With a stylish library-themed restaurant serving a seasonal menu, The Fontmell also has individually designed bedrooms. Local real ales and unusual wines are served in the modern and eclectically furnished bar. Full English breakfasts are served in The Fontmell’s dining room and a light lunch menu is also available. A babbling stream runs between the bar and the restaurant. Each contemporary and elegant room has free Wi-Fi access, a flat-screen TV and a DVD player. Free private parking is available and fishing is possible on the lakes at Todber Manor Fisheries, just a 10-minute drive away. Shaftesbury town centre is also within a 10 minutes’ drive of this guest accommodation. The ornate Larmer Tree Gardens can be reached after a 15-minute car journey.