A Beautiful Georgian Coaching Inn in the Centre of Blandford Forum

 

Just a stones throw from the brewery in Blandford Forum, The Crown is reportedly the oldest inn in Dorset and has been a residence since the 10th Century.

This beautiful Georgian Coaching Inn joined the Hall and Woodhouse family in 1931 and boasts 27 well-appointed bedrooms, a beautiful outside patio, a separate dining room and further pantry and common room seating areas. The Crown also offers a large private function space ideal for weddings, celebrations, functions and events.

And just to add a bit of intrigue to your visit, the inn is reportedly haunted by several ghosts including an 18th Century highwayman who was shot dead when trying to rob the hotel and a ‘woman in black’, a lady in a black crinoline dress who walks the corridors!

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Explore our beautiful bedrooms, each room uniquely decorated.  Book direct using the code DIRECT10 for 10% off.

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Ice cold drinks at the ready

Choose from a Pimms, a G&T or simply a refreshing pint of lager. We have something for everyone behind the bar this Summer.

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Join us for Sunday Roast

Freshly roasted every Sunday, our 28-day aged West Country beef is served with seasonal veg, Yorkshires, roasties & gravy homemade in our kitchen.

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Outdoor Seating

Our outdoor area is now open for drinks and food. It’s the perfect place to relax, clink glasses and enjoy the warmer weather.

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