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Hartfoot Lane, Ansty

Dorchester, 

Dorset, 


DT2 7PN,  England
Buried deep in the beautiful Dorset countryside, The Fox Inn is steeped in history and is famous for its food and accommodation.
  • rural
  • locally sourced produce
  • Monkey World
  • comfortable
  • character
  • tranquil
  • free parking
  • gardens
  • private function room
  • friendly staff
Check Prices and Availability
Double EnsuiteDouble Ensuite
from£50.00
King size - EnsuiteKing size - Ensuite
from£80.00
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Guest Reviews
Guest reviews for The Fox Inn, Dorchester are provided by real guests who have actually stayed at the property.
Rooms:
4.2
Value:
4.3
Friendliness:
4.7
Cleanliness:
4.5
Facilities:
4.1
Staff service:
4.6
Location:
4.4
Breakfast:
4.6
Guest Rating: 4.5
See all 230 reviews
Graham
Family with young Children
Stayed: Dec '14
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
4
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
4
Breakfast:
5
"Great service, dog friendly, will stay again!"
Stayed for the second time at the Fox Inn... Staff are so friendly and accommodating for dogs! Food was fantastic, room very nicely decorated & powerful shower :-)… Read more
"Great service, dog friendly, will stay again!"
Stayed for the second time at the Fox Inn... Staff are so friendly and accommodating for dogs! Food was fantastic, room very nicely decorated & powerful shower :-) Read less
Likes:
Everything! Beautiful location, very clean, fantastic breakfast and dog friendly, couldn't ask for more!
Dislikes:
None
Guest Review for The Fox Inn, Dorchester
David
Mature Couple
Stayed: Nov '14
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"First class accommodation with excellent food and friendly dedicated staff."
Excellent short stay close to the coast.… Read more
"First class accommodation with excellent food and friendly dedicated staff."
Excellent short stay close to the coast. Read less
Likes:
Friendly, helpful staff who went the extra mile to ensure we had a very good supper after arriving late because of traffic delays on the motorway system.
Quiet, comfortable room clean room.
Dislikes:
No
Guest Review for The Fox Inn, Dorchester
ANNE-MARIE
Mature Couple
Stayed: Dec '14
4
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
4
Value:
4
Friendliness:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Facilities:
4
Staff service:
4
Location
4
Breakfast:
4
"A very welcoming, & friendly place to stay."
short stay, as visiting local malcombe Bingham church,
but will visit again in spring.… Read more
"A very welcoming, & friendly place to stay."
short stay, as visiting local malcombe Bingham church,
but will visit again in spring. Read less
Likes:
Very kindly lent me their reindeer hat to wear !
Dislikes:
no
Guest Review for The Fox Inn, Dorchester
More Information
4 Stars Self Assessed Guest House
Parking
On-site parking, Free parking
Types of Payment Accepted at The Fox Inn
Cash (Sterling), Credit card, Debit card
Payment Cards accepted at the property
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Check-in: 2:00 PM till 11:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Policies
Children Policy: Children welcome
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pet Policy: Dogs
Cancellation Policy
Booking Terms and Conditions
Accessibility
Languages Spoken
English
The Fox Inn was built over 250 years ago as the home of Charles Hall, then known as Broadclose. In the last 90 years the pub has become one of Dorset's most famous hostelries. Now under the control of Keith and Sharon, with Sharon's daughter Clare as manager, Clare's partner Darren as Head Chef and baby Emily 'helping', The Fox Inn is a true family enterprise.
Warm, welcoming and always a reflection of the rich, rural life found in the heart of Dorset, The Fox is popular with residents, visitors and locals alike.
The main restaruant provides a traditional and relaxing atmosphere in which to dine. Head Chef Darren and his team offer interesting and varied menus using the finest of fresh local produce. For a more informal experience try the light, airey garden restaurant ~ ideal for lunch. in the summer there is a large patio area which is a real sun trap.

There are 11 ensuite letting rooms, including 4 superior rooms designed to be both stylish and comfortable.
(Due to the fact the rooms are on upper floors with no lift, these rooms are not suitable for people with very limited mobility.)
In addition to the wealth of nearby attractions: Monkey World, Abbottsbury Swannery, Athelhampton Gardens, Sherbourne Castle, The Tutankhamun Exhibition to name but a few, we are ideally situated to take in some of the most breath taking walks. We recommend the spectacular views from the Wessex Ridgeway, returning through the famous Dorset Gap.
Day trips to Jersey and Guernsey are also available from nearby Weymouth.

**Please note - there is little or, for some, no mobile phone reception here at the Fox due to the rural location.
Style of property
Comfortable, Homely, Rustic, Secluded, Unique
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