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Population: 650
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Poachers Inn
"Fantasic rooms great food have told all my friends about it. Great offer from october tomarch 3 nights for the price of 2. have already booked

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In the Piddle Valley, on the dip slope of the Dorset Downs, lies the ancient village of Piddletrenthide. The village lies on the B3143 road, with Piddlehinton and Puddletown to the south and Alton Pancras and Buckland Newton to the north. Piddletrenthide gets its name from the fact that it is situated on the River Piddle and was assessed for thirty hides in the Doomsday book of 1086. The church at Piddletrenthide has a Latin inscription dated 1487 using Hindu-Arabic numerals. This is an unusually early use, with most of England still using Roman numerals for another century. Piddletrenthide is set in the West of Dorset and provides a charming base from which to visit the beautiful and historic county of Dorset. The county is famous for containing most of what is known as Thomas Hardy Country. The area provided the setting for many of Hardy's famous novels, although he often changed the place names. Today the area provides many fine walks which are of interest to those of a literary persuasion, or those who just enjoy a walk in some of England's most beautiful countryside. Refreshment in Piddletrenthide can be found at the Piddle Inn, The European Inn and the Poachers Inn.

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Poachers Inn (0.22 miles)

Beautifully positioned in the little village of Piddletrenthide near Dorchester, The Poachers Inn has something for everyone. From the minute you walk through the door you can experience the traditional yet modern bar and restaurant ... More | visit website

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Brace of Pheasants (1.45 miles)

Brace of Pheasants

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Carol and Phil Bennett welcome you to our 16th century thatched inn located in the heart of Hardy's Dorset. We have converted the old skittle alley and function room into ... More

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The New Inn (2.58 miles)

The New Inn
Charming 16th century coaching inn stands in the centre of Cerne Abbas which can be best described as one of the most beautiful villages in England.The building is steeped in history and much of the ... More | visit website
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Chapel House (2.83 miles)

Chapel House

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Malcolm Scholes welcomes visitors to the casual and informal atmosphere of Chapel House, where guests can unwind and enjoy the comforts of this converted chapel, read a book or relax ... More | visit website

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Field Farmhouse (3.05 miles)

Field Farmhouse

Karen & Kevin Phillips welcome you to Field Farmhouse, where we pride ourselves on first class ensuite accommodation, food and friendly service and all set in the peaceful and picturesque Cerne Valley, ... More | visit website

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Domineys Cottages (3.30 miles)

Domineys Cottages
Each cottage is decorated, furnished & equipped to a very high standard. Immaculately maintained, with central heating, double glazing and fitted carpets. There is a wood burner, television and DVD in each living room. Each ... More | visit website
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Summer Hill House (3.73 miles)

Summer Hill House

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Elegant Victorian Country Residence offering high standards, outstanding value, tranquil enviroment and a friendly welcome. We offer large en-suite bedrooms, tea/coffee making facilities,TV lounge for guests to relax with open fireplace. ... More

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The Fox Inn (4.16 miles)

The Fox Inn

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Deep in the beautiful Dorset countryside, this inn offers excellent accommodation, food, and service in peaceful surroundings. The Fox Inn is perfect for walking tours and ideally placed to explore the ... More

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Yellowham Farmhouse (4.25 miles)

Yellowham Farmhouse

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Situated in the very heart of Hardy Country on the edge of the idyllic Yellowham Wood within 120 acres of farmland. The farm contains an abundance of flora and fauna ... More

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Little Court (5.01 miles)

Little Court

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Little Court is a delightful Edwardian Country House in the Lutyens style with fabulous gardens. The accommodation designed for business and leisure travellers combines high standards with excellent value. The guest ... More

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