Victoria Albert, group accommodation in Dorset with pool
Victoria Albert, group accommodation in Dorset with pool is situated on The Victorian Barn Estate with stunning scenery in the heart of beautiful Dorset.
Victoria Albert, group accommodation in Dorset with pool and hot tub is one of our attached holiday homes within The Victorian Barn benefiting from an outdoor private hot tub and indoor heated swimming pool.
This large barn conversion on The Victorian Barn Estate offers family friendly accommodation with five ensuite bedrooms and can sleep up to sixteen guests.
There are two king bedrooms, two double and single bedded rooms plus a family room with king, twin and sofa bed, all rooms will be made up with crisp white linen and have comfy duvets and fluffy pillows. Sorry we do not provide towels.
The bedrooms offer fitted wardrobes, bedroom furniture and compact wall mounted TVs.
There is also a kitchenette on the first floor with washing machine and tumble dryer.
The ground floor has a spacious lounge and bar area with 75″ SMART TV, bar stools, comfortable leather sofas and bucket chairs.
There is a separate fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher and a dining room with dining for sixteen guests. There is also a ground floor bathroom for guests convenience.
Within the kitchen you will find a fridges and freezers plus a range oven and grill with ceramic hob.
You will also find all the usual kitchen items kettle, toaster, microwave, crockery, cutlery, glasses, pots and pans. Perfect for guests who wish to have the option to dine at home.
Victoria Albert is perfect for hot tub holidays and has a sunny patio and a nearby decking area with its own private hot tub overlooking our picturesque grounds.
Victoria Albert offers unlimited complimentary Wi-Fi for those who want to stay connected.
There is a car parking area by the indoor heated swimming pool.
There is an onsite laundry room with free to use washing machine and tumble dryer available weekday mornings.
Victoria Albert is surrounded by lush pastoral landscape and you can spend days wandering in the maze of small roads, footpaths and bridleways.
The Victorian Barn Estate in the heart of Dorset made famous by the poet and novelist Thomas Hardy. Just 30 minutes to the Jurassic Coast and with superb onsite leisure facilities, there is something for everyone at The Victorian Barn.
This holiday barn conversion is perfect for families and friends alike for short breaks or holidays.
This holiday home is not to be missed!
LEISURE FACILITIES AT THE VICTORIAN BARN DORSET
INDOOR HEATED SWIMMING POOL
Our indoor heated swimming pool is set in a picturesque pine log cabin. A fun place for the kids or a relaxing retreat for the adults.
The swimming pool is heated to a comfortable 30-32 degrees using renewable energy.
The indoor heated swimming pool is offered on an exclusive use basis. You will have access to an online calendar to secure your private sessions of one hour per day.
In addition we are offer a communal swimming session on Fridays between 4 pm and 8 pm. The pool is not available to book on your arrival or departure days.
The Victorian Barn boasts three coarse fishing lakes covering four acres of beautiful Dorset countryside. Open all year round.
The fishing lakes are also wonderful for a relaxing countryside walk
OUTDOOR CHILDRENS PLAY AREA
Our outdoor play area is perfect for getting young children out in the fresh air with a swing, slide, playhouse and trampolines!
Open from 8 am – 10 pm daily, our games room is a fantastic addition to keep both adults and children entertained.
The games room has a coin operated pool table, football table and quiz machine.
The games room also has free to use board games, books and leaflets to aid you to plan your stay.
Open from 8 am – 10 pm daily, Our activity suite features a range of games and entertainment.
This room offers badminton, table tennis, Jenga, floor games and toys for the kids.
Although The Victorian Barn is located in a rural and remote area there are some nearby towns to The Victorian Barn.
Sturminster Newton is our local countryside town offering places to eat and drink plus beautiful independent boutique shops. The trailway and a restored mill can also be explored here.
Blandford Forum is another wonderfully quaint town which adjoins the historical Trailway at Sturminster Newton.
Dorchester is a larger town offering most of the shops you would expect plus plenty of places to dine, cinemas and a large country market.
Sherborne is our closest rail link and is an historical town featuring medieval buildings, Abbey, places to dine, shops, castles and gardens.
Gillingham is another rail link town with some lovely eateries and small independent shops.
Weymouth is our local seaside town offering miles of sandy beaches, walks and stunning views as well as plenty of shops in it’s bustling High Street. There is also a fun fair for the kids.
There are also some great places to dine in the countryside.
Within walking distance of The Victorian Barn, Real Ale and amazing food are always guaranteed at this charming and traditional old Dorset pub.
The Green Man
Just a short drive from The Victorian Barn for great food and drinks. There is also a next door coffee shop.
Fellinis – Italian Restaurant and Takeaway
An excellent local Italian restaurant, offering the choice to eat in or takeaway.
The Antelope Pub – Food and Drink
Within walking distance of The Victorian Barn, you can find Hazelbury Bryan’s traditional village pub with Real Ale and great food.
The Halsey Arms – Food and Drink
This family friendly country pub offers Sunday Carvery’s, excellent food throughout the week and exceptional service.
The Fox – Food and Drink
For the more ambitious, a hearty walk over Bulbarrow Hill, and you will have earned yourself a fantastic Sunday carvery. Fresh, homemade food featuring a superb selection and family friendly.
The Hambro Arms Inn – Food and Drink
Just a short drive to The Hambro Arms in Milton Abbas. A famous picture postcard village with 36 quaint white-washed and thatched cottages each fronted by a lawn. The pub is perfect for picturesque country dining.
Plumber Manor Country House Hotel
For that special occasion why not try dining at Plumber Manor with truly wonderful food, great wine cellar and an amazing dessert trolley.
There is also a local village store for all the essentials and Supermarkets for collecting in store or home delivery.
The picturesque County of Dorset is host to many things to do and places to go. Here we aim to give you just a few ideas but the list is by no means exhaustive!
Best of Dorset Attractions
The ‘Best of Dorset Attractions’ From history and heritage to family attractions, houses, castles and gardens. From steam to pottery, crafts to animals and shopping to tranquil tea houses. You can find it all here.
The Tank Museum
The Tank Museum is an independently run museum and a registered charity, displaying 300 military machines representing key battles dating back to the First World War. There is also a café and shop to take advantage of during your visit.
Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens & Abbotsbury Swannery
The Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens boasts plentiful free parking and has great facilities including a coffee shop.
Set amongst the woodland of Dorset lays 65 acres of sanctuary for over 150 primates.
Sherborne Castle and Gardens
Over 400 years of history and discover the ‘Great stories of Sherborne Castle’ and see Nationally important collections of art, porcelain and furniture.
Deposits and Payments
To secure your booking, we request a non-refundable reservation fee of 20% of the total cost. The balance plus a refundable security deposit will become due 60 days prior to arrival and will be automatically debited from the payment card used to make the booking. For bookings made less than 60 days before arrival; the total amount will become payable at the time of booking. The refundable security deposit is £200 per property.
Cancellations and Insurance
We strongly advise that you take out comprehensive travel insurance to cover cancellations. If you choose not to, then you accept responsibility for any loss that you may incur due to your cancellation.
We do not offer a free cancellation period. Once a booking is made the contract is in force so please ensure you have read our terms before booking.
If a booking is cancelled less than 60 days before arrival then a charge equal to the full booking amount will be made.
If the booking is cancelled 60 or more days before arrival then a charge equal to 20.00% of the stay will be made.
At The Victorian Barn we offer a contactless check in from 4 pm and a contactless stay. We do live onsite should you have any queries and can be contacted by call, text, WhatsApp or email.
Check out is 9.30 am.
Please see our website for full details of our accommodation and the area.
We hope to welcome you to our family friendly venue, The Victorian Barn soon.