VOTED NO.2 IN THE TOP HOTELS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM BY CONDE NAST TRAVELER READERS' CHOICE AWARDS 2017

Set within the enchanting village of Hardy’s Evershot and surrounded by rolling hills, this five star country house hotel epitomises the ultimate in traditional style, genuine warm service and innovative and delicious menus to rival the best in the world. With a relaxing spa, indoor pool, private tennis court and miles of beautiful countryside to explore, this is the quintessential luxurious escape.

The Grade II Listed Relais and Chateaux property set within 4 acres of manicured walled gardens, with a water feature, vegetable garden, green lawns to play croquet, and little nooks for sitting. Three-rosette fine dining from acclaimed chef Steven Titman is complemented by world-class, award-winning sommelier, Eric Zweibel. The Whiskey Lounge offers 400 whiskies and brandies from around the world and the cheese trolley is quite exceptional.

Generous hospitality is extended warmly to families including pets, where every care is taken to ensure guests enjoy a memorable stay. Each of the 20 rooms and four luxury suites is individually styled, while the 400-year-old Ivy Cottage is a retreat within a retreat.

​​​​​​​Sink into the peace and quiet of rural country life, walk in the 400 acre deer park adjacent to the property, explore the rugged Dorset coastline or the more adventurous can try horse-riding, clay-pigeon shooting, fishing and golf. Return to the luxurious comforts of Summer Lodge and enjoy Afternoon Tea by the roaring fire.