PLACES TO EAT
Gaggle of Geese Pub - On Your Doorstep
A freehouse pub in rural Dorset with five acres of gardens, skittle alley, camping and shepherd huts. Family owned and run, the Gaggle is a perfect destination for families, walkers and those looking for somewhere special. For more information - Click here
The Hunters Moon - Middlmarsh (3 miles)
This is a traditional mid-18th century former coaching inn in Middlemarsh, Dorset.
The Hunter’s Moon is passionate about good food and local produce, and the ingredients for the homecooked menu are locally sourced where possible. Whether you are visiting for lunch or dinner, their real ales and traditional ciders, and our tempting menu. For more information Click here
Thimble Inn - Piddletrenthide (3.6 miles)
The award-winning thimble inn is a historic thatched 18th-century pub and restaurant situated Four miles from the A35 in Dorchester a stunning refurbished interior full of antiques combines with modern, fresh cooking.
Our team of chefs create a menu of seasonal dishes using the best Dorset produce. Real food with a varied menu featuring gourmet burgers, classic fish dishes, steaks, bar snacks and indulgent desserts. Regular live music and events. For more information Click here
The Poachers - Piddletrenthide (3.6 miles)
17th Century restaurant and riverside garden. Beautifully positioned in the little village of Piddletrenthide near Dorchester, The Poachers Inn has something for everyone. From the minute you walk through the door you can experience the traditional yet modern bar and restaurant which serves wonderful food, ales and wine. For more information - Click here
The Piddle Inn - Piddletrenthide (3.6 miles)
Nestled in the heart of the picturesque village of Piddletrenthide on the bank of the river the Piddle Inn offers the best in food, drink and entertainment.
We offer quality homemade food at affordable prices using the finest local produce. Dine inside our friendly pub or on sunny days relax in our delightful riverside beer garden. For more information - Click here
The Green Man - King Stag (4 miles)
The Green Man pub has been at the centre of the village of Kings Stag in Dorset for hundreds of years. After changing hands numerous times the pub is now a freehold and in the private ownership of a local family. The pub has been extensively refurbished and has a fresh new look inside and a fantastic new beer garden.
The quintessential Dorset pub prides itself on its delicious homemade, local and fresh food with an excellent drinks selection including local real ales & ciders, old favourites and an extensive wines and spirits list. The Green Man at Kings Stag offers the perfect balance between a traditional and contemporary pub.
With cosy fires & a sunny beer garden, The Green Man is perfect whatever the season. For more information Click here
The New Inn - Cerne Abbas (4 miles)
This beautiful 16th-century former coaching inn is an iconic building located in the heart of Cerne Abbas, one of the prettiest villages in England.
Recognition in the major guide books has come and The Good Pub Guide awarded us County Dining Pub of the Year. For more information Click here
Brace of Pheasants - Plush (5 miles)
Nestled in the Plush Valley just off the Wessex Ridgeway, The Brace is the quintessential Old English thatched country pub. Perfect for short or long walks or maybe just relaxing in our bar or garden. For more information - Click here
The Fox - Ansty (7.9 miles)
You’ll find The Fox Inn at the heart of rural Dorset in the pretty village of Ansty. It is a quintessential English Inn in the midst of the Dorset Downs.
The pub was the first of large Dorset breweries back in 1777 but is now in the private ownership of the farm just over the road. In summer 2019 it has been treated to some refurbishment creating the perfect blend of a traditional country inn with a contemporary classic style
Their seasonal & fresh food with a passion for farm to fork with as much meat and eggs as we can from our farm just meters across the road and other ingredients sourced as locally as possible. For more information - Click here
Acorn Inn - Evershot (10 miles)
16th century coaching inn transports you to the pages of a Thomas Hardy novel. Featured in Tess of the d’Urbervilles, our atmospheric inn boasts old beams, oak panelling, roaring fires and an original skittle alley. The beautiful rural setting is complemented by our warm, attentive service and fine local cuisine. For more information - Click here
Grey Hound Inn - Sydling St Nicholaos (7 miles)
The restaurant offers daily changing specials where you will often find hand-dived scallops and fresh fish dishes such as lemon sole and sea bass. We have an extensive wine list to compliment any dish. For more information - Click here
Summer Lodge - Evershot (10 miles)
Grade II Listed Summer Lodge Country House Hotel in Evershot, Dorset - the epitome of luxurious five-star country house charm. For more information - Click here
SPA is open to Visitors, Daily: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
If you enjoy feeling fit then you may want to make use of our small air-conditioned gym w After your workout, relax in our indoor heated pool and jacuzzi, or maybe take some time out in the sauna. The Spa offers a wide range of treatments. For more information - Click here