Local activities & experiences
In the fresh country air of The Acorn Inn, your mind inevitably turns to outdoor pursuits and inner peace. Here in the Dorset countryside, you can find almost any sporting activity or healing therapy. Nearby, you'll find opportunities for walking, cycling, horse riding, fishing and golf.
Our sister hotel Summer Lodge, located a short walk from The Acorn Inn, also has a whole host of activities and experiences for you to explore.
Walk through the peaceful haven of Kensington Gardens and take in a concert at the remarkable Royal Albert Hall, both just minutes from our hotel.
The royal residence of Kensington Palace, home to Diana, Princess of Wales and now Prince William, is directly opposite our front door, while Harrods awaits close by.
Discover over a thousand years of history at one of England’s most beautiful medieval castles before visiting the birthplace of William Shakespeare in the picturesque town of Stratford-upon-Avon. Finally, head off to explore the historic city of Oxford on a walking tour of the city with your expert guide.
Discover the resplendent English county of Oxfordshire, an area renowned for its rolling green hills, spectacular stately homes and quintessentially English market towns. See beautiful Blenheim Palace, where Sir Winston Churchill was born and raised, plus visit some iconic filming locations from the popular BBC TV series 'Downton Abbey'.
Dive into the wizardly wonder of Harry Potter at Warner Bros.Studios and rediscover the magic that enraptured the world. Explore the iconic sets such as the Forbidden Forest and the Gryffindor common room, before entering into Dumbledore’s rooms and seeing the Golden Snitch and props from the Ministry of Magic.