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Welcome to Stock Gaylard

A traditional country estate in Dorset – part of our national heritage. Stock Gaylard estate is a small traditional country estate just over 4 miles from Sturminster Newton and 8 miles from Sherborne in Dorset.

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Off Grid Holidays Dorset - Stock Gaylard Estate

Stock Gaylard Estate is a small traditional country estate just over 4 miles from Sturminster Newton and 8 miles from Sherborne in Dorset.

The estate is approximately 1800 acres with around 300 acres of predominantly oak woodland, 80 acres of common land and an enclosed 80-acre deer park with a small lake.

Over the last couple of hundred years the estate has been used for country sports and the hedgerows and woodlands preserved for that purpose. The result is an unspoilt environment that encompasses modern dairy farming with a number of Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

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Guide To Glamping

Three sleeping yurts and a large living yurt pitched on raised decking with a sun-soaked outdoor eating area and our famous under the stars bath.

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Brickles camp, set in its own corner of the estate on the edge of the magical Brickles wood, facing South/East with fabulous views of Bulbarrow & beyond and the early morning sunrise.

Sawpit Wagon - a Shepherds Hut in Dorset - Stock Gaylard

This truly peaceful and private site is designed to take advantage of the stunning views in all directions. The site is ideal for couples and a well behaved dog or two.

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Parsons Camp

This new exclusive glamping site features our very own double-decker bus! Parsons Camp is situated between the bottom corners of Brickles Wood and Parsons Copse.

Siesta Chalets - Stock Gaylard Estate

Siesta chalet is situated on the privately owned Eype Mouth Chalet Park. Seconds away is a beautiful pebble and sand beach backed by impressive cliffs, including Golden Cap.

The Green Man Pub

The Green Man pub has been at the centre of the village of Kings Stag in Dorset for hundreds of years. After changing hands numerous times the pub is now a freehold and in the private ownership of a local family.

The pub has been extensively refurbished and has a fresh new look inside and a fantastic new beer garden.

Our quintessential Dorset pub prides itself on its delicious homemade, local and fresh food with an excellent drinks selection including local real ales & ciders, old favourites and an extensive wines and spirits list. The Green Man at Kings Stag offers the perfect balance between a traditional and contemporary pub.

With cozy fires & a sunny beer garden The Green Man is perfect whatever the season.

Green Man Pub
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There can be very few more idyllic locations for a private dinner party, a special celebration or a reunion of old friends or colleagues.

Oak Fair Event at Stock Gaylard

The Oak Fair is a celebration of countryside, woodcraft and, above all, conservation, providing a platform for rural crafts and demonstrations including chainsaw carving, axe throwing and heavy horse logging. With over 200 exhibitors selling a wide range of products there is something for everyone!

Concerts & Events at Stock Gaylard

We host a variety of concerts throughout the summer months to benefits different charities, fundraisers and local business. Have fun while knowing your helping a good cause!

Stock Gaylard Estate

We offer tours of the Stock Gaylard house at various times of the day!

dorset mud run events stock gaylard

A 6km run through our beautiful estate including a historic deer park, oak woodland, ponds and streams, packed full of fun and challenging obstacles with plenty of mud!

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What A Fantastic Place!

My family arranged it for my 70th birthday. We enjoyed every minute. I would recommend this place to everyone and I would love to come back in the future.

Can’t thank my family enough for this suprise

R. Harry 2019

Love it! Love it! Love it!

Amazing glamping at its best! We honestly cannot speak highly enough of this beautiful set up, the surroundings & the hosts, this venue to friends family & colleagues!

We will be back very soon!

Dayle, 2018

The Most Brilliant Time!

I stayed with a group of friends in the Withybed yurts in 2019. We had the most brilliant time! Outdoor shower/bath, great kitchen (managed to cook 20+ pizzas and reheat huge chilis, plus cook 20+ jacket potatoes on the fire powered BBQ.

Ollie Hannifan, 2021

The Annual Wood Fair is Stunning!

Love the annual wood fair. Such talented folk crafting such beautiful creations. Together with plenty of interesting things to do and see. A good day.

Ann Mallett, 2019

Lovely Local Area, Recommend it

We visited the house for a guided tour. Andrew was an amusing and knowledgeable host and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The house and it’s church are small but the local history is very interesting.

Caz Wolffsohn, 2022


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