Availability & Booking

Bookings are made by telephone and email. To check availability please use the calendar on this page. To make a booking please contact:


All bookings are subject to our terms of booking.

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Our Rates for 2019

Sleeps up to six adults in three spacious double rooms plus accommodation for one infant in a travel cot.

The Annex is available to rent should your party exceed 6 people – please contact amanda@thecraftsmanscottage.com for prices and further details.

VAT is not applicable.

2019 to 2020  Rates

From 7th January, all of February except for Half Term, March except for Easter holidays £285 per night
April and May except for Easter holidays and Half Term Break



£285 per night


£335 per night

£350 per night

August, Christmas Holidays, Easter Holidays and May and October Half Term Breaks

February Half Term Break


£375 per night with a minimum of one week stay

£325 with a minimum four night stay

September £350 per night
October £285 per night
November £285 per night
December except Christmas holidays £335 per night
February half term – 14th February to 23rd February
Easter Holidays – 3rd April to 20th April
May half term – 22nd  May to 31st May
October half term -18th October to 2nd November
Christmas holidays – 20th December to Monday 5th January

Minimum Stay

There is a minimum stay of three (3) nights except for the following dates where the minimum stay is one week.

For last minute bookings (i.e. less than 4 weeks prior to the start of the booking) we may accept two (2) night bookings.

One week minimum dates:

Summer high season All of August
October half term 18th October to 2nd November
Christmas period  Wednesday 20th December to Monday 5th January

Last Minute Offers

Depending on availability we may be able to accommodate guests for less than the above minimum stay requirements.  Please enquire – Amanda@thecraftsmanscottage.com and we will accommodate where we can by individual arrangement.


Supplemental pet fee £40 per dog per stay.

Finding Us

To find the cottage, keep the pub (The Bennet Arms) and the Church and Primary School on your left (these are the main landmarks in the village) drive out towards Gutch Common and Shaftesbury (heading south). The sat nav will normally give you the school as the “you have arrived at your destination”, ignore that and drive on for about 100 metres and you will see Semley Lodge on your right set back from the common by about 30 metres.  If you start going uphill you have gone too far.

Semley Lodge, Semley, Wiltshire SP7 9AU

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