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Middle Piccadilly Rural Retreat

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing find, this place is a real gem. I stayed for 3 nights in the en-suite double room which was well decorated with a lovely comfortable bed. I was made to feel very welcome and the whole atmosphere it so relaxing and peaceful that you can't help but relax as soon as you arrive. As their website states...

Thank Finchfamily7
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Came here with my girlfriend for a weekend. Dominic was very welcoming and made some delicious vegetarian, homemade, locally sourced food. My girlfriend had a couple of treatments which she loved. There is are some lovely walks nearby and whole place felt like a home away from home. Room was cosy and bed was very comfortable. Thanks for a great...

Thank Jack L
Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Middle Piccadilly is a great place for some much needed 'me' time - relaxing, tranquil and homely. A lovely location, wholesome, filling and creative food from Dominic and first class treatments from Maya. Four days with not much to do, sounded great and daunting in equal measure but the time passed quickly as I read, slept and reflected. At Middle...

Thank denise683
domharvey, Owner at Middle Piccadilly Rural Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay and the Emergence Retreat. So pleased that your experience was a positive and empowering one. We very much look forward to welcoming you back some time in the future. Best regards From Dominic & the Middle Piccadilly Team.

Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Don't be seduced by the website - this place is budget. Shared bathrooms, supermarket bought bread, no service, tired decor and uncared for grounds including an overgrown guest garden. The farmhouse in the pictures is not part of the retreat - the family seem to live in this and it is cordoned off. You stay in annexes out at the...

1Thank SnowboardEm
domharvey, Owner at Middle Piccadilly Rural Retreat, responded to this review

Oh my gosh we are so sorry you didn't enjoy your stay with us, we had no idea whilst you were here that you were so unhappy. I feel we need to clarify some points so there are no misconceptions going forward...I'm sorry you found our website misleading, we are definitely not a hotel/spa but a rural retreat, a place...

Cornwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I love this place. Nothing is too much trouble, its so relaxing. I needed to go to the doctors during the trip and had arrived by train so didn't have a car and Dominic took me there without hesitation. I did the detox with vegetables in the evening. Came back feeling fab. There is always such interesting people staying there...

1Thank nickynoo2016
domharvey, Owner at Middle Piccadilly Rural Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely feedback, we do appreciate it and are so pleased your stay was of benefit to you. It makes it all worthwhile.

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 May 2016

This was my first visit to Middle Piccadilly (more to follow I'm sure!) and found it easily. I was welcomed by Dominic at Reception who gave me a quick tour of facilities and then showed me to my room. I had the double shown in the photos above, which was in an out-building, along with my own bathroom and sitting...

Thank SotonPete
domharvey, Owner at Middle Piccadilly Rural Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Pete, it was lovely to meet. So happy that your visit was of benefit to you, we wish you all the best for the future.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2015

I recently made my third visit to Middle Piccadilly. I love the quiet, peaceful location; it is situated deep in the countryside, yet it is conveniently only a short taxi ride from Sherborne town. It feels like a home from home and it felt like that the first time I stayed. It is cosy and relaxing. There is no standing...

1Thank Dawn S
Bruton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Tough programme for someone who eats far too much-and just have 3 juices a day was hard-I did feel hungry-but I consoled myself it was doing me good-which I am sure it was. The treatments are simply wonderful. The stone massage is the best I have ever had and Maya is a lovely person. The evening were delightful as we...

2Thank jenmelmar
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2015

I love this place for its tranquillity - back home i have a lot of noise around me, and coming here is just such a rest for my ears. I love the fact that you can pop into the communal kitchen to grab a piece of fruit and see Dom, the owner and the chef, cooking lovingly our lunch or...

1Thank ariadna_asia
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

In July I spent a wonderful 12 days at Middle Piccadilly. Booking was easy and my requested treatments were incorporated into my schedule. I was welcomed by Dom and given a very pleasant, clean and comfortable en suite room with a nearby sitting room with wifi and computer access. Another larger sitting room in the complex had a good selection...

Thank rice7g

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  • Public Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You'll be welcomed to the centre by Dominic and Lisa, where you will find a friendly, informal, 'home from home' atmosphere. This will allow you the time and space to focus on yourself, giving you the opportunity to regain a renewed and positive perspective on life. Time spent 'in retreat' has long been acknowledged as beneficial; it provides a unique opportunity to relinquish everyday commitments and distance yourself for awhile from the hectic pace of life. A visit to the centre will give you outstanding 5* treatments, comfortable guest accommodation, freshly created vegetarian cuisine, a charming rural setting and the peaceful ambiance that makes Middle Piccadilly truly unique. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Middle Piccadilly Rural Retreat

Address: Holwell DT9 5LW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Holwell
Price Range: RM423 - RM563 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“The en-suite double is lovely and has a tv.”
Finchfamily7, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms look lovely, but if you prefer a TV, wi-fi and an ensuite go for the double.”
denise683, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The double-room I was in was too distant from the Wifi to receive it, however I quite liked this as it "rationed" my internet habit!”
SotonPete, 11 May 2016 | Read review
“come any time of the year, it's beautiful all the year round”
ariadna_asia, 10 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The en-suite is lovely.”
761sarahv, 17 Mar 2015 | Read review
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