The Britannia Inn is an 18th century building that was originally a school house for girls opened in 1743 and funded by the then Lord Digby. A character structure, this two bar operation is located but a stones throw from Sherborne Abbey and only five minutes walk from the station.There are other local attractions found in this historic town such as Sherborne House, the home of Lord Digby, Sherborne Castle, former home of Sir Walter Raleigh as well as many which are within an hours journey such as Shaftesbury, the Cerne Abbas Giant, Dorchester and Shepton Mallet. Wincanton Racecourse is just half an hour away and we can arrange transport for you should you wish to make a day of it and spend your wiinings on a celebratary drink or two!We offer a choice of rooms, double, family and single and provide a hearty English Breakfast to set you up for the day ahead.
After your day you can relax with a drink from our choice of ales, wines and soft drinks and enjoy some traditional pub food between 6.30pm and 8.30pm. The bar features a pool table, dart board, sports channels on the TVs and there's a skittle alley to also keep you amused.We are able to provide off road parking, free wireless internet access and all rooms have freeview TVs and tea and coffee making facilities.
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Sherborne area.
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Sherborne Abbey Church - 0.3 miles (Historic Church)
Sherborne Old Castle - 0.6 miles (Castle)
Sherborne Castle - 0.7 miles (Historic House)
Oborne, St Cuthbert's Church - 1.4 miles (Historic Church)
South Cadbury Castle - 5.1 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Stock Gaylard House - 6.1 miles (Historic House)
Maperton, St Peter & St Paul Church - 6.2 miles (Historic Church)
Stockwood, St Edwold Church - 6.6 miles (Historic Church)
Haynes Motor Museum - 6.8 miles (Museum)
Minterne Gardens - 8 miles (Garden)
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