Local B&Bs, campsites and self-catering cottages, sorted by proximity to the cookery school. If you are a Chef Academy student and need longer term accommodation, get in touch to discuss further options.

Hotel du Vin

Hotel du Vin Poole is located just off Poole Quay, just 6 miles from the cookery school. A boutique 4 star hotel with 38 rooms with fine Egyptian linen, hand sprung beds, and plasma TVs and a French-style Bistro.

For our best rates and seasonal offers please visit our website- https://www.hotelduvin.com/locations/poole/ or call 01202 785570

  • Free Wi-fi
  • Bar, bistro & terrace
  • Breakfast served daily
  • Ren toiletries
  • Car parking
  • 24 Hour room service

Oakside B&B

A friendly B&B run by Ruth and Mark, offering an idyllic rural view of the Dorset countryside. Situated less than 2 miles from the cookery school, Oakside B&B offers peaceful and comfortable rooms with a generous breakfast.  The B&B is accessible via public transport, and is cycling distance to the cookery school. Ruth and Mark may also be able to provide transport to and from White Pepper, depending on availability. Call 01202 632030 or visit the website.

  • King room with en-suite
  • Double and single room with shared bathroom
  • Prices from £35 per night
  • Breakfast included
  • Free wifi and TV in all rooms
  • Distance from White Pepper: 1.4 miles, 4 minutes by car

Lions Court

A friendly B&B run by Dave and Cindy, offering comfortable and quiet accommodation in a large family house. Located in Lytchett Matravers, just down the road from the cookery school, this B&B is an ideal choice for Chef Academy students who need accommodation for a few weeks. Call 07801 999 641 to find out more.

  • Double rooms with shared bathroom
  • Prices from £25 per night (special rate for 3 & 4 week students)
  • Simple breakfast included (tea and toast)
  • Free wifi
  • Distance from White Pepper: 1.6 miles, 4 minutes by car

The Old Post Office


A family owned B&B run by Pete and Nicola, with a bustling duck pond and plenty of outside space. Clean and comfortable rooms offering a relaxing stay in a quiet countryside setting. It’s even walking distance to the cookery school. Call 01202 622440 or visit the website.

  • Double, twin & single rooms with en-suite
  • Prices from £45 per night
  • Full English or healthy breakfast included
  • Free wifi
  • Distance from White Pepper: 1.6 miles, 3 minutes by car

South Lytchett Manor Caravan & Camping Park

Set in over 20 acres of tranquil parkland, South Lytchett Manor Caravan & Camping Park is the AA’s campsite of the year 2016 and has also been named Best Site in Britain for camping, caravanning and motorhomes for 2017. Just 3 miles from the cookery school, 3 miles from Poole and 9 miles from Bournemouth.

The Site is superbly maintained with top quality, clean and modern facilities. Website

  • Pitches for tents, caravans & motorhomes
  • Electric hook-ups available
  • Shop, washrooms and laundry
  • Local pubs within walking distance
  • Distance from White Pepper: 3.0 miles, 9 minutes by car

Oak View

Oak-View is a large house, 1.5 miles away from White Pepper. Penny and Richard offer a very spacious double bedded room with television, DVD player, table, chairs and Wi-Fi for £35 per night (cheaper rates are available for longer stays) plus there is a small single room for £21 per night and you will have use of the downstairs toilet and shower room. Next to the room is your own large bathroom with both shower and separate bath. There is plenty of off road parking. You can use our kitchen and help yourself to a toast and cereal breakfast. You also have use of the dining room and conservatory. The Rose and Crown pub and Tesco Express are within a 5-minute walk. Please call or text 07968233515 (or landline 01202 621165) email: [email protected]

  • Off road parking
  • Use of kitchen and cereal and toast are available
  • Free wifi
  • Distance from WhitePepper, 1.5 miles

Holly Hedge Farm

Holly Hedge Farm offers a bed & breakfast plus self catering holiday cottages in the Dorset countryside. It is just off a quiet leafy lane with views across to the Purbecks. Weekly bookings and short breaks are available in both the B&B and cottages. See website for more info. Contact Ruth on 01929 459688


  • All rooms are en-suite
  • Television
  • Tea & Coffee making facilities
  • Prices from £38 pppn bed & breakfast
  • Distance from WhitePepper 1.2 miles

Self contained annexe for 2, Wareham

Situated down a quiet lane just a few minutes walk from the town centre. The annexe is self contained and offers cosy accommodation.  In an area of natural beauty, with many historical sites and places of interest. It also great for walkers, cyclists and birdwatchers. There is a discount available for WhitePepper students doing the full time Professional courses. You must mention this at time of booking. For more details on the annexe go to airbnb

  • Parking
  • T.v.
  • Kitchen
  • Free wifi
  • Distance from WhitePepper 7.1 miles, 12 minutes by car

Holton Lee

Woodland Cottage accommodation

Two beautiful self-catering cottages set within 350 acres of woodland at Holton Lee discovery centre. An affordable option for Chef Academy students who need accommodation for several weeks. Each cottage sleeps 8 either in twin or double rooms, with a bathroom and wet room. Call 01202 625562 or visit the website.

  • Double & twin rooms
  • TV, DVD & CD player
  • Washing machine
  • Garden & patio with BBQ
  • Distance from White Pepper: 3.9 miles, 9 minutes by car

Patricia’s B&B


A family-run B&B located in Corfe Mullen, less than 5 miles from the cookery school. Patricia has two double rooms available, one with en-suite. The B&B is set on a small holding on the edge of Upton Heath. It is an affordable option for Chef Academy students who need longer term accommodation. Call Patricia on 07791 573 041 or visit her Airbnb profile. Image source: Airbnb.

  • 2 x double rooms, one with en-suite
  • Prices from £35 per night
  • Free wifi
  • Use of kitchen
  • Indoor home gym
  • Distance from White Pepper: 4.6 miles, 9 minutes by car

Christine’s B&B


A friendly family-run B&B located in a quiet residential area in Poole, moments from Hamworthy train station. Christine is very flexible, making it another great choice for Chef Academy students who need longer term accommodation. She is very friendly, you can call her on 07798 787 996 to discuss your requirements. She also has excellent reviews on AirBnB.

  • Single & double rooms with shared bathroom
  • Prices from £25 per night
  • Breakfast included (highly recommended!)
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Free wifi
  • Distance from White Pepper: 5.2 miles, 11 minutes by car


Ronalea. Just up the road from White Pepper Chef Academy & Cookery School Robert and Gillian would be delighted to welcome you to their home.  Located in the same village as White Pepper they can offer several options in accommodation both for short and longer stays. The property is very peaceful, set in a desirable area, spacious and comfortable. They will be as flexible as possible.  Please do call on 07557 023 049 or email us at  [email protected] if you would like to discuss anything regarding your stay.

  • South facing double room with en-suite and settee
  • Twin room with own bathroom and bath
  • Prices from £26 per night for double and from £22 for twin (prices negotiable for longer stays)
  • Use of washing machine (utility room) and kitchen/breakfast room
  • Use of large chest freezer and space in fridge eg. for any food made at school etc.
  • Use of garden and patio
  • Off road parking
  • Free wifi & TV
  • Distance from White Pepper: 1 mile, (3 minutes by car)

Weston Cottage


A family-run B&B with a Four Star Silver Award rating! Close to Broadstone shops and cafes, aswell as the local leisure centre with pool and gym. Rooms are finished to a high standard with an iPad available during your stay. Call 01202 699638 or visit the website.

  • Twin & double rooms with en-suite
  • Prices from £75 per night
  • Organic breakfast included
  • Flat screen TV & DVD
  • Neal’s Yard Remedies toiletries
  • Free wifi
  • Distance from White Pepper: 6.2 miles, 12 minutes by car

Heathcote House

Heathcote House is a lovely grade II listed home in the heart of Milborne St Andrew village. Offering tastefully furnished rooms with en-suite facilities and an Aga cooked breakfast. Gold winners of the ‘Taste of the West’ Awards in 2014. Call 01258 837219 or visit the website.

  • Double & twin rooms with en-suite
  • Flat screen TV & DVD
  • Prices from £75 per night
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free wifi
  • Distance from White Pepper: 10 miles, 19 mins by car

Challow Farmhouse


A beautiful B&B located in the historic town of Corfe Castle on the Isle of Purbeck. The farmhouse has been recently restored, offering luxury en-suite accommodation in a tranquil garden setting. Perfect for relaxation in a truly beautiful part of Dorset. Call 01929 480052 or visit the website.

  • Twin, king size & super king size rooms with en-suite
  • Prices from £95 per night
  • Breakfast included, using locally sourced ingredients
  • TV, DVD and wifi
  • Tea & coffee facilities with home-made biscuits
  • Distance from White Pepper: 9 miles, 20 mins by car