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A 25-minute drive from Dorchester and Blandford Forum, The Fox Inn is a pretty inn in the Dorset countryside. This dog-friendly property has free parking and WiFi, and a full English breakfast is served in the garden room.

Each guest room has en suite facilities with shower, hairdryer and complementary toiletries, and the superior king room also has a bath. All have a TV with DVD player and tea and coffee facilities.

Full English breakfast is served each morning. The traditional restaurant has oak-panelled walls and offers a regularly changing menu using seasonal ingredients. There are indulgent Sunday lunches from the carvery every weekend, and a patio dining area overlooking the inn’s landscaped gardens.

The Fox Inn is around 16 miles from historic Shaftesbury, and 20 miles from Yeovil in neighbouring Somerset. The coastal towns of Poole and Weymouth can both be reached by car in around 35 minutes.

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This room has a TV with DVD player and tea and coffee facilities.Well behaved dogs are welcome, however, the property requests that they are not unattended in rooms.Please note that extra beds are not available in the Double Room due to size limitations. If you require an extra bed for a child, please choose a Superior Room and contact the hotel directly to arrange an additional bed.

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This room has a TV with DVD player and tea and coffee facilities.Well behaved dogs are welcome, however, the property requests that they are not unattended in rooms.The Superior Room can accommodate an additional bed for children under 12 at a charge of GBP 25 per night.

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This twin room has a tea/coffee maker.

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This double room features a tea/coffee maker, satellite TV and electric kettle.

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Facilities of The Fox Inn

Free parking, On-site parking, Parking, Pets allowed


Free WiFi, Internet services, WiFi

Food & Drink
Bar, Restaurant

Front-desk/reception area services

Common areas
Garden, Sun terrace

Cleaning services
Daily maid service

Business facilities
Business centre, Meeting/banquet facilities

Facilities for disabled guests, Non-smoking rooms, Non-smoking throughout

Hotel Policies

From 16:00 hours

Untill 10:00 hours

Cancellation / Prepayment
Cancellation, prepayment and 'book now pay later' policies vary according to room type. Please check the room conditions when selecting your room above.

Accepted credit cards
The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.

The fine print
In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are currently in effect at this property. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size. This inn welcomes house-trained dogs who are at least 1 year old.
Please note that all rooms are situated on the first or second floor, with access only via stairs. This may not be suitable for guests with mobility difficulties.
Due to the remote rural location, mobile phone signal can be limited and depends on the service provider.

Last updated: 8 Mar 2021 - Update now

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