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Little Court is a delightful Edwardian Country House with fabulous gardens, just 1 mile from the center of historic Dorchester, and just 20 minutes from the World Heritage ‘Jurassic Coast’. All of our guest rooms at Little Court offer private private bathrooms, televisions, and hospitality trays including tea and coffee. Guests can also make use of free Wi-Fi and wired internet access. Little Court’s award-winning breakfast is available, prepared using only the best produce from local farms. And there is an excellent pub called the Sun Inn down the road for evening meals. Guests at Little Court can enjoy the beautiful, 3-acre garden, as well as the outdoor heated swimming pool and tennis court. There is ample free parking at the Little Court.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Free Parking Available On Site

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Room Type
Number of guests
1 full bed
2 twin beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Charminster
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  • Wen
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    It’s a really perfect staying. Room is really clean, and the breakfast is very tasty with beautiful view. The lady at the reception is really welcoming and friendly to us. Would definitely recommend it.
  • Paul
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Lovely old building. Warm, friendly, helpful owners. Very clean, comfortable room. Excellent breakfast. The Sun Inn just down the main road is a fantastic pub restaurant. Easy walking distance to Dorchester. The outdoor pool area looks like it...
  • Mark
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The host, Amanda, was very kind and welcoming, showing us to our room and explaiing the faiclities on offer (including an outdor pool and tennis courts). The room was very clean with an incredibly comfy bed. The breakfast choices were good, with...

Hosted by Amanda

Host Review Score
Host Review Score

Upscale Edwardian B&B country mansion with elegant rooms situated one mile from Dorchester. We have 8 guest bedrooms in total. Set within 3 acres of gardens and surrounded by open fields to the rear of the property. Also we have an outdoor Swimming Pool ( open at certain times ) and Tennis Court. We have a lovely buffet with plenty to choose from in the morning along with our traditional cooked breakfast. We have a cosy guest lounge you're welcome to use.
I would like to reassure our guests we are implementing the advice given by HM Government, NHS and WHO and updating as necessary. Our rooms and all guest areas are given a deep clean after every visit. 24 hours minimum is given between each guest stay . Staff are fully briefed on PPE procedures. Staff are temperature checked before entering the property. Hand sanitisers are available throughout the building. We are located in a stand alone position with plenty of clean fresh air.
The town of Dorchester is about 10 minute drive from Little Court with plenty of things to do. Cinema, Restaurants, Leisure Centre, Pubs, Shops etc.
Language spoken: English

Area info

Amenities of Little Court
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Tennis equipment
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Seasonal
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

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From 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 2 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

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Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please inform Little Court of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about Little Court

  • Little Court offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Tennis court
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Swimming pool
    • Tennis equipment

  • Little Court is 2,800 feet from the center of Charminster. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Little Court include:

    • Double
    • Twin

  • Guests staying at Little Court can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free

  • Check-in at Little Court is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Little Court may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.