The Crown Inn is located in the beautiful Dorset village of Marnhull, which sits between Shaftesbury & Sturminster Newton. It’s a fantastic base to explore the local Blackmore Vale area as well as to seek out the many other rural, town & coastal attractions that Dorset has to offer.

A few of the nearby attractions include:

 

The Hardy Trail – Enabling you to discover Thomas Hardy’s Wessex, a must for Hardy & literary fans in general

 

Gold Hill, Shaftesbury – The iconic & picturesque street made famous by the Hovis adverts (7 miles)

 

Sherborne Castle – A historic house reflecting a glorious variety of decorative styles from over 400 years of British history (11 miles)

 

The Jurassic Coast – A world heritage site covering 95 miles of stunning coastline with rocks recording 185 million years of history (30 miles)

 

Stonehenge – A fascinating prehistoric monument estimated to date back to 3100 BCE (31 miles)