Comments from our visitors in 2017
Perfect little cost getaway, thank you!
A lovely relaxing week in our favourite place, the cottage is so comfortable and the surrounding area beautiful
Another enjoyable stay! We explored the New Forest including Lymington and Lyndhurst
Ferring, W Sussex
Once again, we have had a lovely week in your gem of a cosy, clean cottage. Day trips to Swanage, I.O.W, Bridport, Weymouth, Osmington Mills - we have had a fantastic week!
We have had a wonderful holiday staying in the cottage – we have been to some lovely places and the weather has been kind to us.
We have had such a wonderful time staying at The Old Exchange – it has been home from home! Dorset is so pretty with lots to see and do, we enjoyed the secret airfield at Tarrant Rushton and Sturminster Newton Old Mill.
What a wonderful week we have had here in beautiful Dorset. The weather has been excellent, and the area is full of interest. The Old Exchange could not have been a better base for our visit – a very comfortable and well appointed cottage.
Milton Keynes, Bucks
It has been a great and peaceful cottage to stay in, as we both needed the break.
Comments from our visitors in 2016
A great place to stay – practical and comfortable. We had a fabulous time exploring Dorset
We always love coming back to this lovely cottage. The comfort of the cottage and the beautiful countryside make for a relaxing break.
Bovey Tracey, Devon
Nice cosy cottage – weather was kind and we enjoyed Monkey World and the great countryside.
Lovely, well equipped cottage. We really enjoyed exploring Dorset, particularly the abandoned village of Tyneham, and the walk back from Swanage to Norden having got the steam train out. Stunning views! Lots to do and see.
Another enjoyable stay at ‘The Old Exchange’. Great days out to Kingston Lacy, Sherborne and Lyme Regis – hidden gems.
Ah! The Hardy Country – there is nothing quite like it. The most beautiful places, history – unforgettable life experience!
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Really enjoyed our stay in this comfortable cottage. Couldn’t have asked for anything more – even the weather was fantastic.
Very homely cottage, lovely surroundings and a good base to explore Dorset. The Tank Museum was well worth the visit.
Very comfortable little cottage, we enjoyed Dorset very much
Cosy, warm and comfortable – I left recharged. Thank you.
Lovely staying at The Old Exchange. Very comfortable with everything we needed. Would love to come again – thank you.
Comments from our visitors in 2015
A lovely base to explore Dorset, everything in the cottage to make the visit memorable.
Thank you for such lovely accommodation which helped make our holiday such a brilliant week. We have fallen in love with Dorset
Lovely comfortable cottage with all amenities. Really enjoyed finding new places. This is a real gem.
Had a good week – cottage great for couples. Brownsea Island very good trip with lots of Red Squirrels.
Cottage nice and cosy, ideal place for touring around Dorset. Enjoyed Compton Acres and Shaftesbury especially. Hope to visit again.
Horton, South Gloucestershire
Thank you for a lovely holiday, cottage excellent, well equipped and quiet.
Most enjoyable stay in lovely countryside. Good trips around Dorset. This is a cosy, peaceful cottage – thank you.
Very comfortable and a good base to explore Dorset from
Cottage and surroundings beautiful – can’t wait to return
A cosy comfortable home from home with everything you could need
Thank you for the lovely warm welcome, we have had a lovely relaxing week in your super cottage
Comments from our visitors in 2014
We have really enjoyed our two weeks – so beautiful in the Autumn colours. The cottage has been so comfortable and cosy and just perfect for recharging our batteries
Had an enjoyable time – see you again next year!
Bexley Heath, Kent
Ideal for two – lovely location. Big fans of Dorset!
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
A very comfortable cottage with a well equipped kitchen in pleasant countryside – very convenient for many places of interest. We particularly enjoyed our visit to Poole Quay.
Cape Town, South Africa
So enjoyed your cottage. Everything was great and the countryside just so gorgeous. Kingston Lacy a must for gardens and Manor House.
Leeds, West Yorkshire
We have had a great week here, lovely well equipped cottage in a great location allowing us to visit many fantastic sights including the lovely nearby town of Wimborne. Perfect for our first wedding anniversary
We had a very nice stay, in a very cosy cottage. Well equipped and a beautiful secluded garden. Lovely visits to the nearby towns and the beach at Sandbanks
Ferring, West Sussex
What a little gem this cosy cottage is, in a beautiful county. We have had lovely days out including Swanage, Cheddar Gorge and Salisbury. We have had an enjoyable week with great memories.
A lovely place to relax, so quiet and peaceful. We have really enjoyed this week!
Middleton Cheney, Banbury
A little Dorset gem! Excellent accommodation, home from home in a nice peaceful environment. Can’t believe we haven’t been to Dorset before and will definitely be back.
Lovely restful week. The cottage felt instantly like home and we had a very warm welcome. We found plenty of things to see and do; in fact the week wasn’t really long enough. Hope to visit again
Thank you for an enjoyable week at your lovely cottage. We like Dorset and saw new and old places
Much enjoyed our stay, thanks for all of your help – Orchids in good form at Badbury Rings
“Just what the Doctor ordered” Home from home, cosy and quiet – how we like it! The Old Exchange was an ideal base to visit relatives close by and the coast.
Another lovely break – very comfortable and a good base for exploring
Wolverhampton, West Mids
We have had yet another super holiday at the cottage, a warm welcome as usual – see you again!
Whitehorse, Yukon Canada
We loved everything about The Old Exchange. Thanks also for all of the great Dorset information we really used it and it made our travels more fun and pleasant
Kingston Upon Thames, London
Lovely, warm and cosy on arrival. All our needs have been anticipated and catered for – an emotionally intelligent self-catering apartment!
Comments from our visitors in 2013
A lovely break, cosy cottage and a good base for exploring
Enjoyed our stay, loved the cottage and hope to come again soon
Wolverhampton, West Mids
What a great find this cottage is – we will be back!
Rogerstone, South Wales
The cosy cottage is welcoming, we loved exploring Dorset and parts of Hants and Wilts.
Barry, South Wales
Very nice cottage – just right for us, convenient for visiting relatives in Poole, hope to stay again.
Thank you! Lovely cottage – perfect break
We had two weeks of glorious sunshine – the cottage is great and we really enjoyed our stay with lots of places to visit all within easy reach. We hope to return.
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
It’s like a mini home from home (but with a better view!). Every detail has been thought through and taken care of. A great base, convenient for Wimborne and Blandford
Wolverhampton, West Mids
What a great find this cottage is – we will be back!
Very quiet, very cosy and relaxing.
The weather may have been cold, but the welcome was very warm as always – a great week, we love the cottage and the area
Comments from our visitors in 2012
East Runton, Norfolk
Thoroughly great week. Cottage is lovely and comfortable. Far too much to see and do in a week – hope to return.
Thanks for the loan of this little house in Dorset. We can recommend!
We have greatly enjoyed our first holiday in Dorset. The comfort and convenience of The Old Exchange added to our enjoyment. Many thanks for the information which helped enormously in our search for wild orchids.
Enjoyable stay and a perfect base for exploring
Thanks for a lovely stay in your cosy and comfortable cottage. Really enjoying staying in this area of Dorset. Hope to return in the near future.
Cosy and snug, comfy and warm – everything for a very enjoyable holiday. We will return most definitely. Thank you!
Comments from our visitors in 2011
Penn, West Midlands
Fantastic weather, you always make us feel so welcome
What a wonderful find on the internet, a lovely cottage in a peaceful area of Dorset, you have made us very welcome. We hope to return
Beautiful and comfortable cottage – have seen so much, would like to come back sometime
A good week, thank you
Delightful cottage with excellent facilities. Highlights were Shaftsbury, Durdle Door, Kingston Lacy
Winterton, North Lincs
Cottage is very clean, well equipped in a beautiful area. The notes on pubs and eating places are a boon when you don’t know the area
A pretty cottage in a beautiful area
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay, great weather
St Agnes, South Australia
Like visiting an old friend
Nice cottage and good location. Far too much to do in a week so we will have to return! Weather fantastic
Comments from our visitors in 2010
Yet another great two weeks – it really is like coming home!
Birmingham, West Midlands
A lovely cottage in a good central location. We have enjoyed trips to the New Forest and the seaside.
Many thanks for a lovely holiday home and your hospitality. We’ve loved touring around many of the lovely Dorset ‘Gems’
Have really enjoyed our stay here, and exploring Dorset – lovely county.
York, North Yorkshire
We have had a lovely, comfortable holiday at The Old Exchange, exploring the coast and inland areas. The highlights were the New Forest and boat trip along the Jurassic coast.
Very nice stay at The Old Exchange. The local countryside is something worth looking after
We had a lovely week, the cottage is lovely – we hope to be back.
Clean tidy and well stocked. Dorset is beautiful.
Wolverhampton, West Midlands
We have had a great time and never tire of coming back
Llanddulas, North Wales
Dorset is beautiful and we had a great time exploring. Cottage is great – well-appointed and a good location.
New South Wales, Australia
The cottage is just the perfect base – peace, quiet, beautifully furnished and a superbly comfortable bed
Very comfortable, well equipped, with good information on places to visit, plus almost perfect weather – a most enjoyable holiday.
Perth, Western Australia
Lovely accommodation in a beautiful location
Comments from our visitors in 2009
With all of the bad weather back home, it was nice to be here without a problem. Another peaceful time and hope to be back again!
Lacey Green, Bucks
Many thanks for your help with places to eat – we had some very good meals!
A super base to explore a lovely part of the country. A very well equipped and convenient holiday cottage, many thanks.
A well equipped and very comfortable “Old Exchange”. We had a wonderful stay – the cycling was most enjoyable and afforded us some great days out. All in all a grand holiday !
fair as interesting as ever – Lovely area of
Old Exchange gave us the chance to explore the county and even the
great place to explore
explored many new areas of
had our first time in
We had a wonderful week again, beautiful scenery and a home from home – perfect !
A lovely, well equipped cottage in a peaceful location. The weather has been superb – we will be back.
What a great find! This cottage is the best we have ever stayed in. Comfortable, warm and the weather has been beautiful
have had a wonderful week here with perfect weather. The “Exchange” is a home away from home and a
great location to explore
Our stay has been restful and enjoyable. We found the “Exchange” comfortable, clean and super equipped!
We much enjoyed our stay here, and appreciated the well equipped house
Had a wonderful time as always, its like coming home!
Thank you for a comfortable stay, The Old Exchange is always welcoming, warm and well equipped
Very relaxing few days in beautiful surroundings. The cottage is delightful, well equipped and tastefully furnished
Cosy Home from home, convenient to everywhere
Comments from our visitors in 2008
Great break, thanks. Well equipped cosy cottage.
Had a perfect weekend break in a wonderful home from home. Everything we could want – we’ll be back and we’ll tell all our frends!
A lovely warm and cosy cottage with everything that was needed to hand
A lovely weekend retreat away from the hustle and bustle, an excellent cosy cottage and great location
Great place to stay, central to lots of interesting places
You’ve thought of everything to make this a comfortable place to stay, so many thanks. What a lovely place to live.
A comfortable and comforting place to stay in a relaxing part of the countryside
One of our best experiences of self catering in 30 years. A well equipped and comfortable house, and superb for exploring this part of the country.
I be free to go abroad – or take again my homeward road [visiting local relatives and childhood haunts!]
The Old Exchange is a pleasant, comfortable, well equipped cottage, situated in a lovely part of the country, Sarah and Peter we very helpful and made us feel very welcome, all making for a very enjoyable holiday, thank you
accommodation, one of the best we have stayed in – and we have stayed in a
One of the nicest holidays we have had in a long time, lovely accommodation
One of the best places we have stayed at.
Lovely holiday, enjoyed exploring this beautiful area. Very good accommodation, thank you.
A lovely place to stay - very comfortable
Nous avons en un immense plaisir a partages votre tres chaleureuse et cosy petit maison. Encore merci de votre sympathetique accueil, nous nous reverrons.
Wimborne Dorset (!)
Our three week stay has been lovely – just right to relax during our house move. The cottage is very nice and cosy.
As ever a very enjoyable break, enjoying the stunning coast walks and countryside. Again a very comfortable and welcoming stay in this lovely cosy cottage
A wonderful stay in The Old Exchange – till the next time!
Clean and comfortable cottage in nice surroundings
Thank you for your lovely welcome, we have thoroughly enjoyed our stay and “The Old Exchange” was ideal
Lovely cottage, beautiful location with lots to see
Nice area with plenty to do. Excellent accommodation
Nice place to relax, and enjoyed the cycling on bridle paths
Fantastic! We really appreciated the “little extra” touches. Very comfortable and everything we needed for a lovely weeks holiday – the location is ideal for touring around.
We had a great time, accommodation 1st class
A most enjoyable week we will be back later in the year!
Hampshire Dec ‘06
What a lovely clean and peaceful place to have spent Christmas. A place to be recommended, we’ll be back!
Worcestershire Nov ‘06
A lovely area with lots to do, cycling, walking, shopping – we’ll be back!
…we enjoyed the peace, and the lovely countryside and churches, we would like to come again!
Gloucestershire Sept ‘06
Northamptonshire Sept ‘06
Our second visit to this lovely cottage, just as good as last time…
We have appreciated the cottage and location. A most enjoyable holiday spent walking in the delightfully varied countryside
Our second stay was just as enjoyable, the cottage is so well equipped it’s like home from Home
Hertfordshire July ’06
A really peaceful break, just what we needed
What a lovely cottage in a perfect location, thank you for sharing your corner of paradise…
A retreat with everything you need for a relaxing and pleasant stay. The cottage is very clean and comfortable. We enjoyed visiting so many places around the area and found the cottage location to be perfect for this
Nothing left undone to make us both welcome and at home
Northamptonshire May ‘06
Delightful cosy cottage in a lovely setting – great area for exploring.
Warwickshire April ‘06
Thanks for the valuable real-estate consultancy as we embark on the process of re-locating. The cess pit tutorial was particularly enlightening! The Old Exchange is an excellent retreat in a perfect location.
Oxfordshire April ‘06
It has been an absolute pleasure to be back, as on previous occasions, faultless…
Buckinghamshire Jan ‘06
Our second enjoyable New Year break. Excellent as always & its all the little things that indicate your kindness and hospitality.
Feedback from our guest book during our first year in Witchampton
A most comfortable stay in your beautifully appointed “Old Exchange” and lovely countryside to visit. We hope to come again!
Buckinghamshire Jan ‘05
We have really enjoyed our break in this delightful cosy cottage, which has enabled us to visit some charming locations. Many thanks for your hospitality and friendliness.
Excellent – See you again later in the year!
Kwazulu Natal, SA March ‘05
We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay and really appreciated some of the lovely little touches which go a long way to ensure comfort and happiness. We already look forward to coming back.
Hampshire April ‘05
We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay – so comfortable and cosy. Thank you both for a warm welcome.
A beautiful place and ideal accommodation for a honeymoon weekend
Middlesex May ‘05
A very enjoyable break with lovely surroundings both inside and out. We could not have wished for better. Thank you.
We love this place and have had a wonderful time. It is the most comfortable place other than home we have stayed! Hope to come back.
Delightful accommodation and welcoming hosts. Already looking forward to our next visit.
A lovely cosy cottage and beautiful countryside. Everything we needed for an enjoyable break.
Oxfordshire June ‘05
Just fantastic – we plan to return again and again.
Very thoughtful amenities had a great time thanks!
A perfect place to stay which greatly contributed to us enjoying a lovely holiday
Somerset West, SA July/August ‘05
A gloriously peaceful and comfortable five weeks which went too quickly, heaven.
This wonderful cottage and beautiful countryside, along with brilliant weather has made our holiday perfect. We will be back!
For many years we have, from choice, taken self catering holidays and can truly say the “The Old Exchange” ranks high among the best of the places we have stayed at.
A very enjoyable and relaxing break in a “home from home”
Lovely accommodation, so well equipped ensured a delightful break
And still they come!
Thank you everyone for being so generous in your feedback. We do listen and have added throughout the year items based on your suggestions to improve your stay still further.