The Venison House

Godalming, Surrey
Bed & Breakfast

A magical retreat for 2 in a lovely walled garden near Guildford. Sleep in a stylish, circular room, breakfast in bed…


1 room


Rooms sleep 2


Drive through Surrey parkland grazed by rare breed cattle to reach this bijou hideaway. The circular cottage topped with a terracotta turret is quite unlike any other B&B you’re likely to visit. It’s set into a corner of Alison’s lovely walled garden, with oval windows overlooking the park. Step through the sage green door into a country-chic bedroom with monogrammed pillows and crisp linen. Along a corridor leading to the sparkling shower room, there’s a double-fronted cupboard concealing an immaculate kitchen. Alison provides homemade bread, marmalade, bacon, tomatoes and eggs, so guests can make a delicious, DIY breakfast in bed.  


  • 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
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No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property.
Pubs/restaurants 2 miles.


Nightly price
from £120
1 Double
From £120


We had a fabulous stay at the Venison House. A delightful quirky hidden treasure in stunning parkland with everything you could wish for a quiet break away. Alison & Michael are delightful too and made us feel most welcome. Highly recommended

Allie, Northampton

We were so impressed by the unique accommodation which could not have been more comfortable. The views are stunning and we did a long walk before breakfast into parkland. Alison looked after us beautifully and we had a delicious breakfast topped with home made bread.

Vickie, Cape town

ALison has been so friendly and helpful from beginning to end. What a beautiful and peaceful place to stay, quirky and perfectly memorable for my husband's big birthday. THe most relaxed we have been in a very long time! Thank you so very much.

Gillian, Aylesbury

The Venison House is a little oasis of chic, peaceful, loveliness in the midst of the bustling South East. The owner, Alison, is the most wonderfully warm, welcoming, diplomatic hostess who is there if you need her but keeps out of the way to allow one to enjoy the sanctuary of 'The Venison House', in peace, if that is what you would prefer. I cannot recommend this little gem, highly enough, and if you are seeking a romantic 'getaway' from the stresses and strains of daily life, then this is definitely the place for you!! Love this place and love Alison!!


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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Alison Bennett

  • Newly refurbished by respected local interior designer, this unique hideaway is popular with those wishing to get away from it all.
  • Local places of interest include, Petworth with its outstanding array of antique shops, award winning restaurants, boutiques and delis. Cranleigh with good shopping and Guildford, a historic market town, with excellent shopping and Leisure centre.
  • You will also find various National Trust and RHS places of interest to visit.
  • GATE STREET BARN - a venue for all Seasons. Set in beautiful Surrey countryside. Evergreen gardens make a stunning setting for a Spring/Summer reception and wood burning stoves enhance the cosy and warm ambiance for an Autumn/Winter wedding01483 894362