Compasses Inn, Lower Chicksgrove
14th Century quintessentially English thatched inn situated in Wiltshire offering award winning food & B&B accommodation including a self contained cottage.
This award winning inn is situated in Lower Chicksgrove, in Wiltshire. Awards include The Good Pub Guide 2015 where they are listed as "outstanding", County Dining Pub of the Year, and is listed as one of the top 50 pubs in England by the Independent newspaper. An ideal location to explore market towns, stately homes and the city of Salisbury and its cathedral. The New Forest, Salisbury Plain, Stonehenge and the beaches of the south coast are all within one hours drive.
The inn offers four bedrooms, 3 doubles and 1 twin/family room and are accessed separately from the pub. The bedrooms are tastefully decorated and have original features including beams and cottage windows and include either a shower or bath en suite. The separate self contained 'Plum Cottage' is also available which has two bedrooms, lounge, bathroom and kitchen. The inn offers free accommodation for children under 3 years when sharing with parents and offers the use of a baby monitor during their stay.
Please note there is a minimum of a 2 night stay at weekends during the summer holidays (July 20th - 1st September)
History to the present day
Built in the 14th Century as a travellers and traders rest when travelling from Poole to Birmingham, this route can still be seen today. The inn retains many original features such as a thatched roof, beams, fireplaces, flagstone floors and a original serving hatch to serve visitors who stayed outside with their horses.
Food and Drinks
Full English breakfast is included and served in the rustic restaurant which has won many awards for food and culinary excellence. Lunches are available from 12.00am-2.00pm and dinner from 6.30pm-9.00pm Monday to Saturday. Sunday lunch is served from 12.00am-2.00pm and Sunday evenings from 7.00pm-9.00pm. All dishes are freshly made to order and change daily. Relax in the bar area with a local ale or other refreshment.
Grounds and gardens
Enjoy the outdoor seating area with views over the countryside and the Nadder Valley. The inn has an abundance of wildlife including badgers, king fishers and the rare hobby bird.
Every bedroom at Compasses Inn features an ensuite bathroom, flat-screen TV with Freeview channels, Wi-Fi, tea/coffee making facilities including mineral water and towels. Free parking available to guests.
Arrival information and how to find us
Address: Compasses Inn, Lower Chicksgrove, Tisbury, Tisbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire, Telephone: 01722 714 318, Wiltshire, SP3 6NB, United Kingdom
Check In: From 1.00pm-3.00pm or after 6.00pm Check Out: 11.00am
Directions: From The East. Exit the A303 westbound after the A36 Salisbury and Wilton exit. Turn left signposted to Teffont and Chilmark. After 2-3 miles, at the T-junction, with the Black Dog on your left, turn right and then immediately left. Follow the road through Chilmark towards Tisbury. Turn left towards Salisbury and Chicksgrove. At Chicksgrove village turn right signposted to Sutton Row and Sutton Mandeville. The inn is half a mile up the road on the right.
From the South:Take the A30 west of Salisbury towards Shaftesbury. Take the third right, west of Fovant, signposted Chicksgrove and Sutton Mandeville. Turn right into Lagpond Lane. The Compasses Inn is about one mile down this single-track lane on the left hand side.
Nearest Train Station: Tisbury station (2 miles) with a direct link to London Waterloo.