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Places to Stay Near Longleat

Are you searching for places to stay near Longleat? If so, book your stay at Plumber Manor today by calling 01258 472507. Situated in Sturminster Newton, Dorset, Plumber Manor is a truly wonderful 17th-century building which has been part of the Prideaux-Brunes family for 400 years. Nestled in wonderful surroundings, you will be mesmerised by the sheer beauty of this stunning hotel.

The Best Dog-friendly Accommodation Near Longleat

When searching for places to stay near Longleat, it can seem like a never-ending search. Fortunately, one such venue stands apart from all the rest – Plumber Manor. With six luxurious rooms in the main house and a further ten rooms located in the restored stone barn, there is plenty of room for our guests. Of course, we strongly urge that you book ahead to avoid disappointment.


From smaller and standard doubles and twins to superior doubles and twins, we can accommodate individuals, couples and even families. Two of our rooms are wheelchair accessible and feature various modifications to assist those with disabilities. The six rooms in the main house are accessible via a gallery featuring family portraits.

Places to Stay Near Longleat

Of the ten rooms located in the stone barn, many boast window seats which overlook the river and garden. Outside you’ll find a fully restored topiary courtyard, and four of these rooms also feature access to the car park. This makes us a splendid choice for dog-friendly accommodation near Longleat. All rooms are kept clean, tidy and well-maintained and will always be neatly presented upon arrival. What’s more, each room features the usual amenities and luxuries, including:

  • Homemade Shortbread Biscuits
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • TV
  • Phone
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wi-Fi

Guests will have complete access to the grounds surrounding Plumber Manor. While exploring, you’ll soon see what makes us one of the best places to stay near Longleat.


As well as boasting first-rate accommodation, here at Plumber Manor, we also happen to be one of the finest restaurants near Longleat. Open to guests and non-residents alike, our restaurant has been featured in the Good Food Guide every year for the last 40 years. Our restaurant adheres to the Prideaux-Brune philosophy: “Our guests are our friends, and we cook for our friends”.

Whether you’re sampling the delights of our dinner menu, joining us for Sunday lunch or kicking back with a few cocktails, you won’t be disappointed. As one of the best restaurants near Longleat, we boast an ever-changing daily menu as well as a la carte options to delight even the fussiest of eaters. All food is prepared fresh to order using seasonal ingredients, locally sourced wherever possible.

As well as our delightful dining experience, we also offer an enviable selection of wines, real ales, ciders and an assortment of other alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. The cellar is tended to by Richard Prideaux-Brune who just happens to be an accomplished cocktail mixer, too. While searching for places to stay near Longleat, it definitely doesn’t hurt to pick a place that is also home to one of the most excellent restaurants around.


We’ve talked about places to stay near Longleat, but what about Longleat itself? Longleat Safari Park and House boast roughly 900 acres of parkland, landscaped by ‘Capability’ Brown. Factor in the farmland and surrounding forests and this rises to a staggering 8000 acres!

Longleat House is a pleasing example of Elizabethan architecture and is, without a doubt, one of grandest stately homes open to the public. The Park has won various awards over the years and offers plenty of things to see and do for people of all ages. It is by far one of the most popular tourist attractions in the UK and boasts a variety of attractions including:

  • The Longleat Hedge Maze
  • Safari Boats
  • Longleat Railway
  • Adventure Castle
  • Various Animals from Giraffes and Zebra to Lions, Tigers, Meerkats and More!

With so much to experience, Longleat should be top of everyone’s holiday itinerary!

If you have any questions about our accommodation or would like more information about our room rates, do not hesitate to get in touch today.

Why Stay at Plumber Manor?

Nestled in the heart of Thomas Hardy’s ‘Vale of Little Dairies’, Plumber Manor is a location that encapsulates the quintessential charm and beauty of Dorset country hotels. Built in the early 1600s, this Jacobean country house has seen much and has stood proudly as the family home of the Prideaux-Brunes for many centuries. Today, it’s regarded as one of the best places to stay near Longleat.

Such is the quaint nature of Plumber Manor and its surroundings; it almost feels like a hotel placed out of time. In spite of the modern world, this charming locale has remained mostly in keeping with the way it would’ve appeared many centuries ago. Thanks to our pet-friendly policies, we can make this truly stunning location available to all by offering dog-friendly accommodation near Longleat.

Better yet, with one of the finest selections of mouth-watering dishes to be found anywhere, you’ll be hard-pushed to find better restaurants near Longleat.


So, what are you waiting for? To book a stay at a hotel that has everything you need and more, whether this is for the weekend or longer, call Plumber Manor today on 01258 472507. You’ll soon discover why we rank so high among places to stay near Longleat.