Bed and Breakfast Near Dorset Schools

Lawn Cottage B and B is very conveniently located for the premier independent schools in Dorset.

Clayesmore School, near Blandford, Dorset

“…the pupils, the staff, the beautiful setting, the top-notch facilities, the excellent exam results, wonderful sport, music and drama … genuinely a family school that covers the whole age range from 2½ all the way through to 18 – so, the whole family really can come to Clayesmore. That’s because, most unusually, we have both a Prep School (2½ - 13) and a Senior School (13 - 18) here together on the one site”.

Hanford Prep School, near Blandford, Dorset

Hanford is a leading preparatory boarding school and preparatory day school for girls, set in 45 acres of glorious Dorset countryside. There are some 100 girls, aged 7 to 13,  at Hanford, the great majority of whom board. However, we have always welcomed day girls who live locally or who do not yet want to board full-time.

Port Regis School near Shaftesbury, Dorset

Port Regis is a boarding prep school and day prep school for both boys and girls between the ages of 3 and 13. The school is located near Shaftesbury in Dorset, not far from Lawn Cottage B&B, and is set in 150 acres of the most glorious Dorset countryside. Port Regis prep school provides an all-round education within a wonderfully happy atmosphere.

Sandroyd School near Salisbury, Dorset

“At Sandroyd, we aim to inspire each child to strive for excellence in all aspects of school life; academic, cultural and sporting. This ideal is nurtured through the creation of a caring, encouraging and purposeful community within a safe rural environment. We seek to combine the best in modern learning and teaching methods with an emphasis on the time-honoured virtues of good manners, self-discipline and respect for others…”

St Mary’s School, Shaftesbury, Dorset

"St Mary's is a Roman Catholic Girls' School, boarding and day, founded on the principles of Mary Ward. Her vision and our mission is to educate each individual to the highest standards through fostering traditional values in the spirit of the Gospel. We are concerned with all that a girl is and could become."

 Sherborne Boys School, Sherborne, Dorset

 Sherborne School is an independent boys boarding school that was founded in 1550 under a royal charter granted by Edward VI. For 460 years we have educated boys in the shadow of Sherborne Abbey and have grown into a modern school of 596 pupils and 96 teaching staff. Surrounded by the bustling market town of Sherborne and the rolling countryside of Dorset the School attracts pupils from all over the world. However, we are proud that 96% of current boys have come from UK prep schools. Shirburnians follow a diverse range of careers at the highest levels and include Actors, Poets, Diplomats, Bishops, Politicians, Journalists and Sports stars to name but a few.

Sherborne Girls School, Sherborne, Dorset

Sherborne Girls is a friendly, vibrant and highly motivated community at the forefront of women's education. We are proud to be one of the top academic schools in the country; as well as achieving outstanding success in examinations, our girls also excel in a wide range of musical, creative and competitive activities. In addition, they enjoy an extensive variety of other interests outside the classroom.