44 Maiden Castle Road, Dorchester DT1 2ES
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Thursday 14 September 2017

The Lost Village of Tyneham

A beautiful and thought-provoking day at Lulworth Ranges and the "lost village" of Tyneham

Thursday 17 August 2017

A Short History of Aquila Heights

The history of our guest house

Tuesday 01 August 2017

10 Reasons Why Dorchester is Special

Dorchester is a special place! Here are the 10 reasons why we think so.

Tuesday 18 July 2017

A Very Special Wedding at Aquila Heights

The lovely story behing the wedding group we recently hosted

Friday 14 July 2017

Maumbury Rings - Dorchester's Multipurpose Ancient Monument

The varied, and often gruesome, history of Maumbury Rings, the ancient monument in the centre of Dorchester 

Monday 19 June 2017

Our Favourite Drive from Dorchester

Our favourite drive from Dorchester via West Bay, Abbotsbury and Hardy's Monument

Tuesday 30 May 2017

Three Museums in Dorchester

Our look at three top museums in Dorchester

Tuesday 16 May 2017

A short history of Maiden Castle

You can see Maiden Castle from many of our guest bedrooms. We've written a short history.

Monday 01 May 2017

Our First Year

A look back at some of the highlights of our first year at Aquila Heights B&B in Dorchester, Dorset

Wednesday 01 March 2017

Getting Aquila Heights Ready for Your Visit to Dorchester

Our Winter refurbishment of our two superior double/twin rooms, Room 3 and Room 5

Tuesday 28 February 2017

Aquila Heights Newsletter

Our Winter newsletter - winter improvements, latest news from Dorchester, 2017 booking

Friday 24 February 2017

National Trust Properties Near Dorchester Re-Open for 2017

The NT properties near Dorchester - Hardy's Cottage, Max Gate and Clouds Hill - all re-open for their season on 1st March. This is a short review to mark the occasion. 

Wednesday 08 February 2017

Places to Eat Out in Dorchester

Our guests' recommendations for eating out in and around Dorchester

Sunday 08 January 2017

A Trip to Portland Bill

Photos from Portland Bill on a gorgeous winter's day

Sunday 04 December 2016

New Bathroom for Room 3

Tuesday 15 November 2016

Dippy the Diplodocus is Coming to Dorchester!

The iconic skeleton, currently at the National History Muesum is coming to Dorchester in Spring 2018

Monday 31 October 2016

Our First Six Months

Our thoughts on our first Summer at Aquila Heights

Thursday 27 October 2016

Sleeping Comfortably at Aquila Heights

New pillows and duvets for guests

Monday 26 September 2016

Under New Ownership

New owners of Aquila Heights in April 2016

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Visited Dorchester last weekend for a Christening and booked in to Aquila Heights without looking at reviews just on webpage description. The welcome, service, room and food were simply the best we have experienced. Thankyou Derek and Wendy - wonderful hosts. 

Steviebarley - via TripAdvisor
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