A 16th Century coaching inn set in the picturesque
West Dorset village of Evershot
Mentioned in Thomas Hardys Tess
Of The d'Urbervilles
as the "The Sow and Acorn", this Inn is steeped in history and retains its original historical character and charm.
Originally known as The Kings Arms, it once brewed its own ales
with water drawn from the source of the
This characterful Inn
nestles among the rolling hills of Dorset in an area of outstanding
beauty and close to the British Heritage Coastline, you have the
perfect base for exploring or walking. This is a countryside of rolling chalk uplands and lush valleys, and its Jurassic Coast has been recognised as a Natural World Heritage Site by UNESCO
Dogs are most welcome in all areas of the Inn with just the exception of the restaurant, there are dog water bowls by the bar a special stash of complimentary dog biscuits. This is a great area for
dog walks and beach runs.
Oak panelling, beams, stone floors and a welcoming log fire, add
to the ambience of this lovely dog friendly inn.
The 10 en-suite bedrooms
are individually decorated and beautifully furnished. Each one has a Thomas Hardy theme, either taking its name from a location
in his novels,
one named after his favourite heroine and one after the author himself.