Here are some other hotels nearby that we have reviewed
Castleman - Midweek Special Offer
Blandford Forum - 6 miles away
If you’re in search of ‘a comfortable and homely experience’, look no further than Barbara Garnsworthy’s former dower house in an ‘unspoilt’ estate village within the former royal hunting ground of Cranborne Chase.
A stone’s throw from Shaftesbury’s famous Gold Hill (of Hovis ad fame), there has been an inn on this spot since the 1500s. This may well be its most successful incarnation, with ‘top-notch’ staff, ‘stunning’ rooms and a ‘first-class‘ restaurant.
‘An example of how really good management can make a stay memorable,’ writes a Guide regular this year, after visiting Ariane and Jamie Jones’s small thatched hotel in the heart of Thomas Hardy country.