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

"Thank you so much for such a lovely night's break away. Beautiful location with stunning walks. Lovely hosts and a comfortable room. It will be lovely to come back again if you will have us."
(L C, Somerset - March, 2020)

"We've had a wonderful time in Abbotsbury. Having just finished a lovely chat with Nigel and Sue, covering everything from Artificial Intelligence to egg poaching, we've had a really delightfuly stay and are sure to remember our stay for a long time."
(A B, London March, 2020)

"Everything you could hope for from a B&B - cosy, warm and friendly welcome, FANTASTIC cooked breakfast, and all that right next to Chesil Beach in the beautiful village of Abbotsbury. Thanks for your time and kindness which make for fond memories."
(A & M-C G, Rolle, Switzerland - February, 2020)

"Riugrazie di cuore Sue e Nigel per la calorosa accoglienta. El stato per noi un breve ma intenso soggiorno, mille soprettutto di relaxioni unani. L'atmosfere del bed & breakfast e del paesino di Abbotsbury e speciale."
(L & M B, Italy - February, 2020)

"At the end of a long and stormy journey this was the light, warmth and welcome anyone could wish for. Good company, tea and scones to wash away such an awful journey and the feeling of home from home. Thank you for your amazing hospitaility and getting it right in all aspects of my stay. Many thanks."
(D F, Sevenoaks - February 2020)

"Spending a night at Wheelwrights feels more like staying with old friends rather than being in a B & B. How so much kindness, knowledge, friendliness and compassion can be shared between two people amazed me - but was my pleasure to have spent such a lovely night among them. If only there could be a few more. Thank you." ..... "If you think you know what kindness is, wait until you have spend a night at Wheelwrights. A lovely discussion is served with a tasty treat (perfect for tired hillwalkers!), a handful of advises and knowledge, and of course a delicious beverage. A l'attention de mes compatriots d'Outre Manche: nous penson avoir trouve ici les meilleurs saucisses de tout le Dorset !"
(F & E, France, via Southampton - January 2020)

"A very warm welcome and such a peaceful location for our overnight stay at Wheelwrights, all home comforts provided; the electric blanket was a thoughtful touch. We will return when the weather is warmer to enjoy more of what Abbotsbury has to offer. Thank you, Sue and Nigel."
(K & P, Wells, Somerset - January, 2020)

"Thank you for a fantastic stay ! We had a perfect two nights in beautiful surroundings, and brilliant weather for walking too ! Really enjoyed the Hardy monument and finding out which Thomas Hardy it was built for ! Thank you to Sue and Nigel for being so welcoming !"
(A & A D, Plymouth - January, 2020)

"Really enjoyable stay in a great location. Perfect hosts, very welcoming setting. Happy New Year !"
(A & Z J, Surrey - December, 2019)

"Thank you for a wonderful stay. It has been lovely to meet you both and have our lovely talks in the mornings. The little cottage is the perfect place to stay, and we will definitely be back."
(J & I A, Tamerton Foliot, Plymouth November, 2019)

"Thank you for a perfect stay. Great to meet you both over tea and hear about the village and your guests. Setting out on our walk well prepared after an exceptional fry-up ! Thank you."
(M & C M, Notting Hill - November, 2019)

"We would both like to thank you for your warm welcome, and being such attentive hosts throughout our stay. I could write a complete list of all the praiseworthy points, but I'll sum up Wheelwrights in one single phrase - 'Positively delightful' !"
(S & K M, Derbyshire - October, 2019)

"Thank you for a very enjoyable and memorable stay. You have both been very kind and welcoming, and the cream tea on our arrival was such a wonderful surprise. We hope to see you again and explore further the Dorset countryside."
(B C & M B, Ruislip & E Yorks - October, 2019)

"Excellent ! Thank you for looking after us so well on our South West Coast Path journey. Particularly enjoyed the warm welcome and tea and cake on arrival, lovely !"
(Mr B, c/o Contour Holidays - October, 2019)

"Excellent hosts, first class accommodation, beautiful location. We will probably be back."
( J H & S C, East Grinstead, W Sussex - October, 2019)

"Staying with you was a pleasure, from your welcome with delicious scones, to a copious breakfast and all points in between. Thank you."
(Mr & Mrs S, Lathbury, Bucks - September, 2019)

"Wonderful hosts. Thank you so much for a lovely relaxing two-night stay- such a warm welcoming home. We loved our room. Such a pretty, friendly village. Breakfast was delicious too. Will definitely recommend to our family and friends."
(Mr & Mrs D, Frimley Green, ,Surrey - September 2019)

"A lovely overnight stay - just what we needed after our trip to Cornwall ! Home-made scones were delicious. Very warm welcome from Nigel and Sue." 
(H& G H, Petworth -August 2019)

"Lovely place to stay. Warm welcome from Nigel and Sue and comfortable accommodation. Home-made marmalade for breakfast - say no more !"
 (W& L W, Brighton - August 2019)

"Great welcoming, very nice hospitality. Thank you a lot for this lovely day and for your advice."
(O & T, Madrid, Spain - August 2019)

"A brilliant and fascinating introduction to Abbotsbury. Great food and company 10/10"
(J & E W, Chandlers Ford - August 2019)

"Fascinating house and generous hospitable hosts. Delicious breakfast, too ! Thank you so much."
(I & C R, Altrincham - August 2019

"Thank you for our lovely stay - a beautiful house, delicious breakfast and your warm welcome and interesting conversation. We're leaving with happy memories - and a recipe for that gorgeous marmalade !"
(V & K M, Henfield, Sussex - August 2019)

"Thank you so much for your lovely hospitality and fantastic conversation. Our time with you made our stay in Abbotsbury so very special, we can't wait to have a go at the scones back home."
(D & J A, New York, USA - August 2019)

"Thank you so much for having us again ! It was a lovely stay, your scones and jam and cream, breakfasts and company ! were absolutely delicious. See you again, I hope"
(K & S R, London - August, 2019)

"Had a wonderful stay here."
(C & U J, Switzerland - August 2019)

"Thank you for a lovely stay in your wonderful home. Thoroughly enjoyed the history lesson ! We will recommend to people en route. Thanks."
(S & Z, Windsor - July, 2019)

"We had a lovely stay for one night. Room clean and warm. Greeted by our hostess with a cream tea. Nothing was too much trouble. Lovely breakfast."
(L & P A, Erith, Kent - July, 2019)

"Lovely stay in this quiet historical place. Thanks for the hospitality, and for the delicious breakfast."
(A & A deB, Netherlands - July, 2019)

"As before, a most enjoyable stay and friendly welcome !"
(P & J B, Meldreth, Cambs - July, 2019)

"Made very welcome. Quiet lovely room, very clean. Thank you for making our visit very pleasant."
(R & V B, Waterlooville, Hants - July, 2019)

"We learned a lot about swans. Thank you for the recommendation."
(J & J N, Hamburg, Germany - July, 2019)

"We had a wonderful time ! Thanks for your hospitality!"
(P & M T, Seattle, USA - July, 2019)

"Lovely quiet stay, with riendly hospitality. Good, quality breakfast and cool, comfy, clean room."
(N & S S, London - July, 2019)

"Dear Nigel and Sue, you gave us a warm welcome, very nice. You gave us a lot of information about your illage. We love to go to the Swannery. The room was very cosy ! A big and good bed. Thank you for everything, and the breakfast was splendid. You are welcome to come over to the Netherlands."
(J & M V, Eindhoven, Netherlands - July, 2019)

"Lovely room, excellent breakfast. Thank you for the hospitality and a lovely stay."
(W & D B, The Hague, Netherlands - July, 2019)

"Back for third time, for "Show of Hands" weekend and hopefully back again next year. Thanks very much for wonderful stay."
(M & J C, Southampton - July, 2019)

"Thank you so much for our second stay here. We love being in your special guest room where my great uncle Harry Vine Norman was an apprentice wheelwright in the late 1890s. Thank you for a wonderful breakfast and your very kind hospitality. We will definitely be back again."
(C & J F, Bradford-on-Avon, Wilts - July, 2019)

"Thank you for your kind and gracious hospitality and wonderful accommodation. We enjoyed our stay with you very much - it is a highlight of an exceptionally fine trip to this extraordinary area."
(S & J B, Montpelier, Vermont, USA - July, 2019)

"Thank you so much for a wonderful stay. We were last at Wheelwrights 10 years ago and remember it very fondly, not least the kindness of Sue and Nigel."
(D & F A, London - June, 2019)

"Thank you both for a most hospitable stay. I hope to return some day especially for your wonderful Victoria Sponge!"
(OK, Dublin, Eire - June, 2019)

"My son's birthday! A super home from home experience and an abundant breakfast ! Many thanks indeed."
(P D, Cape Town, South Africa - June, 2019)

"A most welcome and welcoming visit. Your hospitality and company "revived" us."
(B & J, Jacksonville and Portland, Oregon - June, 2019)

"Only a fleeting visit, but a lovely one. Brilliant breakfast."
(M & C W, Poole - June, 2019)

"Our thanks to Nigel and Sue for a lovely 3-night stay. Breakfasts were fantastic and they even arranged some sunny periods in between the rain. Overall a great stay. We'll be back !!"
(J & D W, Broadstairs, Kent - June, 2019)

"Perfect accommodation and village for a short stay. Great hospitality and comfortable cottage. Thank you."
(J M, Canada - June, 2019)

"Thank you Sue and Nigel for a lovely stay. We enjoyed reminiscing about St Andrews - saints really are everywhere ! Afternoon tea was just what we needed after our trek, and the fabulous breakfast was the perfect start to the day."
(B & L - June, 2019)

"Fantastic, lovely people (hosts) and community. Nice snuggly stay. Great conversations. Wonderful breakfast to see us off. Many thanks."
(V [Holland] & T [Canada] - June, 2019)

"Friendly and welcoming hospitality. Very comfortable stay. Interesting history - it was great to talk to Nigel and Sue and learn about Abbotsbury and the cottage."
(J & J B - June, 2019)

"What a lovely surprise at "Trail's End". A snug little cottage with charming hosts and a great breakfast to get us going on our next stage of the coastal trail."
(G & K E, New York - June, 2019)

"We very much enjoyed a very comfortable night in this lovely cottage. Topped off by fabulous welcoming hosts Sue and Nigel, with a great cream tea. Perfect after a day on the Coast Path."
(J & S McC, Clapham, London - June, 2019)

"What a wonderful time we both had in Abbotsbury - lived in Weymouth 40 years ago, and the memories were lovely. Thank you for making our visit so great. Hope to visit you again, Sue and Nigel. Best regards."
(P & P-J von W, Hanover, Germany - May, 2019)

"Such a warm welcome after a heavy hike from Weymouth. A lovely B&B and our room was just perfect .... and last but not least the amazing breakfast with everything you need. Thanks Sue and Nigel."
(J & M T, Wolfenbuttel, Germany - May, 2019)

"What a wonderful place to rest our weary heads and legs. The warmest welcome, the comfiest bed and the tastiest breakfast. Thanks Sue and Nigel."
(love from S & V H,  E Dulwich, London - May, 2019)

"Great place, nice people, very good breakfast. Thank you for all !"
(V & A S, Coventry - May, 2019)

"Wonderful hosts, excellent food, a comfortable room, a wealth of local knowledge, a lovely place to stay. Thank you."
(B & E W, Dibden Purlieu, Hants - May, 2019)

"Very comfortable and V WELL looked after - thank you."
(S & F, Essex and London - May, 2019)

"We have wonderful hosts ! Made to feel so welcome. Really cosy bed and super breakfast. Perfection!"
(H & T H - May, 2019)

"Thank you for a very enjoyable stay. Lovely room, breakfast and great night's sleep. We enjoyed reading about the village. Thank you."
(S & H T, Melbourne, Australia - May, 2019)

"It's been a wonderful stay. A very enjoyable chat over the "Devonshire Tea". Room was spacious and comfortable. Thank you for your hospitality. I felt very welcome."
(KW, Brisbane, Australia - May, 2019)

"Wonderful welcome, delicious cream tea, comfortable bed, perfect breakfast - what more could we want ? "
(P & P K, East Budleigh, Devon - May, 2019)

"What a lovely place to stay ! So warm and welcoming. Nothing was too much trouble and we were looked after brilliantly. Room and shower fab ! Thank you so much."
(B & B, Swindon - May, 2019)

"We had a lovely stay here and Nigel and Sue are wonderful hosts, so welcoming and accommodating, we felt at home as soon as we arrived ! The room too is so comfortable and homely - we wish we were staying longer ! Thank you."
(M & L de V, Woking, Surrey - April, 2019)

"Wonderful stay, starting with scones (fantastic) - so fascinating to hear about the history of the village. Breakfast was just like the scones (fantastic). Super experience."
(S & K, Stony Stratford and London - April, 2019)

"Wonderful short stay ! Very relaxing. Our 4th visit ? Nigel and Sue perfect hosts as usual ! Thanks so much."
(P & J G, Southampton - April, 2019)

"Thank you so much for the hospitality ! Very relaxing, very comfortable, a perfect stay for us travellers. Such lovely hosts."
(E & P vdB, Netherlands - April, 2019)

"The most interesting and charming hosts in a delightful cottage in a gem of a village. We loved our stay and have felt so welcomed and looked after. The history of the village was fascinating, and extended far beyond to England itself. We were comfortable and cared for. A beaut !"
(J & P H, Australia - April, 2019)

"We enjoyed our, too short, stay. Thank you, we were very comfortable. A very good breakfast."
(E & A, Brighton - April, 2019)

"Wir bedanken aus fur den schonen aufenthalt bei Sue and Nigel. Das zimmer in der ehemaligen Raderei is originell und die waruedecken uachts haben die etwas uberbeuspuchten muskeln reliabilitiert. Das fruhstuck war fein und liebervoll gebedit. Die gesprache uber Brexit und was nuu ? interessant. Very much thanks for this lovely break ! All the best for you.."
(S & S, Switzerland - April, 2019)

"Excellent stay - comfortable and very welcoming. Great breakfast before tackling the Coast Path. Many thanks to Sue and Nigel for making it so enjoyable."
(E L, Dorridge, West Midlands - April, 2019)

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