“Symondsbury was absolutely superb and in a perfect location for all the walking we like to do”.
“Just a quick note to thanks you for such a lovely weekend at Symondsbury Manor. This house was beautiful and there was more than enough room for all of us. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will be returning in the future.”
“Thank you for your splendid
William Barnes. Poet 1881 to John Udal (the then owner)
“I feel bound to send a line of thanks for your great hospitality”
Thomas Hardy 1885 to John Udal
“Fantastic weekend yet again (third Visit) love the atmosphere and child friendly environment” –
“What a wonderful place. I want to stay there.”
Simon Callow filming “The Scarlet Tunic” at Symondsbury Manor
“Fantastic party, weekend and house. The perfect place to have such a wonderful last weekend seeing my sister free and single.”
M Ky Wilson
“Oh yes my family have lived here for years”
Lady Caroline in the T.V. series “Harbour Lights” Filmed at Symondsbury
“We’ll be back.”
“I invited certain of the farm labourers belonging to the same West Dorset parish – Symondsbury – in which the ceremony was performed in 1873, after they had attended the now usual harvest festival service at the old parish church, to do their “whooping” on the lawn in front of the Manor House close to the church.”
John Symonds Udal “Dorsetshire Folklore”
“Have had a glorious time, relishing the house in all it’s aspects. It’s very sad having to leave.”
“Thank you for providing such a wonderful Venue! We hope to see you again for anniversaries, Christmas etc, etc!”
Thanks again & Kind Regards.
“Thank you so much for a wonderful wedding weekend at Symonsbury… It was so stunning, unforgettable “happening”, and everyone present a celebration we will all remember. The manor, the amazing gastronomical delights, and relaxed groovy atmosphere were quite addictive…so maybe our paths will cross again soon!”
All the best from Nicholas & Anne Marie
“Thank you very much for letting us stay in your wonderful house – we all enjoyed our weekend tremendously and will recommend it to all our friends who we feel would appreciate all that it here”.
With thanks Ruth
“Thanks so much for a fabulous weekend – we had an amazing time”.
Many thanks again, Fredde Simptich
“Many thanks again for a fantastic weekend. We all loved the manor”.
Kind Regards Emma P
“Many thanks for facilitating what has been a magical weekend. The ambience of the house and general atmosphere of peace & quiet enhanced our party, making it a truly memorable event”.
Richard & Lisa Rawlings