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Dorset Country Hotel

Have you been dreaming about an escape to the countryside? Perhaps you have been longing to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily working life by heading somewhere quieter and more idyllic. If this sounds familiar, then Plumber Manor is the Dorset country hotel for you. Situated in the heart of Thomas Hardy country, our hotel boasts a laid back atmosphere and beautiful natural surroundings. To find out more or make a reservation, call on 02158 472507 or email

For A Stay in a Fabulous Country Hotel, Dorset is Your First Choice

Plumber Manor is a Jacobean house situated in the beautiful county of Dorset. A country house hotel for over 40 years, we are a family-run establishment that has a reputation for exemplifying the idylls of country life. The manor was built in the 17th century by Charles Brune and has remained in his family since, making it a Dorset country hotel run by true Dorset country people. If you are searching for real country living, then we are perfect for you.

The manor is beautiful, boasting plush, comfortable dining and living areas, and a magnificent gallery adorned with family portraits in true Jacobean style. Take a step back in time as you relax in our picturesque window seats to enjoy the outdoor beauty of this wonderful location.

The manor is surrounded by a topiary courtyard, beautiful gardens and a river, and stunning Dorset countryside; simply put, it is a place begging to be explored. Our fabulous country hotel in Dorset is a perfect holiday destination at any time of year. If you choose to visit us in winter, you are guaranteed to stay warm in our dining rooms and bar with their atmospheric roaring open fires.

There is nothing that is too much trouble for us when you stay in our beautiful country hotel. Dorset locals and tourists alike will be delighted to discover that there is something here for everyone, whether you are familiar with the area or arriving for the first time. Our family team will always make you feel at home with their high standards for hospitality. We have the local knowledge to always point you in the right direction, no matter what you want to see or experience. Then, when the day is over, we can mix a mean cocktail or, if homemade shortbread is more your thing, there will be some waiting for you in your room.

Our Accommodation

Plumber Manor is a Dorset country hotel that offers true luxury accommodation, with six comfortable bedrooms in the main house. A restored natural stone barn boasts a further ten beautiful bedrooms, which have been built to accommodate guests from all walks of life. Two rooms offer easier accessibility for those who need it, four have access to parking, and for those who like to travel with four-legged friends, we offer dog-friendly rooms too. Richard and the rest of the family are always keen to share their beautiful home with guests of all backgrounds, and with all requirements.

What’s more, all of the accommodation in our Dorset country hotel comes with all of the amenities you would expect. All our rooms are equipped with tea and coffee facilities, a television, phone, hairdryer, and Wi-Fi. Also part of the warm welcome, for those who desire, are the family Labradors who love to meet all of our guests and our always keen to be firm friends.

The accommodation in our fabulous country hotel in Dorset is comprised of:

  • Smaller Double
  • Standard Double
  • Superior Double
  • Standard Twin
  • Superior Twin

Why Take a Holiday in Our Dorset Country Hotel?

Plumber Manor is the perfect location for a holiday in Dorset. There is a vast array of activities to enjoy here and we are happy to advise you on the best deals and options for you. To begin with, we recommend taking in our own gardens as a starting point. Our Dorset country hotel is surrounded by beautiful old trees, large lawns, streams and a tributary of the River Stour.

As the seasons change, so does what the landscape has to offer, and you really don’t want to miss out on the beauty right on our doorstep. From the birdsong in springtime and the peace of the summer sunshine, to the colours of autumn and the thrilling nip of winter, our gardens are always worth a visit.

After you have taken in the surrounding splendour, there is still so much to see and do! We have a hard tennis court and croquet lawn for guest use, and with some notice we can arrange activities such as clay pigeon shooting, archery, and quad bike riding. Dorset also boasts fantastic heritage and National Trust sites such as civil war castles, churches, and other country houses. No matter what you enjoy, from sports to garden tours, Plumber Manor is the Dorset country hotel that is perfectly situated for it all.

We also host many kinds of events at our country hotel Dorset loves. It is the perfect location for weddings, birthdays, or other celebrations. This is hardly surprising considering that private parties have been hosted here for over 4 centuries. Our vaulted dining room can accommodate parties of 22 and the main dining hall can hold double this number of guests.

To Book a Stay at Our Top Country Hotel in Dorset, Call Today

To book your stay in the finest Dorset country hotel, contact us on 02158 472507 or send an email to today.