Moonfleet Manor

Follow the footsteps of Golden Globe winner Saoirse Ronan in the film adaptation of Ian McEwan’s novel On Chesil Beach

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Moonfleet Manor hotel is in the perfect location for film fans who want to follow in the footsteps of recent Golden Globe winner Saoirse Ronan in her role as Florence, in the adaptation of Ian McEwan’s novel On Chesil Beach which is coming to cinemas on 18th May.

Set in England in 1962, On Chesil Beach is a story of two young lovers Edward and Florence and how misunderstandings and fears shape the rest of their lives. The stunning views of Chesil Beach can be enjoyed from the hotel and the main scene between Florence and Edward, which is at the heart of the film, was shot on the beach itself which is just a 15-minute drive away.

Moonfleet Manor is a handsome Georgian manor house magnificently situated overlooking Chesil Beach, so guests do not even have to leave the hotel to enjoy some of the most stunning scenery in the area. The region is rich in natural beauty, with its rolling hills and valleys contrasting with open coastline, huge beaches and magical light.

With views out over Chesil Beach, The Fleet and the open sea, the lovely Mediterranean style restaurant is a great setting to enjoy some of talented Head Chef Michael Culley’s delicious food after a day exploring.

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A member of the Luxury Family Hotels ( collection, this 36-bedroom property offers a warm welcome to families with children of any age. This is not the first time the hotel has had literary connections – many of the rooms are named after characters in J. Mead Faulkner’s swashbuckling novel Moonfleet (1898) and the area was also used as a backdrop in the 2015 film Far From The Madding Crowd.

As with every Luxury Family Hotel, Moonfleet Manor offers an incredible array of facilities for families including a complimentary Ofsted registered crèche, bottle warmers, fridges, sterilisers, complimentary baby-listening service, an indoor play area with soft play, a trampoline, pool table, table football, table tennis and a Traversing Wall. The hotel’s indoor heated pool is another firm favourite. Outdoors there are two tennis courts, boules and a play area with a climbing frame, swings and sandpit providing scope for plenty of outdoor play

Rooms start from £120 per night, based on two adults sharing on a room and breakfast basis. Children up to the age of 16 stay can stay free of charge in their parents’ room, and pay for breakfast depending on their age.

To book call Moonfleet Manor on 0844 482 2152 or please visit

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