Events & Offers


Escape to Dorset for a luxurious break.

We invite you to plan a mid-week break to the heart of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and take advantage of our Summer Getaway Package running until 25 July 2019,  starting at just £380 for 2 people sharing.

Enjoy a 3-course dinner from our a la carte menu in our award-winning restaurant, bed and breakfast and relax with an included 1-hour treatment for each of you courtesy of our Lovegrove at The Ollerod treatment room.

To make your visit extra special, we’ve also included a bottle of bubbly for you to enjoy in the sunshine of our beautiful walled garden, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

The offer is available for room bookings from Monday to Thursday, and runs until 25 July 2019, subject to availability. Supplements for room upgrades apply.  Terms and Conditions apply

For more information or to book, call 01308 862 200 or email


‘3 for 2’ on all Small Plates

We know how much you love our small plates. Whether you’re enjoying them as a lunch treat, or a mid-afternoon snack, our small plates allow us to show off some of the finest seasonal selections of light bites.

As the temperatures start to warm up, in anticipation of Spring, why not enjoy a lunch with us on the terrace, or even in the garden itself. Running until the end of May, we’re offering a ‘3 for 2’ lunch offer on the Ollerod Small Plates menu – with the cheapest small plate going free. (Mon – Fri only)

Pair it up with something chilled, and enjoy authentic Dorset hospitality with us. For an idea of what we have on offer, view our sample Small Plates menu here. (Menus change regularly, so if you have specific dietary requirements, please get in touch).

Terms and Conditions apply

For more information or to book, call 01308 862 200 or email

Beaminster Festival

Pre-Show Dinner

In the spirit of the Beaminster Festival, we’re invite you to take advantage of our pre-show dinner offer running for the duration of the Festival, 22 June – 30 June 2019.

Whether you’re planning on enjoying a performance by 2 fantastic winners of the BBC Young Musician award in Emma Johnson (1984) or Lauren Zhang (2018), or whether you’re hoping to catch one of Ben Walters’ last performances at this year’s festival, turn your evening into an occasion and enjoy a pre-show dinner with us to set the evening off on the right note.

Running from 5pm-6.30pm every evening during the week of the Festival, for £20 per person, you can enjoy a set menu option which includes a light main course and a dessert, prepared with the best seasonal ingredients by Chris Staines and his team.

Costs: £20 per person (T&Cs apply)

For more information, please call 01308 862 200 or email

An Evening of Musical Matching

Tuesday, 25th June – 19:00

As a fringe event to the very popular Beaminster Festival this year, we invite you to join us on a global journey of good music, great wine and spectacular food as we transport you from Spain to Argentina with this one-of-a-kind event.

The Beaminster Festival is an annual celebration of music, theatre and the arts that runs every year in Beaminster with both local and international artists presenting visitors with a program of cultural diversity and new experiences. This year, The Ollerod is proud to host an evening of entertainment, food and wine as part of this great celebration.

London-based classical guitarist and composer Adam Green joins us and provides a musical backdrop of your journey, as you enjoy perfectly-matched food, wine and music. Enjoy 4-wines from across the world, perfectly paired with 4 light regional delicacies that suit, prepared by Chris Staines and his team.

Costs are £60 per person.

50% deposit taken at the time of booking. (T&C apply).

For more information, or to book, please call 01308 862 200 or email

Summer of Art

Art Exhibitions at The Ollerod

We’re handing over our picture rails this Summer.

Those who have visited us before know that we couldn’t be prouder of the abundance of incredible art that is being produced in the heart of our community.

That’s why, we’re proud to be home to 3 exciting Art Exhibitions this Summer:

The 2 Valleys Art Circle: 

A Beaminster / Bridport collaboration of 4 local artists including Mirella Bandini, ceramicist, Moira Baumbach, printmaker, Allan Green, painter, and Suzy Moger, abstract artist. Running from 26 June to 10 July 2019.

Sukie Woodhouse:

A spectacular display of 3-D pieces using household plastic waste, and plastic / ghost gear found on beaches and transformed exceptional exceptional visual arts.


An ArtCan exhibition titled Wanderlust;  A truly befitting curated exhibition of pieces from artists all over the world for travellers for those who look forward to being transported to new places through incredible artistic creations. Running from 3rd August to 28th September 2019.

Read more about this great season of art, and the artists themselves, in our blog, here. 

Entry is free to all of the exhibitions. For more information, please call 01308 862 200 or email

Supper Club with Chris Staines

Wednesday, 3 July – 19:00

The launch of our Supper Club with Chris Staines has been so popular, so we’re bringing it back again. Join this exclusive opportunity to delve into exotic taste combinations and get to know the man behind the award-winning dishes.

The Supper Club is a gathering of a maximum of 20 guests, invited to join Chef at the Chef’s Table as he prepares all the dishes in front of you, talking you through the inspiration between each ingredient, and each combination.

After enjoying your welcome drink, sit down and enjoy a 3-course meal specially prepared by Chris and the team. Should you wish to experience your meal with a specially-paired wine list, upgrade your meal for just £25 to a paired menu.

Costs are £50 per person, with an upgrade option of £25 for the Paired-Menu option.

50% deposit taken at the time of booking. (T&C apply).

For more information, or to book, please call 01308 862 200 or email

Summer Market

Sunday, 21 July 2019: 11:00 – 17:00

This past Christmas saw our very first Market held at The Ollerod with an intention to showcase some of the region’s best providers and producers, artists and crafters. You loved it so much, that you asked us to bring it back!

We’re excited to tell you that in honour of 1st Birthday this year, we’ve listened!  The Ollerod Market is back – but this time, with a Summer flair. For one day only, come and enjoy the day with us with great food, good music, and some of the best traders around.

Entry is free and food and drink will be available to purchase on the day.  Bring the entire family and relax on our lawn while taking in some fantastic live music, while the smells of the BBQ tempt you into just one more bite!

Browse the market stalls and meet some fantastic independent traders creating all sorts of unique keepsakes, delicious treats and more.

For more information, call us on 01308 862 200 or email our team on

Plan ahead for your Christmas Getaway

Christmas at The Ollerod is always a spectacular affair where our guests are treated to an unforgettable seasonal treat. And this year will be no different.

Tuesday, 24th December

Arrive on Tuesday, 24th December and enjoy a welcome drink with the most delicious mince pie in the world! We’ll serve you some pre-dinner canapés & a cocktail followed by a wonderful 3-course dinner, tea / coffee and half a bottle of wine per person.

Wednesday, 25th December

On Christmas day, wake up to a delicious Ollerod Breakfast and a special delivery from Santa. Enjoy a hearty Christmas lunch which includes a glass of Champagne, a 4-course Christmas Day Lunch, tea / coffee and a half a bottle of wine per person. That evening, we’ll serve you a light evening buffet from 6pm to 8pm.

Thursday, 26th December

Boxing day will get you started on the right foot with another delicious breakfast. Enjoy the day exploring the incredible Dorset surroundings on your own time and enjoy a 3-course dinner with tea / coffee & petit fours that evening, with us.

Friday, 27th December

Before you depart on Friday the 27th, let us bid you farewell with another Ollerod Breakfast.

For more information (including prices), please click here.


Card details required upon booking. 50% deposit required on 16th September (or 50% at time of booking if booked after 16th Sep).

Balance (100%) taken on 25th November.  Deposits fully refundable if the package is re-sold, minus an admin fee.

Terms & Conditions apply

For more information or to book, please call 01308 862 200 or email

Upcoming Events at The Ollerod

(Items may change, so always check in with us first)

February – Valentine’s Dinner Offer

February – Valentine’s Day accommodation Offer

February – Sushi at The Ollerod

March – Supper Club with Chris Staines

March – Mother’s Day Lunch

April – Easter Getaway offer

April – Easter Sunday Lunch

May – Faulty Towers Dining Experience

May – Sushi Night

June – Beaminster Festival pre-show dinner

June – Beaminster Festival: A Night of Matching

June – Peter Franus Wine Dinner

July – Supper Club with Chris Staines

July – 1st Birthday Summer Market Celebration

July – BBQ Sunday

July – Chef demonstration at Nyetimber Dorset Seafood Festival

August – BBQ Sunday

September – Faulty Towers Dining Experience

October – Wine Dinner

October – Supper Club with Chris Staines

November – A Dinner with Black Cow

November – Evening of Music and Food

December – Christmas Market

December – Christmas and New Year’s offers

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