Eight of us ventured to Sherborne last Friday and had a much-delayed journey. When I rang the Britannia to explain we would be arriving late due to cancelled trains, the owner very kindly arranged an 8-seater taxi to pick us up from nearby Yeovil Station. We were greeted warmly and the rooms were clean and warm. The breakfasts are as good as described on other reviews, a proper "Full English" with local sausages and bacon. We were looked after extremely well and will defninitely return. Sherborne itself is a beautiful market town, with a lovely abbey - well worth a visit.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Britannia Inn Hotel is an 18th century building that was originally a school house for girls which opened in 1743 and was funded by the then Lord Digby. A character structure, this is located all but a stones throw from Sherborne Abbey and only a five minute walk from the train 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 winnings on a celebratory drink or two!We offer a choice of rooms, double, family, twin and single and provide an extensive breakfast menu to set you up for the day ahead. After your day you can relax with a drink from our choice of award winning real ales, fine wines, Brandy and Whisky. We also have our own restaurant The Dining Room,which serves modern British cuisine seven days a week. Free wireless internet access and all rooms have freeview TV's plus tea and coffee making facilities ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Britannia Inn Hotel Sherborne, Dorset