yalbury cottage
lower bockhampton
dt2 8pz

01305 262 382

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Welcoming you to Yalbury Cottage...

...with a friendly atmosphere and wonderful views. Stay and relax in our lovely rooms, enjoy a superb freshly cooked breakfast and dine in our award winning restaurant.

Small bespoke weddings and parties are a speciality and we offer a great alternative venue for private business meetings with easy and ample parking.

Just two miles from Dorchester, Dorset, Yalbury Cottage is set in the hamlet of Lower Bockhampton - the heart of Thomas Hardy's Wessex - walking distance to his birthplace, across the road from his old school house and around the corner from Stinsford church where his heart is buried.

Yalbury & Yvon’s Cafe Wine Bar, Brewery Square, Dorchester


Yalbury Yvon artisan patisserie cafe wine bar Dorchester

Yalbury Cottage and Yvon’s Artisan Patisserie is a collaboration of fine English Tapa’s and Artisan French Pastries brought to you by two experienced and enthusiastic chefs, a match made in heaven…

Click here to go to www.ycscafe.com



Gift Vouchers

Our unique gift vouchers have arrived and are ready to send. They are the perfect gift for that special person: family, friend, staff or teacher.

Don’t leave it to the last minute and don't worry we will personalise them to suit your budget

Phone us on 01305 262 382 to purchase your gift voucher.

Recipes for you!


Beef & Ale Stew

With the cold weather upon us, snuggle in front of a lovely fire with a warming bowl of Jamie's Beef & Ale Stew!

Click here for the recipe - and enjoy!