With Beckford Phoenix ale on tap, ‘top-quality’ cooking, and bedrooms with Welsh blankets and seagrass floor covering, this sophisticated pub at the edge of the Fonthill Estate in the Nadder valley is the perfect synthesis of traditional and contemporary.
The ‘outstanding’ food made from fresh local ingredients at this ‘wonderful restaurant-with-rooms’ on the edge of Shaftesbury’s historic town centre has presumably come a long way since that served when the building operated as a girls’ boarding house.
Change is afoot at this former dower house, which opened as a hotel in 1996 under Barbara Garnsworthy, in an estate village of thatched limestone cottages amid the rolling chalk downs of Cranborne Chase.
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