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Double Rooms: 2




Contact: Lorna Julius
Telephone: 01747 838491
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Gable Cottage B&B

East Stour, Gillingham, Dorset



Gable Cottage Bed and Breakfast is situated in a quiet no-through lane just outside the village of East Stour in the heart of the Blackmore vale, just 3 miles from Gillingham train station and 3 miles west of the famous Shaftesbury Hill top town, both our en suite rooms offer attractive views.

Our lovely bed and breakfast was built in 1700 and has been tastefully restored to offer modern accommodation. Each room has been beautifully furnished and is perfect for a relaxing break after a fun packed day. All the rooms come with free Wi-Fi, Freeview TV, a DVD player and tea and coffee making facilities.

Alfred’s Room: This bright and airy room comes with French windows and a balcony which boasts views of an evening sunset towards King Alfreds tower. The king size bed faces the south facing gardens.

Duncliffe Room: This charming room comes with a super king size bed which can be made into twin beds as well. The beamed room enjoys the morning sun looking out to the pony field.

We cater for all breakfasts types in our kitchen diner.Breakfast is also available in the cottage garden, weather permitting. We use all local meat produce. Our bread, jams and preserves are homemade and lovely fresh eggs from our girls.

Our cottage is the perfect place to stay whilst exploring the Dorset countryside and all the attractions it has to offer. There are many beautiful walks to be enjoyed just outside the cottage door and some spectacular walks and cycle rides just a drive away. Short walks just over the way to Duncliffe woods or up to Shaftesbury or across to Gillingham, for further afield maps are available. Cycle routes start in the village.

Whilst staying at Gable Cottage, we recommend a day trip to Stourhead house and gardens. This beautiful National Trust property offers something for everyone! Woodland walks, parkland perfect for picnics, breathtaking gardens and a Palladian mansion featuring such treasures as a Regency library and furniture made by Chippendale.

For more information please visit our website or email

Rates: From £35 to £75 per room.
Children are welcome.
Pets are welcome.
Off street parking.
Wi-Fi/internet access.
Bicycle hire.

Booking enquiries for Gable Cottage B&B

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Contact Lorna Julius on 01747 838491, don't forget to mention The B & B Directory when calling, or fill in the form below.