The Fontmell

Crown Hill, Fontmell Magna

  • Wi-Fi

  • Breakfast

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About the hotel


You need to know

  • This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Optional fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: GBP 15 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 30 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in Instructions

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
  • Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds
  • This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, debit cards, and cash

Check-in Special Instructions

There is no front desk at this property. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and lockbox information. The host will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Minimum Age



General description

Property Location


Located in Shaftesbury, The Fontmell is in a rural location, within a 15-minute drive of Cranborne Chase and the West Wiltshire Downs and Larmer Tree Gardens. This inn is 15.2 mi (24.4 km) from Kingston Lacy House and 17.3 mi (27.9 km) from Wimborne Minster.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Cranborne Chase and the West Wiltshire Downs - 7.4 km / 4.6 mi
Larmer Tree Gardens - 9.1 km / 5.6 mi
Kingston Lacy House - 24.4 km / 15.2 mi
Wimborne Minster - 27.9 km / 17.3 mi
Wimborne Model Town - 28.1 km / 17.4 mi
Hauser and Wirth Somerset - 30.4 km / 18.9 mi
Stourhead Garden - 30.8 km / 19.2 mi
Stourhead - 30.9 km / 19.2 mi
Center Parcs Longleat Forest - 33.3 km / 20.7 mi
Wilton House - 33.4 km / 20.8 mi
Monkey World Ape Rescue Center - 33.5 km / 20.8 mi
Poole Museum - 35.9 km / 22.3 mi
Poole Quay - 35.9 km / 22.3 mi
Poole Harbour - 36.1 km / 22.4 mi
The Tank Museum - 36.3 km / 22.6 mi

The nearest major airport is Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.) - 40.4 km / 25.1 mi


Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the inn's room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary full breakfast is served daily.


Stay in one of 6 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include coffee/tea makers and complimentary bottled water, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and barbecue grills.

Business, and other amenities

Free self parking is available onsite.


The following facilities or services will be unavailable from June 1 2021 to October 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Restaurant

  • Parking


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms
Food & drink
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
Parking & transportation
  • Parking
  • Does The Fontmell offer free breakfast?

    No, The Fontmell does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does The Fontmell have non-smoking rooms

    No, The Fontmell doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does The Fontmell provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does The Fontmell have a swimming pool?

    No, The Fontmell does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does The Fontmell have free Wi-Fi?

    No, The Fontmell does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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