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Welcome to Launceston Farm

Boutique B&B and self-catering cottages for grown-ups in the heart of Dorset.


LauncestonOnly a short drive from London, Launceston Farm is ideal for an indulgent weekend away or a stop-off en route to the West Country. Ensuite bedrooms in the farmhouse bed and breakfast are sumptuous and stylish. Breakfasts are farm-sourced and delicious. Our self-catering cottages are made for romantics. Take a swim under the stars in your outdoor bateau bath.

From October 2016, in addition to our self catering cottages, Launceston Farmhouse will be available exclusively to rent as a luxury family friendly, self catering property for large groups of up to 12 adults.



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Fresh ingredients for Sarah’s farmhouse breakfasts and cordon bleu suppers are sourced from the farm. Delights include organic sausages from rare breed pigs, fresh eggs from the orchard chickens and Launceston Farm’s own pressed apple juice.


If you aren’t eating in, the award-winning local pub The Langton Arms is a five minute walk into the village.






Launceston Farm is an ideal base for exploring Dorset and Wiltshire. Shop for boutique fashion, antiques and country inspired home ware in nearby Salisbury, Shaftesbury and Sherborne, sample treats from delis and farm shops stuffed with local delights or head for the sea; Poole Harbour and the World Heritage Jurassic Coast are just half an hour away.

Or leave the car behind and explore the Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty from the farm gate.

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The Farm


Spread over 2,000 acres of the Cranborne Chase, Launceston Farm is home to over 500 beef cattle. The farm is organic; we work alongside nature, enhancing and preserving habitats for plant and wildlife to ensure a healthy, productive environment for our crops and our livestock.


People come to Launceston Farm to experience the beauty and the peace of the surrounding countryside. We understand how important it is to protect our natural environment, for now and for the future. More about sustainability…

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The Family




Five miles from Blandford Forum on the Dorset/Wiltshire border, Launceston Farm is within easy reach of the M3 and A303.


Launceston Farm
Tarrant Launceston
Blandford Forum
DT11 8BY


T: +44 (0)1258 830528


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By car

If approaching from the north/east, take the A354 from Salisbury and head towards Blandford Forum until you reach Tarrant Hinton. Turn left down a country road sign posted Tarrant Launceston. Follow the valley road for approximately 0.75 miles and Launceston Farmhouse is on the right hand side, just after the turning for Launceston Farm.

If approaching from the South, head out from Wimborne on the B3082 towards Blandford Forum. When you reach Tarrant Keyneston turn right at The True Lovers Knot pub. Follow the road for approximately three miles, through Tarrant Monkton and the next hamlet you come to is Tarrant Launceston. Continue for another 0.5 miles along the same road and Launceston Farmhouse is on your left.

By train

The nearest railway stations are Salisbury (15 miles), Poole (15 miles) and Dorchester (23 miles).

By air

The nearest airports are Bournemouth (24 miles), Southampton (43 miles) and Bristol (70 miles). We are a 2 hour drive from Heathrow and 2.5 hour drive from Gatwick – these are average times bearing in mind the state of the M25!

From London

Leave the M25 at Junction 12 onto the M3. Head south on the M3 towards Southampton, take the A303 towards Adover, turn onto the A338 to Salisbury and then follow directions as above as approaching from north/east.