with your family and friends. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future, hopefully when the weather has improved. Just give us a ring or email. Happy New year to you all. Best wishes... More

Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I booked this place without having any clue of what to expect. It was a family(3 Families) get away for the first time and we made the trip on Saturday 28th Dec, it was a rainy day and the journey took much longer. After each family had gone through a 4 to 5 hrs (instead of 2 1/2hrs) trip to... More

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TheVictorianBarn, Owner at The Victorian Barn, responded to this review

Happy New Year to you all. 2013 out and 2014 in......... Hello from another rainy day at The Victorian Barn. It does not always rain in Dorset and the west country but we seem to have had our fair share as most of the country seems to be experiencing. Thank you for your kind comments, both Derek and myself are... More

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Address: Dairy House Farm | Blandford Forum, Woolland, Blandford Forum DT11 0EY, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Blandford Forum > Woolland

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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Imagine yourself amidst the beautiful Dorset countryside in an area of outstanding natural beauty, surrounded by rolling hills, spectacular valleys and breathtaking views. Discover The Victorian Barn; The Unforgettable Escape a hidden gem that offers everything you could wish for your holiday or special occasion. Luxury self catering holiday houses and apartments, cottages and lodges in rural Dorset with indoor heated swimming pool, gym, sauna, hot tub, coarse fishing lakes and children's outdoor play area. The Victorian Barn is a triple span barn conversion nestling under Bulbarrow Hill, the second highest point in Dorset. It set within a 65 acre farm, was originally built in 1849 and lovingly restored to maintain many period features. The self catering accommodation graded 4* by the ETB is ideally situated for guests to enjoy the glorious Dorset countryside famous for Thomas Hardy. The holiday houses and apartments, cottages and lodges (sleeping 2 - 8) are all completely self contained. The Victorian Barn has a patio and BBQ area with garden furniture plus large lawned area for games. The Cottages and Lodges have their individual lawned gardens. Facilities include an indoor heated pool with gym/sauna, hot tub and children's play area. Enjoy the peace and quiet in and around our private coarse fishing lakes stocked with mirror/common carp and silverfish. Free Wi-Fi connection included in the houses, apartments and cottages. Wi-Fi is unavailable inside the two lodges. Beds made up for arrival with crisp white linen and fluffy towels (please provide your own swimming towels) Sorry only pets accepted in the two lodges Cot and highchair available for hire ... more   less 
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