Enjoy a relaxing drink in our 16th century Dorset pub and bar, sample our quality pub food, experience the delights of our restaurant menu, dine al-fresco in our charming beer garden, or take advantage of our special bed and breakfast deals for your overnight stay in Dorset – The Crown at Marnhull has it all.
The Crown Inn at Marnhull featured in Thomas Hardy’s famous novel ‘Tess of the D’Urbervilles’ as ‘The Pure Drop Inn’ and retains many of its original features and character throughout, with inglenook fireplace, original wooden beams and even a priest hole (where catholic priests hid during the 16th century reformation period).