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Hogchester

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Hogchester Farm Axminster Road, Charmouth, Bridport DT6 6BY, England
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An amazing, idyllic holiday

We were not only lucky enough to catch some amazing weather during our holiday in Dorset but we... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
DavidUK1979
Easter Week in a beautiful place; with sand, icecream and dinosaurs too

A fabulous Easter holiday week at Hogchester! Four of us stayed, our two little girls 3 & 4, could... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
orchard1232017
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Hogchester is a beautiful 60 acre site in the Dorset countryside. The rolling hills, meadows, streams and small woodland areas are a haven for wildlife. Some of the fields are undergoing wildflower meadow restoration and conservation work takes place across all areas of the site. Please visit the website for details of open days and events or to enquire about renting the onsite holiday cottage.
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“pygmy goats” (2 reviews)
“rope swing” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Hogchester Farm Axminster Road, Charmouth, Bridport DT6 6BY, England
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

We were not only lucky enough to catch some amazing weather during our holiday in Dorset but we also found a real gem to stay in. Hogchester Farm is an idyllic, picture perfect place to call home while you visit the area. The cottage is...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2017

A fabulous Easter holiday week at Hogchester! Four of us stayed, our two little girls 3 & 4, could not have enjoyed it more and we loved it! Slow and relaxed but always with something to entertain; collecting and sharing eggs, talking to the tap-taps,...More

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Chantal P, Owner at Hogchester, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words - so pleased you had a great Easter break. We are currently hatching more tap taps in our incubator to keep Hilary and Fenton company. Thought it was time they had some young blood around to keep...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We had a superb time at Hogchester with our 5yr old daughter and 2yr old son. Chantal, Rob and family very welcoming into their wonderful farm. We spent 50% of our time on the farm and the remaining 50% no more than 5km away. Just...More

Thank Paul M
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Chantal P, Owner at Hogchester, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

So glad you guys had a great time - you are welcome to assist with errant animal herding anytime!

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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

My family and I (husband, 4 year old son) and I stayed at Hogchester Cottage for the first time in August 2016. It was such a perfectly relaxing family holiday that we booked again for Christmas 2016 and took my Mum with us. Chantal and...More

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Chantal P, Owner at Hogchester, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thank you for such a lovely and comprehensive review!! I think the goats missed Harry as much as he missed them :) "most memorable Christmas to date" now thats an amazing thing to hear! Delighted!

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Reviewed 3 June 2017

We all had a fabulous time at Hogchester. Our hosts were exceptionally thoughtful, down to the age-appropriate welcome gifts for our kids (age 2 & 5), lovely toys to play with, Aga cookbooks - they really have thought of everything (does anyone really want hair...More

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Chantal P, Owner at Hogchester, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thanks for your lovely words. We were so chuffed to see the girls really grow in confidence around the animals over the week - just the kind of thing we were hoping for at Hogchester!

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

We came across the farm whilst weaving our way across country to climb the golden cap. Horses,sheep,chickens and cows .

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Chantal P, Owner at Hogchester, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Glad you found via the public footpaths! We do some public events throughout the year so if you would like to see more of Hogchester check out the events page on our website.

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Reviewed 31 May 2017

We have stayed at Hogchester Cottage twice now, and can honestly say it was one of our most favourite holidays - a totally treasured experience. The Cottage itself is beautifully laid out & decorated, and the double bed is possibly the most comfortable I have...More

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Chantal P, Owner at Hogchester, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thank you!

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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

From the moment we arrived we were greeted with the news that a new 'chick' had just been born and we should come and see it, and the holiday continued to get better from there! Being treated to a fantastic hamper on arrival that included...More

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Chantal P, Owner at Hogchester, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thank you for the lovely review - so pleased you had such a good time at Hogchester!

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