Crown Road, Marnhull, Shaftesbury, Dorset DT10 1LN View Map.
Tel. 01258 820224
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|Daily 10am - 11pm||Daily 12noon - 2pm & 6pm - 9pm|
|The Crown, also known as the Pure Drop Inn, is located in the pretty village... Read more|
The Crown, also known as the Pure Drop Inn, is located in the pretty village of Marnhull in the heart of Thomas Hardy country. This quaint 16th Century Inn was frequented by Mr Hardy himself and featured in his novel ‘Tess of the D’Urbervilles’...! This venue retains many of its original features and character including the original wooden beams, inglenook fireplace and priest hole (where catholic priests hid in the 16th Century during the reformation period). Today delicious food is served in the Library restaurant, bar and beautiful walled garden during the summer, if the weather permits. Your meal can be complemented by a choice wine or real ale served to perfection, if preferred. We have very comfortable accommodation which allows you to explore the surrounding countryside and nearby towns at your leisure by day whilst relaxing in the comfort of this rather special Inn during the evening . Be sure to come and try us in the near future.
|Homemade Traditional English Fayre, all freshly prepared & cooked to ord...Read more|
Homemade Traditional English Fayre, all freshly prepared & cooked to order, served from our main menu & regularly changing Specials menu which features lots of fish dishes. Al fresco dining in the garden is popular during the summer months.
Daily 12noon - 2pm & 6pm - 9pm
We have full table service in our dining area
Stay with Us
|Our five rooms combine the style and furnishings you’d expec... Read more & Book a room|
Our five rooms combine the style and furnishings you’d expect from a country hotel, with an enviable location in the middle of Hardy Dorset. Freeview TV on a HD plasma screen, music stereo, tea & coffee making facilities, room safe & mini bar.
Have a Function with Us
|We can cater for occasions such as weddings, anniversaries etc. We can provi... Read more|
We can cater for occasions such as weddings, anniversaries etc. We can provide a 3 course sit down meal either in a private dining room or in a marquee for up to 150 people. Please ring to discuss your requirements.