Ideally located in the heart of the Dorset countryside is the delightful Bassets bed and breakfast, where guests will be warmly welcomed and experience beautiful accommodation coupled with the highest standards of service and attention to detail. Family-run, this B and B is in the charming village of Winterbourne Zelston, just eight miles south of Blandford Forum.
There is a standard double or superior room available. Our standard double has the option of the additional single room for families with children aged 12 or over, or those travelling together, sharing the private bathroom. The superior room has an en-suite. All rooms are light, airy and very comfortable and come with TV/DVD, a selection of DVDs and books, tea and coffee-making facilities, a hairdryer and a torch for making your way back from the excellent local pub in the evening! We offer a delicious Dorset home-cooked breakfast with buffet options plus a Full English or vegetarian alternative. We use our own eggs, home-made preserves and jams and even our own seasonal fruit and vegetables.
Winterborne Kingston is on the edge of the Dorset Downs. This is excellent walking country with the Jubilee Trail nearby, and the South-West Coastal Path National Trail, which starts at Poole. There is lots to do for outdoor enthusiasts with walking, cycling and riding paths in abundance. Blandford has busy market days on Thursdays and Saturdays with monthly farmers markets. See the many Georgian buildings, the Cavalcade of Costume Museum, the exhibitions in Blandford Museum or visit the Royal Signals Museum for exhibitions on the ENIGMA machine, spies, code breaking and secret agents.
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