THE OLD BANK is a comfortable, friendly 18th century house in the centre of an attractive village in the heart of Thomas Hardy country. The house has a lovely courtyard leading to a pretty cottage garden. Set on a hill overlooking the Blackmore Vale, Marnhull is an excellent centre from which to explore the countryside, the coast and the ancient towns of Shaftesbury, Sherborne, Bath and Salisbury. National Trust properties and gardens are close by, as are the historic hill forts of Hambledon Hill, Hod Hill and Maiden Castle. Walking and cycling routes are popular – facilities to lock up cycles and dry clothes. Two local pubs offering good food, one within 100 yards. WiFi access. Singles welcome at £40.00. Children and dogs welcome.
Directions & MapNearest town or village: Marnhull
From Shaftesbury take A30 west and after 5 miles turnleft onto B3092 towards Marnhull and Sturminster Newton. AFter 3-4 miles turn right at church into Church Hill. Follow lane up into Burton Street (0.75 miles). House is next to Post Office/Robin Hill Stores
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