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Discover England Tours

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Discover England Tours is run from our family home in Shillingstone, Dorset, England. When you tour with us we provide quality B&B style accomodation in our historic thatched village home and then take you out touring the local area specialising in...more
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Church Road | Church House, Shillingstone, Blandford Forum DT11 0SL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful stay. It was so delightful to be driven around the countryside by someone who knows the sights to see and the small country roads. The food was marvelous. I would highly recommend staying here

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank DavidVerburg
Reviewed 16 October 2018

My friend and I spent 5 days with Suzy and Paul at their comfortable and cozy home, Church House in Shillingstone, Dorset. We couldn't have asked for a better experience. From scrumptious meals featuring fresh produce from their garden to private tours of the sights...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sue S
Paul W, Manager at Discover England Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Dear Sue - we're delighted to hear that your stay with us was good for you. You have highlighted our main strengths which are comforable accommodations, good food and tours designed to take you to the places that you want to see. We were aided...More

Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful six night stay with Susy and Paul at Church House. Our room was perfect with a lovely view across fields and valleys. Paul was a fantastic tour guide. He knew the history of the area and was knowledgeable about just about anything...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Paul W, Owner at Discover England Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We had some lovely blue sunny days while you were as your photos show! Thank you for finding time to write a review for us and for including the photos which we enjoyed...More

Reviewed 12 October 2018

My husband and I wanted to see many places in Central England without driving ourselves or being tied to a tour company. Fortunately, I found Discover England Tours and the amazing Church House B&B! The home itself is charming, huge and surrounded by beautiful gardens...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AnneH4935
Paul W, Owner at Discover England Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Dear Anne Thank you for your recommendation for us at Discover England Tours and we're are really pleased to know that you enjoyed your time with us. We had some lovely sunny weather - who could forget those beautiful days in Oxford, Blenheim and the...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018

It all started many years ago when I met up with friends in Colorado. "We should plan a trip to England, to see gardens, maybe some places where our favorite authors lived and wrote".Fast forward 20+ years. "We are all retired now - let's do...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sarah P
Paul W, Owner at Discover England Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Dear Sarah - we're very pleased to have been part of your long-awaited garden tour and to have offered the accomodations, meals and garden visits that you were looking for. We have some lovely gardens here in Dorset and we enjoyed taking you to visit...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Paul and Susy Wilson's Discover England Tours are personalized and thoughtful. I was looking for a way to see gardens without getting on a big tour bus, when I found their site. The way it works is that you book the room (one of three...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Paul W, Owner at Discover England Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Dear Jean. We are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at Church House. Your summary of how we work is very good - I may cut and paste to the website!! Every itinerary that we do is personalised to match...More

Reviewed 24 July 2018

My sister in law and I enjoyed a week in Dorset at Paul and Susy's Church House. The house is charming and comfortable with excellent wifi service and a nice guest family room with a library full with books on the area. Both the breakfast...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Paul W, Owner at Discover England Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Dear Meganpauline. Thank you for leaving a review for us. We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us - your review captures the essence of a stay with us at Church House. We really enjoyed your company and look forward to your return visit...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018

Paul and Susy are absolutely the best hosts who have thought of everything. Comfortable accommodations, wonderful food, and fabulous touring of gardens and villages. Can’t wait to go back again!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank rebeccasd2017
Paul W, Owner at Discover England Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

We're so pleased that your enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for taking time to write a review for us. We look forward to your return visit to explore more of Dorset's many attractions!

Reviewed 28 June 2018

Our room were very comfortable Service was great Paul was very helpful suggesting gardens he thought we would likeMore

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Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jacqueline M
Paul W, Owner at Discover England Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Dear Jaqueline.Thank you for taking time to leave a review for us. I create individual itineraries after listening to what you tell me about the kind of places that you like. There are lots of different types of gardens heer in Dorset and the surrounding...More

Reviewed 12 June 2018

What a marvellous experience! My friend and I spent a fabulous week touring gardens. Paul and Susie are charming and knowledgeable and provide such a comfortable place to stay - lovely room (the views were so beautiful and peaceful- we even saw an owl) and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Susan B
Paul W, Owner at Discover England Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Dear Susan B. Thank you for giving time to write a review for us. We are delighted to hear that enjoyed your stay at Church House with us. It was a great week for visiting gardens and of course June is amongst the best times...More

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nancyleemerz
28 October 2015|
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Response from Paul W | Property representative |
Prices are based on lenght of stay and the number in your group. For example, a couple staying 5 nights pay GBP1310 per person. Please contact us through our webiste to discuss your requirements in detail. Hope to welcome... More
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JanRomsey
22 April 2015|
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Response from Paul W | Property representative |
Dear Jan Thank you for getting in touch and enquiring about Discover England Tours. We provide a basic hairdyer, hand wash, shower gel. We do not offer robes. If there is anything else you would like to know we would be... More
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Loretta H
7 January 2015|
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Dear Loretta Thank you for visiting our Facebook page and for getting in touch. The rate per person varies according to the numbr of people travelling with you - so there is no simple answer. Please take a look on out... More
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