A per­fect venue for inti­mate occa­sions or a larg­er gath­er­ing from birth­day par­ties to exhibitions

Bland­ford Forum, Dorset 

The Vic­to­ri­an Barn is a great venue option for any num­ber of group, con­fer­ence, social func­tions and spe­cial occa­sions. Hav­ing host­ed many events, from team build­ing work­shops to medieval banquets.

Accom­mo­da­tion avail­able com­pris­es 14 self cater­ing cot­tages, sleep­ing up to 94

Choice of 2 beau­ti­ful func­tion spaces available.

Spe­cial Features


Pre­mi­um Accommodation.

Beau­ti­ful lounges, spa­cious ful­ly equipped kitchens with dish­wash­ers, ensuite bathrooms.

Our accom­mo­da­tion boasts laven­der infused, crisp white, pro­fes­sion­al­ly laun­dered linen so you can be sure of a relaxed and per­fect night’s sleep. We also pro­vide the most amaz­ing­ly soft and fluffy white bath sheets found on the warm tow­els rails with­in your accommodation.

For lots more infor­ma­tion regard­ing arrival, park­ing, facil­i­ties, prop­er­ty inven­to­ry and much more please click FAQ’s.

Please click PHO­TOS for more images of our accom­mo­da­tion, facil­i­ties and land­scape at The Vic­to­ri­an Barn.


The Vic­to­ri­an Barn is a 65 acre estate in the heart of rur­al Dorset.

The prop­er­ty promis­es a beau­ti­ful land­scape of of flo­ra and fau­na, wood­land and grassland.

Amaz­ing views await your fam­i­ly and friends.

There are infor­mal­ly land­scaped gar­dens and patio areas to enjoy and to dine al fresco!

Load­ing map…

Pubs, bars, and restaurants

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  • Felin­ni Ital­ian Hazel­bury Bryan (0Km)
  • The Ante­lope, Hazel­bury Bryan (4Km)
  • The Ibber­ton, Ibber­ton (6Km)
  • The Green Man, Kings Stag (7Km)
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  • The Fox, Ansty (9Km)
  • The Swan Inn, Stur­min­ster New­ton (9Km)
  • The Bull, Stur­min­ster New­ton (9Km)
  • The Fid­dle­ford Inn, Stur­min­ster New­ton (9Km)
  • The White Hart, Stur­min­ster New­ton (9Km)
  • Mum­bai Bay, Stur­min­ster New­ton (9Km)
  • Town­house Drag­on Asian, Stur­min­ster New­ton (9Km)


  • The Red Barn, Hazel­bury Bryan (0Km)

Rail­way stations

  • Sher­borne (19Km)


  • Bournemouth (0Km)

Own­er’s Big Deal 

Book between 5th Sep and 9th Sep 2022


Essen­tial Information

  • Sleeps 88 peo­ple in 39 bed­rooms Bed Linen is provided
  • Ample park­ing with­in our main park­ing area

Short breaks?


Changeover day


Facil­i­ties and Amenities


39 bed­rooms with­in 14 cot­tages. Var­i­ous con­fig­u­ra­tions from twin, triple, dou­ble, king and fam­i­ly bed­rooms.

Bed­rooms offer fit­ted wardrobes, dress­ing tables, bed­side tables, wall mount­ed com­pact TV. Bed­rooms are ensuite.


  • WiFi/​Internet
  • Own­ers on site

For your entertainment

  • TV

In the kitchen

  • Cook­er
  • Range cook­er
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freez­er
  • Dish­wash­er
  • Wash­ing machine
  • Tum­ble dryer
  • Kitchen table
  • High chair provided


  • Swim­ming pool (indoor)
  • Swim­ming pool (shared)
  • Sauna
  • Gar­den
  • Terrace/​patio
  • Gar­den furniture
  • Hot tub
  • Play equip­ment
  • Park­ing

Near­by Activities

  • Ten­nis
  • Golf
  • Fish­ing
  • Beach
  • Horse rid­ing

20 miles to the Juras­sic Coast