Featured Destination

December 2017: A West Country Christmas – Dorset in December

Thomas Hardy’s celebration of Christmas in Dorset in his early novel Under the Greenwood Tree is perhaps second only to A Christmas Carol (a version ...More
More Uk destinations

Inns in Sturminster Newton

The Crown Inn
Crown Road
Marnhull

Sturminster Newton
Dorset

DT10 1LN | View map
Website

Write a review
Book Now

The Crown Inn is a 16th century pub made famous by Thomas Hardy as it featured in one of his more famous novels Tess of the D'Urbervilles as the Pure Drop Inn. The Crown still has many of the old features including the inglenook fireplace,wooden beams and the priest hole(where the catholic priests hid in the 16th century during the reformation period).

We Have 5 Beautiful rooms which all include free standing baths with power showers ,bath robes and body products. Our rooms also inclue TVs,freeview.stereos with -ipod dock and wireless internet connection. Breakfast is available from just croissants to a full English breakfast The pub offers a bar menu as well as our al a carte with well kept local beers.

Travel Help

Local Car Hire
Book Train Tickets
Book a Taxi

Facilities

Parking
Credit Cards Accepted
Disabled Access
Open All Year
TV in Rooms
MiniBar

This page viewed on 2,777 occasions since Oct 16th 2005

Brit Quote:
It was such a lovely day I thought it was a pity to get up - Somerset Maugham
More Quotes

On this day:
Henry VI Crowned as Henri II in Paris - 1431, Oliver Cromwell becomes 'lord protector' - 1653, The 'Bill of Rights' established - 1689, Boston tea party - 1773, Battle of the Bulge Begins - 1944
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages