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A classic country Christmas

Whether you’re looking for a festive retreat, a Christmas party stopover, a delicious feast for friends and colleagues or an intimate family get together, celebrate the festive season in our British country inn, nestled inside the beautiful Farnham in Dorset.


Join us for festive Christmas parties in Farnham at The Museum Inn. Our lovely restaurant offers the perfect space for a Christmas ‘do’ for groups of 12 to 35 people, and we can also accommodate larger parties in our spacious and airy private dining room. Formerly Farnham’s village hall, ‘The Shed’ is a unique space for your friends and colleagues to enjoy a festive feast. The Shed can cater to up to 34 seated guests and 60 standing.

View our full Christmas Party menu
Two courses – £24 | Three courses – £30
(Available from December 1st – January 10th, (12:00 – 15:00 & 19:00 – 21:30)

Enjoy a complimentary bottle of bubbles for all tables of 10 and over if booked and deposited before November 1st.


Sit back, relax and let us take care of the turkey and trimmings.

Our tempting menu features a choice of creative and traditional dishes, from Dorset pheasant rillettes, steeped blackberries and sourdough crisp or roasted turkey, goose fat roasted potatoes, pigs in blankets, apricot & sage stuffing and seasonal vegetables, every mouthful is a taste of Dorset’s finest flavours.

View our Christmas Day menu

priced at £79.95 per adult | £35.95 per child (available from 12 noon to 2 pm)



Join us as we see in 2019 with style. We’ll have a live band to keep the party going from 9 pm until midnight.



Whether you’re visiting us for a romantic festive retreat or a Christmas party stopover, you can look forward to a very warm welcome here at The Museum Inn. Stay in one of our eight bedrooms, each decorated in a warm country style.

Rooms feature:

Homemade à la carte breakfast

Well-appointed en-suite bathroom

Luxurious Egyptian cotton bedding

Tea/coffee making facilities

Eco-friendly espresso machine

Natural British Bramley bath & body products

Flat-screen TV

Premium quality cotton bathrobes

For more information and our festive menus please download our Christmas 2018 brochure. Keep your eyes peeled on our Instagram and Facebook pages where we will be sharing our festivities.

For bookings and enquiries call us on +44 (0) 1725 516 261 or email us on  

*Ts&Cs: Stay dates are December 24th -26th and 31st inclusive. Cancellation until 30 days before arrival date without penalties. Late cancellation or “no-shows” will incur a charge in full. Room rates include homemade breakfast, Christmas lunch includes a maximum of three courses and excludes wine. £90 is the standard room rate. Contact us to find out about weekend rates and other bedroom rates.



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

+44 (0) 1725 516 261