Guest Information

Arrivals & Departures

Check-in is from 4pm and check-out is 10am on the day of departure. 

Nb. If you depart on a Sunday, you are very welcome to check-out by the later time of 4.00pm. We don’t do changeovers on a Sunday so you can enjoy some extra time!

Please check our terms and conditions and we will also confirm these times when you book your stay.

Click here to see our site map

Parking & Electric Cars

There is unlimited parking space and each cottage has its own allocated parking area.
The Old Sty cottage has parking right outside the front door.
Please let us know how many cars you are travelling in and we will allocate your space.

We can provide designated charging spots at £15/overnight charge using a 13 Amp socket.

Please contact us for more information.

What’s included

Free and Fast Wifi

During your stay you will have access to free, fast and reliable Wifi. It is available in your cottage accommodation, in Mintern Barn and in the games room. So if you need to stay in touch with work, friends or family, you can do so without the hassle of slow connection.

Facilities Galore

All of our family-friendly on-site facilities are free-of-charge for guests. There are so many activities to choose from which will keep you happily occupied during your stay:

Heated indoor swimming pool, sauna, gym, ping pong, games room, tennis court (with racquets & balls), garden games, fairy & elf door hunt, outside children’s play area,  mountain bikes, lakeside BBQ and summer house grotto.

Farm Animals

You can visit the animals anytime during your stay, they are situated close to the cottages, so pop over and say hello after breakfast! We have donkeys, ducks and goats. The donkeys love the occasional carrot or apple and they also love to be groomed (there is a grooming box with brushes available).

To meet and help feed even more animals, including Shetland ponies, pigs and alpacas, contact Henri at The Luccombe Hub, which is a charity based on the farm. 


We have dog-friendly cottages and three which are allergy-free. Please let us know if you are bringing pets and we will allocate a dog-friendly cottage.

You can find out more about our pet policy here.

Bed linen and towels

Bed Linen and Towels

We provide hotel quality bed linen and super soft 500g bath towels from Out of Eden for guests. We ask that towels stay in the cottage and you bring your own towels for the swimming pool. Additional linen and towels can  be supplied at  £12/single bed and £15/double bed. (Multiple week bookings include a change for free if required).

The communal laundry room will attract small charges if used (washing powder is provided).

Fully Equipped Kitchens

Fully Equipped Kitchens

All of our holiday cottages have fully equipped kitchens, perfect for when you’re travelling with children or in a family group and don’t want to eat out every day. You’ll find an electric hob & oven, fridge & freezer, cafetiere, kettle, toaster, microwave, pots, pans, cooking utensils, crockery and glassware. Dishwasher tablets, tea towels, some washing up liquid, washing up brushes and jay cloths are also supplied.

Welcome Tray & Starter Pack

On arrival you’ll find a complimentary welcome tray which includes wine/Prosecco, crisps/peanuts, chocolates, coffee, teas and biscuits. Children receive fruit juices, crisps/snacks.

We also leave a starter pack of hotel quality toiletries, toilet paper and soap in each cottage.

Heating for Autumn/Winter stays

All of our cottages have heating systems, so you can enjoy a stay at Luccombe Farm anytime during the year. Dorset is beautiful all-year round, so why not come and experience the beauty of the county out of the busy season?

Secure Environment

Secure Environment

Luccombe Farm offers peace, tranquility and a secure environment for guests. We are ¾ mile from the main road, set within extensive landscaped gardens and grounds.

Mountain bikes

Mountain Bikes

On-site we have two adult and two children basic mountain bikes with helmets. Please feel free to borrow them when they are available. We only ask that you return them on an ‘as found’ basis. We are not held liable for accidents or any other occurrences during use of the mountain bikes, so you borrow and ride at your own risk.

Private Chef & Personalised Hampers

Dorset Country Kitchen, who are based on site, offer a range of catering services to guests staying at Luccombe Farm, from a gourmet fine dining experience or simply a pre-cooked meal delivered to your cottage prior to your arrival or during your stay (with cooking/heating instructions). They have a range of menus to choose from and can also provide drinks too, upon request.

Or if it’s just Cream Tea (scones, clotted cream, jam, butter and some local tea) or a light meal you are after, they have a wide range of quiches, pies, soups and picnic hampers available – which can also be delivered to your cottage.

Prior booking is essential and a deposit may be required.

Please contact Dorset Country Kitchen here for more information.

Food shops & deliveries

Supermarkets offer deliveries to the farm. Please give them the address/instructions found under the map on the Contact Us page.

Our local farm shop, Steeptonbill, in Milton Abbas stocks a huge range of goods, from fruit and vegetables to meat, cheese, milk and confectionery.

Cook in Dorchester also offer deliveries to the farm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays (free delivery over £40).

VAT: VAT is included in our nightly rates. If you require an invoice, please request when you book your stay.