The Kings Arms

“Friendly owners ensure a comfortable stay with food high on the agenda” - AA Inspector

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SHERBORNE, DORSET

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Our Inspector's view

Situated in the heart of this engaging village, The Kings Arms offers impressive standards throughout. The experienced owners have created something for everyone with a convivial bar, snug and choice of dining environments, including the garden terrace with lovely countryside views. Bedrooms have individuality, quality and style with marble bathrooms, robes and wonderful showers. Food is taken seriously here, with an assured team producing a menu showcasing the best local produce.

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5 Star Inn
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The Kings Arms
Charlton Horethorne,SHERBORNE,DT9 4NL
Phone : 01963 220281

Features

Rooms
  • Rooms 10
  • Family bedrooms: 1
Children
  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
Leisure
  • Croquet Available
Facilities
  • Free TV
  • DVD Player
  • Direct Dial
  • Wifi
  • Lift Available
  • Open parking
Accessibility
  • Accessible bedrooms: 3
Food
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Dinner Served

About the area

Discover Dorset

Dorset means rugged varied coastlines and high chalk downlands. Squeezed in among the cliffs and set amid some of Britain’s most beautiful scenery is a chain of picturesque villages and seaside towns. Along the coast you’ll find the Lulworth Ranges, which run from Kimmeridge Bay in the east to Lulworth Cove in the west. Together with a stretch of East Devon, this is Britain’s Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, noted for its layers of shale and numerous fossils embedded in the rock. Among the best-known natural landmarks on this stretch of the Dorset coast is Durdle Door, a rocky arch that has been shaped and sculpted to perfection by the elements. The whole area has the unmistakable stamp of prehistory.

Away from Dorset’s magical coastline lies a landscape with a very different character and atmosphere, but one that is no less appealing. Here, winding, hedge-lined country lanes lead beneath lush, green hilltops to snug, sleepy villages hidden from view and the wider world. The people of Dorset are justifiably proud of the achievements of Thomas Hardy, its most famous son, and much of the county is immortalised in his writing. 

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