Or see for yourself what our guests over the last year have told us ~

"A lovely stay - most welcoming. Thank you. We'll phone the landline next time !!!"
(A & G, Driffield, Yorks - August, 2018)

"Very welcoming, friendly and comfortable. Thank you Sue and Nigel."
(J & P C - August, 2018)

"Comfy bed and a great breakfast. Many thanks."
(L - August, 2018)

"Incredible welcome and awesome hospitality. A lovely place to stay after our Coast Path walk from West Bay. Only 70 miles to go to complete the entire walk (630 miles). Staying here has made our final stretch even more special !! Many thanks."
(S & J, Gloucester - August, 2018)

"Many thanks for such a welcoming, relaxing and comfortable stay. Amazing breakfasts and great company and hosts. Wish we could have stayed here longer. Thank you for a fabulous stay."
(M & T W, Oxford - August, 2018)

"Second visit, as welcoming as our first. Won't be our last."
(M & J C, Southampton - July, 2018)

"Many thanks for a fine stay - good sleeping after a day's walk. So quiet, beautiful surroundings. Excellent breakfast."
(H & R K, Netherlands - July, 2018)

"A wonderful warm welcome, comfy room, lovely garden, and excellent breakfast. Thank you."
(G & G M, York - July, 2018)

"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Slept very soundly after the previous day's walk from Bridport. Extremely good full English breakfast will keep us going till Weymouth! Many thanks for your hospitality."
(D & A, Munich, Germany - June, 2018)

"Delightful. Our first visit. Greeted like old friends. Everything perfect. Thank you."
(I & A, Sway, Hants - June, 2018)

"Wonderful welcome; the scone with cream and jam was great after six hours of walking. A lovely little place with lovely hosts."
(P H, Switzerland - June, 2018)

"Great stay and great food. Very comfortable beds. Thank you. (P) Thanks for making our overnight stay so enjoyable.(A)"
(P and A, Suffolk - June, 2018)

"A warm welcome and a delicious cream tea (wonderful scones!) were a great restorative after toiling over the shingle. A lovely place to stay, and very comfortable. Thank you."
(S & D, Wimborne, Dorset - May, 2018)

"One of the most pleasant stays on the South West Coast Path. Very friendly and welcoming hosts, excellent scones and breakfast!"
(P & J W, London and Durham - May, 2018)

"A lovely stay, kindly, welcoming, and would like to come again. Nothing too much trouble. Lovely hosts. Thank you."
(Mr & Mrs F, Waterlooville, Portsmouth, Hants - May, 2018)

"A very warm welcome, relaxing night's sleep and a wonderful breakfast. What more can one ask for ? Thank you so much. PS The scones on arrival were a special treat."
(A & P, West Yorks - May, 2018)

"Thank you so much for the wonderful welcome and the very comfortable room and delicious breakfast! It was such a treat to sleep in the room where Harry Vine Norman [*] probably slept as a wheelwright's apprentice. We do hope to be back again to rewalk some of the coastal path. Many thanks."
(Mr & Mrs F (great-niece of Harry Vine Norman), Bradford-on-Avon, Wilts - April, 2018)
[*] Harry Vine Norman was a Victorian apprentice here when this cottage housed the village wheelwright. He trained as a missionary and was martyred in 1900 during the Boxer rebellion in China.

"So good we came back again and we weren't disappointed!! Thank you for a wonderful welcome (and cream tea), lovely room and superb breakfast."
(A & R, Hindhead, Surrey - April, 2018)

"Your breakfasts are delicious! And you are very hospitable people. Thank you."
(Mr & Mrs E, Chudleigh, Devon - April, 2018)

"Lovely spring break, wonderful walking, super friendly welcome from Sue and Nigel, comfy bed and delicious cream tea - thank you."
(R & S, Shaftesbury, Dorset - April, 2018)

"Thank you both for a lovely stay. The room was very comfortable and the breakfasts were delicious. They gave us fuel for our walks on the coast path."
(B & S, Exeter, Devon - April, 2018)

"Thank you, Sue and Nigel, for a very comfortable stay. The accommodatiom is very comfy and a wonderful night's sleep was had! We especially enjoyed our cream tea and the ample breakfast. It will keep us going for our walk ahead!"
(S & R W, Bere Ferrers, Devon - March, 2018)

"Thank you both for a wonderful stay. The breakfasts were delicious, and we loved exploring the area. We especially appreciated the electric blankets in this cold weather."
(J & P, Oxford and Norfolk - February 2018)

"Thank you Nigel and Sue for looking after us so beautifully. We have had such a lovely and relaxing time. Breakfast was absolutely delicious, especially the marmalade! We hope to see you again."
(A & B M, Brighton, Sussex - February 2018)

"First entry of the New Year! Had a great few days. Thank you, very warm and welcoming, and great breakfasts. Loved the chats, all the very best to you for the year ahead."
(N & D, Twyford, Berks - January 2018)

"Abbotsbury always a delight to visit, and your B & B was comfortable, a lovely breakfast, pleasing conversation. Thank you so much."
(P & S T - November, 2017)

"Thank you so much for a lovely stay ! The scones were a delicious treat, room was great and breakfast will keep us fuelled to Lyme Regis !."
(C D & K F, Maine, USA and London - November, 2017)

"By far our most ingratiating visit in England, your B&B is most charming ! Historically amazing, cozy and comfortable ! While all of our innkeepers have been lovely, Sue and Nigel, you two are by far the most endearing and memorable. Thank you for a most wonderful stay in your lovely village."
(J & L L, Pennsylvania, USA - September, 2017)

"Lovely warm welcome, great cream tea, super breakfast. Thank you. Great stop on our walking holiday."
(R & A T, Maltby, Cambs - September, 2017)

"Most welcoming, especially with the scones and 'proper' cream. Comfortable bed. Great breakfast. Hope the sloe and apple jelly works"
(Mr & Mrs L, Stanmore, Middx - September, 2017)

"Lovely cosy room, great full English breakfast and extremely friendly hosts. We will recommend you, and would love to come back !
(F & B, St Albans, Herts - September, 2017

"Thank you for everything. We will certainly be back. Wonderful stay and you guys made us feel extremely welcome. Thank you!
(D & J S, Rotherham, Yorks - September, 2017)

"Thank you for a lovely stay. We really enjoyed the crean tea and the chat. The room was really comfortable. Better luck with the jelly (at the village horticultural show) next year !
(C & N J, Chelmsford, Essex - September, 2017)

"Wonderful stay, excellent afternoon tea and scones, lovely room and a beautiful breakfast ... and last not least, such a warm welcome, interesting conversation and we learned a lot about the history of the building and the village. Thank you so much !"
(U & H S, Elchesheim-Illingen, Germany - September, 2017)

"We had a lovely stay, very welcoming - especially the home made cream teas, and we learned to always put the jam on the scone first. Enjoyed learning about the village, the area, and its history. Highly recommended for a quiet stay."
(Mr & Mrs F, Croydon, London - September, 2017)

"Most enjoyable stay. Thank you for your kind and meticuluous attention and the excellent breakfasts."
(K M, Wimbledon, London - September, 2017)

"Thank you both for a delightful stay in such a characterful accommodation. So lovely to listen to the history and stories of the area. Outstanding breakfasts (... and cream tea!), cooked by outstanding hosts. Already looking forwatd to a return visit when next in the area."
(T & P F, Woodbridge, Suffolk - August, 2017)

"Thank you both for giving us such wonderful memories of our time here, from the delicious breakfasts to the cosy thatched room, to the colourful tales of life in Abbotsbury. Sounds like another book in the making for you, Nigel. Many thanks for everything!"
(R S & B L, Victoria BC, Canada - August, 2017)

"Thank you for a very warm welcome and a comfortable stay."
(O J, Manchester - August, 2017)

"Had a very cheerful and comfortable night, lovely sleep, great breakfast and charming hosts. THANKS."
(S & D S, Sydney, Australia - August, 2017)

"Well, I made it back unscathed! (from serving in Afghanistan) Delighted to be back - after 10 years !! All the best."
G D, Weymouth - August 2017

"Just a one-night stopover while walking in beautiful Dorset. Thank you for your hospitality and delicious breakfast."
(M S, Sherborne, Dorset - August, 2017)

"Wonderful place and lovely hosts, thank you."
(L H & V B - August, 2017)

"The perfect last stop on our walking holiday. Almost too perfect as we found it extremely hard to get out of bed or leave the breakfast table. Sue and Nigel, you are wonderful hosts and we enjoyed your company and an excellent chat. Thank you, and we hope that our paths cross again one day."
(J & S, Dorking, Surrey - August, 2017)

"Perfect ! Rescued from camping with a dream room and amazing breakfast. But best of all a lovely and engaging couple who took time to chat and make us feel so welcome."
"Lovely room, lovely hosts, lovely breakfast, lovely stay !"
(Mr & Mrs S, Marlborough, Wilts - August, 2017)

"Thank you for a lovely stay. Beautifully quiet room and comfy bed - just right for recharging those batteries ! And then there's your warmth and hopitality. Perfect !"
(D & S M, Rugby - August, 2017)

"Lovely room, amazing breakfast, wonderful hosts ! Thank you to both of you, and particularly the one who cooked our breakfast ... lol ! Appreciate the way you looked after my wife and I ! The cream tea on arrival was a lovely touch ! We'll certainly be back soon !"
( D & L H, Worcester - August, 2017)

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