Enjoy rolling countryside
with spectacular views

All the comforts to
make you feel at home

Have some family fun
in our games room

Fully equipped kitchen
for gourmet lovers

Enjoy a great night's sleep
in our delightful bedrooms

Welcome to Carters Barn Farm
Self-catering holiday accommodation in Piddlehinton, Dorset

Set in ‘An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’. Our rolling countryside boasts spectacular views, nestled on the edge of the Piddle Valley. The Granary and Teals Den are our delightful holiday cottages, positioned along a private lane with an abundance of trees, hedges, fields of crops and wildlife.

The area is fantastic for walkers, cycling, bird watching, and horse riding. There is fabulous Fly Fishing, and great sea fishing nearby. There are plenty of other water based activities, including, sailing, canoeing, paddle boarding, with fabulous facilities at the Weymouth Sailing Centre (designed for the Olympics) and many more, all within easy access.

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You can choose between our two beautiful accommodations...

The Granary
3 bedroom barn conversion

Our three bedroomed barn conversion has been lovingly restored to provide luxurious, home from home accommodation which can accommodate up to six people. It is the perfect venue for Family Holidays, Shooting parties, Horse Riding Groups, Walking and Cycling. There is an enclosed private garden with patio area, which is ideal for barbecues and an area of lawn where children can play safely.

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Teals Den
1 bed cosy retreat (plus sofa bed)

Named after our beloved Labrador Teal. Teals Den has one double bedroom, a spacious open plan kitchen/diner/lounge, which has the benefit of a sofa bed, allowing the property to accommodate a further two guests.

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You are more than welcome to book both properties at the same time, should you wish to book a larger party.

Piddlehinton holiday cottage

All the comforts of home

Both our cottages provide all the comforts of home ensuring you will have all you will need to make your holiday a truly relaxing experience, for families, couples and friends seeking the peace and tranquillity of the Dorset countryside.

There are a choice of excellent Pubs and Inns for wining and dining in the local villages of Piddlehinton, Piddletrenthide, Buckland Newton, Plush and Cerne Abbas. Some of which are within easy walking distance of the accommodation.

Our holiday cottages are part of our private working farm. Please be aware, at times you may hear some noise associated with the work that is being carried out on the farm.

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Horse riding holidays

Horse riding holidays

We have plenty of stabling for up to nine horses with fantastic well draining turnout. Direct access onto miles of grassy tracks in an area of outstanding natural beauty, with stunning views over rolling countryside. Varied hacking with plenty of hill work, woodlands and quiet lanes. There are some fantastic local pubs you can ride too such as The Thimble Inn in Piddlehinton and The Brace of pheasants in Plush.

Exploring Dorset on horseback must be one of the best ways to enjoy the views and local wildlife. You may be able to spot roe deer, hares, foxes and woodpeckers.

After a day’s riding you can get cosy by the fire in our three bedroom barn conversion or our one bedroom cottage that sleeps up to two guests.

Our stables are large and airy with automatic drinkers.

We have a 25 X 50 arena with a variety of jumps. There is a tea room room and toilet/secure tack room/feedroom/trailer and lorry storage.

We are perfectly placed in the heart of South Dorset hunt country with easy access to Cattistock and B&SV Hunts. Perfect for a weekend getaway with friends and day’s hunting.

Description Price
Grazing £15 Per night
Grazing and stable£25 Per night
Grazing, stable and two bales of shavings£35 Per night
Horse riding at Carters Barn Farm
Horse riding at Carters Barn Farm
Horse riding at Carters Barn Farm
Horse riding at Carters Barn Farm
Horse riding at Carters Barn Farm
Horse riding at Carters Barn Farm
Horse riding at Carters Barn Farm
Horse riding at Carters Barn Farm
Beautiful surrounding scenery
Accommodation for horses
Fields of beautiful flowers

Whatever the size of your party and whichever holiday cottage you may choose, we are confident you will have a memorable holiday in beautiful rural Dorset.

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