Explore coast and country from our fabulous barn conversions

Situated in the delightful sleepy hamlet of Over Compton with bustling Sherborne and Yeovil just a few minutes drive away. It is the perfect base to explore Dorset’s treasures. There is lots to do locally, in the glorious countryside, at the beach or even a day in the beautiful city of Bath. There really is something for everyone.  There are wonderful walks and all of the history of Hardy’s county. There are also several award winning beaches within easy reach.

 Meadow View, 2 bedroom and The Shippens, 3 bedroom  provide modern accommodation within a traditional barn exterior. These adjoining  barns can be rented together sleeping up to 10.  We welcome guests of any age, we offer high chairs, stair gates and travel cots at no additional charge. 

Sorry no pets

EV Charging

Both properties benefit from dedicated Type2 EV charging un-tethered allowing you to use the correct cable for your car.

The Shippens

Spacious 3 bedroom barn with ensuite and family bathroom.  Sleeps up to 6.

Large separate lounge and kitchen diner make it great for larger groups.

Local Attractions

Dorset offers something for everyone to enjoy, from coast to country. 

Relaxing or looking for adventure there is something for everyone.


Dorset Holiday Barns

A place to experience and enjoy life in a delightful Dorset village.

The barns have been equipped to a high standard to make sure you enjoy your stay with fast WiFi and smart TV and a kitchen ready for you to cook yourself if you want to. 




The barns are located in Over Compton, near to the Dorset / Somerset border. It is just a few minutes drive from the historic town of Sherborne. The location is a fantastic base for exploring Dorset, if you like history or wonderful beaches they are all in easy reach.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to give us a call or drop us an email

+44 1908 530803

We have a traditional village pub just a half mile walk from the barns or an award winning restaurant/pub just one and a half miles (The Rose and Crown Trent). Beautiful Sherborne offers a wonderful historical high street with a selection of independent  shops and good restaurants. Yeovil also has a good selection of restaurants plus a cinema, bowling alley and theatre.

The barns also benefit from a members only gourmet food and wine store, this is just a short walk through the grounds of Compton House. Compton house was up until recently a butterfly farm, it produced the silk for Princess Diana’s wedding dress. Trencherman’s offers a wonderful selection of wines, a well stocked delicatessen and a selection of food related gifts.

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