Special Offers

3 nights for the price of 2

Summer Lodge - Suites

Stay a little longer with us in one of our unique Rooms or Suites, offering as much unrestrained luxury as you need. For every three nights booked, you receive the 3rd night absolutely free! Choose from our Suite CollectionMaster BedroomIvy CottagePrincipal Deluxe or Principal Rooms.

Gourmet Stay


A stay at Summer Lodge is a gourmand's delight. Renowned for sumptuous dining in the award-winning restaurant, guests will be able to savour a wonderful seven course tasting menu with mouth watering dishes such as  Pan-seared Lyme Bay Scallops, Truffle filled Somerset Brie, Creedy Carver Duck Breast and Iced Mango Parfait. With fresh seasonal produce, let us provide you with a real taste sensation. 

Wine Dinner

Wine Appreciation Package

Join us for an incredible getaway in Dorset and an unforgettable taste sensation with one of our Wine Dinner experiences. Knowledge 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. Due to popularity, early booking is highly recommended.

Adventures in Food

Summer Lodge - Adventures in Food

Rediscover the ancient art of foraging where you poke around in rock pools, hedgerows and ancient woodlands for morsels of free food, with acknowledged expert John Wright - star of TV show ‘River Cottage’ and author of several popular foraging handbooks. Signed copies of all John’s books are also available through the hotel and we can send them on to you in advance of the forage dates. His handbooks include Edible Seashore, Mushroom Handbook and Hedgerow.

A Magical Christmas at Summer Lodge

Christmas Package

Christmas is traditionally a time to be spoilt and pampered. Celebrate the holidays at Summer Lodge and enjoy fine food, friendly personal service and luxurious surroundings.

This beautifully restored Georgian manor house lies in the heart of Thomas Hardy’s Dorset, within four acres of private grounds.  Each of the twenty-four bedrooms offers the ultimate in luxurious comfort. Guests can relax in the elegant Drawing Room overlooking the gardens or sit by the fireside in the cosy bar.  

New Year's Eve at Summer Lodge

New Year at Chesterfield Palm Beach

New Year is one of those rare moments when the world momentarily pauses for breath – it's a time for reflection, but also a time of excitement, celebration and anticipation. It demands to be done in style and Summer Lodge has to be one of the best places in the world to "see out the old and see in the new". Ring in 2015 to mark this very special occasion. Our fabulous two-night celebration is packed with music, fantastic cuisine, wine and luxurious accommodation.

Honeymoon Hideaway


Escape for a romantic Honeymoon to our quiet corner of the beautiful Dorset countryside - the setting of many of Hardy's romantic novels, it's perfect for newly-weds! With a whole host of thoughtful touches, elegant rooms and suites, dining at its finest, a wonderful spa and much more besides, celebrate your recent marriage in style.

The Early Bird

Summer Lodge Exterior

If the fine hospitality, idyllic surroundings and sublime dining at Summer Lodge is calling you, it’s worth booking in advance. With our Advance Purchase offer you’ll receive up to 10% off our best available rate for booking made at least 30 days in advance. Forget last minute holidays – this way you can save and have something to look forward to!

Spa Package

Spa Package

It's time to leave the everyday world behind – to treat yourself to a rejuvenating burst of inner peace and outer radiance. Or maybe both. For this is the health, beauty, and all-round feel-good break that your mind, body, and soul deserve. It's unashamed me-time in the tranquil surroundings of Dorset.

Family Package

Summer Lodge - Family

Perfectly positioned to make the most of family time, getting away together couldn't be simpler with our new Family Package. 

With our special reduced rate you'll receive:

  • Two inter-leading rooms (either in the Coach House or Summer Lane Cottages) for 2 Adults and up to 4 Children, aged under 12 years
  • Full English Breakfast daily
  • Children 12 years and under eat free from the Children's Menu.

Room options: