We’ve won the Good Shoot Hotel Guide Awards!!

We are delighted to announce we have won the competitive ‘Good Shoot Hotel Awards’ for the second year running!

With premier shoots just moments away, shooting is a way of life for us. We are always delighted when shoot parties stay, and the team works hard to provide them with a memorable stay. To be recognised for our efforts for the second year in a row is wonderful!” – Monika Kulicka, Landlord

Early starts, remote locations, dog kennelling, gun storage & finding somewhere to celebrate in style are all challenges when planning a day in the field. Choosing the right type of accommodation can help overcome them all, allowing you to relax & enjoy your day.

The King John Inn is in the perfect location for shooting parties with some of the UK’s premiere shoots, including the renowned Ashcombe, Rushmore and Prescombe Estates just moments away. Its historic Victorian building was named after one of King John’s hunting lodges and game is the pride of their menus.

We offer fully insured gun cabinets, dog beds, private lounge with open fire and leather sofas, full English breakfasts, an award-winning wine list, cigars and even a dedicated ‘Shoot Butler’ to cater for all your shooting needs, can be arranged.

For more information about our shoot packages and how we’re able to offer one of the best shoot stays in the country, please visit our Shooting page. 

We’re nestled inside the beautiful Cranborne Chase on the borders of Wiltshire and Dorset, surrounded by thatched cottages and flower gardens. This inn strikes the ideal balance between rustic hideaway and relaxing village pub. Our award-winning restaurant which has earnt 2 AA Rosettes, produces an impressive best-of-British menu featuring fresh fish, game, meat and vegetables, all locally sourced. When the weather allows, the long-terraced garden, complete with outdoor kitchen, offers relaxed alfresco dining.  Stay overnight in one of the eight beautifully appointed rooms, each boasting antique furnishings, king sized beds and roll top baths or rain showers.


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