Come and stay

Come and relax in the peaceful Dorset countryside. You can camp, stay in Melbury Vale cottage or, for something a bit different, stay in our recently restored Showman's wagon.

Melbury Vale Training

Team building and leadership through a practical Sailing experience. More details here

Elver Engineering

Eel pass engineering. Pipelines allowing eel migration around man-made weirs and other obstacles.

Christmas Trees Are Here!

Every weekend from now until Christmas we’ll be selling trees at Melbury Vale Winery, just south of Shaftesbury on the A350 at the bottom of the hill (SP7 0BW). To reserve a particular size tree call 01747 850773 or 07834871548



Welcome to Melbury Vale Farm in Melbury Abbas, nr Shaftesbury in Dorset, famous for Gold Hill (the Hovis Advert) in the beautiful north Dorset Countryside. We are a working farm with a 5 bed self catering holiday let accommodation available. We have paddocks for rent, children’s activities available and Camping and Camper van facilities,

Christmas trees and Alpaca wool for sale.The Holiday let has been created from farm buildings in 2007. It lies close to a grade 2 listed Mill on the river Stirkel. The Associated mill pond is a renowned local beauty spot which can be viewed from the holiday let. Its is also located next door to Melbury Vale Winery with tastings and wine tours available.

The farm is complemented by its own paddocks , with sand circle, horse shelters and stables. Feel free to stay at the cottage, bring your horses and use the facilities. There is easy access to the Ox Drove, Melbury Hill and other beautiful sites.