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Yalbury Cottage Hotel and Restaurant in Dorset

With a friendly atmosphere and wonderful views, Yalbury Cottage in Dorset is the perfect place to relax. 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 business lunches with easy and ample parking.

Just two miles from Dorchester in 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.


Unwind and relax in one of our eight cosy rooms located in the modern part of the cottage, decorated in a simple cottage style.


Our award winning restaurant offers the finest of locally sourced produce from the surrounding area, in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.


Amidst the rolling fields of the Dorset Countryside Jamie and Ariane welcome you to enjoy the unique character of Yalbury Cottage.


in Brewery square Dorchester

Located in the Dukes fine arts show room Yalbury Café (YC’s to many) is a wonderful location for breakfast, brunch and lunch time treats. Built upon the same principles as Yalbury Cottage,  good food and service with a smile.

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Gift Vouchers

Our unique gift vouchers 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.

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