The Wheelwrights is a charming single storey annexe which sleeps 2, with views across the orchard to Compton Down.

Accommodation consists of entrance hall with utility room, sitting room/kitchen dining room with wood burning stove. The bedroom has a king size bed and a snug room with sofa leading onto a bathroom with bath/shower. It has its own private sitting area with table and chairs.


  • Linen and towels provided
  • Cooker and microwave
  • Under counter fridge/freezer
  • Slimline dishwasher
  • Wi-Fi, freeview TV with DVD player
  • Basket of logs provided, £5 extra for re-fills
  • Dogs welcome at £25 per stay with dog bed, bowls and treats
  • Tea, coffee and milk supplied
  • Minimum three night stay
  • £90 per night, £95 at weekends


We welcome well-behaved dogs in the Wheelwrights at £25 per stay. Dog bed, bowls and treats provided! The Wheelwrights has a convenient inside area to dry off your muddy pooch, including a washing machine. A superb setting for stunning walks onto National Trust Fontmell Down and Melbury Beacon.

Please be aware we have onsite horses, a donkey, dogs and a cat! Our only rule is no dogs on the furniture.

“We loved everything about it and had a brilliant time. Lucy and Tim are wonderful hosts and they both are natural at it! We just could not fault anything!”

“The Smithy and now The Wheelwrights cottage are havens of rest in a beautiful part of Dorset.
We cannot speak highly enough of the accommodation and Lucy & Tim are the nicest helpful hosts.
Give yourselves treat and step back in time if you enjoy a rural break that is unique.”


Arrivals/depatures commence at 4.00pm on the day of arrival and finishing at 10am on the day of departure. Please advise approximate time of arrival so we can have your fire lit ready for you if cold!

Bookings can be cancelled up to 1 week before 22:00 on the day of check in free of charge. Bookings cancelled less than 1 week before 22:00 on the day of check in will incur a charge of 100% of the booking total.