Monkey World assists governments around the world to stop the smuggling of primates from the wild.

At the Centre refugees of this illegal trade as well as those that have suffered abuse or neglect are rehabilitated into natural living groups.

Rescue & Rehabilitation
Monkey World | Ape Rescue Centre

Accommodation

Breachfield Bed and Breakfast

Breachfield Bed & Breakfast, 9 Breachfield Road, Wareham, Dorset BH20 6DQ.

Breachfield is a friendly and traditional B&B set in the heart of Wool, nestled in the beautiful county of Dorset. Ideally located as an excellent base to get to all of the sights and attractions this area of Dorset has to offer. Wool is the closest village to the world famous Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre. In fact it's just 2 minutes away. Our warm, cosy, country-style rooms offer a superb base where you can unwind at the end of an action-packed day. We have a variety of rooms to suit all accommodation needs, ranging from single occupancy to family rooms. We offer both ensuite and private bathroom facilities.

Distance to Monkey World: 1.4 miles
Contact No: +44 (0)7776043140
Website: www.breachfieldbedandbreakfast.co.uk
Email: matt.hart9123@gmail.com

The Withies

The Withies, 16 Colliers Lane, Wool, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 6DL.

The accommodation is a few minutes walk from the train station and just over 1 mile from Monkey World. Convenient for local shops. Within easy reach of Dorchester, Weymouth, Wareham, Corfe Castle and Swanage. Free transfer to and from Monkey World is provided for guests without transportation.

Distance to Monkey World: 1.6 miles
Contact No: +44 (0) 1929 405339
Website: www.atthewithies.co.uk
Email: pazwold@btinternet.com

Fingle Bridge

Fingle Bridge, Duck Street, Wool, Dorset BH20 6DE

Liz and Colin invite you to enjoy comfortable, spacious accommodation in their peaceful, stream-side home, set in the village of Wool, 2 miles from Monkey World.

We have 3 fully en-suite bedrooms available, 1 double, 1 twin/kingsize double and a family room with a double bedand 2 full-size singles.  All rooms have central heating, colour TVs, hot drinks, mini fridges, chilled water, hair dryers and free wi-fi connection.

Our home is situated in aprox. 1 acre of grounds and garden on the edge of the village a half mile from the Railway Station, and has ample off road parking for all vehicles and secure garage facilities for cycles and motor bikes.

Breakfast is served in the dining room which opens on to the stream-side terrace; watch the antics of our ducks as you enjoy a full English breakfast including fresh eggs from our own hens and Liz's home made bread and preserves.

We are within a 5 or 10 minute walk of the 2 pubs in the village, both of which serve evening meals.  The local shop and Post Office (which also sells take-away food) is also just 5 minutes walk away.

While staying with us, enjoy a visit to the many other local attractions including the Tank Museum at Bovington, Lawrence of Arabia's Cottage, Lulworth Castle Park, the Jurassic Coast at Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door and the sandy beaches at Weymouth, Swanage and Studland Bay.  We have a comprehensive collection of brichures and guide books to help you plan your stay and we look forward to welcoming you to Fingle Bridge.

Distance to Monkey World: 1.6 miles
Contact No: 01929 462739
Website: www.finglebridge.co.uk
Email: enquiries@finglebridge.co.uk

Belhuish Farm

Belhuish Farm, Coombe Keynes, West Lulworth, Wareham, Dorset BH20 5PS

A beautiful 16th century farm house seeped in history and mentioned in the Domesday book. It is off the beaten track and situated in a picturesque valley frequented by walkers participating in the famous "Purbeck Way" with the opportunity to take 4 different pathways. It is a peaceful and tranquil setting perfect for relaxing and catching up on some well-earned rest and fresh air!

We have 2 rooms, one is a family room and cam accommodate a family of 4. There is a separate sitting room with a welcoming log fire and wide screen TV. The second room is a double and is with a shared bathroom. Breakfast is from a menu ranging from full English to fish dishes, cereal and superb eggs from our residential hens! Coffee teas and fruit juices. It is served in the large Farmhouse Kitchen or in the garden during warmer climes.

We are situated between Wool and Lulworth Cove, the centre of the Jurassic Coastline. We are approximately 4 miles from Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre, 2 miles from Wool where the Railway station is on the London Waterloo to Weymouth line and Rod is happy to collect anyone using the railway from the satation to transport you to Belhuish Farm. A warm welcome awaits!

Distance to Monkey World: 3.4 miles
Contact No: 01929 405415 or 07512837001
Website: www.belhuishfarm.co.uk
Email: sally.thorpe2@yahoo.co.uk

Holmebridge House

Holmebridge House, Holmebridge, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 6AF

Visit Britain 4 stars (Breakfast Award).

Holmebridge House is a lovely 19th century house with large comfortable en-suite rooms and views of open countryside.  Guests are welcome to sit in the garden and enjoy the birds and deer in the adjacent field. 

Our traditional English breakfast consists of local produce (whenever possible), homemade bread and preserves and local free range eggs.  All rooms have tea and coffee making facilities, flat screen television and WiFi for Internet browsing and email.  Close by are Arne RSPB Reserve, Lulworth Cove and Castle and Bovington Tank Museum.  There is a large car park and secure lock up for cycles.

Distance to Monkey World: 3.8 miles
Contact No: 01929 550599 or 07790 104007
Website: www.holmebridgehouse.co.uk
Email: holmebridge@googlemail.com

Claypits Farm

Claypits Lane, Winfrith Newburgh, DT2 8JX

Situated just 4 miles from Monkey World, Claypits Farm offers a tranquil farmhouse setting which is an ideal base from which to enjoy the Jurassic coast and many other attractions from only £40 a night. Located in an unspoilt and totally rural setting, where on quiet mornings, hares and deer may be seen in the adjacent fields.

Surrounded by open countryside, this character former farmhouse has its own bluebell wood and fabulous views.  Harriet offers a warm, homely welcome and is famous for her wonderful cooked breakfasts and friendly nature.  Well behaved dogs may be welcome by prior arrangement only...

A short walk takes you to a popular local pub which offers an excellent choice of food and local beers.

Distance to Monkey World: 4.3 miles
Contact No: 07841 500 719
Website: www.winfrithbedandbreakfast.co.uk
Email: harriet.walsh@googlemail.com

The Old Mill Bed & Breakfast

The Old Mill Bed & Breakfast, The Old Mill, West Street, Bere Regis, Dorset BH20 7HS

The Old Mill is a new Bed & Breakfast run by David and Lorna, with our baby daughter Louisa, and our laid back chocolate Labrador Jenson. We aim to give you a warm welcome and a comfortable stay in the heart of Hardy’s Dorset.

Our home is the miller’s cottage of the former water mill which we renovated over the winter of 2011/2012. We created four brand new bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms within the 18th C. building, all equipped with period furniture and restored antique beds. We offer modern facilities and comfort within a delightful period property. Some of the traditional mill features, including the original mill race in the Breakfast Room, have been retained.  We usually have some sheep and lambs in our paddock and our hens provide your breakfast eggs.

Enjoy English or Continental breakfast with home-made jams, marmalade and free-range eggs.  You can eat in our Breakfast Room, or on our patio just outside. We offer free Wi-Fi, welcome dogs and have plenty of parking.

Bere Regis, with its two pubs, is central in Dorset and on the main A31 route, near to the market towns of Dorchester and Wareham and only 12 miles from Poole.  This makes our B&B an ideal base in Dorset or a convenient stop-over to and from other destinations.

Not only are we close to Monkey World, we are also near to Kingston Lacy, Athelhampton House, Corfe Castle and the Tank Museum amongst many other Wessex attractions.

We are confident that you will want to return to stay with us, time after time.

Distance to Monkey World: 4.8 miles
Contact No: 01929 472 641
Website: www.theoldmillbereregis.com
Email: theoldmillbereregis@gmail.com

Wynards Farm Bed and Breakfast

Wynards Farm Bed and Breakfast, Winfrith Newburgh, Dorset, DT2 8DQ.

Wynards Farmhouse offers E.T.B. 4 Star graded accommodation set in an elevated position overlooking the church and village of Winfrith Newburgh, with uninterrupted views over the open countryside.  Our access is up an old Drove road with direct access to bridleways and footpaths.

We are 3 miles from Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door, part of the Jurassic Coast, England's only natural World Heritage Site, and conveniently situated for Corfe Castle and Swanage, Dorchester and Sherborne, Weymouth and Portland.

Set in a beautiful and peaceful location, Ray and Judy Canaven offer three double rooms, all with ensuite facilities and own entrance doors, enabling guests access at any time.  The upper two rooms have been tastefully converted from the original hayloft and the ground floor room has an entrance onto the garden.

Breakfast is served in our dining room, furnished with antiques, with the morning sun streaming in through the French windows, or can be eaten alfresco on the patio.  Our very free range hens provide the eggs for breakfast and most other produce is locally sourced.

Guests are invited to wander around the garden and then relax in the garden chairs.

Please visit our website for more information and photographs.

Distance to Monkey World: 4.9 miles
Contact No: 01305 852660 / 07515489815
Website: www.wynardsfarm.co.uk
Email: enquiries@wynardsfarm.co.uk

Highfield House

Worgret Road, Wareham BH20 4PN, Dorset

Caroline & Brooke invite you to stay at Highfield House B & B in Wareham, perfect for exploring Monkey World, Bovington Tank Museum, Lulworth Cove, Lulworth Castle, Durdle Door, Swanage, Studland, the Purbecks and world famous Jurassic coastline.

Twin/king size bedroom with basin, flat screen TV, facilities for making hot drinks. Luxury bathroom with bath, shower, WC & basin.
Double bedded room with ensuite shower & WC.
Single bedroom with use of trundle bed to give sleeping for two, with basin.

 In addition we have a self-contained annexe comprising of twin/double bed with ensuite shower facilities upstairs. A sitting room with a pull out double sofa bed. Wheelchair friendly bathroom with shower, wc and bath. Kitchenette with fridge/freezer. Underfloor heating. Flat screen TV with free Wi-Fi connection. Ample parking in driveway.

Our traditional English breakfast consists of local produce (whenever possible), homemade bread, homemade marmalade, fresh home grown soft fruits (in season) and local free range eggs.

Whilst close to stunning countryside, it’s only a short walk to the popular town of Wareham. 1 mile from Wareham Station with main line into London. The award winning beaches of Bournemouth (with excellent shopping), Studland, and the glorious Poole Harbour access to cross channel ferries, RSPB at Arne for keen bird watchers and walkers.

Situated within easy walk of Purbeck Sports Centre which boasts excellent facilities, well equipped gym, indoor swimming pool, newly furbished tennis courts, squash, badminton, table tennis, climbing wall.

Wareham is a charming historic market town with a  picturesque quay which has an open market every Saturday with an excellent range of friendly pubs and many choices for eating out. It has a centre for locally produced food available in the shops and at the monthly Farmers’ Market.

Distance to Monkey World: 5.5 miles
Contact No: 07793315927 / 01929 554455
Website: www.highfieldhousewareham.co.uk
Email: info@highfieldhousewareham.co.uk

The Frampton Arms

The Frampton Arms, Moreton, Nr. Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8BB.

The Frampton Arms is a grade 2 listed building and is situated on the B3390 opposite Moreton Halt railway station - with its regular services to Weymouth, Dorchester, Wool, Wareham, Bournemouth, Southampton & Waterloo.

This Freehouse is family run and has been owned by John & Janette Paulson for over 25 years.  During this time the Pub has undergone a complete and sympathetic renovation.

We have two dining areas - an elegant Victorian Conservatory and a very intimate & cosy restaurant.  An extensive menu is available both lunchtime and evening together with a daily specials board. En suite accommodation is available and all rooms have colour TV, tea/coffee making facilities, mini bar and wi-fi.

Extensive parking facilities are available at the side and rear of the pub.

For further information click onto our website.

Distance to Monkey World: 6.3 miles
Contact No: 01305 852253
Website: www.framptonarms.co.uk
Email: johnpaulson@framptonarms.co.uk

2 Heath Cottages

2 Heath Cottages, Sandford Road, Wareham, Dorset BH20 7DF

A homely Victorian property on the A351 lying adjacent to Sandford Heath Nature Reserve providing guests with direct access from the garden. TripAdvisor 'Certificate of Excellence' & 4* Star SA. There are pubs, restaurants & convenience shops nearby and the Saxon market town of Wareham, gateway to the Isle of Purbeck & Jurassic Coast, is just a few minutes away.

Three en-suite rooms offer guests a mixture of Double/Twin/Triple/Single accommodation, all rooms have tea & coffee making facilities, fresh milk, flat screen TVs, hairdryers and one or two other homely touches. Hearty breakfast & packed lunch options are offered. FREE Wi-Fi throughout.

An ideal base for visiting Wareham, Poole, Swanage, Monkey World and Lulworth to name but a few. Ample secure off-street parking. Bus stops right outside. Walkers, birdwatchers, golfers & cyclists welcome (free lock-up facilities for trolleys, bikes, etc).

For further information or to book online at your convenience please visit our website below.'

Distance to Monkey World: 7.8 miles
Contact No: 01929 556584 / 07988 336176
Website: www.2heathcottages.co.uk
Email: info@2heathcottages.co.uk