Fullers Earth

Cattistock, Dorchester, Dorset
Bed & Breakfast

Just what you want from a classic Georgian house - tea and cake by the fire, beautiful views and a sense of refined Englishness. Splendid


2 rooms


Rooms sleep 2


Such an English feel: the village with pub, post office and stores, the rose-filled walled garden with fruit trees beyond, the tranquil church view. This listed house – its late-Georgian frontage added in 1820 – is a treat: flowers and white linen, a lovely sitting room where you settle with tea and cake by the fire, roomy bedrooms with comfortable beds, books and views. At breakfast enjoy perfect compotes and jams from the garden, homemade muesli and local produce. Friendly Ian and Wendy will plan great walks with you in this AONB, the Jurassic coast is 20 minutes away and you can walk to the pub through the garden.


  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Spa
  • Oven
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Bar
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Licensed premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • Credit cards
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

Check in
From 4.30pm
Check out
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 2 nights at weekends. 2 nights in high season.
Pub 5-minute walk.


Nightly price
from £115
Singles £75.
1 Double
From £115
1 Double
From £115


A lovely old house in a very interesting village with equally interesting, warm hosts. It's a gorgeously quiet part of Dorset too.

Nicola, Bristol

Ian and Wendy at Fullers Earth are delightful hosts for whom nothing is too much trouble. The room we had was comfortably and stylishly appointed, but very homely and comfortable. The breakfasts are varied and well cooked on the AGA with many home grown fruit options and home made jams and marmalade. For a break in Dorset not to be missed.

Mark & sarah, Milford on sea

We can really recommend this lovely B&B! Wendy & Ian made us feel so welcome in their beautiful home. We enjoyed delicious cake & tea on arrival, which was such a treat after our journey. Our room was spacious, very clean & comfortable with a view over the courtyard. Breakfasts were wonderfully tasty too. It was fun using the 'shortcut' to the village pub every night for good food. We spent a restful, relaxing couple of days here and will look forward to returning as soon as we can; it is a truly special & delightful place. Thank you Wendy & Ian, for looking after us so well.

Paul & jan, Stonehouse

Fullers Earth is a delightful B&B, thoroughly recommended. The location is perfect, the hosts, Wendy and Ian, warm and welcoming, our room was comfortable and the breakfast delicious. In every way a really special place.

Ann, Saltash, cornwall

Fullers Earth is a beautiful, historic house in a pretty village in the heart of the Dorset countryside. We were welcomed by Wendy and Ian with tea and home made cake in the elegant drawing room, then shown to our comfortable bedroom overlooking the courtyard. Our room had everything we needed for our visit, and we could not fault anything.... we were even shown a shortcut footpath to the local pub, where we enjoyed a fabulous meal. Breakfast was delicious, with home made gooseberry or rhubarb compotes. This is a great base for touring Dorset, with easy access to the coast.

Anne, London

Wendy and Ian treated us to the warmest of welcomes at their beautiful home. The house and gardens are immaculate and the rooms and breakfast couldn’t be bettered. Nothing was too much trouble, Cattistock is a lovely quiet village with a very good pub in the Fox & Hounds. We look forward to future visits.

Helen, Chobham

Our stay was first-class in every sense. Beautiful house, garden and, above all, hosts. We were warmly welcomed by Wendy, together with delicious home-made cake and tea in our guest lounge. Cosy bedroom and comfy bed. An excellent traditional pub with good food, beer and wine, just through the garden gate. Brilliant breakfasts: fruits from the garden, home -made preserves and marmalade, Dorset cereal, locally baked lovely bread and full English cooked in the Aga. Great tips and information from Ian and Wendy regarding our plans, set us up perfectly for the days exploring beautiful Dorset.

Alan and jenny, Harpenden

We were so well looked after by Wendy and Ian. This is a very good B&B. We have never had such a comfortable bed. The breakfasts were superb. The house was delightful. It is brilliantly located. The Pub was excellent and a whole 2 minutes walk away. Our hosts could not have made us feel more welcome. Altogether a very positive experience.

Mary, Leicester

Ian and Wendy are wonderfully welcoming hosts, lovely house, comfy beds, delicious breakfasts with fruit from their abundant garden - and only 100 yards across the field to the pub in the evening! So much to see in the area. We'll be back!

Fiona, London

We received such a warm welcome on our arrival and loved every minute of our stay. Our room was extremely comfortable and the fact that the excellent local was accessed through the beautiful garden was an amazing bonus. We planned to do a long walk and we're provided with directions, maps and a lovely route to our start. All in all a fantastic find.

Helen, Stoke-by-clare

We loved our stay at Fuller’s Earth B&B, an historic old house set in beautiful gardens. Welcoming, friendly hosts Wendy and Ian Gregory served excellent breakfasts in their gracious dining room and based on their broad local knowledge they were able to suggest a wide choice of outings and tourist sites. The village pub offered great evening meals too. We certainly hope to return.

Janet, London

Myself and my two friends had a lovely stay at Fullers Earth. The beautifully decorated rooms were very comfortable and tea and home made cake in the guest living room was a real treat after a day of walking. Wendy and Ian are wonderful hosts and even recommended walks for us on both days which were spot on. Breakfast in the generous dining room was delicious, particularly the rhubarb and berries from the garden and home made jams. I would definitely recommend Fullers Earth to anyone wanting to visit this beautiful part of Dorset.

Mel, London

This bed and breakfast was one of the very best we have ever stayed in. The warm welcome, spotless and comfortable rooms, delicious food and beautiful garden made it a perfect place to stay, with the added benefit of an excellent pub/restaurant within easy walking distance.

Paul, Stamford, lincolnshire

We were made welcome the minute we pulled up on the drive. Our room was light, roomy and comfortable and we also had the use of one of the downstairs reception rooms and garden. Picturesque village with a fabulous country pub with friendly locals, Brilliant!

Sylvia, Evesham, worcestershire

Ian and Wendy have perfected the art of not too little, not too much, in hospitality. They also provide that most vital assistance to the traveller-superb local recommendations of walks, places to visit and the best places to eat to suit your taste. With a beautiful house and garden and comfortable bedrooms - perfection.

Vivien, London

We had a cosy and comfy stay in chilly March. Breakfast was delicious and jolly with Ian regaling us with village gossip whilst Wendy looked after us with a delicious breakfast which consisted entirely of local produce! A delightful spring break.


Absolutely wonderful stay, thoroughly recommended . My boyfriend, parents and I all stayed here on a stop over stay from Cornwall and I'm glad we did. Not only are Wendy and Ian two lovely, interesting and very welcoming people, but the house is stunning inside and out, with beautiful rooms and ensuites. The pub is a stones throw away, which is most convenient for the weary traveller. What's more is you wake up to a superb fresh breakfast, cooked to whatever preference (eggs were perfect!) and fresh fruit hand picked by Wendy from their charming garden. Happy memories made here, will be back!


Wendy and Ian are amazing hosts and made us feel welcome from the moment we arrived. Our room was extremely pretty and the en suite bathroom was perfect; with the added bonus of a brilliant power shower combo! Breakfast was delicious and healthy with fresh ingredients, great coffee and the array of jams was particularly good. The location is excellent, walking distance to the local pub and village centre, if you have the time to relax in the gardens then you are in for a treat. We would stay at Fullers Earth in a heartbeat and can highly recommend this B&B to anyone.


What a delight, made all the more so by Wendy and Ian our wonderful hosts. Wendy made sure we were well cared for and Ian provided us with a wealth of information and maps to enjoy our 3 day stay to the fullest. Breakfasts were a treat. So pleased we found Fullers Earth on Sawdays.


This is probably the best B&B we have stayed at. Others beat it in individual ways but overall we could hardly have been more impressed. Great hosts and a lovely house in a most attractive village with a really good local is hard to beat. Our room was excellent, breakfast superb and our discrete but friendly and attentive hosts could not have done more for us. Well done Wendy and Ian.


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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Wendy Gregory

  • Great village pub with wonderful atmosphere just 3 minutes walk away through the garden. This is Dorset's 3 times Country Pub of the Year award winner - a proper local. Other good pubs and restaurants in the area.
  • See Cattistock’s church with its William Morris window, renowned Arts and Crafts Baptistry, and the highest village church tower in Dorset.
  • Beautiful Sherborne and Abbey 20 minutes away. Bridport's brilliant Saturday market also 20 minutes and you drive over glorious Eggardon Hill to get there. Visit Hardy’s Casterbridge (Dorchester), Weymouth, Lyme Regis and rugged Portland.
  • There's the Tank Museum, Monkey World, Weymouth Sea World, Hardy's Cottage, Lawrence's Clouds Hill and Jurassic fossil hunting - something for everyone, the list is endless.
  • Enjoy the changing face of the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage site. Visit Lyme Bay, Portland, Chesil Beach, Lyme Regis, West Bay (Broadchurch!), Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door. All places to amaze you.
  • Activities: Walking - a huge number of beautiful walks in West Dorset; Golf; Cycling; numerous water activitities: and brilliant fossil hunting around Charmouth. We are happy to advise.