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The Riding House

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  • Rooms 4.0
  • Value 3.0
  • Friendliness 3.0
  • Cleanliness 5.0
  • Facilities 4.0
  • Service 3.0
  • Location 4.0

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The Riding House Information


This 17th Century Riding House and Pepperpot lodges sit on the Shaftesbury Estate within the grounds of St Giles House in Wimborne St Giles, home to the 12th Earl of Shaftesbury. Overlooking thousands of acres of Parkland all the bedrooms in the Riding House have been individually designed with luxurious roll top baths, large showers, smart TV's and Egyptian cotton bedding Guests can relax in the cosy lounge area which is furnished with an impressive collection of antiques, comfy velvet sofas, a vast array of books, billiard table, bluetooth speaker and an honesty bar with breakfast, lunch or dinner taken in the rustic dining room. (Self-catering or speak to us for catering options and availability) Free Parking available in the Walled Car Park and access to certain parts of the grounds also offered to further enhance your St Giles experience.. The East and West Pepperpot Lodges are unique one bedroom lodges with a cosy lounge, log burner, TV, fully equipped country style kitchen and outside patio area- the perfect couples getaway


  • Bar
  • Books, DVD, games
  • On-site entertainment
  • Free high speed internet
  • Free WiFi internet
  • Lounge
  • Weddings & private parties
  • Personal chef
  • Meet & greet service
  • Plug adapters
  • Wheelchair friendly
  • Fire alarms with lights
  • Specially appointed rooms
  • Subtitles
  • Kitchen/kitchenette
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Well lit path(s) to entrance
  • Wide entrance to property


  • On-site parking
  • Free parking

Children's Facilities

  • Highchairs

Business Facilities

  • Business facilities
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference & events


  • Continental breakfast
  • Cooked breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • English/Irish breakfast
  • Healthy breakfast
  • All-inclusive
  • Vegetarian options
  • Vegan options
  • Gluten-free options
  • Kosher options
  • Halal options

Activities and Experiences

  • Animal watching
  • Billiards / pool / snooker
  • Bird watching
  • Clay pigeon shooting
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Horse riding
  • Kayaking
  • Theatre
  • Walking
  • Wine tasting
  • Cooking
  • Wild life


  • Check in
    17:00 20:00
    Early check-in available on request
  • Check out
    Late check-out available on request
  • Child Policy
    Children welcome
  • Smoking Policy
    No smoking
  • Pets
    Pets by arrangement
Booking Terms and Conditions


Ground Floor bedroom available with walk in shower / wet room


  • Road from Wimborne (8.7 miles)
    From the Wimborne direction you will pass the Horton Inn on your left, stay on the B3078 sign posted Cranborne. Do not take the first turning to Wimborne St. Giles, continue past the turning to Verwood B3081 (also marked Heavy Horse Centre). Take the next turning on the left to Shaftesbury B3081. You will come to a T junction, turn left to Wimborne St. Giles. Past Glebe Farm on your right and then take the 1st turning on your left marked Park Lane
  • Road from Salisbury (17.0 miles)
    From the Salisbury direction at the Handley Cross Roundabout take the 1st exit to Ringwood/Cranborne B3081 Stay on the B3081 (Parsonage Lane) do not take turnings on left marked Cranborne. Straight on to Wimborne St Giles. Past Glebe Farm on your right and then take the 1st turning on your left marked Park Lane (if you get to the Church you have gone too far!) You will see a sign for the “Estate Office no through road”, follow this. The Walled Car Park is on your right-hand side

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