Located in Sturminster Newton, Dorset
1 White Lane Close is a holiday cottage in Sturminster Newton, Dorset, sleeping 2 and wheelchair accessible with the local town ameneties within a short distance
1 White Lane Close is a one bedroom annex adjacent to the owner's property in a quiet street in the market town of Sturminster Newton. Situated in the famed Blackmore Vale this makes for an excellent base in which to explore some beautiful Dorset countryside but the World Heritage Jurassic Coast only remains a 45 minute drive giving you both options. The accommodation is suitable for disabled guests with wheelchair wide doors and mobility accessories available upon request. The garden has wide patio areas helping access both outside and in which is well illuminated, has a roof overhang and can be accessed via the living area which has four glazed panels that can be opened to blend the inside and the outside. There is more going on in Sturminster Newton than you think with a choice of where to eat out, shops and the fantastic Exchange which hosts events throughout the year including comedy, music, film, history and talks.
The accommodation at 1 White Lane Close is all on one level and comprises of an open plan living area with Freeview TV, DVD player, WiFi and a selection of books and games. The kitchen has a dining area and is equipped with electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment and washing machine. The bedroom is arranged as a double with a shower room with basin and toilet. There is a slide out bed that would accommodate one child.
Outside is a garden with patio area complete with furniture. There is off road parking available for one car. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
Sturminster Newton is in the Blackmore Vale and is surrounded by beautiful countryside. The town is split in two by the River Stour with Sturminster to the North and Newton to the South of the river.Read more
Move from the metropolis that is Sturminster Newton and you will find yourself in some stunningly beautiful areas - we holidayed in this very area in 2012. There are some great villages to explore including Okeford Fitzpaine, Child Okeford, Manston, Marnhull, Stalbridge, Stourton Caundle, Pulham and Hazelbury Bryan to name but a few.
Every Monday the town holds a market that has been occurring in the area for a long time and holds all sorts of locally produced goods. In the middle of September, the area gathers in all the cheese lovers to the Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival. 2014 saw it in its 15th year and exhibitor numbers grow even further. It's not all cheese though with a wealth of other food and drink exhibitors as well as entertainment and arts and crafts. On the third Thursday in August, Sturmninster Newton holds its annual carnival.
The North Dorset Trailway is run by a charity and is dedicated to making sections of the pld Somerset and Dorset Railway into usable areas to now walk and cycle. The trail now leads from Sturminster Newton all the way through Blandford Forum to Spetisbury, around 11 miles in total. It is one of the best ways to appreciate all the countryside around you with lots of attractions to visit on your way. One such is Sturminster Newton Mill, a stunning looking building with a very long history. The mill consists of three floors and a north and south wing and regular events are also held on the site. It even has a shop selling flour made by the still working mill. The mill is open between April and September with a small admission charge.
Sturminster Newton Museum is housed in a beautiful thatched building in the centre of the town. It shows exhibits to do with local history of the town, the local railways and even local poets. There is also a souvenir and gift shop and admission is fee.
You have a choice of over 20 places to eat out including tea houses, cafes, pubs and restaurants. There are also some great pubs and restaurants to discover in the outlying villages and towns.Read less
Bournemouth is 27 miles away
Bristol is 38 miles away
Exeter is 60 miles away