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2 Days Wine and Culinary Holiday in Dorchester, United Kingdom

Summer Lodge Country House, 9 Fore St, Evershot, Dorchester DT2 0JR, United Kingdom

Savory Culinary Holiday in UK

Join Summer Lodge for an incredible getaway in Dorset and an unforgettable taste sensation with one of Summer Lodge's wine dinner experiences. Knowledgeable sommeliers are on hand to guide you through carefully selected wines from exceptional wine regions across the globe. Enjoy an evening of award winning cuisine and learn about fine wines in the process.

Highlights

  • Wine dinner
  • Taste carefully selected wines
  • Be guided by knowledgeable sommeliers
  • Enjoy award winning cuisine
  • 1 night accommodation
  • Full English breakfast

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Accommodation

Facilities

  • Spa
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Bar
  • Fireplace
  • Restaurant
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet access
  • Ironing / ironing board
  • Newspapers
  • Pet care / grooming
  • Valet
  • Wedding

The accommodation for this holiday will be in the Classic Room of the Summer Lodge. Experience exemplary service and warm smiles at every turn, at the award-winning, Grade II Listed Summer Lodge Country House Hotel in Evershot, Dorset - the epitome of luxurious five star country house charm. Savor delicious cuisine in the restaurant accompanied by an impressive wine list; relax in the large conservatory-style swimming pool and the serene spa; discover beautifully appointed guest bedrooms, suites and cottages designed with total comfort and style in mind; and enjoy a host of thoughtful touches will ensure your stay is one you will treasure.

Classic Room

The Classic Room is inspired - a hi-tech rural escape with delightful views over the courtyard or towards the village. Each room is exquisitely decorated in the rich, yet relaxed, Summer Lodge style with fresh flowers, 200-thread-count Belgian linen, and soft bathrobes. There's a cozy gas fire and plenty of discreet technology to keep you connected, including plasma TV and wireless internet.

Features include coffee and tea-making facilities, mineral water (still and sparkling), fresh fruit plate, 24 hour room service, highest quality 200 thread-count Belgian linens, luxury REN toiletries, hairdryer, direct dial telephone, direct modem access, high-speed wireless internet access, heating and air-conditioning, plush bathrobes and ladies and gents slippers, electronic safe, flat screen satellite television, DVD player, bedside radio alarm/clock, US and Euro electricity sockets, valet service, iron and ironing board, Summer Lodge shortbread biscuits, fresh flowers, complimentary newspaper, sewing kit, and evening turndown service. Some rooms are located on first floor with access via stairs.

Program

During this two-day wine dinner experience, you will get a chance to savor delicacies developed by restaurant awarded Hotel Restaurant of the Year at the Dorset Food and Drinks Awards. Your food will be paired with carefully selected wines by knowledgeable sommeliers from exceptional wine regions across the globe.

  • April 2, 2019: Alain Graillot - Rhone Valley
  • May 14, 2019: Roger Jones - Guest Chef
  • July 2, 2019: Angelo Negro - Monteu Roero
  • August 6, 2019: Black Tie Sommelier Dinner
  • October 1, 2019: Alsace
  • December 3, 2019: Black Tie Champagne Dinner

Location

Features

Activities

  • Spa
  • Swimming
  • Swimming pool (indoor)
  • Tennis court
  • Wine tasting

General

  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Bar
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • In-room safe
  • Restaurant
  • Pet friendly

Services

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hair dryer
  • Ironing / ironing board
  • Room cleaning
  • Toiletries
  • Valet

Food

This holiday includes a full English breakfast and a wine dinner for two including aperitifs, wines, and water.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

The following drinks are included:

  • Water
  • Alcoholic beverages

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

In the fresh country air of Summer Lodge, your mind inevitably turns to outdoor pursuits and inner peace. There in the Dorset countryside, you can find almost any sporting activity or healing therapy. Nearby, you'll find opportunities for walking, cycling, horse riding, fishing, and golf. You don't have to leave the grounds to indulge in a bout of gentle - or not so gentle - exercise. Summer Lodge have their own heated indoor pool, a fully equipped gymnasium, bicycles, and in the stunning gardens you will find a croquet lawn, and an all-weather tennis court.

What's included

  • Wine dinner for two including aperitifs, wines, and water
  • Daily full English breakfast
  • Use of the Summer Lodge spa
  • 1 night accommodation

What's not included

  • Treatments at Summer Lodge spa
  • Lunch

How to get there

Recommended Airports

Diving directions from Evershot

  • Evershot is 1 mile west of the A37 about halfway between Dorchester and Yeovil
  • The hotel entrance is in Summer Lane

Diving directions from London

  • Take the M3 to the M27
  • Exit onto the A31 and after approx. 31 miles, you will reach the A35 (at the Bere Regis Roundabout)
  • Follow Dorchester signs onto the A35
  • Once you pass Dorchester Exit, follow the A37 towards Yeovil and after 26 miles, turn left at the sign for Evershot.

Diving directions from London

  • An alternative route from London takes the M3 until Junction 8
  • Then exit onto the A303 and after approximately 65 miles (at the Sparkford Roundabout)
  • Follow Sherborne B3148 onto A359
  • At Yeovil take the A37 for Dorchester
  • After 9 miles turn right at the sign for Evershot

Diving directions from Bath

  • Take the A367 to Shepton Mallet, then A37
  • From Bristol (1 hour and 15 minutes) A37

Diving directions from Midlands and North

  • Take the M5 to Taunton, exit at Junction 25, follow signs to Yeovil - A35, A303 and A3088

Diving directions from Exeter

  • Take the A30 to Crewkerne
  • Then A356 towards Dorchester - left turn for Evershot is signed after 8 miles

Diving directions from Heathrow

  • Take these highways M25, M3, M27, A31, A35, A37

Arrival by train

There are fast services (approximately two and half hours) from London Waterloo to either Dorchester (South) or Yeovil Junction. Contact the hotel to arrange a transfer from either station. A taxi takes approximately 20 minutes.

GPS

  • N 50°50'20.17.69"
  • W 2°36'20.16"

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 12.1% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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Availability

Arrival: Tuesday December 3, 2019
Departure: Wednesday December 4, 2019

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