An ideal base from which to explore the local countryside and the nearby Jurassic Coastline, Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, a member of Relais & Châteaux and part of the Red Carnation Collection of Luxury Hotels, is a luxurious oasis of calm located in the village of Evershot near Dorchester in Dorset. Famous for its beautiful gardens, award-winning restaurant, world-renowned wine list, and excellent service, guests can enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating 4-star experience here. It’s a family-friendly hotel where children and dogs are made very welcome and catered for wonderfully. It‘s also a perfect location for meetings and conferences. Each of the 24 individually styled rooms, cottages, and suites allow you to escape the stresses of the day with a wonderful collection of art, a superb spa, and beautifully tended gardens. The spa includes an indoor pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, and fitness center whilst the team of highly trained therapists are on hand to provide relaxing treatments. Wander around and relax in the four acres of gardens, including the kitchen garden from which the hotel sources many of the herbs, fruit, vegetables, and flowers. Its village location provides all that one might expect to find in these chocolate-box surroundings - wonderful country walks, a village shop, bakery, and possibly most important of all, The Acorn Inn, the 16th century stone-floored village pub providing a wonderful range of local beers and ciders as well as a great wine list and superb cuisine.