A glorious country house built 200 years ago of stone from the Purbeck Hills, situated within its own beautiful, formal gardens

Grange Hotel At A Glance

A quick guide to the hotel.


  • AA 3-star hotel.
  • Taste of the West Gold Award Winner Hotel & Restaurant, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
  • Best Customer Experience Small Hotel, Best Western Awards 2017.
  • Silver Award Winner, Dorset Tourism Awards Best Small Hotel, 2016.
  • TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016.
  • Gold Award Winner, Dorset Tourism Awards Best Small Hotel, 2015.
  • TripAdvisor Hall of Fame 2015.
  • Good Hotel Guide.
  • Michelin Guide recommended.
  • Winner, Johansens 'Most Excellent Value' Award 2014.


  • Family-run, independent country-house hotel.
  • Eighteen bedrooms.
  • Restaurant overlooking the gardens.
  • Open all year (except 27th - 30th December - a chance for us to have a Christmas!)
  • Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.
  • No smoking throughout.
  • On-site car parking.


  • At the edge of a small country village.
  • Amongst the rolling hills of rural West Dorset.
  • Within the historic region of Wessex.


  • Post Code for SATNAV: DT9 4LA
  • 1 mile from Sherborne.
  • 7 miles from Yeovil.
  • 16 miles from Shaftesbury.
  • 21 miles from Dorchester.
  • 1 mile to Sherborne train station, London Waterloo 2 ½ hours
  • 42 miles from Bristol Airport


  • All en-suite.
  • Free wi-Fi access.
  • Check-in from 3.00 pm
  • Check-out 11.00 am.
  • Tea, coffee, mineral water and biscuits.
  • Hairdryer.
  • Telephone.
  • Alarm clock radio.
  • One wheelchair accessible bedroom. Please see our Access Statement.
  • Children welcome, cots available.


  • Overlooking the floodlit gardens.
  • Relaxed friendly atmosphere.
  • Private dining room.
  • Breakfast: Monday – Sunday.
  • Lunch: Monday – Sunday.
  • Dinner: Monday - Sunday
  • Children welcome, Children's Menu and high chairs available.
  • Vegetarians and special dietary requirements catered for.
  • Disabled access.  For further details see our Access Statement.


  • Regent Room seating up to 120 guests, overlooking garden, starlight ceiling.
  • Wessex Room seating up to 26 guests, mahogany wood-panelled.
  • Civil ceremony wedding license for three rooms.
  • Perfect for any family occasion.


  • From two to sixty guests.
  • Discreet professional service.
  • Flipcharts and projector screen available.
  • Projectors and LCD televisions available by prior arrangement.
  • Lectern.

Leisure and recreation

  • Within the historic area of Wessex.
  • Stonehenge.
  • Longleat.
  • Stourhead House and Gardens.
  • Yeovilton Feet Air Arm Museum.
  • Haynes Motor Museum.
  • Shopping In Sherborne and Bath.
  • Golf.
  • Horse riding.
  • Walking; maps of local routes available.
  • Hot Air Ballooning.
The Grange at Night The Grange at Night
The Grange from the garden The Grange from the garden
Private Dining in The Wessex Room Private Dining in The Wessex Room
Delicious Food Delicious Food
Superior Bedroom Superior Bedroom
Our big cedar tree Our big cedar tree
Cutting the cake Cutting the cake
Fabulous Puddings Fabulous Puddings
Image Image Image Image AA Three Star Hotel 2011 Image Direct from Dorset Image Reviewed by the Daily Telegraph