Thorncombe Holidays |

Choose from a variety of accommodation to suit your stay

Thorncombe is a stunning little village that is found high in the North West corner of Dorset. Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty this village sits peacefully within its surroundings. Anyone looking for a tranquil spot for a relaxing holiday with plenty of outdoors to explore will have found the right place in Thorncombe.

The fun and games in Thorncombe take a traditional form with whist drives, barn dances and fêtes as well as delicious cream tea afternoons and flower shows. Thorncombe is a village where the community is very active and very welcoming and there is nearly always something to do in one of the small village venues. Our selection of B&Bs, hotels and flint-faced cottages are just as friendly too and will add to the charm of a stay in this pretty area of Dorset. Not forgetting the wonderful local village shop which has plenty to offer visitors, with a deli counter and variety of locally sourced products available to purchase.

The beauty of the surrounding countryside is evident throughout Thornecombe and the neighbouring areas, and many visit here to see the abundance of wildlife and nature. There are plenty of local woods where you can enjoy afternoon strolls whilst spotting wild flowers, butterflies and birds as you go.

Near to Thorncombe you will find the Somerset and Devon borders making it an ideal place to stay if you wanted to explore any other counties. Just a short trip away are Sherborne Old and New Castles and just over the border in Somerset is Forde Abbey so you can take in a bit of heritage and see some wonderful gardens. The Abbey also has lovely tea rooms for a tempting afternoon tea or morning coffee. You’ll be just five miles from the neighbouring town of Chard in Somerset, which boats plenty of attractions and things to see and do, including a local museum.

If you would like a change of scenery to the extensive countryside that surrounds Throncombe, then you might enjoy a quick trip south to the wonderful Jurassic Coast for a little fossil hunting and paddling. There are some great seaside towns to try in West Dorset, such as Lyme Regis and West Bay, which will provide hours of fun for couples, groups and families alike.

Thorncombe is a village where the community is very active and very welcoming and there is nearly always something to do in one of the small village venues.

If this sounds like your perfect Dorset holiday, then take a look at our collection of accommodation in Thorncombe, where you’re sure to find something that will make a comfortable base for the duration of your stay.

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