The Museum Inn Blandford

Built by the father of modern archaeology himself, General Pitt-Rivers, this wonderful 17th century tavern is the archetypal countryside inn.

Huddled among the rose gardens and postcard-perfect cottages of Farnham, The Museum Inn’s thatched roof and cosy interiors give a traditional homely feel. Inside there are plenty of snugs and intimate corners to be explored. Award-winning creative cuisine gives a twist to traditional dishes with some inventive local ingredients. Dine on everything from Dorset crab and local-estate venison to cheese served before settling down in your cottage-style room and falling asleep in the sublime Dorset countryside