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The Talbot

(47 Guest Reviews)

Guest Ratings

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.0
  • Value 4.4
  • Friendliness 4.5
  • Cleanliness 4.2
  • Facilities 3.9
  • Service 4.4
  • Location 4.4

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The Talbot Information


Welcome to the Talbot at Iwerne Minster in the heart of the beautiful Dorset countryside. We have 5 rooms, all en suite with baths and showers with flat screen TVs and tea and coffee making facilities and mini fridges. Plus, we have our self-contained 'Family suite', containing a twin room and a double room, with a flat screen TV and tea &coffee making facilities and a mini fridge. this suite has it's own large, modern shower room. Our welcoming and cosy bar will be open from 5pm weekdays and from 12pm on Saturday and Sunday. You can find us on the main Shaftesbury to Blandford Forum road opposite Clayesmore School and very close to the ever popular Wessex Ridgeway walk and Hambledon Hill.


  • Bar
  • Free WiFi internet
  • WiFi internet


  • On-site parking
  • Free parking

Children's Facilities

  • Children's menu
  • Highchairs

Business Facilities

  • Photocopying
  • Printing


  • Free breakfast

Activities and Experiences

  • Bird watching
  • Canoeing
  • Clay pigeon shooting
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain biking


Check in: 17:00 till 21:00
Check out: 10:30
Child Policy: No preference
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pets: Dogs welcome
Accommodation type: Bed and Breakfast
Booking Terms and Conditions


  • Road from Blandford forum (6.5 miles)
    Situated on the A350 between Blandford and Shaftesbury. If coming from Blandford, simply head on the A350 for 15 minutes and the Talbot will be on the right hand side of the road.
  • Road from shaftesbury (6.0 miles)
    Head towards Blandford on Lower Blandford Rd/A350 for 6 miles and The Talbot will be on the left hand side of the right after you enter iwerne minster.

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