Greenwood Grange is a luxury complex of self catering properties in Dorset with indoor swimming pool and sauna, games room, outdoor play area with yurt, tennis courts and babysitting service.
size: 17 self catering cottages each sleeping 2-12 people
Greenwood Grange is located in Higher Bockhampton in the heart of the attractive county of Dorset, a short drive from the historic market town of Dorchester. 66 acre Thorncombe Wood is on your doorstep, and a short drive will take you to the famous Jurassic Coast along with numerous other tourist attractions including gardens, houses, castles and villages.
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Here’s the full Parent Friendly Stays review of Greenwood Grange.
Accommodation and prices
Greenwood Grange comprises a selection of seventeen tastefully converted brick, stone and slate former farm buildings which now provide luxury self-catering accommodation. The majority of the cottages are family sized and sleep between four and six people, with three larger properties sleeping eight (x2) and twelve people – perfect for a larger family gathering. A cottage for two adults and two children during the summer peak period costs around £1300 per week, which we think represents great value (especially when you consider the many family friendly features available on site!). Out of season a week’s stay for four can be obtained for as little as £550/week and short breaks are also available. Four bed ‘Henchard’ – which sleeps up to twelve – costs around £3100 for a week in high season.
Child friendly features
Greenwood Grange has a wide variety of facilities for children of all ages to enjoy. There’s plenty of safe open space for the kids to run around in including nature trails and an activity field with its very own play yurt. There are also tennis courts, badminton, croquet and boules, with all the necessary equipment supplied, and an outdoor play area with swings and a giant trampoline. Inside, there’s a well-equipped games room with billiards, pool, table tennis, table football, a games console and a TV with Freeview. Children will also doubtless enjoy the delightful 32ft x 16ft indoor swimming pool. The complex also has several regular animal visitors including deer, badgers and hedgehogs, in addition to the resident cat, free range chickens and bee hive! Children will also enjoy the weekly gardening club which runs during school holidays and gives little ones the chance to find out what’s growing in the kitchen garden.
Parent friendly features
Mums and dads looking for the opportunity to relax on holiday will enjoy the coin-operated sauna which accompanies the swimming pool complex and may wish to take advantage of the availability of CRB-registered babysitters to get out for a meal or drink! The nearest pub is only a five minute drive away. You’ll also benefit from free WiFi available throughout the site, and family pets are welcome in certain cottages for an additional £25 surcharge. All the usual baby and toddler equipment (travel cots, high chairs, baby gates, baby baths, night lights) is available free of charge.
Greenwood Grange seems to have found the perfect balance of luxury self catering accommodation and family friendly facilities, and all at a great price too. We can’t wait to visit ourselves!
“Greenwood Grange offers families the very best self catering accommodation in Dorset with fantastic facilities including indoor pool, games room and tennis courts. Open all year round and with pets welcome in some of the cottages there is plenty to do on-site or along the nearby beautiful Jurassic coast. Cottages to suit any number of guests from 2 – 12 offering you the chance to relax and enjoy your holiday with friends and family.”
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Phone: 01305 268874
Address: Greenwood Grange, Higher Bockhampton, Dorset, DT2 8QH
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