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Near Bovington Tank Museum, Dorset Country Hotel

The Bovington Tank Museum, near Plumber Manor, one of Dorset’s loveliest country house hotels, is home to the world's largest and finest collection of Armoured Fighting Vehicles, almost 300 from over 26 countries. There’s everything from unique World War 1 tanks to the Challenger, the latest main battle tank of the British Army.

There are Tanks in Action displays with loud pyrotechnic explosions and mock tank battles. Vehicle rides are also available during these exciting days.

Dads and their boys always love a day at Bovington Tank Museum. It’s an awe-inspiring collection of the most formidable mobile weaponry. So if it’s an exciting family break you are looking for, one of the finest country hotels near Bovington Tank Museum makes an ideal location in Dorset’s Hardy country.

The Tank Museum is open 10am – 5pm.

For all events, the Museum and bar will open at 6.00pm. Parking is free.

Other places well worth a visit whilst staying with us:

Lulworth, Studland, Salisbury Racecourse, Wincanton Racecourse, Mapperton, Wilton House, Longleat House and Safari Park, Athelhampton House, Milton Abbey, Parnham, Melplash, Larmer Tree Gardens, the Salisbury International Arts Festival, the Plush Music Festival, the Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival, the Great Dorset Steam Fair, Cranborne Chase, the Piddle Valley and Dorset Opera.

Plumber Manor is recommended by:

Michelin, The Good Food Guide, The Good Hotel Guide, the Best Loved Hotels and Johansens guides.