Number 16 Bed and Breakfast

Welcome to No. 16

Emma and Brian Smith welcome you to No. 16. The house is situated on the edge of Shaftesbury in a small, modern and exclusive development, but it is only a 10 –15 minute walk into town. It is a peaceful community, the back of the house overlooks playing fields and no rooms are overlooked.

We are ideally located to explore Dorset and surrounding areas which are jam-packed with history and great views. Take a walk along the Jurassic coast, take in the sights of Stonehenge or the gardens of Stourhead. Longleat safari park is well worth a visit and Salisbury, with it's spectacular Cathedral, is only half an hour away. Or you could just use us as a base for a relaxing time. Shaftesbury is a Saxon hill top town famous for it's Gold Hill and connections to King Alfred.


No. 16 has a suite of one double and one twin room on the top floor available for one to four guests with exclusive bathroom. Ideal for families .or friends on holiday together (cot available). Rooms are equipped with comfortable, new beds and because we feel quality counts we only use 100% Egyptian cotton bed linen. Hair dryer, T.V. coffee and tea making facilities (including freshly ground coffee and cafetieres) in each room and as we hate UHT, fresh milk is provided.

Dining Room

You will be given a choice for your breakfast the night before so it can be freshly prepared for you. Produce is homemade and/or locally sourced; for example flour for our homemade bread comes from Cann Mill just 2 miles from Shaftesbury.


We are happy for our guests to use the conservatory in the warmer weather.

Double Room

The double room overlooks the terraced garden and fields beyond.


The twin room overlooks the quiet, courtyard-like access to No.16. On a clear day you can see the trees of Winn Green, the highest point in North Dorset.


Sample Breakfast Menu

A selection of cereals, homemade bread for toast, orange juice, fruit & yogurt etc., as well homemade jams, marmalade and local honey will be served. (We can also provide porridge on request).

Full English Breakfast

Local Pork Sausage
Dry Cured Back Bacon
Free Range Eggs
Baked Beans
Fried Bread or Sauté Potatoes

As a vegetarian option we can serve tomatoes and/or mushrooms on toast or poached eggs on crumpets.
Smoked Haddock and Poached Egg
Smoked Salmon and lightly Scrambled Eggs on Sour Dough Toast
Ham and Potato Hash with Baked Egg (optional extras in the hash tomato &/or mushrooms)

Continental Style Breakfast

Pain au Chocolat
Pain au Raisin
Toasted American Bagel

We also offer a choice of teas or coffee made wirh freshly ground beans. We can also provide hot chocolate if you wish but please be patient as it is made the Italian way with real chocolate and takes a little time, very rich and indulgent! You can of course order with your breakfast choices to save time.

If you have any particular requests please don’t hesitate to ask and we will endeavour to fulfil them.


Double Occupancy: £60 per room per night
Single Occupancy: £50 per person per night - not applicable during June, July or August
Out of season reductions available

Weekly discount of 15%

Payment due on confirmation of booking either by cheque or bank transfer (we do not take credit/debit cards).

14 or more days prior to your stay - full refund
14-7 days prior to your stay - full refund only if room(s) are re-let for the duration of your booking , otherwise we will refund 50%
6 days or less - no refund unless room(s) are re-let for the duration of your booking.

Contact us


16 Great Ground, Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 8FF

Telephone 01747 851894