Welcome to The Museum Inn; an award-winning British dining room with bedrooms set in the heart of the rolling Dorset downlands.

Join us in the bar for a pint of local ale or a glass of fine wine, pull up a chair in our dining room and savour the sumptuous dishes from our ever-changing seasonal menus before settling in for the night in one of our eight elegant bedrooms.

A few steps from our door we have Moles Cottage, a self-contained cottage where groups of up to 16 people can stay.


  • Weddings & Meetings

  • We have a range of spaces available for hire for your event, for anything from small intimate gatherings all the way up to exclusive hire.

  • A Classic Country Christmas

  • There's a lot going on at The Museum Inn this Christmas. Throughout December we'll be offering an exclusive Christmas Celebration Menu, show

  • Safari Stays: Countryside to Coast

  • In partnership with our friends at The King John Inn and The Mayflower, we're bringing you a three-night stay from £200 per person.



Missing shoot season already? Book your place at one of our simulated shoot days at the stunning Eastbury Estate, you will experience a full shoot day* from start to finish, but with a lower cost and the chance to shoot 5000 clays over the drives. Dates Available April to August

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The Museum Inn,
Farnham, Nr Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 8DE

+44 (0) 1725 516 261